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(UK) Bolton has plans for $8M center for disabled young adults

June 27, 2021, Bolton News: £5M [$8M U.S.] new Jubilee Centre and Community Pool a step closer https://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/news/19402170.5m-new-jubilee-centre-community-pool-step-closer/ NW England

A MULTI-million pound day centre and community pool is a step closer to being developed — with new images of how it could look being released. Plans to build the £5.7m [$8M U.S.] Jubilee Centre on the former site of Firwood School have now been submitted to Bolton Council…. The centre delivers services for disabled adults and the new complex in Crompton Way will broaden its reach to include young people who will soon become adults…. Instead the land will be handed over to the department for education for a new school to be built by 2024 to cope with increasing demand for spaces. Bolton Council invested a further £700,000 [$970K]into the new centre, which will have a gym, cinema, sensory room and other facilities…. In a statement, Bolton Cares said: “We want it to have wow factor…. A design and access statement lodged with Bolton Council this week added: “The overall ambition is to redevelop the site and provide a state-of the-art day centre with hydrotherapy pool for adults with learning and physical disabilities, young people with autism, and young people with disabilities who have left school and are transitioning to adulthood.”…


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