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Swimming Pools

Volume 449: debated on Wednesday 19 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many 50 metre swimming pools there are in England; and where each is located. (85991)

There are currently 37 50 metre swimming pools in England. The table details where they are located:

Location

North West

Indoor

Manchester (two)

Stockport

Wigan

East

Indoor

Norwich

Outdoor

Cambridge

South East

Indoor

St. Michael School, Sevenoaks

Crawley

High Wycombe

Aldershot

Outdoor

Guildford

Chalfont, Buckinghamshire

Portsmouth

Oxford

Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Letchworth, Hertfordshire

Newbury

East Midlands

Indoor

Loughborough

Outdoor

Peterborough

South West

Indoor

Bath

Millfield

Outdoor

Penzance

Plymouth

Torbay

Cheltenham

Lymington Spa

London

Indoor

Crystal Palace

Ealing

Outdoor

Brockwell

Charlton

Haringey

Parliament Hill

Tooting Bec

Royal Parks (Serpentine)

West Midlands

Indoor

Coventry

Yorkshire

Indoor

Leeds

Sheffield

A further three 50 metre indoor pools are under construction and another is at the planning stage.