Build costs rise at Chelmsford leisure centre and up go the charges

November 6, 2018 4:57 PM
Originally published by Stephen Robinson

Chris Took at Swimathon 2015 (Yellow Cap, obviously)Chelmsford's new leisure centre is costing £10 million more than the orginal estimate of £25 million, and now fees to use the facilities are set to rise to help plug the gap.

Chelmsford Lib Dem councillor Stephen Robinson said the ballooning costs made a mockery of the decision not to have a diving board at the centre where former world champion Rebecca Gallantree first learned her craft.

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