New Director Appointed at Southwest Health Club



A new CEO has been appointed at an independent health club in the South West. Mark Johns has now taken over the management of the award-winning Cadbury House club and spa in Congresbury, North Somerset.

With extensive experience in the health and wellness club industry, Mark joins the popular DW Fitness First club in Bath. Previously, he oversaw the management of the Ledbury Leisure Center and swimming pool on behalf of the Halo Leisure Trust.

Working as an area manager for the David Lloyd group for five years, Mark was also in charge of the group’s Long Ashton site in Bristol during its £ 2.5million renovation.

Commenting on his appointment, Mark said: “the club at Cadbury House arguably has one of the best reputations in all of the South West and attracts members from a very wide geographic area. It’s also quite unique in that it’s very rare to have an independent club like this that has such a high and premium level of facilities.

“Bristol is one of the UK’s most competitive markets for fitness clubs and having such a strong reputation and membership base is testament to the team who have worked so hard here to keep it going. at the forefront of the health club scene.

“There is a very strong heritage here, as well as fantastic opportunities to grow on that reputation. I now look forward to working closely with a fantastic team and further realizing the potential of this amazing health club.

“By maintaining a relaxed yet professional level of service, my goal is to create a world class experience for all members and visitors while keeping the community feeling that is so important here.”

Nick Taplin, owner of Cadbury House, added: “I would like to welcome Mark to Cadbury House. It comes at a time when the club continues to enjoy a strong membership base and remains at the forefront of what people expect from a top health club and spa. We wish him the best in his new role as he seeks to take the club at the upper level.



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