Riverside Ice & Leisure, Chelmsford
This £5.5m M&E installation for Kier Construction is part of a £21.6m revamp of the leisure complex in Chelmsford. Working with M&E Consultant Pick Everard, Munro will provide new mechanical and electrical installations for the swimming pool, the 120-station gym, changing facilities, crèche and more.
Mechanically, Munro will install services in the new 10 lane, 25 metre long swimming pool with adjustable floor depths, learner pool areas, a flume, changing rooms and fitness suites. Mechanical services consist of air conditioning and ventilation, cooling water services and glycol cooling installations as well as calorifiers plant, hot water services and heating installations.
Munro will provide Electrical services from telephone and distribution services, external lighting to fire detection and protection. All lighting and power installations, including light fittings will also be provided and installed by Munro. This new building, together with the refurbishment of the existing ice rink and sports hall will provide a fantastic leisure hub to the ever improving city centre, with greater connectivity to the new Riverside developments including the new luxury retail therapy at Chelmsford’s Bond Street.
Ground works have been ongoing since 2015, which included re-routing a gas main that ran under the existing carpark, with the main works commencing on site in July 2017. You can read about Munro’s journey so far for this project here: Chelmsford Team Secures £5.5m Leisure Project with Kier
Photos Courtesy of Pick Everard