The UK’s leisure centres must evolve in order to survive

By Jim Roberts | 07 February 2023

Last month, the Public Accounts Committee published a scathing report detailing the failure of the 2012 London Olympics to deliver the promised benefits of the Games – most notably in leisure activity rates.

What’s more, it pointed out the mismanagement of the £1.5bn Olympic legacy budget by Sport England, with two-thirds of funding going unaccounted for in terms of positive impacts on community leisure.

Want full article access?

Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.

Already a subscriber? Login

Health Leisure Energy Budgets Communities Coronavirus