Wates will direct the leisure advanced subsequent to Hartlepool Marina, which is in a position to embody three swimming swimming pools, gymnasium and successfully being studios an NHS consultation suite.
Work on the Highlight centre change into due to open in April however the project change into delayed due to predicted expenses rising from £25.6m to £34.6m, due to constructing inflation.
The Council’s agreement on a new funding kit will permit the project designed by GT3 Architects to proceed.
Councillor Mike Younger, Chief of Hartlepool Borough Council, talked about: “I’m jubilant that councillors have supported the revised funding technique which manner that the residents of Hartlepool will now salvage the new leisure centre they deserve.
“Despite the undeniable truth that the extra funding is predominant, Highlight will have necessary prolonged-term advantages for Hartlepool and demonstrates the Council’s dedication to regenerating the metropolis, raising aspirations and supporting improved successfully being outcomes for native folk.”