Gardens apartment development in Nine
Elms, London, will
feature the world’s first floating swimming pool, a report says.
According to Metro, the
pool will consist of a 25 metre transparent pool suspended between two ten
storey buildings 115 feet above the ground. The unique pool will also include a
spa, bar and orangery.
Developer Ecoworld Ballymore’s
CEO, Sean Mulryan, said: “My vision for the sky pool stemmed from a desire to
push the boundaries in the capability of construction and engineering, I wanted
to do something that had never been done before.
“The experience of the
pool will be truly unique, it will feel like floating through the air in central
It is sometimes said that, in the London luxury property market, there is something of an ‘arms race’ to see who can create the swankiest swimming pool …. and this one will certainly take some beating. It will be interesting to see how the next luxury development intends to surpass it.