Timeline

Scroll through the timeline below for more information on all the engagement so far as well as download links to all our previous materials.

October 2020

Council’s Response and Recovery Committee makes the decision to proceed with the redevelopment of the Kingfisher Leisure Centre and the Cattle Market car park.

Download the Committee report on the closure of the Kingfisher on our website.

May-April 2021

Early listening phase on the Kingfisher, Cattle Market car park and Guildhall complex sites.
Download a summary of our engagement here.
Download a copy of our flyer here.

May 2021

Strategic Outline Business Case for the redevelopment of the Kingfisher Leisure Centre and Cattle Market sites is accepted by the council’s Response and Recovery Committee.
Download the Business Case document here.

July – August 2021

Engagement on proposals for the Kingfisher Leisure Centre and early plans for the Cattle Market car park site.
Download a summary of our engagement here.
Download a copy of our newsletter here.

1 September 2021

Local Planning Authority approves application to demolish Kingfisher Leisure Centre, making way for a durable, world class leisure experience for Kingston.

Coming up…

November 2021

Phase 3 of engagement on the latest designs for the Kingfisher Leisure Centre and further engagement on the Cattle Market car park. Watch this space for details about our engagement events.

Winter 2021/22

Planning application submitted to the Local Planning Authority for the Kingfisher site

Winter / Spring 2022

Cattle Market proposals brought forward for public engagement.

Spring/Summer 2022

Planning application submitted to the Local Planning Authority for the Cattle Market site.

Autumn / Winter 2022

Planning decision expected for Cattle Market site.

2023

Subject to planning permission, construction expected to start on the Kingfisher site.

2024

New leisure facility opens.