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Eric Wright wins Blackburn sports centre

14 Nov 13 Eric Wright Construction has won a £10m contract to build new sports facilities at Blackburn College.

The client is Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council.

The college’s new sports centre will comprise a pair of four-court sports halls with supporting space, gym, performance lab, 25m eight-lane pool, a separate 17m X 7m pool and support space.

Completion is scheduled for September 2014.

Since 2005 the college has been working on a masterplan to redevelop its town-centre campus. This has seen the opening of a £14m University Centre, the £17m Beacon Centre and most recently the £7m Sir Bill Taylor Future’s Centre.

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