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King Alfred Leisure Centre

King Alfred Leisure Centre Kingsway | Hove, Brighton BN3 2WW, England
+44 1273 290290
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Bog standard

It was ok. There was some really unacceptable behaviour from teenagers in the changing rooms, with... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
via mobile
Brilliant affordable leisure centre with sea views!

Love this leisure centre! Best in Brighton! Long may it carry on. Great gym equipment, lovely... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
London, United Kingdom
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11 Apr 2017
“Bog standard ”
21 Aug 2016
“Cleanliness issues”
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King Alfred Leisure Centre Kingsway | Hove, Brighton BN3 2WW, England
+44 1273 290290
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It was ok. There was some really unacceptable behaviour from teenagers in the changing rooms, with lots of strong swearing. There was no staff presence in the changing rooms, or if there was, they did nothing to protect the other customers from these scallywags and...More

Thank AmeliaF1979
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Love this leisure centre! Best in Brighton! Long may it carry on. Great gym equipment, lovely atmosphere. And it's a maritime heritage site where 22,500 men and women did their naval training in World War II when it was commandeered to become a 'land ship'!

Thank Cassadra
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The swimming pool is small so you should check with the staff before going. When not crowded, the place is great. And once swim is finished, just go for a relaxed walk on the seafront. Heavenly!

Thank Ma E
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I have been swimming here regularly for nearly two years. However, in my opinIon, cleanliness at King Alfred is an ongoing issue. Drains often clog up in the shower areas leaving standing water and frequently unpleasant smells. The pool is often littered with bits of...More

2  Thank Susan R
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Mud on the pool floor, barely white dirty water salt tasty with all the floating stuff you can imagine.

1  Thank Elisabetta M
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The King Alfred Leisure Centre is a great place to visit on a rainy day if on hols in Brighton and Hove. It's not much to look at on the outside, and the entrance is hidden round the side. But, the pools are clean and...More

Thank Delbert1964
Reviewed 19 February 2016

I come here every week to swim from Worthing to the ladies only session on Wednesdays. I thoroughly enjoy my visit. The lockers are roomy, the changing rooms are clean, the showers are hot, the water is just right, the pool is large enough for...More

1  Thank Meg O
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Never had any issues with showers being too cold/hot or cleanliness in any area of the complex, 25 metre pool with slow, medium and fast lanes and a large open pool area for kids/families.Great indoor 5 a side football pitch with clean changing rooms Staff...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Need to modernise and build again for the community Please remember we need our local pool as everything seems to revolve around losing our history and heritage

1  Thank leggisue
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

I have used the King Alfred since I was a child, in fact I learnt to swim here in the 80s. Not much has changed since then except the removal of the little slide and the mushroom-type thingy you would slide over. Funny thing being...More

3  Thank Samantha C
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Hi - I would like to swim in the sea in Brighton, but I am worried about leaving my stuff on the beach. Do you think I could go to the King Alfred Leisure Centre,pay he entry fee, leave my stuff in a locker there, and then walk out in my wetsuit and swim in the sea? Do people do that and is it acceptable? Or has anyone any suggestion about how to swim in the sea in Brighton - if I leave my clothes and mobile phone on the beach will they get nicked and/or peed on by dogs? I'm planning on a day trip from London.
24 April 2017|
Response from FreedomLeisure | Property representative |
Hi, if you would like to call 01273 290290 I am sure we can find a solution. Regards King Alfred Leisure Centre
How often is the pool cleaned? I am often surprised at the amount plasters and general debris when swimming first thing in the morning - as wearing goggles reveals... Is the [tested] water quality ever 'posted' for visitors to see?
17 August 2015|
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Response from Samantha C | Reviewed this property |
The pool has filters around the outside that the water "slops" into. This is then pumped back into the pool, so any debris will be caught as it enters the filter. To my knowledge I have never known it be closed for... More