Sandwell Aquatics Centre


New Sandwell Aquatics Centre 

Work is well underway on the new state-of-the-art aquatics centre at Londonderry Playing Fields in Smethwick. The venue will also be hosting the swimming and diving for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. 

The artist impressions show what the Sandwell Aquatics Centre will look like once completed. These drawings show the layout of the new facility and where it is on the site. They also provide information on the construction of the building.

The designs feature a 50m Olympic-sized competition swimming pool, a 25m diving pool and a studio pool along with 1,000 spectator seats.

Alongside the swimming facilities the centre will also include:

  • diving, swimming events plus additional temporary spectator seats for the Games in 2022
  • more than 300 on-site car parking spaces
  • three activity studios
  • minimum 8-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; and a
  • café