Morden Leisure Centre
Planning approval secured for a brand new family-friendly Leisure Centre in Morden, London.
The new facility will offer a 6-lane, 25m swimming pool with a separate diving pool that has a movable floor, a four court sports hall, a 100 station fitness suite, a 30sqm spinning studio and combined 200sqm studio/community room within Morden Park.
The approved scheme also comprises the demolition of the existing Morden Park pools, reinstatement of landscape and the transfer of the former site to Metropolitan Open Land (MOL) to compensate for the loss of MOL as a result of siting of the new Leisure Centre.
As part of the formal consultation process there were no objections from the Greater London Authority, Transport for London, Sport England and only one letter of objection from a local resident was received.
The application was recommended for approval and decided at Merton’s Planning Committee meeting on 16th June.