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PureGym London Aldgate

London Aldgate is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 42.
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From £39.99 per month
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Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday 6.00am - 10.00pm
Friday 6.00am - 9.00pm
Saturday - Sunday & Bank Holidays CLOSED
  • No contract
  • 220+ bits of kit
  • Yanga water
  • Free wifi
  • Full air-con
  • Member benefits
  • PTs available

Welcome to our London Aldgate gym

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

Whether you're looking to tone up, lose weight, or improve your general fitness, everybody is welcome at PureGym Aldgate. Our gym is equipped with over 220 pieces of equipment, including free weights, cardio machines, plate loaded kit and fixed resistance machines. We are also revamping the gym to give you more kit and a better space to workout in. We are conveniently located in St. Botolph building, just 1 minute walk from Aldgate tube and within easy reach of the Gherkin, Fenchurch Street and Liverpool Street mainline stations.

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Inside the gym

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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

  • Sam Moses Gym Manager Sam Moses Gym Manager
  • Stephen Byrne Assistant Gym Manager Stephen Byrne Assistant Gym Manager
  • Emelie Adolfsson Fitness Coach Emelie Adolfsson Fitness Coach
  • Balazs Magdus Fitness Coach Balazs Magdus Fitness Coach
  • Ginoe Samuel Fitness Coach Ginoe Samuel Fitness Coach

So why join?

  • No contract
  • Over 220 pieces of state-of-the-art equipment, in a clean, comfortable, safe, friendly and spacious setting
  • Over 60 FREE classes a week
  • Yanga water available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 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

No contract, no worries

Our members pay just one month at a time giving them the freedom to manage their fitness. There are no contracts, no hidden extras, no small print and no catches.

Free fitness classes everyday

Trying something new is one of the easiest ways to stay motivated. That’s why our group exercise class timetable has over fifty free classes, including Les Mill, each and every week.  Which will you try first?

Access to 230+ gyms nationwide

You can also gain access to 230+ gyms throughout the UK (45 of which are in London) for just £3 extra per month. The vast majority of our gyms are also open 24 hours and we are contract free.

Weekend information

Please note that as London Aldgate is closed on weekends, day passes are not valid on those days.

Join online today

Signing up to PureGym is easy. To become a member, click the Join now button and you will be directed to the Joining page and be asked to fill in your registration details. Once you become a member, you will be sent a unique PIN number via email which gives you access to your selected gym. 

Maximise your results with our Bolt Ons

If you’re looking to maximise your results in the gym, you can now stay hydrated with our Sports Water which contains added vitamins and minerals. Every 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

Puregym Aldgate is located in the brand new St. Botolph building, just 1 minute walk from Aldgate tube and within easy reach of the Gherkin, Fenchurch street and Liverpool street mainline stations.

London Aldgate gym reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Upgrading my review with still a few niggles My initial review was very negative, based on my first impressions of Aldgate. And while I still feel the same about certain areas, I now feel I can give a more unbiased review, if you like. Aldgate is one of the better serviced gyms. The Cardio equipment is top of the range, which you will not find in others boroughs. I suppose you would call it one of the flagship sites of Puregym. The equipment is always clean, and I personally have not seen any sweat soaked equipment, maybe during peak hours, but that's understandable. The staff are very much on top of things, and you will always see someone cleaning the machines, so well done guys. Compared to Bermondsey and Shoreditch, you are a clinic! I personally found the previous management unprofessional in the way my initial review was dealt with. I was asked for my opinion, so I gave it. What entailed after that was a very long defensive email from the manager of Aldgate Gym at that time. I felt like my review could have been handled with a bit more compassion, instead of full attack mode. Aldgate now has a new manager who rocks! I believe his name is Sam. He is polite, friendly and actually takes the time to see how you are doing and so forth. He's kind of laid back but still professional. The other manager/Assistant with the glasses, I just find ruuuude and has the personality of a piece of wood (Hardwood). He was seen giving me a look of distain that could have turned me into salt, by someone. I saw it too, but didn't think anything of it until someone brought it to my attention He clearly doesn't like me and I clearly don't give two flying figs about him. He is irrelevant and insignificant to my needs at Puregym. My thoughts are that... if you have a problem with a member, you need to learn how to be professional and not be seen to be behaving like a petulant child. It's just not a good look for an assistant manager, whatever he is - Don't care. If he has a problem, then he should talk to me, not behave like a teenager and give me dirty looks. Grow up, I'm in my 50's, not 20 something. I don't have time for that nonsense. Aside from this, I find the PT's are lovely. Chris, Steve and Ryan are my favourite PT's. They have all helped me more than I could have ever imagined and the knowledge they have passed on to me is invaluable. If you need a PT, please remember these names, they are in my opinion the best there! There is Black guy there who is really cool too. I haven't spoken to him, but I had one his spin classes and it reminded me of back in the day when we used to speed skate backwards to drum and bass. Loved it! Their are so many classes to choose from, it would be virtually impossible to not get the body composition you are wanting from them. I'm not really a classes person, but I did like the first pump class with Natalie. The music was awesome and the routine was ok. I tried a few classes after that, like - Yoga - Pilates, but I found the timing was just off. As someone musically inclined, I found it hard to get into a rhythm and I also found that in Pump - Pilates and Yoga, the timing can be too fast, jumping from one move to another, where it could actually cause an injury because of the way it's been constructed. There isn't really a beginner class, it's get with it or get out. But the timing makes no sense anyway. It's off beat. I don't blame the instructors, I think it's just the way they have been taught to do it. 6:30 to 8:45 it's choco block with people. Come 9:00am it's more or less a ghost town until about 11:00 am, so if you want to get on any machines, get there at this time, It's literally like a ghost town. That's all I have. I use the club for my PT course, and occasionally use the Bulgarian bags, but I'm not overly fond of the Atmosphere and I am into Barbell training, not machines, so it really isn't great for me, as for the functional area, it's not so functional. You can't reach to do pull ups and the squat attachments are heavy and very hard to use, as they are bent out of shape. If you want a cool functional area, you must try Shoreditch. Many, (not all) of the members at Aldgate are kind of uptight and entitled. Some of the women in the changing rooms are unbelievable, the way they leave their nasty towels everywhere. The towel bin is just 5 -10 feet away, but no, they behave like it's the cleaners job to pick up their mess. No home training. St Pauls Puregym is in the City too, but the people that go there are just different. They are really cool, and the manager is lovely, Irish woman. Love her! Aldgate, different substance altogether. I couldn't work there, my spirit would die. I take my hat off to the PT's who do. So, I guess I'm the wicked witch of Shoreditch, but what can you do. It''s my opinion. I wouldn't recommend paying for Aldgate, unless you upgrade it for better benefits, then you don't feel like you are not getting your monies worth, but the classes do make a difference. I'd say, Aldgate is one of the best, for classes. So mixed review, but you take what you can from it.
Date published: 2019-02-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good Gym but some improvements I have been going for a few months now and it is the best gym I have been to where I don't feel uncomfortable to be in. The classes are great and the space/location is good meaning you will always be able to use equipment. However, the air con was broken for many weeks and now it is 'fixed' it is still like walking into a sauna especially in the cardio area where you need the air con the most! - This needs to be improved but feedback is not listened to. Having a Stairmaster would also be good as it seems most gyms have this now but not this one.
Date published: 2019-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant I signed up to pure gym and easily the best chain gym I have been to.
Date published: 2018-12-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Convenient and great classes Great gym in a convenient location! The classes are great and it's one of the few pure gyms that give towels.
Date published: 2018-12-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very good and affordable gym I've been member of the gym since the beginning and I've always been happy with it. The staff is very friendly and there are a lot of class that just recently I discovered. Personal trainers are friendly and prepared and there is a lot of room.
Date published: 2018-12-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing gym! Has everything I need and so closeby! Helping me to be healthy!
Date published: 2018-12-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good location - rubbish kit Good location exception value, very tatty kit that desperately needs updating.
Date published: 2018-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HITTs the spot Good gym to heading before or after work and have always enjoyed the classes
Date published: 2018-12-13
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