The official opening of Littleport’s new leisure centre

PUBLISHED: 15:51 30 July 2018 | UPDATED: 15:52 30 July 2018

MP Steve Barclay opens Littleport Leisure Centre. PHOTO: Ian Carter

MP Steve Barclay opens Littleport Leisure Centre. PHOTO: Ian Carter

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The new £5.5m leisure centre in Littleport has been officially opened by MP Steve Barclay.

MP Steve Barclay opens Littleport Leisure Centre. PHOTO: Ian CarterMP Steve Barclay opens Littleport Leisure Centre. PHOTO: Ian Carter

The NE Cambs MP joined the event, organised to give people a chance to see the range of top class facilities available for community use.

Mr Barclay said: “It has fantastic gym facilities, dance studio, cafe and an entertainment area.

“If you live in Littleport and have not yet seen it then it’s time for a visit.

“Thanks to David Ambrose-Smith, Clive Webber, Debra Jordan and all those who made it happen.”

MP Steve Barclay opens Littleport Leisure Centre. PHOTO: Ian CarterMP Steve Barclay opens Littleport Leisure Centre. PHOTO: Ian Carter

The new facility was developed alongside the new Littleport and East Cambs Academy and operated by Littleport Leisure (local trust).

It will be open throughout the day, evenings and at weekends with activities including a four court sports hall, two court activities hall, a fitness suite, exercise studio, bar, function and conference suite.

There is also a floodlit training area and grass pitches.

Some of the sports on offer are badminton, basketball, judo, korfball and pilates.

MP Steve Barclay opens Littleport Leisure Centre. PHOTO: Ian CarterMP Steve Barclay opens Littleport Leisure Centre. PHOTO: Ian Carter

MP Steve Barclay opens Littleport Leisure Centre. PHOTO: Ian CarterMP Steve Barclay opens Littleport Leisure Centre. PHOTO: Ian Carter

MP Steve Barclay opens Littleport Leisure Centre. Adam Peacock, Debra Jordan, Mandy Smith, Steve Barclay PHOTO: Ian CarterMP Steve Barclay opens Littleport Leisure Centre. Adam Peacock, Debra Jordan, Mandy Smith, Steve Barclay PHOTO: Ian Carter

MP Steve Barclay opened Littleport leisure centre MP Steve Barclay opened Littleport leisure centre

MP Steve Barclay opened Littleport leisure centreMP Steve Barclay opened Littleport leisure centre

MP Steve Barclay opened Littleport leisure centre MP Steve Barclay opened Littleport leisure centre

MP Steve Barclay opened Littleport leisure centre MP Steve Barclay opened Littleport leisure centre

MP Steve Barclay opened Littleport leisure centre MP Steve Barclay opened Littleport leisure centre

MP Steve Barclay opened Littleport leisure centre MP Steve Barclay opened Littleport leisure centre

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