Wrexham Borough Council first approached SPACE & PLACE to consider the feasibility of retaining the existing Wrexham Baths. The iconic hyperbolic paraboloid roofed building had been a landmark in Wrexham since the 1960’s.
S&P considered the continued use both as a regional swimming facility and for alternative uses such as theatre, cinema, dry leisure complex, exhibitions and conferences, bars and nightclubs. The feasibility confirmed that the best usage was as a regional swimming facility – however, the demand for swimming had changed since the 1960’s and in order to encourage increased usage of the building a number of changes were made. These included: