Bespoke Cotswold Pool

Bespoke Cotswolds Pool with slatted coverNestled away in the heart of the Cotswold’s is a bespoke indoor pool which has stunning view across the surrounding countryside.  

The pool was part of an ambitious extension to an existing domestic property which was started spring 2015. The pool was fully insulated by being constructed using quadlock ICF on an insulated slab. The pool building was erected once the pool structure and pipework were in place. Once the pool hall was weather proof we returned to render, tank and tile. Along with the pool we also designed, supplied and installed the air handling, pool circulation, treatment equipment and a sauna. The end result was a very modern pool but in keeping with the existing property and pleasant environment to swim and relax in.

Finished Infinity Swimming Pool

Mirrored infinity swimming poolAn infinity swimming pool in the stunning surroundings of the Chilterns, an area of natural beauty, has been completed.

This infinity swimming pool is positioned on a hillside overlooking the valley below with uninterrupted views of rolling countryside.

Brookforge worked alongside the local landscapers to construct this impressive 19m x 4.5m infinity pool which is to be used all year round. The pool benefits from an automatic thermal slatted cover which helps minimize heat loses when the pool is not in use.

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Swimming Pool Refurbishment Complete

Swimming pool refurbishmentA swimming pool refurbishment has successfully completed just in time for the sun coming out this weekend. The existing outdoor pool overlooks a Cotswold valley and required a complete refurbishment. The pool had fallen into a sorry state after nearly 40 years of use so needed stripping out for a complete refurbishment and bringing up to date with the latest plant room equipment.

The pool had previously been covered with a bubble solar cover but as part of the refurbishment they required a new automated hidden slatted cover system.

The structure of the existing pool shell had stood up to the test of time but new structural calcs were required to add on a new ‘letterbox style’ cover pit; which was constructed behind the existing shallow end wall.

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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 form-work).

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…

London Basement Swimming Pool and Steam Room

London basement swimming pool and steam roomThis London basement swimming pool and steam room project was a luxury design & build project which was first planned way back at the end of 2013.

The project required a pool, a steam room, a fully automated plant room and pool hall air handling system which would maintain a pleasant environment in the basement of an existing property.

This project was in the very popular Downshire Hill area just off Hampstead Heath in London.

As with almost all London projects site access was an issue, working with James Taylor Construction ensured site safety had to be kept at a premium and the project has reached completion within specified time frames.

The finishes specified by the architects where to a very high standard, resulting in very unique and eye catching pool hall, swimming pool and steam room.

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