Highbridge sports centre opens today after £45k makeover
Highbridge sports centre has officially opened its new-look sports
hall today (Wednesday, April 21st) following a £45,000 upgrade.
main hall and adjacent rooms at King Alfred Sports Centre have
been closed for several weeks while the project to modernise the
facilities was completed.
improvements include new floors, walls, a new-look balcony in
the main hall, and a fresh lick of paint across the building.
Manager Toni McKinlay told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It's the
first time the centre has had a new look since it was opened in
1977. We're delighted with how it's gone and are very pleased
with the new look."
popular sports centre - which is run by Somerset Leisure Limited
with staff from Somerset County Council - has more than 400 members
on its books.
which are regularly held there range from badminton and gymnastics
to football and marshall arts.
hall is used by students at King Alfred School in the daytime
and the sports club's members in the evenings. It is open to the
photo (top) shows Acting Manager Toni McKinlay with staff members
Suzanne Franklin and Liz Francis in the new-look sports hall