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Find great staff Tm 400,000+ readers leisure opportunities 30 november – 9 december 2010 ISSUE 542 Daily news & jobs: New visitor centre for Loch Ness PEtE Hayman

Glasgow-based Cameron Webster Architects (CWA) has unveiled its latest pro- posals for a new ‘sustainable’ visitor centre at Loch Ness. The

£2.5m Jacobi te

Discovery Project (JDP) is an extension of the Inverness- based Jacobite Cruises, which operates boats on Loch Ness, and will also include the devel- opment of a new harbour. Designed to feature a “fully

sustainable set of green cre- dentials”, the visitor centre will be heated and cooled using water from Loch Ness. CWA partner Robin Webster said: “Tere

Te new centre will be cooled and heated using water from Loch Ness JDP director Rod Michie added: “We are

are many eco-friendly features within the development and the location of the Discovery Project lends itself excellently to these. Te centre’s architectural concept fits very carefully with the landscape and the nat- ural features of the site.”

New sports facility for Glamorgan University

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University of Glamorgan has opened the doors to its new £3.7m coaching and performance facility. Designed by architects Holder

Mathias, the centre includes a six- court sports hall, an ancillary support block, a strength and conditioning lab for elite training, and a teaching facil- ity with a notational analysis room. Built by Midas Construction and

located at Glamorgan Sport Park, it is the first of its type in Wales to be awarded a BREEAM Excellent rating for its sustainable design.


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looking forward to having brand new facili- ties where visitors can really make the most of beautiful Loch Ness. “We want to create everlasting memories

for customers to take home, while still being kind to the environment.”

Nottingham club for The Gym Group

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Low-cost health club operator Te Gym Group has expanded its UK portfolio to 10 sites with the launch of a new gym in Nottingham. Te opening forms part of the chain’s bid to

further expand the business, with four more clubs scheduled to open by spring 2011. Launched on 16 November, the new

Nottingham facility is open 24 hours a day and offers monthly membership for £15.99 with no minimum contract. Te Gym Group has also revealed that 70

per cent of the fitness equipment is energy efficient, while the site’s lighting and shower systems will operate on timers.

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Te Gym Group’s new Nottingham facility CEO John Treharne said: “We are delighted

to have opened to the Nottingham public.” New club openings are scheduled for

Plymouth (January); Bristol and Southampton (March); and Leeds (April).

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Wareing to open St Pancras restaurant

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Chef Marcus Wareing will open a flagship restaurant at the Renaissance St. Pancras Hotel London. To be called Gilbert Scott – after the architect who designed the 137-year-old building – the 6,700sq ft (622sq m), 120-cover British brasserie will be Wareing’s second in London. Te Marriott-managed hotel is due to

reopen next May. David Coffer Lyons bro- kered the deal on behalf of Manhattan Loſt Corporation, which owns the building and is developing loſt apartments at the site.

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