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Pure Gym confirms move to EK East Kilbride

Published:  04 March, 2015

The health and fitness operator is set to open in the centre’s multimillion pound leisure and entertainment hub. 

The gym will be an integral part of the 70,000 sq ft leisure scheme which will also include ten new food and beverage units alongside the existing ice rink and nine-screen Odeon Cinema. 

The announcement comes as the centre prepares to close off the Olympia Arcade in preparation for major works. Work has already started to convert the old H&M unit and it is anticipated Pure Gym will be up and running at EK this spring.

Ian McLelland, centre director at EK East Kilbride, said: “I am delighted to confirm that work is about to start to create a high quality, exciting new leisure hub at EK. Over the next few weeks a programme of preparatory activity will begin with major works scheduled to start this summer.  We expect the new leisure hub to be fully open for business in late 2016.

“I am also pleased to announce that Pure Gym is heading to EK as part of the leisure development. The fitness chain is a leader in in its field, with outlets across the UK, and I have no doubt it will be a huge success at EK East Kilbride. We are also in advanced discussions with a number of new restaurant operators and we hope to be able to confirm some more names in the coming weeks.”