A leisure centre is Preston has now shut its swimming pools ‘until further notice’.Advertisement
Greenwich Leisure Limited who operate Fulwood Leisure Centre says a mechanical fault has forced the closure.
It had to close the pool on Saturday (13 April) and was due to reopen on Tuesday (16 April) – but this closure has become indefinite.
A spokesman for GLL said: “GLL apologises for the inconvenience to customers caused by the unforeseen closure of Fulwood Leisure Centre’s swimming pools.
“This has been caused by a mechanical fault to the air handling unit. Engineers are currently on site and the team is working hard to get the pool re-opened as soon as possible.
“While Fulwood’s pools are closed, swimmers can use West View swimming pool – a timetable for which can be found on our website or a copy requested at Fulwood Reception.
“We are hoping to have information on timescales for re-opening within the next 48hrs and will update the website as soon as we know more.”
The closure comes after a major refurbishment and work to the pools took place before Christmas.
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