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Willmott Dixon to work on Harpenden's new leisure and cutural centre

PUBLISHED: 16:55 31 July 2019 | UPDATED: 16:55 31 July 2019

The Harpenden swimming pool building is being transformed by Willmott Dixon. Picture: Danny Loo

The Harpenden swimming pool building is being transformed by Willmott Dixon. Picture: Danny Loo

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A construction company is working to deliver a new leisure and cultural centre in Harpenden.

Willmott Dixon has a £17 million contract to extend and alter the existing swimming pool building in Rothamsted Park and to transform the adjacent sports facility into a 511-seat theatre.

The new swimming pool building will feature an improved main pool, a new 17m learner pool, a sports hall, dance studios and a larger gym, plus new changing rooms, a steam room, a sauna and a reception area.

Last year, the company also worked with St Albans District Council to turn the city's town hall into St Albans Museum + Gallery.

North London managing director Chris Tredget said: "The team are exceptionally proud of what we created in St Albans. We are keen to make a similar impact with our work in Harpenden to expand its leisure and cultural offerings to local people."

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