Eton College Sports & Aquatics Centre - EH Smith

Eton College Sports & Aquatics Centre


This brand new, high-performance facility is set in a historic, landscaped setting to create a grounded building that feels part of Eton’s rich traditions of craftsmanship, and is also an enjoyable, accessible space to use.

The pool hall features a simple palette of brick and timber, in keeping with the finely crafted buildings across the campus, and provides a clear expression of the large glulam structure used to span the hall. A simple massing expresses the pool and sports hall as two distinct volumes, both of which have flat roofs and minimum internal clearances to ensure that they sit within the landscape and below the treeline.

We were pleased to work with 3 different brick manufacturers to supply the bricks and pavers in partnership with Just Facades.

Location: Eton

Architect: Hopkins Architects

Contractors: John Graham Construction