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The Commonwealth Pool formed part of the nucleus of the sports provision for the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester and was one of the first public projects to adopt a collaborative 2 Stage Design & Build form of procurement. Whilst the pool building required the flexibility to host international events, it also had to respond to a complex context and tight site adjacent to the busy Oxford Road and surrounding residential buildings.

The pool hall embraces not only an Olympic sized 50m pool, but also a diving pool and an additional 50m training tank located in the basement. The building performed exceptionally well during the Commonwealth Games, and continues to provide affordable access to swimming for all ages and levels of ability within the local community.