Wild Swimming in the London Thames

Thames Bath Project
Swimming Pool in the Thames

The London Evening Standard reports: “Architects have unveiled their vision for a swimming pool in the Thames.

They believe the river will be clean enough for leisure use once Thames Water’s proposed super-sewer is completed in 2023.

The idea, encouraged by the growing popularity of “free swimming” in landmarks such as the Serpentine and Hampstead ponds, is being revealed at: It Could Be Now exhibition, at the Royal Academy.

It is inspired by the popularity of the Thames as a swimming destination after the arrival in the capital of the first sewers.” More…

Badeschiff Swimming Pool in Berlin, Germany

Badeschiff Swimming Pool in Berlin, Germany

A similar scheme operates well in Berlin and although not quite the same as swimming free in the river, this idea will be welcomed by many.

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