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London Sky Pool: See stunning photos of iconic, transparent, floating swimming pool

Updated : June 03, 2021 08:00 AM IST

The side walls of the pool are 200 millimeters thick, while the bottom is 300 millimeters thick and the acrylic structure weighs 50 tonnes

Londoners were seen having fun in an 82 feet-long, transparent, floating swimming pool -- suspended 35 metres in air -- on a hot summer day. While many were left speechless, the architectural marvel called Sky Pool, is sadly not open for all. Here's a look at some stunning photos of the London Sky Pool. (Image: AP Photos)
Londoners were seen having fun in an 82 feet-long, transparent, floating swimming pool -- suspended 35 metres in air -- on a hot summer day. While many were left speechless, the architectural marvel called Sky Pool, is sadly not open for all. Here's a look at some stunning photos of the London Sky Pool. (Image: AP Photos)
Dubbed 'the world's first floating pool', it is exclusive for residents and guests of Embassy Gardens in Southwest London. (Image: Reuters)
Dubbed 'the world's first floating pool', it is exclusive for residents and guests of Embassy Gardens in Southwest London. (Image: Reuters)
The transparent pool hangs between two residential skyscrapers on the 10 floor in Nine Elms neighborhood. (Image: AP Photo)
The transparent pool hangs between two residential skyscrapers on the 10 floor in Nine Elms neighborhood. (Image: AP Photo)
It is the largest freestanding acrylic pool in the world and the showpiece of EcoWorld Ballymore's new Embassy Gardens development, CNN reported. (Image: AP Photo)
It is the largest freestanding acrylic pool in the world and the showpiece of EcoWorld Ballymore's new Embassy Gardens development, CNN reported. (Image: AP Photo)
The buildings also include bars, restaurants and shops. (Image: AP Photos)
The buildings also include bars, restaurants and shops. (Image: AP Photos)
"Dive in and there's nothing but clarity between you and the world below. There’s no other pool in the world like the Sky Pool," EcoWorld Ballymore advertised on their website. (Image: Reuters)
The iconic pool has created quite the buzz on social media, with many saying that they would not dare venture in it. (Image: Reuters)
The iconic pool has created quite the buzz on social media, with many saying that they would not dare venture in it. (Image: Reuters)
The pool is 10 feet deep and the water in it weighs around 375 tonnes, according to CNN. (Image: Reuters)
The pool is 10 feet deep and the water in it weighs around 375 tonnes, according to CNN. (Image: Reuters)
The pool's structure was put through extensive strength testing at a factory and was transported to the UK via road and sea. (Image: AP Photo)
The pool's structure was put through extensive strength testing at a factory and was transported to the UK via road and sea. (Image: AP Photo)
It was then mounted with the help of a 750-tonne and a 50-tonne crane. (Image: AP Photo)
It was then mounted with the help of a 750-tonne and a 50-tonne crane. (Image: AP Photo)
The side walls of the pool are 200 millimeters thick, while the bottom is 300 millimeters thick and the acrylic structure weighs 50 tonnes. (Image: AP Photo)
The side walls of the pool are 200 millimeters thick, while the bottom is 300 millimeters thick and the acrylic structure weighs 50 tonnes. (Image: AP Photo)
Published : June 03, 2021 08:00 AM IST
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