Published: January 7, 2009
First look inside Burnham-On-Sea's new £1.6m leisure centre

A new £1.6m health club on the outskirts of Burnham-On-Sea is set to open its doors to the public later this month.

Construction work on Home Farm's new Leisure Centre is slightly behind schedule, but is due to be completed during the next few weeks.

And was this week given an exclusive first look inside the building, which boasts a wide range of facilities.

The centre - which is generating around 10 new jobs - includes a 13m x 15m swimming pool incorporating a 7m x 7m fun pool, a sauna and steam room.

It also has a fitness suite with running machines and gym equipment in an upstairs glass-walled area overlooking the pool, plus a tanning area and a Starbucks coffee shop.

The centre is currently filling vacancies for assistant managers, fitness instructors and receptionists - and more details are available from 01278 788888 (ex 201) or via email.

The complex will be open to the general public on a membership basis and has already signed up its first members.

Park owner Steve Atkinson, pictured above, told this week: "The building work is slightly behind schedule, but we're confident it will be completed later this month, allowing us to open at the end of January."

"We're delighted with how the centre is starting to look and all the new equipment is being moved in over the next few days. The excitement leading up to the opening event is starting to build now." was first to report plans for the two-storey health club in December 2007.


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