Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Gym facilities
  • Year established:
    2009
  • Website:
    http://www.puregym.com
  • Contact
    • PureGym, Town Centre House, Merrion Centre, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 8LY

About PureGym

PureGym offer really great fitness facilities with enthusiastic, supportive staff. They provide 99% of what 99% of the population could possibly want for a truly great work-out.

Founded in 2009 by now-Chairman Peter Roberts and based in Leeds, PureGym have over 200 no-contract gyms around the country. PureGym, whose Chief Executive Officer is Humphrey Cobbold, believe that everyone should be able to keep fit and healthy.

PureGym offer world-class fitness equipment at an affordable price. That’s why theirs is a stripped-back service, with no saunas, cafes and steam rooms.

Instead, clients get all the latest kit, including functional training zones, vibration platforms and TRX suspension trainers. They’re also open 24/7, so people can train at 3am if it suits.

Each gym offers over 220 pieces of fitness equipment and up to 80 group exercise classes each week delivered by around 950 personal trainers. PureGym's current membership is 450,000, growing by 75% a year.


What is it like to work for PureGym

My Manager
My Manager
Managers’ performance is measured against appraisals bi-yearly, with a one-to-one held weekly and bi-monthly, and KPIs on a monthly basis. The Kaizen League is also a measurement tool monitored on a quarterly basis.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
PureGym are the only company in their sector offering in-house accredited leadership and development programmes supporting people at every level of their career. Media for this includes classroom delivery, e-learning and podcasts.
My Company
My Company
When new values were introduced, the company asked for 'culture champions' from each business area to bring them to life. Competitions, games and fun followed, with great examples of the right behaviours being rewarded.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:

    16%

  • UK sites:

    188

  • Average Age:

    30

  • Staff Turnover:

    37%

  • Male : Female:

    65% / 35%

  • Staff:

    752

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