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 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