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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Swimming Pool Plant Room Installation

Cliff side infinity pool

Cliff side infinity pool

Brookforge pool engineers recently helped complete a swimming pool plant room installation for a cliff edge pool in Salcombe.

The pool was built and tiled by a local pool company and Brookforge took over to install all the pool shell fittings and install/test/commission the highly automated pool plant room.

Working directly for the owner; our engineer worked long hours with several late nights to get this highly automated swimming pool plant room up and running within 6 working days.

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Installing swimming pool balance tank

Lifting balance tank into position

Lifting balance tank into position

With any overflow pool the ability to maintain the flow of water can be achieved with a swimming pool balance tank. The swimming pool balance tank allows for surges of water from the overflow channel to be temporarily stored so a constant flow of water can be maintained through the plant room water treatment systems. Below are pictures taken during the installation of a prefabricated swimming pool balance tank with Brookforge recently installed.

The balance tank is being cast in re-enforced concrete so that heavy plant equipment can be driven over the top of the balance tank during the future development of the site.

 

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New design outdoor pool completed

design outdoor pool

A new design outdoor pool has been completed by our in house designers.

Working directly with the customers; our project manager has finalized the designs for this unique pool.

This bespoke swimming pool is ready to go from paper drawings to being constructed onsite over the next 3 weeks.

The pool will be constructed using the Quadlock insulated concrete form-work and will be carried out by our in house team of pool builders. The initial groundwork’s and pool slab has been completed by the customer’s landscaper by following the installation drawings provided by our designers and structural engineer. Read More…

Commissioning Outdoor Overflow Pool

Outdoor overflow swimming pool

Testing Hidden Slatted CoverLuxury Slot Overflow PoolAn outdoor overflow pool is in the final stages of commissioning with the testing and calibrating of its thermal slatted cover.

Down on the south coast of England this pool was designed to be built using the Quadlock ICF system. Using an ICF system means the pool is highly insulated and the addition of a thermal slatted cover keeps heat losses to the minimum.

The features of this Outdoor Overflow Pool

This pool benefited from a hidden slotted overflow system, where an overflow channel is fitted below a 30mm slot between the coping and surround tile. The tiles are supported on a stainless steel mesh preventing larger debris from entering the overflow system. The overflow water is channeled back to a balance tank which is then pumped back to the plantroom via a multi-cyclone pre-filter to remove any smaller yet visible debris. As the outdoor overflow pool is highly insulated on the floor and walls, a thermal slatted cover was installed within a hidden cave in the pool wall.

Completed pool pictures now in portfolio