A SPORTS centre in Prestonpans has announced it will close for two weeks next month to undergo essential work.

The Mercat Gait Centre, which regularly hosts swimming competitions, said it will close from Monday, February 19, until Thursday, March 1.

In a statement to customers the centre said the closure would allow "essential maintenance and refurbishment".

They said: "The centre will be closed from the 19th February and will re-open to the public on the 1st March 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause."