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Tollcross International Swimming Centre

Tollcross International Swimming Centre
Former names East End Leisure Centre
Tollcross Park Leisure Centre
Location Tollcross, Glasgow
Scotland
Owner Glasgow City Council
Capacity 2,000 (permanent)
5,000 (temporary)
Construction
Opened 1997, 2013
Expanded 2013
Construction cost £14m (refurbishment)[1]
General contractor Barr Construction
Tenants
2014 Commonwealth Games
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships

The Tollcross International Swimming Centre is a swimming pool and leisure centre in Glasgow. It will host the Swimming events at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.[2]

It has one Olympic standard 50 metre swimming pool, which is currently being extensively upgraded, and a second 50 metre pool is being added as a warm-up facility. The pool was reopened in 24 May 2013. The seating capacity of the Pool will be 2,000, rising to 5,000 with temporary seating during the Commonwealth Games.

The centre will host the IPC Swimming World Championships during 2015.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Tollcross International Swimming Centre makes a splash". Premier Construction. 14 June 2012. Retrieved 3 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Tollcross International Swimming Centre". glasgow2014.com. Retrieved 1 October 2012. 
  3. ^ http://www.paralympic.org/news/glasgow-host-2015-ipc-swimming-world-championships

External links

  • Official website
  • Event tickets
  • Tollcross-Redevelopment.co.uk

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