Plans include sports pitch on the roof

Hillingdon council in west London is on the hunt for firms to build a £25m leisure centre in West Drayton.

The council has given firms until next month to register interest in the job.

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The scheme will involve demolishing an existing youth and family centre, as well as building the new leisure centre itself which will come with a 25m swimming pool, sports hall and outdoor sports pitch on the roof.

Up to five firms will be shortlisted for the job, with would-be bidders given until 24 January to send in expressions of interest.

The deal will run for 20 months with shortlisted bidders notified by 24 February.