Bassingbourn sports centre opens

by Tom Walker | 13 Jun 2008

The new £2.6m sports centre at Bassingbourn Village College has opened to the public.

The new facility includes a multi-purpose indoor sports court, an all-timber gym floor and integrated dance space and a dance bar.

Other amenities at the centre, designed by architects Pick Everard, include an all-weather pitch, reception and office area, and separate changing facilities for outdoor and indoor users.

Building work featured a number of energy-efficient measures, including underground geothermal heating systems and a natural lagoon water feature, which will recycle storm water run-off from the sports hall and car park before entering an existing river nearby.

Scott Hudson, principal at Village College, said: “The sports hall, studio and all-weather pitch will allow us to build on our sporting strengths and enable students and the wider community to access a whole range of new opportunities and activities in a building which is truly fit for purpose.”

The new £2.6m sports centre at Bassingbourn Village College has opened to the public. The new facility includes a multi-purpose indoor sports court, an all-timber gym floor and integrated dance space and a dance bar. Other amenities at the centre, designed by architects Pick Everard, include an all-weather pitch, reception and office area, and separate changing facilities for outdoor and indoor users. Building work featured a number of energy-efficient measures,
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Bassingbourn sports centre opens
The new £2.6m sports centre at Bassingbourn Village College has opened to the public.