Key benefits

As a reminder, the new proposals will deliver:

A new leisure centre with a target opening date of Q1 in 2026.

Specialist accommodation for older people.

Integrated community providing first-class health and wellbeing outcomes.

New public realm that improves the existing high street and provides better links to Purley station.

Boosting high street and an improved environment for people to visit.

More welcoming car park environment that balances the future need for town centres to become more sustainable.

Cycle parking to encourage sustainable travel.

Creation of long-term jobs and permanent training school.

Provision of space for a new restaurant and café.

Activation of a key development site in Purley in line with the Local Plan and Purley Strategic Framework.

Timeline for Delivery

Provided planning permission is granted by March 2024, the new centre would be opened by Q1 of 2026, just two years later.

Below, you will find an indicative timeline of key milestones.



Planning Permission



Works start on site



Opening of Purley Leisure Centre (Building A)



Completion of Buildings B and C Summer