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Q Where will the filter and pump go?

A. Allow for a pool plant room,to house filter and pump, toys, games and pool covers. Also a secured storage facility for chemicals. If you have an outside building or even in a garage these locations will do as long as there’s good access and services available for the pool plant. If you do get stuck in a rut send us an email.

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At our discretion, we may use specialist companies on other parts of the pool installation such as automatic cover installations, building enclosures and installing or connecting other specialist swimming pool equipment from time to time.

Maintaining a pool email us here.

Q. Which type of heating will you require? Gas, oil, solar, or heat pump?

A. Well we all know how expensive gas and oil can be. We don’t have enough sun to warrant solar heating panels Although 2013 and this year broke the mould of poor summers. Heat pumps are a much more economical way to heat swimming pools

Installing yourself is an economical way to have a your own pool.

However you need to be aware of the pitfalls during the construction stages to completion. If you have knowledge of construction then building a pool can be relatively easy.

You could buy a pool as a complete kit (Above ground wooden pool). This requires a concrete base for the structure to rest on. It can build it partly in the ground and timber decking built around to make it look like an in-ground pool.

There are two methods used for building larger liner pools

  1. Concrete block and liner.
  2. Panel walls (This method uses less materials)

How to build a swimming pool

These are basics for this method of building

Installers Of Swimming Pools and Hot tubs

Above ground wooden pools  Liner pools  One piece exercise pools  Concrete tiled or rendered pools


Spa enclosure

Q. How much will my swimming pool cost?

A. It might sound as though I'm beating around the bush here, but much depends on many variables.

Above are just a few factors that determine the cost of installing a swimming pool. Prices vary considerably but start from £3,619

Q. Where to locate my swimming pool?

A. You can install a swimming pool in just about any location on your property, but in some instances you may need planning and building approval, for example if your building the pool indoors.

Q. Where is the subsoil from the dig going to go?

A. The spoil (subsoil) will either stay in your garden and be landscaped or taken away to a certified municipal tip.

Q. Is it a liner swimming pool or concrete pool?

A. Liner construction is cheaper and quicker to build. Concrete pools can take up to 6 months to complete because of the curing and drying times of materials used in building the swimming pool.

Q. How wide should decking be around the pool?

A. If you are not tight on space, then 900mm (3ft) wide walkway is sufficiently wide enough for access around the pool, obviously, you can go wider if you wish.

Q. Is it to be an indoor or outdoor pool?

A. An indoor will actually save you money in the long run. An enclosure will save you money on heating, chemicals, water bills and maintenance time, and it extends the swimming season.

Hot tubs and spas supplied and installed by Osprey Pools Swimming pool builders of luxury pools

Yes! Not only do we install swimming pools , we supply and install hot tubs spas & saunas

Also we supply all types of pool equipment from chemicals to heat pumps, covers to enclosures.

Read our article on stimulating blood circulation and relieving aches and pains using a hot tub

In a hot tub, warm water, mixed with the air passes, through the hot tub jets, massaging your body; taking advantage of the significant properties of water air and heat stimulating that energises the blood circulation. Acting like a therapeutic treatment for sprains, backache, rheumatic pain and aching feet. A hot tub is the same as a spa