‘Sheer terror’ as our reporter is first to try the 115ft-high Sky Pool – Evening Standard

The experience begins with horror as you emerge towel in hand from the poolside “orangery” to set eyes on the excessive absurdity of what appears to be a fish tank hanging above the tarmac. The depth of the acrylic base and the 1.2 metres of sparkling water indicate that you can not see much through the base of the swimming pool when you are breaststroking along the surface. As one citizen, 49-year-old yoga trainer Seema Banerjee, put it “the sense of drifting in air is an actually beautiful experience”.

The experience starts with fear as you emerge towel in hand from the poolside “orangery” to set eyes on the excessive absurdity of what appears to be an aquarium dangling above the tarmac. The depth of the acrylic base and the 1.2 metres of shimmering water indicate that you can not see much through the base of the pool when you are breaststroking along the surface area. As one homeowner, 49-year-old yoga trainer Seema Banerjee, put it “the sense of floating in air is a truly stunning experience”.

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