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Consultation begins on new leisure complex

The 1960's building that currently serves as the leisure centre at Moorclose, Workington Credit: ITV News Border

A consultation has begun on possibilities for a new £9million leisure centre for Workington.

Allerdale Borough Council is encouraging local people to come forward with their views on what they would like from the new complex.

Artist impression of what could be on offer at the new complex Credit: Allerdale Borough Council
Artist impression of possibilities for the new leisure centre Credit: Allerdale Borough Council

Suggestions and comments can be made by completing the ideas survey, which is available in the Workington and Cockermouth leisure centres and is also available here.

What do you want from Workington Leisure facility?

Members of the public are being asked what they want from a new £9million leisure facility in Workington.

Allerdale Borough Council has promised to deliver a new development for the town, as part of a commitment to sports, arts and leisure.

A new leisure centre will need to be affordable and sustainable as well as realistic in the facilities it will provide and we want to ensure what is provided best suits the needs of the users. That is why the Council is asking for thoughts and suggestions to help determine the type of facilities and activities you would like to see in the new centre"

– Councillor Michael Heaslip, Allerdale Borough Council