World’s first floating pool suspended between two builings; Take a look!

World's first floating pool suspended between two builings; Take a look!
Image: Instagram/ Embassy Gardens

The world’s first floating pool has been constructed between two blocks of flats in Nine Elms, Vauxhall in southwest London. The giant swimming pool is suspended 115 feet in air and is open to the residents of those buildings.

The novel idea of a suspended swimming pool caught the attention of netizens for unique placement and design. The swimming pool is situated above an Embassy Gardens flat and provides a beautiful view of the London Eye and the British Houses of Parliament.

Sharing the video of the pool, Embassy Gardens wrote on Instagram, “We’ve loved seeing all your pics and vids of the Sky Pool – keep them coming.” The further shared that the pool is the “largest piece of load-bearing acrylic in the world.”

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They also added that the pool holds “148,000 litres of water and allows swimmers to float 35 metres in the air between two residential buildings.”

The pool was built by structural engineers Eckersley O’Callaghan and designed by HAL Architects. It was inaugurated on May 19, 2021.

Would you take a dip in this floating pool?

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