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Address: Bridge Street, Witham, England
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Nice warm pools

First visit to the new witham leisure centre sat 15th August. lovely pools good changing facilities. Took my grandchildren 5 & 7, when phoning previous day was told 5year old... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2015
Marilyn H
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Braintree, United Kingdom
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Braintree, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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Reviewed August 16, 2015

First visit to the new witham leisure centre sat 15th August. lovely pools good changing facilities. Took my grandchildren 5 & 7, when phoning previous day was told 5year old price 1.70, still got charged 3.15 for a junior swim, when I questioned it was told, that's for under 5.s! Clearly not stated on your website prices & by the... More 

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Thank Marilyn H
Witham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2015

Have used this facility now for many times since its being rebuilt and re-sited nearer to the school, i have to say that the young guy lifeguard appears to be 100% on his toes and deals with developing hazards very very effectively, think i heard his name as Andrew, the whole area is a credit to the town, the only... More 

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Thank Stephen Eric H
Norwich
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed December 16, 2014

The old was a old building and yes the pool was cold but the only reason it was is because they knew the new one was coming so they didn't bother and the new one is shocking i went with my son there and they said there was a drop floor so people could teach there kids how to dive... More 

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4 Thank Lewis B
Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2014

I am a regular gym user and must say that overall the experience is much better but a bit cramped and oversubscribed at the moment - especially in peak periods. The pool now looks lovely and i cant wait to use it (lets hope it stays that way). As for the rest of the building it looks great, clean tidy... More 

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1 Thank withamgirl
Chelmsford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

I went with 2 of my friends for a swim, the Lifguards were very unhelpful when we had a question about the pool timetable and there was always 2 stand and chatting not concentrating on the pool at all, worst of all they kept checking their phones! You can see staff going for cigarette breaks by the side of the... More 

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2 Thank JJSaun
Witham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 20, 2014

Most of the staff are rude and see them smoking outside the back which is not a professional look. The gym equipment is ok but some broken. The building needs to be updated as hasn't changed for years. The swimming pools are freezing and poolside is very dirty especially in the drains. Can't wait for the new build.

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1 Thank Grant1010
Tiptree, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Lovely aqua classes and mostly the staff are very friendly and helpful. Grew up using this pool as a kid and not much changed since then so could do with a bit updating shame they have no cafe anymore as would be very useful for family's after swimming.. All in all it is a great place to go and the... More 

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1 Thank jemma w
Witham, United Kingdom
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473 reviews
189 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed November 23, 2013

pool is still a little on the cool side but when they get it right it is a good place to swim. They also need to sort out the lockers as they seem to get jammed. Staff very friendly & a good way for me to start the day every weekday morning

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1 Thank Graham P
Witham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2013

Most of the facilities are decent and its a common venue for extra activities such as karate its just let down by the swimming pools. Not in the best condidtion...the water is usually a bit on the cool side but most of all the changing rooms are freezing which puts us of using them...we go out of town for a... More 

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1 Thank mike b
Witham, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

I really like Bramston Sports Centre, I used to use the swimming pool a lot when I was younger. They have three pools available: the learner pool, the merlin pool and the main pool. The learner pool is for young children and parents, it is heated and very shallow. The merlin pool is used for diving as the floor can... More 

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