GYMNASTICS DOME, MERTON
- Location: Merton
- Client: TMFC
- Project status: Planning approval
- Project type: New build/leisure
- Size: 378sqm
RBA have been working with Tooting and Mitcham Football Club on development plans for the land surrounding the football pitch. One of these includes the construction of a pop-up geodesic dome to be used for gymnastics. The dome was designed in conjunction with Gymnova and British Gymnastics, and will provide a facility for young and aspiring gymnasts in South London.
RBA liaised with Magenta Planning to gain planning permission for the dome and work has begun on site.
The oval-shaped dome will be 30m long and 8m high, with a floor space of approximately 378sqm. It will be built of a white opaque PVC membrane to allow light into the dome.