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  • Client:
    Doncaster Council via Drivers Jonas
  • Sector:
    Leisure Facilities
  • Type:
    Design and Build internal fit out
  • Procurement Method:
    Tender / Negotiation
  • Location:
    Doncaster Keepmoat Stadium
  • Project Value:

Project Description

Doncaster Council awarded Pacy & Wheatley Leisure Construction the contract to fit out the new fitness suite of the newly developed Keepmoat Stadium in Doncaster, home of Doncaster Rovers.

The project consisted of a ground floor reception area and stairway leading to a large open space on the first floor which required transforming into a fully operational membership fitness club.

Within the facility a further large reception area was constructed with a Starbucks Coffee shop, tanning and physio facilities. Additionally; changing areas, sauna, steam room, offices, gym area and studio training room were completed with full lighting, air conditioning, video display and PA system.

Working with Drivers Jonas project management team and employing the main stadium architect ACP, a good relationship was formed which resulted in a first product.

The Challenge

Completing the works within a very short programme period of thirteen weeks.

Co-ordination of the design and materials to be utilised to ensure a first class product was delivered.

Achieve Zero reportable accidents.

Works to be completed within the budget.

Interaction with busy public areas.

The Solution

Pacy & Wheatley carefully selected Doncaster based sub contractors to enter the team. On going team discussions proved invaluable as the specification was lifted substantially without additional costs to the client. Further meetings held with all concerned to discuss and brainstorm ideas, produced a first class design.

The project was carefully programmed with good site management in place. With regular team and meetings taking place ensured on time completion and to budget.

Cost forecasting providing information regularly to ensure informed decisions by Client.

Timed deliveries following liaison with the stadium management company assured safe access to the operation.

Key Achievements

Completion on time and to budget.

Zero reportable accidents.

Good relationship achieved with client and professionals.

A first class product within an exiting new area of the town.

Further possible works from the Stadium.

Received total dedication from supply chain to achieve completion of a very tight project.


Following completion of the Health and Fitness Centre fit out, I felt it was appropriate to formally thank you and your team on a job well done! I was very impressed with your proactive approach and commitment to providing the client with a quality product. I know the Borough Council are very pleased with the finished scheme and I would be happy to recommend Pacy and Wheatley in the future.

Stephen Jepson, Project Manager, Drivers Jonas.

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