Therme Group announces plans for wellbeing resorts across UK

Following approval to build a £250 million wellbeing resort in Manchester, Therme Group has revealed plans to develop the concept in other major UK cities. The roll out will create over 3,000 new direct jobs and represents a major investment in the health and wellbeing of the population.

The development plan includes projects with a similar concept to Therme Manchester in Wales, Scotland and London. Work begins on the 28-acre Manchester resort next year. All of the projects will be developed at sites located near to city centres.

The concept, combining nature, sustainable technology and culture, has been phenomenally successful in Europe for over 20 years. It offers a fun and relaxing experience that also focuses on mental and physical health, including tackling the growing issue of obesity.

Guests can experience thermal bathing traditions from around the world, fun and healthy activities for all ages and affordable wellbeing therapies in a biodiverse natural environment. Therme Group believes that wellbeing should be accessible to all, and the scale of the resorts allows entry prices to be set at a level that is socially inclusive. The physical and mental health benefits visitors experience support preventative healthcare in communities.

The UK development will be a significant driver for economic growth, also enabling new technology and R&D partnerships. Therme Group aims to contribute to the health and wellbeing of the populations it serves, an issue that has received increased focus and urgency in 2020.

Therme Group already operates across Europe. Its latest resort opened in 2016 in Bucharest and welcomes 1.3 million visitors a year. The UK is now a key focus for the business’s international development programme.

With the first UK city-based resort starting construction next year, the company is engaging with private and public sector partners in the UK. There are also plans in development for Asia, Europe and North America.

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