Sandwell Council House reception will be closed from 1pm on Tuesday 21 May

The main reception at Sandwell Council House, Oldbury, will be closed from 1pm on Tuesday 21 May due to Annual Council. The reception will re-open as normal at 9am on Wednesday 22 May. Access council services online →

Sandwell Aquatics Centre

New Sandwell Aquatics Centre 

The council is proposing to build a new £60m state-of-the-art aquatics centre at Londonderry Playing Fields in Smethwick.

We’ve produced artist impressions of Sandwell Aquatics Centre to show what the aquatics centre will look like. 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 an extra 4,000 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 diving centre
  • sauna/steam room
  • new football pitch and changing facilities
  • new urban park and children's play area; and a
  • café