Chiltern Lifestyle Centre


The Brief

Chiltern District Council want to update a pre-existing leisure and library facility. The project will breathe life into the outdated centre, by providing a state-of-the-art leisure and community centre. 

The scheme will provide facilities such as an eight-lane twenty-five metre long swimming pool, sports hall, squash courts, community centre and library. We are supplying the structural package for BAM Construction.

Our Approach

  • This project is a 120-m long steel framed structure, predominantly single storied with different zones and functions.
  • Within this contract the need for cellular beams was apparent not only to for service integration, but they would be exposed as architectural features. This meant extra attention was paid to the design of them as well as the quality of fabrication.
  • These beams span the 25M pool area, so splicing was required for transportation purposes. This would  reduce logistical impact and cost, whilst allowing for safer handling and installation.
  • We also fabricated a steel staircase and a 1.5M-deep truss to interconnect the sports hall and pool area. Both these features allowed us to demonstrate our dedication to high-quality welding and fabrication.

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The Outcomes

Over the course of the project we were able to deliver over 70 Variation changes from the client, ranging from small structural details to additional basketball hoop support steel. 

We have been awarded No.1 in Health and Safety several times for BAM Construction. Achieving an average 90.91/100 most recently, over 11 different disciplines. 

Engenuiti were cited saying how impressed they were with our expertise, attention to detail and communication throughout.

"We find that Elland is excellent when it comes to collaborative working and very professional on all aspects of project delivery particularly programme compliance, quality and safety".
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Ian Fleming
BAM Construction Regional Director
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