Signing the contract is, from left to proper, Wates Building CEO Paul Chandler, Sandwell's head of council, Yvonne Davies, and Safer Communities Advisor, Maria Crompton.
The award of the contract follows the appointment of Wates within the spring of 2019 for the supply of the pre-construction works of the leisure institution.
The venture have to be delivered by Might 2022, as the location is predicted to host the swimming and diving occasions for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Video games.
Since Wates' arrival, venture prices have dropped from £ 62m to £ 73m.
Along with a 50-meter pool, a 25-meter diving pool and a "group" pool, the middle will embrace exercise studios, two gyms, a health club, an indoor biking studio, and a soccer discipline.
Groundbreaking works passed off in September 2019 to organize the location for building. Now the principle building contract has been signed.
"We’re happy to signal the official contract confirming our place as prime contractor and we now have two years of adverse however extraordinarily thrilling building forward of us," mentioned Wates Building regional common supervisor John Carlin. .
Wates can be presently constructing a £ 32.eight million recreation heart in Braywick, Berkshire.
Sandwell Aquatics Middle to host 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Video games swimming and diving occasions