We wish to notify you of planned improvement works which will soon take place at Better, Hendon Leisure Centre. Working in partnership with the London Borough of Barnet, Hendon Leisure Centre is please to announce that it is to under go a large refurbishment which will improve facilities throughout the Centre. 


The works will begin on Monday 24th September 2018, and will last approximately 7 weeks.

The project includes:  

Changing Room Refurbishment

 As part of the refurbishment Hendon will see both male and female changing rooms refurbished, full gym kit refurbishment and extension of gym floor space as well as a brand new climbing wall to be installed.

As part of the refurbishment works the shower facilities will be closed whilst the refurbishment works are completed in both male and female changing rooms. 

The male changing rooms will be closed from Monday 26th November for refurbishment works. 

During this period temporary changing facilities will be provided; however, please note that there will be NO shower facilities available during this time. The works are scheduled to be completed by the end of December.

Gym Refurbishment

From Friday 8th October, works will commence on expanding the entire gym area and is expected to last approximately 7 weeks. Whilst the works are being carried out,  we aim to keep the gym open as normal however, some of the existing equipment may be relocated to available areas in the gym to keep disruption to your normal workout routine to a minimum.

As part of the gym refurbishment, over 71 state of the art pieces of Technogym equipment.

Climbing Wall

The Climbing Wall will be closed for refurbishment work from Monday 16th October until early 2019. 

Please keep an eye on the website for for futher updates.

Whilst our Climbing Wall is being refurbished, the next nearest location to book a climbing wall session is Swiss Cottage Leisure centre.

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Thank You

We apologies for any inconvenience caused by the disruption of service, and thank you for your patience during this time.

We will continue to update you on our progress and you can follow our webpage here to keep up to date with the progress of the works.

Should you have any queries, please contact a member of the team at Better, Hendon Leisure Centre on 020 8455 0818 or