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March 25, 2021

Sandwell Aquatics Centre Commonwealth Games

Eco-i have recently secured the BEMS which includes HVAC services to the center including KNX integration. The center in Smethwick will host the diving and swimming events for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games putting Sandwell on the map. Work on the £73 million project is set to be completed in spring 2022 and handed over to the Birmingham to host the Commonwealth Games.

The state-of-the-art facility will create a lasting legacy for community health and wellbeing with its 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 center 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; and a
  • cafe