NEW pictures of how the city centre’s new state-of-the-art water park have been released.
The new artists impressions have been released by international architects FaulknerBrowns following the submission of a application for planning permission submitted to Coventry City Council.
The £36.7 million building will house a water park with six flume rides, a 25 metre swimming pool, wave pool, lazy river, spa and sauna, gym, climbing wall, squash courts, dance studio and day spa.
The circular building has been designed by reflect the city’s ribbon weaving past, and will sit on the site of Spire and Christchurch House, next to Christchurch spire.
Commenting on the new images, deputy leader Councillor Abdul Khan said: “The new images of the water park look fantastic and it’s clear that it will be a great addition to our city’s changing skyline.
“I’m sure local people and visitors will enjoy the excitement that our new water park will offer.
“The submission of planning permission is the next step and I look forward to watching the development as it progresses.”
Council and NHS staff will be moving out of Christchurch House and Spire House this year.
Construction work is set to start later this year with a planned opening date in late 2018.