After almost 3 years of trying to find a suitable building for our gym, countless emails, calls, visits and offers, we've finally found somewhere to call our own. We first saw the space in Hammersmith over a year ago, but we're confident that the old adage that good things come to those who wait will prove true. Our first home for CrossFit Hammersmith, and we couldn't be more happy or proud.
It wasn't love at first sight exactly, but both Neil and I saw the potential as soon as we stepped through the rather dilapidated door. Admittedly you had to squint to see the potential, to ignore the trenches that were dug in to the floor, the 20 years of paint, dirt and God knows what else on the walls and the 24 double plug sockets running down one wall (still no idea why). Don't just take our word for it though, check out this beautiful picture below:
As I said, potential! After what seemed like an eternity with nothing happening, the last couple of weeks things have gone crazy. We've signed the lease, built a website, ordered our custom built rig (Ben from 1883 is a hero!), ordered equipment, had heart failure after seeing the solicitors fees (don't think Neil will recover for a good few months), put the new flooring down and had the whole place sandblasted and a million other things that have turned into one big blur. I think below you'll start to see this potential:
We're not there yet, but we're not far short. By the end of the week we'll have changing rooms, and the week after that we'll have water and electricity. We are indeed spoiling you! That leaves us with one week to get the rubber flooring down, Ben to work his magic on the rig and the equipment to be delivered before our big launch on November 8th. We'll be open in the blink of an eye.
We'd love you to be part of it, so keep an eye on the wesite and our Facebook page and we will fill in the details of exactly what is happening over the next couple of weeks. We'd love to see you there!
Until next time.