David Lloyd

David Lloyd

October 15, 2014 11:47 ET

David Lloyd Leisure Invests GBP 2.6M in Flagship Harbour Clubs to Continue to Support Healthy and Active Lives

- Major enhancements to London's finest health and racquets clubs

- Redesigned family and adults-only dining and relaxation zones

- Revolutionary gym(i) and Mind & Body Studio(ii) to achieve health and fitness goals

- New Amida Spa and poolside features(i)

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Oct. 15, 2014) - David Lloyd Leisure, has invested £2.6 million in its two flagship Harbour Clubs as part of a major programme to continue providing members with unrivalled facilities to achieve their health and fitness goals.

Harbour Club Chelsea in Watermeadow Lane and Harbour Club Notting Hill in Alfred Road, have received a £1.6m and £1m investment, respectively, to ensure members are continuing to experience the highest standard of facilities and services.

As part of the ambitious project at Harbour Club Chelsea and Harbour Club Notting Hill, Europe's leading health, sports and leisure group has created two new, luxurious spaces in the clubroom areas in which to eat, drink, socialise and relax. Each restaurant area at Chelsea has direct access to the new-look outdoor terrace, which provides luxury seating in dry weather. A fresher and healthier menu has also been introduced into both clubs to support members with their health and fitness goals.

New, family-dedicated areas feature a family restaurant, relocated play area, including a children's play frame, and new tablet computers* for younger members to use. Adult members can take full advantage of the new adults-only restaurant area, complete with comfortable seating and stylish decor.

Other areas of Harbour Club Chelsea to benefit from the investment include the indoor pool and Amida Spa*. The poolside area includes new a heated beds section while the Amida Spa* has been fitted with a luxury pedicure area, where members can relax and be pampered. The club's hair salon, located next to Amida Spa*, has also been given a fresh, new look.

The refurbishment will also give members the chance to work out in the revolutionary new gym, implemented in club in October, with the intention to take the member experience to a whole new level.

Harbour Club Notting Hill has been fitted with a new Mind and Body studio to offer fitness enthusiasts a variety of classes focusing on health and wellbeing. The club's other group exercise studio has been equipped with a new floor to ensure that both studios provide a high-quality exercise surface.

Other features of the Notting Hill club investment include refurbished male and female locker rooms, offering a new level of luxury, comfort and relaxation, along with a redecorated pool hall and reception area.

Harbour Club Chelsea general manager Charles Jude said: "The new club facilities have been designed to cater for everyone's needs and desires - both individuals and families; those seeking some quiet down-time will be able to relax and unwind in the adults-only area of the restaurant, and families will have more room to themselves in the dedicated family restaurant. The new additions to the spa and poolside will allow our adult members to experience total relaxation away from life's stresses and they will be able to achieve their health and fitness goals with the latest gym innovation."

Harbour Club Notting Hill acting general manager Andrew Taylor said: "We are very excited to be able to offer the Notting Hill community these stunning new and upgraded facilities for the whole family, which will support them in their health and fitness goals as well as providing a superb environment in which to relax and unwind from the stresses of everyday life."

In addition to the new and refurbished facilities, Harbour Club Chelsea offers 13 indoor tennis courts - the largest number in central London, 1 padel court for the tennis-squash hybrid, three indoor pools, group exercise, pilates and spinning studios, a crèche and sports shop.

Amida Spa* boasts ten treatment rooms and a wet spa, featuring a sanarium, aroma room, steam room and ice chute, and is open to both members and non-members.

Harbour Club Notting Hill additionally offers indoor tennis courts, an indoor swimming pool, a fitness room and a group exercise studio.

* Available at Harbour Club Chelsea only

** Available at Harbour Club Notting Hill

For further information, please visit www.harbourclub.com/

About David Lloyd Leisure Group

The David Lloyd Leisure Group operates 81 clubs in the UK and a further 10 clubs across Europe, comprising David Lloyd Clubs, Harbour Clubs and Next Generation, plus the new high street concept, David Lloyd Studio, in Islington, Putney and Winchester. It has over 440,000 members and employs 6,000 people. This includes an expert health and fitness team of over 1,800, while it contracts the services of more than 400 tennis professionals. Across all clubs, David Lloyd Leisure has over 150 swimming pools (of which half are indoor) and offers over 7,000 exercise classes per week. Every week 20,000 children learn to swim at David Lloyd Leisure and 12,500 learn to play tennis. Its racquets facilities are unparalleled with 800 tennis courts as well as 180 badminton courts and 140 squash courts. Additional facilities include health and beauty spas, club lounges with free internet access, crèches, nurseries and specialist sports shops.

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