BEHOLD Bracknell’s new ice-rink as first designs reveal what the new “state-of-the-art” facility could look like.

Ozone Ice Rink is set to open at The Western Centre in Bracknell following the closure of the John Nike Leisure Complex in July.

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Other than the 17m x 34m size of the rink, few details were given about the ice training facility when the new site was announced earlier this month.

Now drawings and designs have been unveiled after a planning application was validated by Bracknell Forest Council.

An artist’s impression shows Ozone Ice Rink both with and without ice hockey players.

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Onlookers watch from above on one side with a scoreboard opposite.

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Ground floor plans indicate the ice rink will be flanked by three changing rooms, a storage space, players benches, mens and women’s showers and toilets, a coaches room, a skate hire section, offices and a reception area.

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On the first floor, there is planned to be more office space, a bar, more changing rooms and showers, and another training space.

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A design statement submitted by the applicants read: “The proposal would provide a state-of-the-art facility utilising the latest sporting technology to enable high-quality, fit for purpose use.”

According to the statement, the ice rink would primarily be used for ice sports training, as well as pre-booked lessons for schools and the general public.

There would be no ‘walk-in’ services available, however.

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The design statement read: “Following the closure of the John Nike Leisure Centre and its ice rink, there is a clear demand for a new ice rink facility to be provided within the area.

“Whilst this proposed facility is not intended to be a like-for-like replacement, especially in terms of its ability to host competitive matches and a large number of spectators, it nonetheless provides an ice sports training facility available to the general public, subject to pre-booked slots, which would serve to meet a significant level of demand created by the closure of the John Nike centre.”

24 car parking spaces would serve the site.

According to planning documents, 12 jobs would be created by the venture.

Opening times are listed as 6am to midnight, seven-days-a-week.

This plan is pending consideration and details given are subject to change.