Carbon neutral pool for an open water swimmer

With technological advances in solar/heat pump/ICF/insulation and automation, carbon neutral pools are potentially going to become a reality.

Working alongside a client who embraces new tech and also likes to swim open water in miles at a time; Brookforge has begun construction of a 16.01m pool (1mile=1609.34m so 100 lengths is a mile give or take a mm).

Working along side the excellent onsite team who excavated the groundworks and prepared the slab, the pool is starting to take shape.

A fully insulated slab/shell/pipework/slatted cover and plant room will ensure minimal thermal losses. Updates to follow….

Infinity Overflow Pool in Sand Banks

Infinity Overflow PoolThe construction of an infinity overflow pool has been completed down on the south coast in Bournemouth.

The beach side pool has spectacular views across pool harbor and was part of a new build luxury development in Sand Banks.    

The Infinity pool also benefited from a Binder Water turbine which creates a wide natural river current to swim against with out any associated splashing.

To maintain the water temperature over night the pool has an automated motorized slatted cover which appears from behind a false wall along the pool steps. The water circulation is controlled via Besgo valves to ensure that when the slatted cover was closed the water stops overflowing the infinity edge and prevent further heat losses. 

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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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New build swimming pool with metal overflow

New Build Swimming Pool With Metal Overflow Grating PoolA new build swimming pool constructed near Romsey. The overflow swimming pool was built using the quadlock ICF system. Using insulated concrete form-work (ICF) ensures that the pool is highly insulated and structurally solid.

The new build swimming pool benefited from luxury stainless steel parallel grating tiles , the grating tiles are designed to be extra wide ensure the pool surround area is kept dry. The balance tank was directly below the overflow and the water entered the tank via shoot to minimize any unwanted water noises.

To ensure the balance tank was hard wearing, easy to maintain and water tight it was fiber glassed onsite.

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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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