SU4928 : Peripheral planting at Bar End

taken 4 months ago, near to Winchester, Hampshire, Great Britain

Peripheral planting at Bar End
Peripheral planting at Bar End
Planting around the southeastern boundary of the playing fields here, presumably in connection with the construction of the new Winchester Sport and Leisure Park.
Winchester Sport and Leisure Park :: SU4828

Built between 2018 and 2021 to replace the ageing River Park Leisure Park. It will include a 50m eight-lane swimming pool,
20m x 10m learner pool,
Splash pad and water confidence area,
multi-use sports hall,
Clip n climb facility,
Four squash courts with moveable wall to enable flexible use,
Hydrotherapy suite,
Treatment or personal therapy rooms,
Fitness suite with 200 workout stations,
Two large studios and one spin studio,
250 spectator seats overlooking the main swimming pool and a
Café.

The development was organised by Winchester City Council and the principal contractor was Willmott Dixon. "The leisure centre has been funded through a mixture of partner funding and prudential borrowing which is being paid back over the life of the Leisure Operator contract. This means that there will be no cost to the council tax payer." It appears the project cost is of the order of £25 million.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 6 April, 2021   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 6 April, 2021
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Sport, Leisure  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4910 2850 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.2252N 1:18.0510W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 49099 28469
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