A new sports hall will replace the existing facilities which are in the oldest part of the college and around 40 years old – and other improvements to the site will also be made. The development which is being built by Kier Group at the College’s campus in Park Road, Uxbridge. It includes a sports hall for 5-aside football, cricket, basketball, netball and volleyball, which is 50% taller and 50% bigger than the original building. There is also an outdoor Multi Use Games Area and a new larger fitness suite.
Laraine Smith OBE, Principal of Uxbridge College, said: We are really looking forward to Uxbridge Colleges fantastic new £6m sports facilities being completed in the autumn. The sports hall is one of the last of our original buildings to get a complete upgrade, and the development will ensure we have the best possible facilities for our students, staff and community.”
The new hall will also be used for Uxbridge Colleges Sports Academies in football, basketball and cricket, and enable the College to expand its range of sport coaching qualifications.