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Planning permission sought for new Wyre Forest leisure centre
WYRE Forest District Council has applied for planning permission for its controversial £10.1 million new leisure centre in Kidderminster.
Council chiefs say the new centre will provide a modern, state-of-the-art facility for the district. The proposed leisure centre will include a sports hall, six-lane swimming pool, learner pool, fitness facilities and outdoor five-a-side football pitches.
Other facilities will include fitness and dance studios and a cafe with viewing areas. Full details of the design have yet to be agreed and will be finalised following a “design and build” tendering process.
The council is currently consulting on what facilities residents would like to see in the new leisure centre. To give your views, visit wyreforestdc.gov.uk/newleisurecentre before Sunday, March 31, 2013.
The council’s current contract with DC leisure, which manages the leisure centres in Bewdley, Stourport and Kidderminster - The Glades - finishes in March, 2016, allowing time for the new centre to be built.