Site excavation work has started on a new build basement swimming pool in London. The pool will be 20 meters in length and will have 2 depths with sloped riser between them. The shallow water depth is 1.3m going down to a deep end water depth of 2m.
The pool will be a skimmer pool with a 150mm free-board to the surround floor tiles, it will also benefit from a remotely controlled hidden thermal slatted cover.
The pool hall will be built from scratch and will be located below an existing garden.
Working closely with the architects and mira construction, Brookforge will be designing, building, tanking, tiling and piping up everything pool related.
The plant room and all the associated equipment will be installed and tested by Brookforge as well as the pool hall air handling, dehumidification and ducting systems. Read More…
7m high ICF wall being constructed
Basement Level Pool Shell Construction
The pool structure comprises three walls at 1.4m, with the fourth wall at full ceiling height; supporting the concrete floor above.
The cover will be housed in a ‘cave’ formed by a cantilever lid. This lid is tied in and cast with the walls.
The pool features two stainless steel skimmers with an automatic top up to ensure the water level remains the same. Read More…
Reinforced concrete slab designed to withstand the force of a large volume of water. The following day, construction of the pool shell can begin. It doesn’t take long before the shape of the final product emerges.
Edging tiles are fixed
The surround tiles have nearly been finished, with the pool tiles not far behind. Stainless steel skimmers with an automatic top-up have been installed. A chromed stainless steel faceplate will be installed after tiling is finished. To view the construction products used please follow this link.
Mosaics are fixed to tanking
Tiling has begun at our local site, a refurbishment project to both house and modernise a dated, outdoor pool. The previous tiles have been removed, the shell has had its depth increased and has been tanked. The tile adhesive used is a rapid curing, water resistant product. More about the adhesive can be found here.