New Gymnastics Classes for children now added. Please have a look at our courses section for more information. -
Please be aware that due to the EU Referendum, the Sports Hall and Functional Zone will be closed from Wednesday 22nd June to Friday 24th June inclusive. Please contact the centre for further details. -

Opening hours


Mon - Fri
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
* Different parts of the building may have slightly different opening times throughout the day. Please check before you visit. Click here to see the full programme.


Mon - Fri
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00

Our facilities

View our interactive tour


  • Adapted for wheelchairs
  • Disabled toilet
  • Accessible Parking
  • Poolside hoist
  • Ramp Access
  • Accessible Changing
  • Lift
  • Poolside Facilities

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Keep the children active during this School holiday at Better, Britannia Leisure Centre

This May half-term, under-16s can sign up for a FREE Better Holiday Card. The card gives you fantastic discounts on a variety of Activities For Kids at your local Better leisure centre. So when school stops there’s only one place to go for an action packed half-term. Plus, it’s super-easy to book in advance so you can be sure they don’t miss out.

Click here to find out

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EU Referendum programme changes at Britannia Leisure Centre

YYour Better, Britannia Leisure Centre is being used as a vote counting location for EU Referendum taking place on Thursday 23rd June 2016.

We are sorry to announce that the Sports Hall and Functional Zone to be closed to the public from Wednesday 22nd June until Friday 24th June inclusive. Other facilities at Britannia Leisure Centre will remain open to the public as usual.

Normal programming will resume on Saturday 25th June 2016.

For further information, please speak to a member of staff.

We’d like to apologise for any inconvenience caused and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Swimming Pool Extreme Aqua Sessions

Join us for inflatable sessions at Britannia Leisure Centre on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 2pm-5pm.

Please ensure you are early to this session to avoid potential capacity issues

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Junior Squash sessions coming to Britannia Leisure Centre - Wednesday's 6-7pm

Junior Squash coaching with coaches from England Squash and Racketball will be available every Wednesday from 6th April 2016 between 6.00-7.00pm.

Information about prices:

Free for all pre-paid members

£2.50 for pay and play members.

Junior Squash Coaching is a great chance to learn a new skill or get some top tips to work your way up the leaderboard. If you under 16 then you are ideal for this opportunity.

It's a fun session with drills and skills and then the chance to play some Squash.

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Our partners

We are pleased to work in partnership with Hackney Council

  • Hackney Council

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Britannia Leisure Centre

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Britannia Leisure Centre
40 Hyde Road
N1 5JU
By bus
242, 149, 394, 76, 141, 271, 21
By train & tube
Old Street
By bike
Bike storage available
Storage for 20 bikes available
By car
Car parking available
4 disabled spaces available