Fareham Borough Council confirms Balfour Beatty Construction Services UK has been awarded the construction contract for the keenly-anticipated Holly Hill Leisure Centre.
Construction work for the Leisure Centre will start in June 2015, with the new facilities open to the public in the summer of 2016.
Executive Member for Leisure and Community, Cllr Sue Bell said: "This is a major milestone in the delivery of this long awaited Leisure Centre and I look forward to the local community getting enjoyment from this facility for many years to come."
Phil Samson, Project Manager for Balfour Beatty said: "We at Balfour Beatty are looking forward to working in partnership with Fareham Borough Council to deliver this superb new facility."
For further information about this exciting project, please visit: /hhleisurecentre
Notes to Editor:
The new £8m leisure centre will include:
As well as the leisure centre, two new junior football pitches will be created, a new play area and a multi-use games area. There is a large area of land on the site that supports woodlands, meadows, a pond and an orchard.
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