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Making a splash in Walsall

Hodder Associates' new swimming pool in Darlaston in the West Midlands brings quality and flair to an area better known for deprivation and neglect. Local people helped to select its design The new swimming pool at Darlaston, a suburb of Walsall in the Black Country, is the last of a triumvirate of projects aimed at giving the area a new and higher architectural profile. In general, the area is held in such low regard, and is so poorly maintained, that there is a large and sophisticated ...


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