Date for changing rooms work

A £294,000 project to improve the swimming pool changing area at Daventry Leisure Cetntre will start in June.

The investment, which includes a £200,000 grant from the Sport England New Improvement Fund, will be used to help fund the redesign and redevelopment of the swimming pool changing area.

The plan includes new lockers and cubicles, new showers and toilets and new accessible changing facilities.

The total investment is £294,000 with Everyone Active funding the remainder of the money.

Sport England’s Charles Johnston said: “Future talent starts with people going swimming for the first time. We need good facilities at grassroots level.

“If you can make changing rooms bigger and more modern, then the whole experience improves.”

Commenting on the investment, Luke Parratt, contract manager for Everyone Active in Daventry, said: “The work will commence on June 24 and will be finished by the end of August.

“There will be minimal disruption to our customers but we will keep everyone up to date through notices and on our website and Facebook page.”