Health and fitness in Chelmsford

The Old Factory Gym

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In Chelmsford, The Old Factory gym is located in Globe House on New Street – just across the road from our campus. The Old Factory welcomes students, staff and members of the public with competitive membership prices for all.

The Old Factory offers a large refurbished fitness facility with all new gym equipment including a multi-functional fitness rig, three Olympic lifting platforms, two ten metre sled tracks as well as a host of cardiovascular equipment, fixed resistance machines and free weights.

The gym also houses of a large fitness studio, dedicated spin studio, changing facilities, lockers and accessible changing facilities.

Please be aware that training at The Old Factory is slightly different following Covid-19. To accurately monitor capacity in the gym we have introduced bookable slots throughout the day. You can book a slot by downloading our app, on our online booking system or by calling us on 01245 683380. If you need assistance with app or online booking login access then please email us at and a member of the team will be happy to help.

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Mildmay Sports Hall

Mildmay Sports Hall features four badminton courts and is fully equipped for a range of other indoor sports including basketball, netball, futsal and indoor cricket.

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The centre has changing facilities, lockers and accessible changing facilities on site.

Contact us to check availability, book individual courts, half the hall, or the whole hall.

 Hourly rate Court Half Hall Whole Hall
Student £5   £10  £20
Staff & Alumni  £6.50   £13  £26
Public £9.50   £18  £36

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