Swiss Cottage Swimming Baths, Hampstead, London: the sun terrace with sculptural reliefs by William Mitchell

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RIBApix ref no RIBA41642
Architect/DesignerMitchell, William (1925-)
Sir Basil Spence Bonnington & Collins
Artist/PhotographerSnoek, Henk (1915-1980)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1964
Image Date1964
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceS64 4703
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Henk Snoek / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Swiss Cottage Swimming Baths and Central Library were the only completed buildings of a scheme for a civic centre in Hampstead. These baths and Coventry Central Baths, designed by Coventry City Architects Department in 1966, were the only complexes of the period to be built with three pools.

Subject tags

concrete, sculpture, swimming pools, civic centres, terraces