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People chatting in the gym at Britannia Leisure Centre. 

Britannia Leisure Centre

Britannia Leisure Centre is located in Shoreditch and boasts a wide range of facilities, including a gym, a swimming pool and a 5-a-side football pitch. The centre is operated by a charity social enterprise, Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL).

Below you will find information about its location, opening hours, facilities, accessiblity and what's new at the centre. For membership information, please see our leisure centre membership page. 


Britannia Leisure Centre is located at 40 Hyde Road, London N1 5JU. View location on a map. 

Opening times

Britannia Leisure Centre opening times.

Christmas opening times

        Friday Saturday Sunday
        19 Dec 20 Dec 21 Dec
7am-10pm 7am-10pm 7am-10pm 7am-10pm Closed 8am-8pm 8am-8pm
Monday Tuesday Wed Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
22 Dec 23 Dec 24 Dec 25 Dec 26 Dec 27 Dec 28 Dec
7am-10pm 7am-10pm 9am-3pm Closed Closed 9am-5pm 9am-5pm
Monday Tuesday Wed Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
29 Dec 30 Dec 31 Dec 1 Jan 2 Jan 3 Jan 4 Jan
9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-3pm Closed 7am-10pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm


  • Gym / Fitness centre
  • Climbing wall
  • Sports hall
  • Swimming pool
  • Leisure pool with slide and wave machine
  • Health suite (sauna and steam)
  • Aromatherapy room
  • Outdoor tennis
  • 5-a-side football
  • Netball courts
  • Group exercise studio
  • Squash court
  • Women-only sessions
  • Facilities for children's parties  


  • Pool hoist
  • Disabled toilet
  • Disabled parking
  • Disabled changing facilities
  • Disabled activities
  • Ramp access
  • Lift
  • Wheelchair access to poolside facilities  

After-stroke exercise programme

Fit for Health is an exercise programme to help sufferers of a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA), and it's now available at Britannia Leisure Centre. The programme aims to improve clients' weight loss, blood pressure, blood sugar control, strength, stamina, flexibility, balance and happiness. Find out more about the Fit for Health programme.

Free swimming in Hackney

Under 18s, over 60s, disabled people and their carers can swim for free across the borough, all year round. For more information please visit Better - Britannia Leisure Centre.

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Page updated: 3 Dec 2014 

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Contact details

Britannia Leisure Centre
40 Hyde Road
N1 5JU
Opening Times
Mon to Fri: 7am -10pm, Sat and Sun: 8am - 8pm.
Tel:020 7729 4485