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.
Improve your endurance and stamina with our fantastic range of cardio equipment from treadmills and rowers to spin bikes and more!
Increase strength and build muscle mass in our large free weights area packed with high quality dumbbells, weights benches and squat racks.
Get strong and toned with our excellent range of fixed weights machines, including the leg press, lat-pull down, chest press, and much more.
All changing rooms have lockers, showers, hairdryers and plug sockets for your own appliances – and everything’s deep cleaned every day.
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.
Improve your flexibility or challenge yourself to a bodyweight workout in our spacious multi-functional area.
Terese TijusaiteGym Manager
Stephen ByrneAssistant Gym Manager
Emelie AdolfssonFitness Coach
Balazs MagdusFitness Coach
Nicola MincuzziFitness Coach
So why join?
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
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.
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.
The St. Botolph Building, 141 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7DH
Rated 1 out of
Join at your peril....This gym has gone massively downhill since it became a PureGym.
It is now overcrowded to the extent that the changing rooms are constantly full, the equipment is always in use and they foolishly decide to run classes in the middle of the gym floor at busy times leaving no space for individual exercise.
To add to this, the gym and changing rooms are extremely hot. It has now got to stage where it is too hot to use the running machines and has now become dangerous - I'm surprised I'm yet to see anybody collapse mid run given the heat...
If you're thinking of joining this gym and plan to go before work, at lunch or after work - don't - its horrendous
Date published: 2019-04-15
Rated 5 out of
Do your body a favour and take Bart as your PT******This is a review only about Bart, and not about the gym in general. *******
I have been training with Bart for 3 months now. Bart is professional, very experienced and attentive. He makes the client’s goals his goals and tailors the work out to each specific need/goal so you don’t just follow a template. While keeping in mind the clients limitations and abilities he will pushes you to the limit so you see progress and results as soon as possible. I had a great time training with him and seeing the results and would highly recommend him as a personal trainer.
At the time I started training with Bart I was going through a rough time physically. I had knee pain that no doctor or physiotherapist could explain and I was recovering from an arm surgery. Through training Bart and I were able to give me back the physical strength I was lacking, fixing my knee issues and helping me recover and regain confidence in my body.
Date published: 2019-04-13
Rated 4 out of
Aldgate - please pay your instructors!I've been a member here for a couple of years now. It's functional - I like it. It gets busy but you'd expect that.
Gripe - had a very upset pilates teacher today who - after being at the gym for some months, has had erratic pay. There's been a turnover of instructors in that slot and frankly I'm not surprised if they don't get paid.
So PureGym please pay the instructors' invoices when you receive them. We pay you to provide those services and the instructors deserve a wage! It's not rocket science.
Date published: 2019-04-11
Rated 3 out of
Too hot, not looking forward to Summer in CardioI have been attending only classes as the cardio room is unbarable. The cardio & weight room is like a sauna, please can you do something about this before the summer weather kicks in. They should go back to using the strobe lights in the spin classes, the lights in the spin room was one of the reasons I joined the gym as it feels like a clubersize class (should add a cubbersize class too. Most of the trainers are friendly. The spin bikes seats are very painful, could do with seat cushions. The shower glass is very seethrough could do with another glaze of frosting as I can see the next naked body. I don’t think I’ve seen anyone clean the floor or machines which is worrying.
Date published: 2019-04-10
Rated 4 out of
Good but no stairmasterI moved office to around this area last month and so changed to this gym. It is generally nicer then other puregyms as the equipment has functionality to watch TV, they provide towels and it has a nice spacious feel, especially in comparison so some other basement Puregyms. The classes and trainers are good and have capacity for lots of people and for the cardio machines there are generally plenty available.
However the real downside is that there is no stairmaster at this gym! So when I want to use one I have to go to London Wall which is a bit of an inconvenience especially considering there is enough space for one.
Date published: 2019-04-04
Rated 4 out of
Upgrading my review with still a few nigglesMy 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
Good Gym but some improvementsI 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
BrilliantI signed up to pure gym and easily the best chain gym I have been to.