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PureGym Bristol Union Gate

Bristol Union Gate is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 194.
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From £14.99 per month
NO CONTRACT GYM - leave any time
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Opening Hours
24 hours/day, 7 days a week
  • No contract
  • 220+ bits of kit
  • 50+ free classes
  • Open 24 hours
  • 50kg dumbbells
  • Free wifi
  • Full air-con
  • Member benefits

Plus these Plus benefits

  • Sports water
  • Exclusive brand discounts

Check out all PLUS benefits

Welcome to our Bristol Union Gate gym

Everyone and every body is welcome at our great-value gym in Broadmead, which is open 24 hours a day, packed with high-quality kit and has lots of free classes. And because we like to keep you happy, membership is contract-free, so you can leave anytime you want. 

We've added new kit and improved the existing gym space. Now that the refurb is complete, the cycle studio has a new look and feel so you can enjoy your classes even more. A brand new functional area has been added with lots of new functional kit like a rig and ski erg machine.

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Kit & facilities

  • Cardio

    Improve your endurance and stamina with our fantastic range of cardio equipment from treadmills and rowers to spin bikes and more!

  • Free weights

    Increase strength and build muscle mass in our large free weights area packed with high quality dumbbells, weights benches and squat racks.

  • Fixed weights

    Get strong and toned with our excellent range of fixed weights machines, including the leg press, lat-pull down, chest press, and much more.

  • Changing rooms

    All changing rooms have lockers, showers, hairdryers and plug sockets for your own appliances – and everything’s deep cleaned every day.

  • Studio

    Work out in a group at our free fitness classes! We have over 50 free classes available every week, from fat-burning indoor cycling and circuits to legs bums and tums.

  • Functional Area

    Improve your flexibility or challenge yourself to a bodyweight workout in our spacious multi-functional area.

The team

  • Melissa Taylor Gym Manager Melissa Taylor Gym Manager
  • Lola Arestan Assistant Gym Manager Lola Arestan Assistant Gym Manager

So why join?

  • No contract
  • Over 220 pieces of state-of-the-art equipment, in a clean, comfortable, safe, friendly and spacious setting
  • Over 50 FREE classes a week
  • Open 24/7 - work out when you want
  • Rehydrate with Sports water
  • Dumbbells up to 50KG
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Olympic weightlifting platform
  • Plate loaded kit available
  • Fully air conditioned for your comfort
  • Changing rooms with showers and lockers
  • Free initial exercise induction
  • Fantastic offers and discounts available to print out from our members area
  • Personal trainers available
  • A dedicated members area on our website with online training and nutrition guides
  • Exclusive brand discounts on Plus membership

Get more with a
Plus membership

All the benefts of a
Core membership plus:

  • Bring a guest 4 times a month
  • Freeze your membership anytime
  • Bigger discounts on brands
  • Multi Gym Access
  • Book classes 14 days in advance

Choose Plus for just £20.99
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Note to members:

Non-staffed hours are between: 10pm-6am  Monday to Sunday.

To get into PureGym Bristol Union Gate simply enter your access PIN into the keypad next to the outside doors and press ‘OK’. You must enter your PIN on every visit so we know exactly who’s coming into the gym. When exiting, enter your PIN again into the signposted keypad and press ‘OK’.

Round-the-clock fitness in Bristol

We know what a busy bee you are, but if you need to get your fitness buzz from working out at night or early in the morning we have the solution because our doors are open 24/7!  All of our gyms are also monitored remotely so you know that you are in safe hands whenever you work out.

Better space and functional kit 

PureGym Bristol Union Gate has a brand-new face lift! We've improved this gym to provide a new and improved experience. A new functional area including a rig and ski erg machine has been added so you can have fun whilst working out and make progress at the same time. We've also given the cycle studio and fitness studio a new look and feel so you can enjoy your classes even more! 

Top-quality kit to make you fit

We may be a cheap gym, but don’t assume for a moment that you’ll be queuing for the equipment because we are jam-packed with more than 220 pieces of top-of-the-range kit. Take a ride on our fantastic spin cycles which come equipped with computerised monitors designed to give you feedback on your performance. If you enjoy a classic cardio work-out jump on our cross trainers, treadmills, steppers and rowers or for those who want to bulk up take advantage of our huge free weights area and our new plate loaded kit.

We deliver top-class action

We’re not just about the individual at PureGym. If you love working out in groups you will be spoiled for choice with more than 50 free classes available every week. Get involved in some of our high-intensity sessions like fat burn, circuits and boot camp, or tone up those abs, legs, bums and tums. If you’re looking for a low-impact exercise try out our stretch class to reawaken those sleepy muscles. It’s all here waiting to be discovered at PureGym Bristol Union Gate.

Free induction class

If all of this sounds appealing then become a member online by clicking on the Join Now link and filling out all your details - it couldn’t be easier! Once you’re on board you can get your new fitness regime under way by booking a free induction class with an instructor who will show you the ropes and give you tips on the best exercise for you. If you prefer to put us to the test first we’re up for the challenge. Book a day pass online and see what we have to offer. Once you’ve joined you can find special offers and discounts from top brands and local businesses in the members’ area of the website.

Maximise your results with Bolt Ons

Each time you visit the gym, you can enjoy 500ml of sports water in the flavour of your choice. Available in 6 fruity flavours for just £6 extra per month, staying hydrated will be easy and tasty! To top your membership with these additional features, visit our Bolt Ons page.

How to find us

Situated on Union Street, Broadmead, PureGym Bristol Union Gate has been carefully designed to help you reach your health and fitness goals. Whether you're a gym pro or completely new to exercise, you'll have access to all the latest gym equipment and over 50 free fitness classes.

PureGym is situated within Union Gate in Broadmead, a stone’s throw away from Broadmead shopping centre, the Galleries shopping centre and Cabot Circus. You’ll find us next to Poundland and Ladbrokes. If you're coming by car, pop BS1 2DU into your SatNav and park in the NCP multi-storey car park on Nelson Street which is a minute’s walk away or the multi-storey car park at the Galleries shopping centre which is a three-minute walk away.

Alternatively, bus numbers 13, 4D, 4DA, 41, 55, 349, 512, 668 and X54 will drop you off nearby at the Broadmead Union Street bus stop. If you’re coming by train, Bristol Temple Meads train station is a twenty-minute walk away. As you leave the club, head southeast on Union Street and take a slight right at Wine St. Turn left on Victoria Street, then take the second exit at the roundabout onto Temple Gate and turn left onto Station Approach. The station will be on the left.

And if you fancy warming up before you work out, you can leave your bike at the bike racks outside the gym!

If you're looking for a superb, contract-free, budget gym in Bristol we tick all the boxes so why not sign up today? You won't regret it.

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Bristol Union Gate gym reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wonderfuly free of narcisistic students Went a lunchtime midweek, much quieter than the post work spike at 5.
Date published: 2019-11-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Warm temperature inside gym quite dark inside, and warm temperature, nothing to distract when running on treadmill
Date published: 2019-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love my PT sessions! I've been working out with my current trainer since April 2018, and he is so enthusiastic about training me. He encourages me to keep working hard, and he supports my goals of weight loss and strength training. I know he enjoys my sessions as much as I do.
Date published: 2019-11-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Much improved after the recent refurb Have been coming for a few years now and the facilities improved a lot since the refurb - does sometimes seem a bit crowded and air quality not that great but I guess that's everywhere!
Date published: 2019-11-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great environment The environment is really nice and has a lot of equipment. But would you please change the direction of bicycles which are located next to the mirror in the coner. Because every time I lie on a yoga mat to stretch, there is a strong wind blowing at me from bicycle, which caused me to have a cold. Hope to make some adjustments, thank you.
Date published: 2019-11-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Could be better considering it was just refurb Came for a paid class (yoga) which was delayed due to previous class running over. It was really loud - usually not an issue but can be disturbing in yoga or Pilates, was hoping with the refurb the studio would be separated. Intense low level LED lighting strip is also too intense with upper lighting being too dim - far from ideal for visual comfort. can be disturbing when exercising on mats, though that might me a side effect specific to me due to my mild epilepsy.
Date published: 2019-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great spin class Great spin class with Julie Poole who is a credit to Pure Gym
Date published: 2019-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Much better after refurb Glad to see better lockers and showers in changing rooms. Equipment generally kept clean and well maintained as always. Entering my 5th year of membership and still the best gym in it's class.
Date published: 2019-11-06
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