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New facility for the Blue Flames
11 Dec 2007 . BY
Rubb Buildings has completed a new leisure and conference facility for the Blue Flames Sporting Club at Longbenton, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Awarded from tender, it's been built on land adjacent to the Newcastle United Indoor Football Centre, another Rubb sports structure.

At 47m wide x 66m long and with sidewalls of 8.5m, the facility comprises one large sporting arena which can be divided by netting into four separate courts, allowing the space to used for a range of different activities.

The Blue Flames Sporting Club is home to The Tyne and Wear Netball Association and as well as running a regional netball league the centre is used by a range of tennis and cricket clubs.

The Club is also used on a regular basis for indoor soccer coaching for children and is available to hire by the public for sports use and for a variety of functions.

The building has a unique reverse curve roof design which has created the space to accommodate a reception area, fully licensed bar, changing rooms, toilets and treatment facilities.

The roof itself is semi-translucent, allowing in natural lighting which not only saves on energy costs but also provides a light, bright and appealing sports activity environment.
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