NT2672 : The Royal Commonwealth Pool

taken 4 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

The Royal Commonwealth Pool
The Royal Commonwealth Pool
The southwest elevation, overlooking Dalkeith Road.
Royal Commonwealth Pool, Edinburgh

A modernist swimming pool and leisure facilities designed by Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall and Partners, 1967-1970, refurbished in 2009-2012, and A-listed in 1996. The building, designed for the Commonwealth Games held in Edinburgh in 1970, is an outstanding example of a late 20th century building, and it is one of the most successful designs of John Richards, partner from 1964 to ca 1990 in the internationally renowned and prolific practice of Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall and Partners. LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 February, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 15 February, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Sport, Leisure  Suburb, Urban fringe  Health and social services 
Listed Building (from Tags)
Category A 
Place (from Tags)
Edinburgh 
Primary Subject of Photo
Swimming Pool 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2682 7236 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.3219N 3:10.3848W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2679 7232
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Commonwealth Games 1970  Commonwealth Pool  Leisure Centre 

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