The Hurlingham Club, Outdoor Pool in London

The Hurlingham Club London, Outdoor Pool Building, Fulham, English Design

The Hurlingham Club : Outdoor Pool

Ranelagh Gardens: Swimming in Fulham, London SW6 – design by David Morley Architects

30 Jun 2012

The Hurlingham Club Outdoor Pool

Design: David Morley Architects

Address: Ranelagh Gardens, London SW6 3PR

Phone: 020 7610 7400

Sports and social club

Area: 42 acres of grounds

Member of The Association of London Clubs

Location: Fulham, south west London, England

RIBA Awards 2012 Citation:

The Hurlingham Club Outdoor Pool London

The Outdoor Pool was commissioned to replace a pool complex started 80 years ago, now dilapidated but still much loved by its members.

The new changing room building is larger than the original and adopts an elongated tear shape; it has long horizontal proportions, blue painted clap-board walls with white doors and pool accessories such as the large clock and life-saving rings.

This reinterpretation of a traditional lido building is however given additional interest by the new roof which is made up of a series of elegant metal clad vaults which float at a constant height above clerestorey glazing.

Hurlingham Outdoor Pool is a delightful complex reflecting the charm of a Lido in an exceptionally well-considered and executed whole.

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photos : Jarosław Wieczorkiewicz

The Hurlingham Club Outdoor Pool – RIBA Awards winner, 2012

The Hurlingham Club Outdoor Pool – Building Information

Location: Ranelagh Gardens, London SW6
Architect: David Morley Architects
Client: The Hurlingham Club
Contractor: B&K Building Services
Structural Engineer: Scott White and Hookins
Services Engineer: Hoare Lea
Gross Internal Area: 520 sqm
Contract Value: Confidential
Occupation Date: Aug 2011

Jury Chair: Denise Bennetts, Bennetts Associates
Regional Representative: Joe Morris, Duggan Morris Architects
Lay Assessor: Richard Simmons, University of Greenwich and formally CABE

The Hurlingham Club Outdoor Pool images / information from RIBA

David Morley Architects


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