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PureGym Bristol Union Gate

Bristol Union Gate is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 108.
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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 Extra benefits

  • Yanga water
  • Exclusive brand discounts

Check out all EXTRA benefits

Welcome to our Bristol Union Gate gym

1 million members, 1 million reasons. What's yours? Join now.

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.  

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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
  • Sam Rathbone Assistant Gym Manager Sam Rathbone 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
  • Yanga water available
  • Dumbbells up to 50KG
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Olympic weightlifting platform
  • NEW plate loaded kit
  • 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 Extra membership

Get all the above and more with our

Extra Membership

Discover more from PureGym with Extra and get these exclusive benefits

  • Bring a friend 4 times a month
  • Freeze at no extra cost
  • Exclusive Member Benefits
  • Multi Gym Access
  • Book classes 14 days in advance

Choose Extra for just £19.99
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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.

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 3 out of 5 by from Average I couldn't enter gym to look around and bought the membership for 6months. I do regret it since its worn out and lacks equipment. Cleaningness 3/5 as well.
Date published: 2019-07-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great gym but free weights section has issues Union Gate is great gym, lots of equipment and space so you really get your moneys worth. It's an affordable gym, especially for students. There is plenty of equipment for people at all levels of gym experience. But the fact that the free weights area is always so messy is an issue. Dumbbells, plates etc. are never put in their correct places so you spend ages trying to find the ones you need. This issue really needs to be solved.
Date published: 2019-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Julie is the best! I joined PureGym a couple years back to train for a 10k. The induction was great- left me feeling comfortable in the gym, able to use different machines, and with ideas for different work outs. Skip forward a year and I was struggling with motivation, so I popped on the PureGym website to look at classes. That’s when I saw about the personal trainers. It was great seeing who was available and a bit about each of them- meant I could choose one that fitted to me. Julie has been amazing! She cheers me on, she knows when to push me to give more, and I’ve seen results being with her- both my physical and mental health have improved. She has a great sense of humour too!
Date published: 2019-07-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Review :P First time in a Pure Gym and I really liked it. Locker rooms I think are the only drawback I can think of.
Date published: 2019-07-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good but cleanliness needs improving This gym is close to where I live, it’s big and fully equipped but smells of sweat sometimes, seats, mats and treadmills are always dirty. Bathrooms could also be spotless and disinfected much more.
Date published: 2019-07-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Convenient and good value for money I signed up to Pure Gym about six months ago to help me train for an event and get me back on track with my fitness. I can come anytime as the gym is opened 24hrs which is great and get an NHS staff discount.
Date published: 2019-07-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good gym Been using Union Gate for a few months now and it’s great value for money. Well equipped and lots of room despite being very central. My only downsides are, the Male changing rooms need investment as the lockers are poor quality and there always seem to be a shower or 2 not working (see Bristol - Brislington for a good example of a changing room) and the fact that weights are just left everywhere and never tidied up / put back.
Date published: 2019-07-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wide range of workout equipment and classes I really enjoy my workouts at Pure Gym on Union Gate in Bristol not only because of the convenient location, but because of the wide variety of auxiliary equipment, machines, free weights, floor mats, and classes that you offer. The gym floor space is enormous, and there's so much to choose from, even when the gym is super busy during peak times. My only complaint at the moment is how small the locker room facilities are compared to the size of the gym and the number of women that use the shower and locker room. It's really a tight squeeze, with only four small vanity mirrors. The hair blow dryers are not nearly powerful enough, and they seem to overheat almost instantly before my very short hair is done drying. The shower stalls need to have a much larger shelf for toiletries that women usually use. I personally have four different products, all travel sized bottles, but they don't fit on the tiny rectangle shelf meant to hold only a bar of soap. Come on, guys! Let's think more of what women want! The design would be better if there was a corner 3-tiered shelf in each shower stall. That way, a lady could have ample space to place her shower products without having to bend over to put them on the floor, which is where mine undoubtedly fall every single time I'm in the shower! And how about putting a bench or two near the shower stalls so that a lady can sit to dry off her feet. Even your signs say that we should be careful that we are fully dry before leaving the shower area. Not everyone is flexible enough to reach their feet comfortably and safely whilst standing. After all, that's why I'm coming to the gym - to get more physically fit. But until that happens, I'll need a little bit of help to get there.
Date published: 2019-07-05
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