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Britannia Leisure Centre

Britannia Leisure Centre,
40 Hyde Road,
N1 5JU
E-mail: Britannia@gll.org
Telephone: 020 7729 4485
Website: https://www.better.org.uk/leisure-centre/london/hackney/britannia-leisure-centre


Who we are:

Britannia Leisure Centre is a local venue offering a wide range of activities for the whole community.

What we do:

The centre offers access to:

  • a state of the gym
  • swimming pool with a wave machine and slide,
  • fitness class studio
  • sports hall
  • squash courts
  • health suite
  • outdoor pitches and
  • swimming lessons (free swimming for disabled people, carers, under 18’s, 50+ and over)
  • climbing wall
  • sauna & steam room
  • aromatherapy room
  • outdoor tennis
  • 5-a-side football
  • netball courts
  • group exercise studio
  • women only sessions
  • a function room and facilities for children’s parties

The centre offers swim school lessons and courses for all ages and abilities.

A successful GP referral scheme and thriving junior programme ensures there is something on offer for everyone.

"The sloped access to the main pool has been so fantastic for my disabled child. It has really helped him access swimming and now he can do this independently." - Parent of a disabled child

A link to the activities timetable can be found in the external inks on this page. 


This leaflet gives more specific session information about swimming and leisure activities available for young people with additional needs at the centre: Britannia Leisure Centre - Inclusive Activities - HiT Squad leaflet

Record Last Updated on: 05/10/2018

Time / Date Details

Time of day


Session Information

Monday to Friday 7am - 10pm
Weekend 8am - 8pm

Other Details


Contact centre for price list

What to do if you have a complaint

If there’s something you like or are not happy with, then talk about it with the worker or the manager so they can look at how they deliver their service. If you are still not happy, ask if they have a complaints procedure.

How to Get Here

Buses: 21, 76, 141, 149, 242, 271, 394, 

Train: Haggerston, Hoxton

Parking: 60 car park spaces, 4 disabled spaces, 20 bikes spaces

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