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PureGym London South Kensington

London South Kensington is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 21.
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From £49.99 per month
NO CONTRACT GYM - leave any time
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Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday 6.30am - 10.00pm
Friday 6.30am - 9.00pm
Saturday - Sunday 7.00am - 8.00pm
  • No contract
  • 220+ bits of kit
  • 50+ free classes
  • 50kg dumbbells
  • Free wifi
  • Recently refurbished
  • Full air-con
  • Member benefits

Welcome to our London South Kensington gym

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

PureGym South Kensington is nestled in the heart of the borough of Kensington and Chelsea on the site of the former LAX. We’re proud to offer members a huge range of brand new kit, a large range of free classes including Les Mills, and towel service all for just £49.99 a month.

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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

  • Matt Hirst Assistant Gym Manager Matt Hirst Assistant Gym Manager
  • Lewis Oakford Fitness Coach Lewis Oakford Fitness Coach
  • Martelle Shakespeare Fitness Coach Martelle Shakespeare Fitness Coach
  • George Simson Fitness Coach George Simson 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 50 FREE classes a week
  • Dumbbells up to 50KG
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Recently refurbished
  • Olympic weightlifting platform
  • Functional RIG
  • 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

So no matter what your fitness goal may be, we’ve got the kit, classes and fitness team to help you get there. Plus, because our memberships are all contract-free, you can pause or stop your fitness journey at any time. Did you know we’re the fastest growing gym chain in the UK? Sign up today and you’ll discover why!

Workout your way

We’ve transformed the former LAX club with an extended area for kit, and filled that space with brand new kit we know you’ll love. As a result, you’ll never have to queue to workout and you’ll always have fun new options to try. If you’re ever unsure how to use something, simply ask a member of the team.

Free Les Mills classes…and much more 

We know that working out with others is a great way to stay motivated and push yourself. That’s why we’ve put together a packed timetable of over 50 gym classes, including the ever-popular Les Mills. These classes are all included in your monthly membership fee, so you’re literally free to try them all!

Sign up at South Kensington

You can start your fitness journey today at PureGym South Kensington by selecting the gym from the drop down menu on our joining page. At just £49.99 a month, it’s an offer that’s hard to beat. We’ll also throw in a free induction so you can get to know the gym and discover the kit and classes best suited to your goal.

How to find us

PureGym South Kensington is located on The South Kensington Estate on Pelham Street, connected to the Transport for London building. We’re a 2-3-minute walk from South Kensington tube station, the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Science Museum.

When you leave the tube station take a left towards Sloane Avenue and you’ll see us on the left. Alternatively, there’s a bus stop a minute away and you can also lock your bike to the rack at the back of the club accessed through the back of reception.

London South Kensington gym reviews

Rated 1 out of 5 by from TOO BUSY AND TOO LITTLE FOR WHAT YOU PAY! TOO BUSY AND TOO LITTLE FOR WHAT YOU PAY! TOO BUSY AND TOO LITTLE FOR WHAT YOU PAY!
Date published: 2019-03-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Gym is good but clients are not I'm a member of Soho gym and we had to use Puregym South Kensington until they reopen the Earl's Court gym. Can't wait to go back.
Date published: 2019-02-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice gym but too busy Good location near South Kensington Tube Station. Gym is too busy in the evenings and impossible to get a proper workout done with weights. In the morning it's slightly better although it's still very crowded. Treadmills are a bit old and would benefit from being upgraded. Classes book out very quickly part of the ploy to get you to pay more money for the "advanced bookings" for an extra £6 a month.
Date published: 2019-01-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from POOR SERVICE There was no one at the South Kensington gym when the entrance machines were not working. I signed up yesterday and never got a pin. I have written 4 times and not heard anything, and yes my debit card was charged. Cancelling my membership when they do actually get back o me. Seems a poor gym choice to me.
Date published: 2018-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Space Pure gym is easy to use, easy to navigate and easy to enjoy. The gym layout and equipment options are fantastic and the classes on offer are at convenient times and easy to book into on the app. Its a good set up!
Date published: 2018-12-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good gym, not too busy, mostly clean and tidy The gym is okay, quite small, but lots of equipment. Would prefer a bit more variety in the equipment. Fixed weights always busy. Not often I have to queue. Changing rooms average, always towels everywhere all on the floor. Some staff really great and friendly, some are not. Had one sat next to me on a piece of equipment he wasn’t using having the loudest conversation with his friends who come to the gym. Could hear clearly over my headphones. Really off putting. He was literally doing no work at all.
Date published: 2018-12-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gem Of A Gym Recently moved into the area and had the option to go with a nearby private members gym, but signed up here and definitely not regretting it... Spacious, Staff are ace, and never ever too busy or crowded.. Simple equipment, but totally worth it if you’re want to workout on your own clock, get some gains, and feel great doing it... PureGym rules!!
Date published: 2018-12-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from South Kensington is nicer than others but too busy I had a multi gym membership but South Kensington is my home gym and seems to be the cleanest but it is always very busy. The other pure gyms tend not to be as nice but can get to the machines more easily as they are not so busy.
Date published: 2018-12-23
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