University of Strathclyde launches UK’s Top Strength Training Centre October 1, 2018 – Posted in: News – Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Strathclyde Sport opens the UK’s best Strength Training Centre in Glasgow, powered by ESP Fitness

ESP were awarded the tender to supply the Strength & Conditioning equipment, including all the Strength and Functional Training Equipment, Weights and Bars, Training accessories, Lifting Platforms and the high-performance Impact flooring in the new Sports Centre at the University of Strathclyde.

The £31 million Strathclyde Sport Centre is the best sports performance centre in Scotland and one of the best in the UK and Europe. The gym opened in September 2018 and had more than 30,000 visits in the first 5 days. The gym is predominantly for the use of the University Students and Staff but is also open to external sport teams and general users.

According to ESP Director, Dr. Vern Neville This is currently the best Strength Training Facility in the UK and the University of Strathclyde have raised the bar for University gyms. We are extremely proud to have worked with Neil Brown and his team on delivering such an amazing facility”

The ESP equipment features 5 x ESP Power Racks and 5 x ESP Half Racks with all accessories and flush fitted integrated Lifting Platforms with custom branding, Training Blocks, Jerk Blocks, ESP Bench Press, 14 x Adjustable Benches, 50 sets of custom branded Dumbbells, over 6 tons of custom branded Olympic Weights and Bars, Storage Racks and a large 3D Functional Frame. University of Strathclyde branding was incorporated throughout the facility.  ESP also supplied and installed over 600mof GYMflor™ IMPACT flooring, a new range of specialised acoustic gym flooring designed to reduce noise and vibration of dropped weights and impact activities. Each of the different floor surfaces were specifically constructed for energy absorption and flush fitted to provide a seamless flooring system throughout the S&C gym.

I am really pleased on how things have come to fruition.  I believe that we have without doubt managed to gather together the best products on the market and the blend works really well in appearance and variety of functionality” Neil Brown (Head of Sport, University of Strathclyde)

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