Sandwell Aquatics, Birmingham

6mm St Gobain Coolite SKN176 Toughened externally with Clear Annealed and Heat Strengthened Laminate internally

Sandwell Aquatics is a state of the art £60 million aquatics centre currently in development in Smethwick. This will be hosting the swimming and diving events for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

The facility will have a 50m Olympic-sized swimming pool as well as a 25m diving pool, community swimming pool and seats for up to 1,000 spectators.

Other facilities at the aquatics centre will include:

  • three activity studios
  • two 4-court sports hall
  • 108-station gym
  • 25-station ladies-only gym
  • indoor cycling studio
  • dry driving centre
  • sauna/steam room
  • new football pitch and changing facilities
  • new urban park and children’s play area
  • café

Construction has begun and will have finished by Spring 2022, handed straight over to the  Commonwealth Games before opening to the public in May 2023. Swipe across the pictures to see some of the current progress.