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Press release: Future plans for Carterton Leisure Centre unveiled

Residents are being invited to a special exhibition to be held on 30 November of plans for a major expansion of Carterton Leisure Centre.

West Oxfordshire District Council has announced that it will be pushing ahead with phase two of the Centre which comes as part of a £9.3m investment programme in leisure facilities over the next 10 years.

Plans include new changing rooms, a four court sports hall and an extreme zone indoor trampoline park.

The centre’s existing café and gym will also be upgraded and some of the original building reconfigured to create and a new fitness and spinning studios and squash courts.

A car park extension for up to 54 new spaces is also proposed.

The new facilities will be funded by West Oxfordshire District Council and managed by GLL, the Council’s leisure management contractor.

Councillor Jeanette Baker, Cabinet Member for Health and Leisure, said: “Residents have been waiting for this extension for a long time and these plans are really exciting.

“It will be hugely beneficial for the health and wellbeing of the town and I encourage everyone to come and have a look.”

Paul Shearman, Partnership Manager for GLL, added: “GLL are proud to be partnering West Oxfordshire District Council in these proposals to improve leisure facilities and get more people more active.”

Phase 2 plans can be viewed at Carterton Leisure Centre on Thursday 30 November between 2pm and 8pm. Members of the project team will be on hand to answer questions.

The plans can also be viewed on the District Council’s website www.westoxon.gov.uk from Monday 27 November.

Leisure facilities managed by GLL on behalf of West Oxfordshire District Council are Carterton Leisure Centre, Bartholomew Sports Centre in Eynsham, Carterton ATP, Carterton Pavilion, Chipping Norton Leisure Centre, Windrush Leisure Centre in Witney, Witney Artificial Turf Pitch and Woodstock Open Air Pool.

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