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PureGym London Borough

London Borough is rated 3.4 out of 5 by 196.
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From £32.99 per month
NO CONTRACT GYM - leave any time
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Opening Hours
Mon - Sun 6am-10pm
  • No contract
  • 50+ free classes
  • 50kg dumbbells
  • Free wifi

And get these Plus benefits

  • Sports water

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Welcome to our London Borough gym

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

PureGym London Borough is now open!

Our 1 million members chose PureGym as we're equipped to cater for their 1 million reasons for joining. So whatever your reason for choosing PureGym London Borough, we're here for you. We've designed the gym with you in mind, from the way everything's laid out to the massive choice on offer. We're talking functional training, free weights, cycle studio, cardio and much more. Plus, our gym classes are free and our memberships are contract-free.

You can access PureGym London Borough just off Long Lane, opposite Tennis Street. If you turn onto the Empire Square from Long Lane you'll see the entrance on the right-hand side.

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Inside the gym

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The team

  • Bella Karimian Gym Manager Bella Karimian Gym Manager
  • Kasely Ikhide Assistant Gym Manager Kasely Ikhide Assistant Gym Manager

So why join?

  • No contract
  • Over 50 FREE classes a week
  • Rehydrate with Sports water
  • Dumbbells up to 50KG
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Changing rooms with showers and lockers

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 £33.99
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How do you like to train?

We've packed the gym with the latest gym kit so you can use your old favourites or try equipment, such as slam balls, kettlebells, sandbags, climbmills, elliptical trainers and a rig.

Workout with friends

To make it easier to achieve your goals (big and small) we run a timetable of more than 50 free weekly gym classes, plus brand new Sweat and Strength functional training classes.

Want insider tips?

To get fitness motivation, workout routines and healthy meal ideas at any time, simply follow the PureGym Insiders, our handpicked group of PureGym ambassadors, on Instagram. You can even direct message them if you have a question.

Let’s get started

No matter what reason you have for looking for a gym membership, PureGym London Borough is the gym for you. Sign up today and you’ll get instant access. We look forward to meeting you.

How to find us

You'll find PureGym London Borough below/behind Marlin apartments part of the Empire Square complex next to the Tesco Express on Long Lane. If you're coming by car you can use the Borough Station car park for £2 per hour.

The gym is well served by public transport with no less than three bus stops nearby. 

  • Tennis Street (Stop K). Walk east on Long Ln/A2198 towards Tennis St. It's a one-minute walk to catch the C10 bus.
  • Tennis Street (Stop J) via Long Ln/A2198. It's a one-minute walk to catch the C10 bus.
  • Borough Station Great Dover Street (Stop E). It's a two-minute walk via Long Ln/A2198 and Great Dover St/A2 to catch the N21 or 21 bus

Borough Tube Station (Northern line) is the closest tube station. It's a short three-minute walk via Long Ln/A2198 or a five-minute walk to Southwark underground via Crosby Row and Great Maze Pond. Alternatively, bike racks are situated outside Tesco Express.

London Borough gym reviews

Rated 3 out of 5 by from Borough Machines are a bit dated compared to the other pure gyms I use. Could do with upgrading. Over all okay for a basic workout
Date published: 2019-12-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great value for money but quite unclean I moved to this gym from another competitor due to my workplace relocating. I tend to go before work and it feels like a much more friendly atmosphere than my previous gym. The only set backs however would be that the showers are particularly unclean, the small upstairs mezzanine can become extremely hot and the few times I have visited after work have proven exceptionally busy. Overall however, you get what you pay for and I would recommend it to a friend (but maybe shower at home/the office).
Date published: 2019-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great gym Classes attended are of high quality - shout out to Winston's sunday evening classes, with many regulars! Overall very friendly staff. The gym can get quite busy at times, but I avoid going at peak times.
Date published: 2019-12-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Cold The studio was cold. The AC was on really high and I couldn't enjoy any of the classes. The showers were also cold and there was no sign of notification up so I found out the hard way.
Date published: 2019-12-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice community gym I like the efficient layout of the gym and the range of equipment available
Date published: 2019-11-27
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Shower floor fixed? After closing the shower area for a few days, to clean the floor surface, it now appears that the surface is pulling away from the ground and is effectively more dangerous, water is not draining properly and the surface is most likely going to have to be replaced, causing further closures and disruption
Date published: 2019-11-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good gym! It's a great gym, it does get packed after work at the beginning of the week but it's what you would expect for a busy gym in central London.
Date published: 2019-11-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good gym, some things to improve Equipment is generally good quality and well maintained. Overall there's a great range of equipment and even at busy times it's easy to have a good workout. The app and access system is great. Music is the right volume. Temperature in the gym is spot on too. Some improvements: It can take a while to fix breakages - for example the shattered glass behind one of the squat racks was taped up for weeks before being fully replaced. There a broken soft floor tile besides on of the other squat racks which is a bit of a trip hazard and still has yellow tape on it after a few weeks of being damaged. Also, whilst there are a reasonable number of bar weights available, some of the 20kg and 25kg are quite old, rough and have exposed metal. They could do with being replaced. If people could be encouraged to replace weights it would really improve the experience. Would be nicer for the staff too! Perhaps more signs could help?
Date published: 2019-11-25
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