Cardiff International Pool

Project Type:
Waterparks & Leisure Pools, Indoor
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

The International Sports Village in Cardiff Bay is a new development incorporating a swimming complex, a snow centre, ice arena, supermarket, retail, restaurants, bars and 1,000 apartments. The swimming complex consists of an Olympic standard 50m pool with 10 2.5m-wide lanes, seating for 1,000 spectators, and an indoor waterpark which incorporates a four lane, 25m warm up pool. The indoor waterpark features flume rides, a beach area with slides, a lazy river and whirlpool.

Neuman Aqua was responsible for the design, supply and installation of three body slides and a space bowl and the associated ride supports. A part of Neuman Aqua’s design brief was to allow for a second phase ride such as a Master Blaster and accordingly the current design reflects this future option, with a recognized and assigned future slide path.

Project Highlights
  • Completed in January 2008, Cardiff International Pool is a sport facility located in the Cardiff International Sports Village.
  • It was also built to support the London 2012 Olympics as a training facility.
  • The public-private funded project, with a partnership between Cardiff Council (land owner), OLLC which is a partnership between Orion Land & Leisure and Explore Investments (developers) and Parkwood Leisure (operator).
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