New £1m gym opens in Staples Corner


Barnet is set for a health and well-being boost, as the UK’s fastest-growing gym chain, The Gym Group, has opened a new 24/7 training space in the city.

The Gym, costing more than £1m to create, has launched just in time for those looking to set personal fitness goals for the new year.

The Gym London Staples Corner is situated perfectly for locals in the area at Staples Corner Retail Park. It is the 200th training space from The Gym Group to launch in the UK and will offer members more than 100 pieces of high-spec training equipment over 13,000 square feet, including plate-loaded strength equipment, a large free weights area, Olympic lifting platforms, functional training spaces and cardio machines.

Highly- skilled and experienced personal trainers will also be on hand to help gym users achieve their fitness goals, whatever they may be. Members will benefit from a range of unlimited free gym classes such as HIIT or circuits, perfect for both beginner and advanced gym-goers. In addition to their renowned low-cost memberships, free Parking is also available to members.

The Gym London Staples Corner will also bring new employment opportunities to the area, with 10 members of staff across personal training, management, and cleaning.

Mark Sabonjian, General Manager of The Gym London Staples Corner, said: “We’re excited to open a fantastic new gym space in Staples Corner and hope to break down any barriers to fitness people from the local community may have to help them achieve their personal goals.

“The Gym Group welcomes people from all walks of life, and with a dedicated team of personal trainers, we offer the ideal space to train, tone up or improve overall fitness no matter who you are, your ability, shape or size.”

The Gym will continue its ‘Safe With Us’ policy to ensure health and safety measures are followed in line with current government guidance. This includes regular cleaning of gym and studio spaces, hygiene stations for members to wipe down benches and equipment, as well as hand sanitiser throughout the training space.

The Gym London Staples Corner is one of five gyms opened by the business nationwide on the same day, including Bury St Edmunds, Barrow-in-Furness, Glasgow Forge and Oxford Headington.

More and more gyms are choosing to promote their business by creating a personalized brand. Their members will receive a large gift pack when they join the gym, which may contain custom pin badges. It can adorn your gym bag or clothing. Usually, pin badges come in a variety of shapes and designs and can be personalized with your own ideas online for free, so check out if you’re interested.

Barnet residents interested in boosting their health and fitness can also take up an introductory membership offer of £9.99 a month for the first six months and no joining fee, including multi-site gym access and free passes for friends and family. The offer is due to end on 30th December.