Gurnell Leisure Centre

London, England, UNITED KINGDOM

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Gurnell Leisure Centre
Ruislip Road East, Greenford, Ealing, West London
London, England W13 0AL
(020) 8998 3241

Adult Admission Price & Policy

£4.55; concessions £2.20. [February, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m x 15m, 6 lanes, 1m - 2m depth, with a bulkhead used to create two, 25m, 6 lane tanks, indoors, 28ºC (82ºF).
Pool 1
25m, 0m - 1m depth leisure pool, indoors, water temperature not reported, but warmer than the 50m pool.


Nearest tube: Perivale.
Historical County
London Metropolitan Area
51.528807, -0.331856

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Youth Swim
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Water Polo
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Facility Notes

NOTE: The Gurnell Leisure Centre will close during the summer of 2020, at which time it will be demolished and redeveloped entirely, including the addition of a 50-metre, 10-lane tank. It is expected to reopen in the spring of 2023. (See THIS PAGE from the Ealing Council website for more information.)

Facility Reviews

Two pools; including one of the few 50m pools in London, but often divided into 25m sections. Hand paddles allowed during club sessions only.
Changing facilities need renewal but the pool is great. Comfortable, clean, and great when the boom is lowered. Adults only Thursday nights - great for lane swimming. Sometimes over-chlorinated.
No proper lane ropes and it's really dark - but I got my session done. No real lane control but when it's set for 50m, you can get by people.
[August, 2013]
The pool gets very busy during lessons times, but has some quiet times, also. Good range of programme and the staff are helpful and friendly. I have seen big improvements in recent months.
[January, 2014]
The 50 metre pool is configured for long-course swimming weekdays from 7 to 8:30 AM. Nice to swim; not too full; strongly chlorinated.
[November, 2018]