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riginally a social club founded by Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood for London’s high society, this club was recently redesigned by the HKS Hospitality Group as a family-friendly centre focused around health and wellness. The interiors of the main club are designed to evoke a narrative of exploration and travel. Dark lava stone tiles form the floor of a swimming pool, which is filled with seawater transported from the shores of Sicily. There’s also a spa and wellness facilities, including Russian banyas, a Turkish hamman, a Watsu aquatic therapy pool and a 25,000sq ft health club.

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Health Club Management October 2016  

Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry.

Health Club Management October 2016  

Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry.