Project details

O’Brien Contractors recently worked on the Stafford Leisure Centre which involved the construction of an eight lane 25-metre swimming pool and a teaching pool for Alfred McAlpine in Stafford.

  • Client: Alfred McAlpine
  • Project: Stafford Leisure Centre
  • Location: Stafford
  • Sector: Leisure
  • Value: £2.0m
  • Contract Duration: 60 weeks


Stafford Leisure Centre boasts an impressive eight lane 25-metre swimming pool, a teaching pool with state of the art moveable floor, an Easyline gym circuit for gentle workouts housed in its own private studio, a multi-purpose fitness studio, Bodytonic beauty suite and massage, squash courts, a four-court sports hall, plus a training suite available for a range of courses and room hire.

The contract involved the construction of a new leisure centre in Stafford working for Alfred McAlpine. The works consisted of two swimming pools, foundations with pile caps, ground beams, ground floor slabs as well as first floor in-situ beams and floors. In all over 2,500m3 of concrete was used. The works were constructed on running sand and involved de-watering for a six month period.

In addition to structural works, drainage, car parks, paving and landscape works were carried out.

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