Morgan Sindall will soon take on construction works for the £26m council leisure centre after Great Yarmouth appoints the firm. The new Marina Centre construction will have Sindall as main contractor.
The project is expected to lead further seafront regeneration and investment along Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile. Piling works will start this winter and the steel structure will come up during spring. Following site set-up and ground works in the coming weeks, cladding going on during summer 2021.
The facilities will include a learner pool with moveable floor, a six-lane 25-metre swimming pool, and a play pool with slides and flumes. It will also have a sports hall, a gym, a café, and an indoor climbing wall.
The refurbishment of the old Marina Centre was under the plan by council. However, it is finally decided to have a demolition of the old one to bring the new leisure centre. £19m was the value of the main construction contract according to the 2019 contract notice in the EU Official Journal.