The whole of Ally Pally is owned by   
 a  charitable trust and employs about 
 120 people.                           
 There are extensive plans for the     
 redevelopment of the main palace.At an
 estimated cost of £35 million the     
 palace wiil become a sophistiacted    
 leisure centre incorporating a hotel  
 ,exhibition halls, a sports complex   
 and a drama school.The first phase    
 will be opened in 1988, the remainder 
 finished in the 1990s.                
 It is hoped that Ally Pally will      
 continue to occupy a prominent role in
 the life of the locality,as it does   
 now.Indeed  on the quiet Thursday     
 morning we visited the Pally we       
 counted 187 adults and 49 children    
 using the facilities.                 

Map of the area

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