Dubbed a flagship facility by the city council, the Manchester Aquatics Centre (MAC) has been said to be in dire need of renovation, and a major investment project is now planned to modernise the popular site.
New plans for work valued at £31 million will involve many electrical features at the centre on Booth Street East being upgraded. Lighting for the pool areas and on-site lift facilities, along with MAC’s dedicated electrical power systems, are all set to be updated during the large-scale refurbishment scheme.
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Among the busiest swimming centres here in the UK, over 10 million people have used MAC’s pools since it first opened its doors back in 2000, and two years later, it played a major role when Manchester proudly hosted the Commonwealth Games.
However, following years of use, many elements of the facility are now reaching the end of their usefulness, resulting in a considerable investment being necessary to safeguard its continuing use in the future. Along with its electrics, the centre’s movable floors, heating systems and pool treatment plan are all in need of a considerable overhaul.
The next major event to be hosted by MAC will be the 2023 World Paralympic Swimming Championships.