PureGym logo launched in 2015
|Headquarters||Town Centre House, Merrion Centre, |
Number of locations
|200+ gyms (2018)|
It is Britain's largest gym chain by membership, being the first to gain 1,000,000 members.[when?] It has plans to open 300 gyms by 2020.
In May 2015, PureGym acquired all gyms from rival UK fitness chain LA Fitness, bringing the total number of gyms across the UK to 141. As of September 2017, PureGym has 172 gyms across the United Kingdom according to their website.
All PureGyms are monitored by real-time TV linked directly to security staff and emergency services. Most gyms also run weekly fire drills during off-peak hours.
Ownership and management
PureGym was privately owned by CCMP Capital and other investors. In 2014, rival The Gym Group attempted to take over Pure Gym, but abandoned the takeover after it was referred to the Competition and Markets Authority.
It has a 2-star accreditation from Best Companies and a BCI score of 696.6.
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