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

RIBA Ref No RIBA41642
Architect/DesignerMitchell, William George(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 InfoBlack and white
CreditHenk Snoek / RIBA Collections
SubjectCivic centres ; Concrete ; Sculpture ; Swimming pools ; Terraces
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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