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Re: Marple Swimming Pool currently closed
« Reply #135 on: October 17, 2018, 05:00:50 PM »
Marple Local History Society has published an interesting article about Marple Baths on their web site:

http://www.marplelocalhistorysociety.org.uk/our-local-heritage/379-marple-baths.html

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Re: Marple Swimming Pool currently closed
« Reply #134 on: October 17, 2018, 03:26:09 PM »
Updated Statement on Marple Pool: 17th October 2018 taken from life leisure website

Marple Pool has been temporarily closed since 13th March 2018 due to problems with the pool filtration systems and pool fabric.

The Council is continuing the work on the feasibility of providing new leisure and community facilities in Marple following temporary closure of the pool earlier this year.   

This work is looking at how we can develop new multi-purpose facilities which will meet the current and future needs of the residents of Marple. It includes assessing the scale of need, the demand in the local area, the costs and the viability of any new provision, based on modern facilities.

We are also keen to build a strong partnership with Sport England and Swim England to maximise any funding opportunities.

We recognise and welcome the active local interest in this project and expect to share the first stage of this feasibility work once it is complete later this Autumn. At that stage we will aim to speak to relevant interest groups and other stakeholders during November to guide us towards a further update by the end of the year.

In the meantime, the gym facility at the site remains open to local residents. Alternative swimming facilities are available at Romiley, Hazel Grove, Avondale and Grand Central. The Council recognises that the current closure of Marple Pool has had an impact on capacity at Life Leisure Romiley and will be working with Life Leisure and users to do our best to accommodate temporary users.

The Council has set up an e-mail address to answer any queries users and local residents may have about the facility. The address is marplepoolproject@stockport.gov.uk

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Re: Marple Swimming Pool currently closed
« Reply #133 on: September 23, 2018, 12:45:37 PM »
Why don`t you put forward the sorting office site amazon?
Because it would put you out of a job .

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Re: Marple Swimming Pool currently closed
« Reply #132 on: September 22, 2018, 08:01:18 PM »
It would b a quicker option .
Why don`t you put forward the sorting office site amazon?

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Re: Marple Swimming Pool currently closed
« Reply #131 on: September 22, 2018, 09:46:54 AM »
I think you first of all have to look at land the council actually owns. Anything else would be far to expensive and would cause massive delay. An when you look round the council owns very few suitable site. Indeed the site of the current pool would still seem the most practical.
It would b a quicker option .

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Re: Marple Swimming Pool currently closed
« Reply #130 on: September 21, 2018, 08:10:10 PM »
I think you first of all have to look at land the council actually owns. Anything else would be far to expensive and would cause massive delay. An when you look round the council owns very few suitable site. Indeed the site of the current pool would still seem the most practical.

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« Reply #129 on: September 21, 2018, 02:51:11 PM »
and add a bus route, and the traffic is bad because we need an a6/m60 bypass.
Spot on with you all the way

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« Reply #128 on: September 21, 2018, 01:10:35 PM »
To far out not every one has cars traffic is bad round there no public transport in that part .
and add a bus route, and the traffic is bad because we need an a6/m60 bypass.

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Re: Marple Swimming Pool currently closed
« Reply #127 on: September 21, 2018, 10:42:57 AM »
Maybe David Lloyd, Nuffield, Pure Gym etc should be encouraged to buy the garden centre land and build a facility there rather than heap the cost of this onto the tax payer?
To far out not every one has cars traffic is bad round there no public transport in that part .

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Re: Marple Swimming Pool currently closed
« Reply #126 on: September 21, 2018, 10:17:52 AM »
One issue is that a Marple gym/swimming pool will always be a 2nd choose for people who dirve if it does not have free parking.  (Romiley has free parking.)    Even then some of the sites being talked about will take longer for someone from Rose Hill end of Marple to get to, then Romiley.

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Re: Marple Swimming Pool currently closed
« Reply #125 on: September 21, 2018, 09:41:07 AM »
Maybe David Lloyd, Nuffield, Pure Gym etc should be encouraged to buy the garden centre land and build a facility there rather than heap the cost of this onto the tax payer?

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Re: Marple Swimming Pool currently closed
« Reply #124 on: September 20, 2018, 12:09:42 PM »
To build a new facility will take years ! Planning, approval, funding, build.

Fast forward 5 years and it will have been all worth it.

This will however be a long long wait without a facility.

Romiley is currently overflowing, pardon the pun.

Marple needs a pool and a modern gym facility - end of.

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« Reply #123 on: September 19, 2018, 07:33:42 PM »
It could work on that site. A brand new combined leisure facility and library could be amazing. The work would be very disruptive and there'd likely be a lot of opposition, but with the right vision and sensitivity in the design we could have something fit for many future generations. The existing library is a 60s monstrosity.
Councill ofices are not a lot diferent .

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Re: Marple Swimming Pool currently closed
« Reply #122 on: September 19, 2018, 01:04:06 PM »
It could work on that site. A brand new combined leisure facility and library could be amazing. The work would be very disruptive and there'd likely be a lot of opposition, but with the right vision and sensitivity in the design we could have something fit for many future generations. The existing library is a 60s monstrosity.

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Re: Marple Swimming Pool currently closed
« Reply #121 on: September 19, 2018, 11:47:30 AM »
That's all that was mentioned.  It was just a snippet.  A brief glimpse into what's going on.  I'm sure there will be more information on options soon enough.

But the council does own the library, the offices, the clinic, the senior citizens hall (although not the Scout hut) and the car park.  You could combine the library, pool and gym in one building to make it a "one stop shop".  Even more options if you could include  the police station and Scout hut at the same time.  The current pool site could be redeveloped as offices, maybe even the clinic and senior citizen hall.  This is all pure speculation of course. 

It could be a complex option due to the necessity to relocate and shuffle lots of facilities in one go.  But it would offer lots of options with a convenient location.
Lets hope it all fits in .and if it does go ahead not to many objections .from the not in my Back yard .