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UKAA Roundtable, Manchester – Optimising leisure facilities in residential and BTR

Monday 16th September

As we constantly think of ways to offer an exceptional customer experience, leisure facilities within residential developments become a key element in the attraction.

Updated content for this roundtable in Manchester, reflecting the latest thinking and feedback from a successful launch earlier this year. This will be presented by Motive8 in an interactive roundtable session to build on your experience of or to introduce you to, managing gyms, pools and other leisure facilities in the residential and Build to Rent sector. We will be exploring why leisure facilities are such a useful tool in attracting residents.

The roundtable is open to all UKAA and ARMA members and will be presented on Monday 16th September 2019 by Rob Clarke and the team at motive8. This event is kindly being hosted by Shoosmiths.


  • Use of Technology to optimise leisure spaces in residential and BTR
    1. Virtual studios
    2. Membership/booking platforms
    3. Online personal trainers
  • Cost Comparisons
    1. Comparison of 2 schemes purchase and lease costs on gym equipment
  • Operating a leisure space without a specialist leisure management company
    1. Health & Safety Considerations
    2. Compliance
  • Operating and maintenance of pools
    1. Water testing
    2. Servicing
    3. PPM

Timings on the day:
13:30 – 14:00 – Welcome & Registration (tea, coffee, biscuits)
14:00 – 14:30  – Presentation
14:30 – 15:30 – Open Discussion
15:30 – 16:00 – Networking
16:00 – Event Ends