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University of Hull – Sport and Leisure Centre

The scheme provided a complex clad façade integrating the use of various cladding finishes creating a challenging design at interfaces. JML Building Services were involved in the stage 1 design development quickly establish a more robust, buildable and commercially beneficial solution, enabling the architectural intent to be carried out.

Traditional SFS and CP Board was removed with a Eurbond Rainspan panel being utilised as the cladding sub-structure giving a more robust air seal solution and satisfying fire performance criteria but still allowing the varying façades to be affixed thereto.

6.5m continuous Polycarbonate Cladding was installed to 60% of the façade allowing multicoloured mood lighting to be installed within to provide a dramatic backdrop.

A further 3 differing cladding product were used to complete the façade.
The new facility included 12 international standard multi-sport court, including international-standard netball courts and bleacher-style seating for 700 spectators. A fully operational gym open to the public in now in operation providing a great sport and leisure venue for not just the University but for the local community.

JML also undertook the refurbishment works to the existing sports to include a 120-station fitness gym, two aerobics/spin studios, a martial arts combat gym and enhanced changing facilities.

A fine example of JML’s adaptability in both design and construction phase.

  • Main Contractor: Henry Boot Construction
  • Services Provided: External Nvelope and Internal Drylining and Ceilings
  • Sector: Sport & Leisure
  • Package Value: £1,110,000.00
  • Client: University of Hull & Sport England