Basildon Sporting Village, will provide facilities for sports, leisure and education in Gloucester Park, Basildon, and has been identified as a potential training camp for the 2012 Olympics and Paralympic Games.
Facilities will include a 50-metre, eight-lane swimming pool with a viewing area for 450 people, an eight-court multi-purpose sports hall with retractable seating for 480 people, a fully-equipped gymnastics centre, a multi-purpose studio, a 100-workstation health and fitness suite and a climbing wall.
Construction work is due to commence in October 2009 and the project is due for completion in Spring 2011. The PPP contract runs for 25 years.
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