London, England, UNITED KINGDOM

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
112 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, Central London
London, England WC1B 3NQ
0370 218 5264

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Single-swim admission is not available to the general public.
Local Hotel(s)
Guests registered at the St. Giles London Hotel [(020) 7300 3000] at the same location: £5.00. [January, 2020]
Note: Arrangements between hotels and pools change and we’re rarely notified when they do; if you’re considering making a reservation at a hotel based on the information in this listing, we recommend you contact the pool to make sure the deal is still an offer.
YMCA: Call. World-wide YMCA membershps are honored here.

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 18m, 6 lanes (usually operated as three double width lanes), 1m - 2m depth, indoors, 27.5ºC (81.5ºF).


Close to the Tottenham Court Rd. underground station in the West End of London. It's the first building on your left as you walk from the station toward the British Museum.
Historical County
London Metropolitan Area
51.517286, -0.130347

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Facility Notes

We have no notes for this facility.

Facility Reviews

Rating: 6 on a scale of 10. Unusual grotto effect of dark blue floor and ceiling. Cool water, reasonable lane discipline.
Probably the best pool in London for out-of-town swimmers. It's 25m all laned off, floats readily available. The pool is a dark at first and it takes time to adjust to the low lighting effect. The best times to swim are 10 AM to noon and 2 to 5 PM, when the office workers are back in their offices.
Apart from the water temperature, a lovely pool.
[May, 2015]
The pool is now brightly lit at all times and the water temperature was 83ºF (28ºC). The pool is very busy after working hours, but quite open through the day. I'd give an 8 on a scale of 10.
[October, 2022]