University of Birmingham Sports & Fitness Centre
The £55 million University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness Centre encompasses an array of facilities, including Birmingham’s first 50m swimming pool, a large multi-sports arena, six glass-backed squash courts, a 10m climbing wall and five activity studios.
The club underlines the University of Birmingham’s commitment to sport at all levels. This pioneering new centre provides unrivalled opportunities for everyone from beginners to elite athletes, supported by a world-class team of trainers and sports experts.
It is home to many sports clubs, allowing them to train and compete at the highest level, as well as having access to the University’s Hi Performance Centre which specialises in rehabilitation from injury and illness.
EH Smith were involved in selecting and supplying a suitable facing brick including many specials, brickwork support and feature lintels and a bespoke blend of clay paving.
Architect: Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands