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King Alfred Leisure Centre

Closed Now: 06:30 - 20:30
Open today: 06:30 - 20:30
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Not a good experience at all, Very disappointed...

I have not been to the King Alfred for around a decade and I was very disappointed when I decided... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Crawley, United Kingdom
Saturday morning swim

This is a very popular venue and could be so much better. The 0815-0930 lane swimming was chaotic... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
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29 Aug 2018
“Not a good experience at all, Very disappointed...”
5 May 2018
“Saturday morning swim”
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King Alfred Leisure Centre Kingsway, Brighton BN3 2WW, England
+44 1273 290290
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

This is (was) a regular place for me and has never been particularly good but is my closest pool. I would rather get a bus and go somewhere where the staff are not so lazy. A woman with a float backed up the middle swimming...More

1  Thank Ipitt000
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I have not been to the King Alfred for around a decade and I was very disappointed when I decided to pop in pop in with my daughter and mum, The entrance lobby is looking very tired. The reception just looks like chaos inside and...More

1  Thank m3dic0
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

The general pool is quite big and would be nice to swim in if not for the nappies, hair and other trash that people have dumped there. There were also some kids biting bits of foam off the floats and spitting them in to the...More

1  Thank Benjamin K
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Today we visited the pool at King Alfred, which allowed us to make use of our Freedom Leisure cards, which entitles Brighton and Hove children aged 5-16 to free public swimming sessions. Thanks to this scheme I only paid £4.95, which given the length of...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

This is a very popular venue and could be so much better. The 0815-0930 lane swimming was chaotic because the session for “adults” was short. Then it was shortened still more as a load of swimming classes took over an increased section of the pool....More

2  Thank 157DavidM
Reviewed 23 March 2018

ITS ALL ABOUT TAKING YOUR MONEY , JUST TAKING YOUR MONEY The Brighton and Hove swimming complexes are both FILTHY, FALLING TO BITS , LACKING IN INVESTMENT, and they are expensive. THE SAUNA at King Alfred of which the structure is collapsing is an overcrowded,...More

4  Thank Sharon c
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

5 mins away from where I live so have used a few times over the last 12 months or so. Looks a bit run down but the pool is ok as are facilities.

2  Thank 963jakeb
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Took the family there and what a mistake to make. My partner said she would never ever set foot in there again due to the dirt that was, pretty much, everywhere.

2  Thank Rob M
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Once again I made the trip to the leisure centre for a swim. After complaining once about the hygiene standards I thought it might have improved - I was wrong. The floor of the changing rooms is disgusting with hair everywhere and blocked drains. The...More

2  Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The centre's pool has broken lockers, poorly functioning showers, damaged lockers and dirty changing facilities. The depressing and uncared for feel of this place is why so many people prefer to drive out to the Triangle centre for their swimming. Staff generally appear unhelpful and...More

1  Thank Tim B
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2 September 2018|
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Response from 963jakeb | Reviewed this property |
As per the previous answer. Showers are past reception and are only for the use of paying customers.
24 April 2017|
Response from FreedomLeisure | Property representative |
Hi, if you would like to call 01273 290290 I am sure we can find a solution. Regards King Alfred Leisure Centre
17 August 2015|
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Response from SamanthaC107 | Reviewed this property |
The pool has filters around the outside that the water "slops" into. This is then pumped back into the pool, so any debris will be caught as it enters the filter. To my knowledge I have never known it be closed for... More