Alan Higgs Leisure Centre Competition Pool Tiling, Coventry


Name: Alan Higgs Leisure Centre, 50m state-of-the-art Competition Pool and Changing Village with Spa
Location: Coventry
Contractor: Galliford Try
Architect: Faulkner Browns LLP
Start Date: March 2019
Completion Date: February 2020
Type of Tile :  – Pool Tiles: Agrob Buchtal supplied by Spectile Ltd
Circulation Area + Changing Rooms: Cinca Arquitectos (walls), Vitra Traffic (floors) – supplied by CTD

Details: The Alan Higgs Leisure Centre is one of the finest leisure facilities in the West Midlands and is also home to Coventry City Football Academy. WB Simpson and Sons Midlands carried out the tiling works to the new state-of-the-art 50 metres, 8 lane competition pool which has a Vario floating floor so pool is multifunctional. We also tiled the new Spa and changing rooms/showers along with extensive works to existing facilities. The Team GB Olympic Squad used the pool for training for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (rescheduled to 2021) and is Centre for elite swimming training.

Project Photographs: Stuart Brown Photography