Hidden overflow pool and spa in basement of new build house

Hidden overflow pool and spa with massage jetsA new build house in Hale, Greater Manchester required a luxury basement pool and spa to compliment a wellness suite. Working directly with the customer and liaising with their architect ensured Brookforge could design and build a hidden overflow pool and spa which fitted within the desired budget.

As this was a basement pool project we were onsite at the very early stage of construction when the excavations were first taking place. Detailed construction drawings were provided to ensure that the project set off on the right footing.

As this was a new build pool and spa in was important that it was highly insulated to comply with PART L guidance to ensure reasonable provisions were made to limit heat losses. An obvious choice of construction was to use an ICF system (insulated concrete formwork).

The Quadlock ICF system aloud for quick and easy construction for the swimming pool with integrated spa and a hidden overflow helped create a very tidy and contemporary finish. Read More…

School overflow pool commissioned

School Overflow PoolA new build school overflow pool has been commisioned by Brookforge Poolbuild engineers. Working along side the council architects and builders, Brookforge helped with the design and build on this unique school pool. As well the design of the pool structure, we specified and installed all the plantroom equipment to meet with all safety standards applicable.

Brookforge’s role in constructing this school overflow pool

  • Design the pool shell
  • Pool Pipework Installation
  • Supply and install all pool shell fittings
  • Supply and install all plant room equipment and hydraulics
  • Provide advice and assistance throughout

New Deck Level Pool Project, Pershore

Insulated concrete formwork in construction

Final position is set, construction can begin

New Deck Level Pool Project

The pool will be ‘deck level’, meaning the water will be the same height as the floor in the new building. A slot between the tiles around the perimeter will receive overflowing water.

The pool features an insulated slatted cover, which is housed in a pit at one end of the pool. The cover is on a motorised reel, and can be controlled by a wireless remote.

The level of the water automatically rises and falls depending on cover position; when open, the water level rises until  overflowing. When the cover is closed, the water level drops to minimise evaporation which occurs when in an overflowing state. Read More…

Pool Shell Tanked, New Forest

flexible waterproof  swimming pool tanking

A flexible waterproof coating is applied

With the pool shell now waterproof, tiling can begin. The tanking membrane is a premium, flexible product which can withstand water pressure up to 3 Bar. The product is available directly from us, call on 01242 573572 to find out more or place an order.

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Hydrotherapy Spa Completed

Hydrotherapy Spa Completion

A New Hydrotherapy Spa has been completed a school for children with disabilities and is now fully up and running.

Sensory hydrotherapy spa massage pool

This hydrotherapy spa was constructed using the Quadlock ICF system so the shell was highly insulated and kept heat losses are kept to a minimum.

As the Spa had a beach area with grill covered overflow, it required a balance tank which was an integral part of the shell construction.

The spas features include:

  • Fully insulated spa structure.
  • Four seats (for spa users and assistants when massage bed is in operation).
  • A twin strip hydrotherapy air massage bed.
  • Fully customisable underwater colour changing LED lights which will add to the sensory element.
  • Overflow edge with associated with balance tank.
  • Environmental control system with dehumidification, heat recovery, heating of both air and water.

The Hydrotherapy pool will be both stimulating and relaxing for all its users.