Swiss Cottage Swimming Baths, Hampstead, London: detail of the sun terrace above the ornamental pool with sculptural reliefs by William Mitchell
|Architect/Designer||Mitchell, William George(1925-)|
|Sir Basil Spence Bonnington & Collins|
|Artist/Photographer||Snoek, Henk (1915-1980)|
|Library Reference||BM/REC/50/E (S64 4777)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Henk Snoek / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Civic centres ; Water features ; Sculpture ; Pools, Baths and Lidos: Open-air Pools and Lidos ; Concrete ; Swimming pools|
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.
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