Leisure, community & wellness at Tameside Wellness Centre

Work has started on Tameside Wellness Centre, which has been designed by Pozzoni Architecture to be accessible by all and to incorporate dementia friendly design.

Tameside Wellness Centre
Tameside Wellness Centre

The new facility is located at the former Oldham Batteries site, a brownfield land in the heart of Denton. The project is expected to complete in spring 2020.


  • Eight lane, 25m, competition swimming pool with room for 150 spectators.

  • Learner pool

  • Spa area including sauna, steam and treatment facilities.

  • Fitness suite

  • Ten-pin bowling alley

  • Meeting rooms

  • Children’s soft play area

  • Multi-use studio spaces

  • Instead of a foyer there will be a social interaction zone – a cultural area to host community events and activities from talks to children’s sessions.

  • The roof space will offer a sensory garden and could also be used for a pop-up cinema, small theatre or open air exercise space.


Project team

Network Space is delivering the £15m scheme on behalf of Tameside Council.
Sport England has backed the project with a £1.5m grant.  Willmott Dixon will construct the centre.
Active Tameside will manage it.

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