Wycombe Leisure Centre

  • The challenge:

    We delivered a £2.2m electrical contract as part of Wycombe District Council’s £150m Handy Cross development.

    The 10,750 sq m Wycombe sports centre includes a 50m competition swimming pool, sub-aqua dive pit, multi-purpose sports hall, indoor bowls, dance studio, 150-station fitness suite, climbing wall, squash courts and café area.

  • Project summary:

    • All electrical works for the scheme’s new sports and leisure complex as well as the new 2,300 sq m Waitrose
    • Lighting for the car parks at both facilities and for the coach park and ride
    • Close liaison with Willmott Dixon, Swiss Timing, Variopool and Fina to meet their stringent requirements for the 50m competition swimming pool
    • Installation of movable floors, underwater swimming cameras and the associated controls
    • Very detailed lighting design to meet the requirements set by Sport England, including computer-aided light simulation modelling

Client:

  • Kershaw Mechanical

Main Contractor:

  • Wilmott Dixon

Architect:

  • AFLS+P
Value:
  • £1.5m

Services:

“REL's technical support, teamwork and can-do approach were key factors in the success of this project. The team was very helpful throughout and we look forward to working with them again."

SUNIL RANA, PROJECT DIRECTOR AT BOUYGUES UK

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