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Britannia Leisure Centre
40 Hyde Rd
- +44 (0)20 7729 4485
Works for me!
This Leisure Centre happens to be where I can meet my beloved trainer (PT Lana: http://www.yelp.com/biz/pt-by-lana-london) and thus I find myself here 1-2x per week as availability allows.
When the weather is nice it's better to be out in Shoreditch Park but this works for the soggy late fall and winter months.
I only really use the gym area for treadmill/row machine and...more
Britannia feels a bit dated. It's not the most beautiful leisure centre and parts of it are a little run down. However, things have improved over recent years.
The squash courts are at least a little cooler than Clissold and, unlike Clissold, their gym is contained and a much cheaper alternative to any of the big gym chains.
The pool is not the type you would probably want to do lengths in....more
Went here for a badminton match. Good overall facilities especially for inner city sports centre with friendly staff. Would be 4* but the badminton courts were just ok (I've played in a lot worse) lighting was quite bright and the floor was standard multi purpose flooring which is hard on my old knees!more
This is our local swimming pool - we have used it on and off (mainly off) for the last 15 years. Beach style fun pool without much fun. Despite the recent £400k investment in the Leisure Centre the pool is disappointing. Wave machine is currently out of action (again), the fountain sprays do not work and the slide often does not open because of staff shortages. The changing rooms have had a...more
Located innocuously off a roundabout, behind Hoxton Market and beside Shoreditch Park, this is one of the venues I regularly use my GLL membership card in. There are a wealth of activities available, including swimming, sauna, five-a-side football, gym and fitness classes (Tuesday night Bump & Grind, anyone?). Perhaps one criticism I can make is that the swimming pool (the main reason I...more