SNAP FITNESS SNAPS UP UNIT AT MARKET QUAY09/02/2024
Shoppers in Market Quay, Fareham, will soon be able to hit the gym in between coffee with friends or doing the weekly shop thanks to a fitness brand hitting their high street.
Snap Fitness has signed a 15-year lease with Evolve Estates, part of M Core, taking a 15,000 sq. ft premises set to open in late spring this year. The fitness chain will join brands such as TK Maxx, Nando’s, Loungers, Reel Cinema. Poundland has also upsized from 8000 sq ft to the 34,000 sq ft previous Wilko unit.
The brand has over 1 million members worldwide, providing local gym goers with space, studios and treatment rooms for fitness classes, personal training, sports therapies and other wellness services.
Helping strengthen the local economy, the gym is expected to create 10 new roles in the area. Additionally, Snap Fitness will be fitting out a coffee shop and co-working facility that will be available to both members and non-members, opening late this summer.
Zabir Ali, Managing Director of Wessex Wellbeing and Snap Fitness Franchisee, said: “We’re massively excited to be opening the UK’s largest Snap Fitness 24/7 club at Market Quay, Fareham and look forward to becoming an active part of the thriving local community. Our club will feature the latest state-of-the-art gym equipment in addition to offering a range of popular Les Mills fitness classes as well as other wellness services. We look forward to welcoming everyone”.
Chris Daly, Head of Asset Management at Evolve Estates, said: “We are thrilled to have secured Snap Fitness as one of our anchor tenants at Market Quay. Snap Fitness is a leading international brand that will bring a high-quality fitness offering to the scheme and complement our other leisure and retail operators. We are excited to see Market Quay take shape and become a vibrant and attractive destination for the community”.