Auriens Chelsea – Project Completion

We are pleased to announce completion of Auriens Chelsea, a new luxury later living development opening just off the King’s Road in London. Aqua Platinum were delighted to be appointed as the design and build contractor for the residents’ wellness facilities on this outstanding development. No detail has been left unconsidered; not only to achieve a beautifully designed pool but also to provide Rolls Royce of plantrooms, based on a Devin Consultancy’s specification, Auriens Chelsea is the most incredible project we have been a part of.

World-class Design

The resident’s wellness facilities include a 15-metre deck level swimming pool with a bespoke triple slot detail for the level deck trough, complete with parallel secondary drainage slots to pick up excess surface water. Our designers thoroughly thought out the strategy to deliver this detail which included bespoke stainless steel supporting frames, ultimately achieving a crisp and clean linear aesthetic. The trough continues seamlessly through to the vitality pool which includes two air massage recliners and a large stainless-steel bench for residents to enjoy.

The pool is complete with a bespoke Himalayan salt sauna, which gives health and wellness benefits through Halotherapy. Salt levels in our bodies affect our energy, cell activity and blood sugar levels. The negatively charged ions found in Himalayan salt help to improve our moods and overall health.

The Rolls-Royce of Plantrooms

The swimming pool and the vitality pool are located on the lower level and accessed via the spa. Beneath the world-class facilities lies the plantroom which in itself is the best plantroom that Aqua Platinum have ever built. The state-of-the-art filtration equipment installed is of the highest quality that could only be found in a Devin specification, from the custom-made pumps and strainers to the deep bed filters, medium rate UV units and much, much more. The control panels were made to order to allow full BIM integration, allowing the facilities management team to control and monitor the systems with the utmost ease.

We worked closely with PDP architects, a renowned London based firm, who designed the contemporary building with inspiration from the elegant Georgian townhouses of Chelsea, implementing a warm brickwork design, classic proportions, and utilising the distinguished setting. In addition, Aqua Platinum worked alongside Multiplex, building on our ever-growing relationship to deliver this major development in the midst of a global pandemic. We thank both the Auriens’ team, Multiplex and our valued suppliers that made this milestone possible.

Auriens Chelsea has been an incredible project to be a part of, whilst with its challenges. Aqua Platinum are delighted to have delivered this project to the highest standard and whilst doing so learnt valuable lessons that we will execute on every project going forward.

ONE by AQUA PLATINUM – Luxury One-Piece Pools 

Aqua Platinum Projects are delighted to reveal our latest company ONE by AQUA PLATINUM, revealing our new product, Luxury One-Piece, fully tiled pools. We have been working extremely hard over the past 2 years to develop the latest technology in luxury fibre glass swimming pools and with over 10 years industry experience, Aqua Platinum Projects noticed the gap in the market for quality, luxury ONE piece swimming pools.

ONE by Aqua Platinum, which is a market leading one-piece swimming pool range, has been carefully crafted, utilising years of expertise gained from working to the highest of standards in the UK’s luxury residential and commercial wet leisure industries. Our one-piece solution is a transformative addition to any garden space, providing not only elegant aesthetics, but also a truly rewarding wellbeing experience for family homes.

We are already seeing increasing demand for holidaying at home and what could be more like a luxurious getaway than having a dip on demand in your own private swimming pool. Due to this increased demand, we have created a simple 5 step plan to have your family swimming in 8 weeks!

Manufactured in the UK, The ONE Pool can be designed, delivered and installed in time for the summer.

 

ONE-PIECE LUXURY POOLS DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR

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We understand the importance of wellbeing especially in today’s current climate, so we have created a modern wellness experience for families to enjoy. With a wide array of configuration options available, such as the latest technology counter current swim jet system, your own dedicated pool coordinator will provide expert advice and guidance from your initial enquiry throughout the ordering process, to assist you in deciding on the perfect combination of finishes, fittings, and feature to include in your bespoke ONE pool. 

With over 10 years industry experience we have been working hard to design the technologies and systems that form the basis of our range, have been developed through the culmination of knowledge, expertise, and valued supply partnerships which allow us to manufacture and install the very best one-piece swimming pools available. 

When developing our drop-in swimming pool collection, we wanted to encapsulate the industry recognised Aqua Platinum DNA, and thoughtfully considered all components of the pool shells, finishes, fixtures, fittings, plant equipment and experience features with 3 key elements in mind;

Achieving market leading pool water quality,

Attentive co-ordination throughout the entirety of the supply, manufacture and install journey.

Forming an attainable high-specification one-piece swimming pool system for the whole family to enjoy. 

 

DEDICATED POOL COORDINATOR

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Your dedicated pool coordinator will take you through initial design ideas for your ONE pool, and our design services can also include spa garden and landscaping design.

During our initial consultation process, we will review the routes to your property and the available access for delivering and craning the one-piece pool into position. This will allow us to understand and advise on the most suitable options for installing your luxury swimming pool.

Our ONE pool is a bespoke product that can be tailored to suit and accommodate any family.

 

BESPOKE SPA GARDEN DESIGN SERVICE

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Here at ONE by Aqua Platinum we also offer a bespoke spa garden and landscaping design consultancy service, should you wish to complement your ONE pool with surrounding landscaping. We can also help design wellness experiences within your garden such as a heated sauna thermal cabin which we can supply and install.

Get in touch with the team today to start your journey to a transformed lifestyle and allow us to help you to make the most of your home.

Multi-Million-Pound Contract Announcements

We are delighted to announce we are entering our busiest year to date after securing several high-end projects across prestigious addresses in London.

Aqua Platinum Projects continue to grow year after year designing and building multiple projects across the UK at one time, with some of the most talented individuals in the swimming pool construction industry.

With our extensive experience and knowledge across our ever-growing team, we offer a unique approach and spectacular service to all our clients, and pride ourselves on our ability to turn any bespoke idea into a reality.

We are pleased to share some of our recent updates below and look forward to bringing you regular updates on these high-level projects.

1 – 5 Grosvenor Place

Also known as “The Peninsula”, this exciting development is based on Hyde Park Corner in Belgravia – one of London’s most celebrated addresses – and will boast both hotel and residential facilities. Linked by a series of ballrooms and shops, this incredible building is set to make its mark on the London landscape.

Aqua Platinum have been given the opportunity to design and build the luxury amenities that include two 25 metre lap pools and two vitality pools for the hotel guests and residents’ respectively. All of the pools have been designed with a hybrid edge detail providing a minimal freeboard whilst still allow complete perimeter surface drainage, a fantastic solution to the age-old aesthetic vs function conundrum.

Further to this, we’ve been given the chance to showcase our workmanship with the inclusion of four steam rooms, four saunas and two ice dispenser features; all with their own individual concepts tailored to suit their surrounding environments.

The Peninsula is due to welcome guests from 2022, where 26 of the 190 rooms will be exclusive luxury accommodation which will offer the residents an ‘oasis of serenity’ in the heart of the busy city. The design and architecture are due to reflect Belgravia’s distinctive heritage and exhibit the best of British culture, art, and cuisine.

Park Modern 

Park Modern is Hyde Park’s newest collection of super-prime residences, offering 57 apartments overlooking Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. The property faces the park from the south, allowing residents to enjoy both the sunrise and the sunset from their apartments.

The building’s exterior design will feature an unusual rippling façade, rather than a rectangular box to represent the parkland and nature that surrounds it. The interiors have also been carefully considered to maximise the views, with large windows, high ceilings and a light colour palette allowing the surrounding parkland to do the talking.

These design features will continue in the reception area and on the wellbeing floor where work is currently underway for a residents-only spa that will include treatment rooms and a gym that will overlook Aqua Platinum’s stunning 25m swimming pool and spa installations.

Nine Elms, Parkside 

Set in the heart of Battersea, the Nine Elms project will see the development of plots B & D at the former Royal Mail centre. Construction is rapidly progressing and we are due to attend site imminently. The site is set to create a vibrant mixed-use neighbourhood to include up to 1,950 residential units, a primary school, retail units and community facilities.

The Nine Elms area is undergoing one of the largest regenerations in London, making it the heart of a very exciting place to live. Close to the River Thames, this will become an extremely vibrant riverside location, with new green spaces, shops, restaurants and bars.

Plot B will feature a stunning lap pool overlooking the heart of the Nine Elms area and plot D will host a beautiful modern pool and spa designed to be the social hub of the development. Both pools will include an infinity detail running to the edge of the building, giving the users the impression that the water flows off the building; a striking detail that really furthers not only the aesthetic but the experience. We are thrilled to be working alongside both Telford Homes and Greystar to bring these concepts to fruition, and to tackle challenges outside of the norm (being rooftop developments).

If you are interested in building your own luxury swimming pool or spa facilities, them get in touch with our friendly and expert team today. Contact us on 01489 896 438 or fill out our online form!

10 Years of Aqua Platinum Projects

Aqua Platinum Projects was founded 10 years ago by our Managing Director, Ryan Fronda. Since then, the company has grown from strength to strength, and after what has been a unique and challenging year, we are really proud to have been awarded the ‘Pool Contractor of the year in the UK Pool & Spa Awards’.

With a strong team of 40 employees, designing and building some of the most prestigious swimming pool projects in the UK, we believe that we have created a seamless and professional one-stop journey to introduce our clients to their own luxury swimming pool projects.

Aqua Platinum Projects are currently designing and building some of the most prestigious swimming pool projects across the UK with around 35 high-level projects running at one time. Whether you are looking for a private residential swimming pool or a large commercial development, our swimming pool projects are all finished to an extraordinarily high standard which far surpasses the expectations of our clients. We have developed a vast knowledge of swimming pool construction ranging from complex builds in the city centre basements and skyscrapers to movable floor pools and infinity-edge wonders all over the country.

We are currently going into our biggest year to date with a pipeline of some of the most prestigious project addresses, and when looking back on our companies’ successes over the last 10 years, we are so proud of all the hard work across the board. We are continuing to grow and have recently taken on some highly talented individuals to help us successfully execute these projects.

APP are swimming pool innovators; we are a company that innovates in the industry and sets the pace in the high-end swimming pool and spa design market. Often being approached with exceptionally challenging briefs that require bespoke engineering solutions to deliver the design intent, with stunning results.

We look forward to bringing you regular updates on our new projects. If you have a project you would like to discuss with Aqua Platinum, get in touch with our team today.

Clapham Old Town Outdoor Pool

What could be more luxurious than having a dip on demand in your own private pool?

Award Winning Outdoor Pool Design

Aqua Platinum Projects are delighted to announce we have been awarded an outdoor pool project for a private client in Clapham Old Town. After a competitive tender process, the client ultimately chose to progress with APP due to our inclusion of market-leading, eco-conscious waterproofing, rendering, and tiling products, alongside clearly detailed information regarding the high-specification materials and plant equipment that we utilise as standard.

Aqua Platinum Projects were awarded the design & build contract for the development and installation of a family outdoor swimming pool, separate spa pool, and sauna within the adjacent pool house.

We have worked closely with the Client during the detailed design phase to development and installation that will perfectly complement their new detached family home in London.

A key element we detailed during design, was the ability to winterise the main pool during the colder months, whilst keeping the spa pool fully functional to enjoy on those crisp winter evenings.

Optimise the use of your outside space

We are pleased to be working alongside AWS Prime Property, an expert property buying agency based in Knightsbridge, London to bring the client’s dream outdoor pool to life. Works on site are moving quickly with the dig complete and the first fix pipework starting shortly. Our client and family will be swimming in time for the English summer.

There are so many variables to designing and building a bespoke swimming pool, that often your head can be left swimming with costs and ideas. At APP we offer a swimming pool design consultancy service that will make the process seem seamless from start to finish.

Optimise the use of your outside space with a luxury outdoor swimming pool. Whether you opt for a small plunge pool or a grand infinity swimming pool, APP will design and build the project of your dreams according to your specifications, purpose, and vision. From the initial consultation to the final installation, we will take you through every step of the process ensuring you maintain full confidence in our masterwork.

Can’t wait to start designing your luxury pool? Contact us today

Holiday at Home this Summer

We are already seeing increasing demand for holidaying at home and what could be more like a luxurious getaway than having a dip on demand in your own private swimming pool.

We have a wonderful team of designers, project managers and consultants who are well versed in creating spectacular swimming pools, serene spaces, and sumptuous spas for you to enjoy year-round, ensuring that your everyday is entirely different experience than before lockdown began.

Create the luxurious pool of your dreams 

There are so many variables to designing and building a bespoke swimming pool, that often your head can be left swimming with costs and ideas. At APP we offer a swimming pool design consultancy service that will make the process seem seamless from start to finish.

Optimise the use of your outside space with a luxury outdoor swimming pool. Whether you opt for a small plunge pool or a grand infinity swimming pool, APP will design and build the project of your dreams according to your specifications, purpose and vision. From the initial consultation to the final installation, we will take you through every step of the process ensuring you maintain full confidence in our the masterwork.

An outdoor swimming pool is a valuable investment; a bespoke design will increase the value of your property and provide you and your family with years of future wellness and enjoyment.

Having been commissioned to build and create many outdoor masterpiece’s our pools are both functional, stylish and utterly unique. Get in touch with the team today to start your journey to a transformed lifestyle and allow us to help you to make the most of your home.

Fulham Design Contract

Aqua Platinum is thrilled to share that we have secured several design contracts for prestigious residential projects across the UK. Our latest design contract is for a private client looking to develop their plans for a bespoke wellness facility at their home-based in Fulham, London.

Our client could see the benefit in utilising our detailed design services to develop a design that exactly meets their requirements. During our design phase for the installation, the design varied slightly, and we were on hand throughout to help explore ideas and add detail to the requirements of the surrounding works that would be undertaken by others, whilst providing realistic budget costings to inform decisions.

The wellness facility will include powerful massage jets, pool lighting and will be finished in high-quality tile adding the ultimate luxury to this Fulham home. Aqua Platinum projects will also design all the appropriate plant equipment to ensure the clients’ wellness facility is operating to the highest standard.

We are already seeing increasing demand for holidaying at home and what could be more like a luxurious getaway than having a dip on demand in your own private swimming pool.

We have a wonderful team of designers, project managers, and consultants who are well versed in creating spectacular swimming pools, serene spaces, and sumptuous spas for you to enjoy year-round, ensuring that your every day is an entirely different experience than before lockdown began.

Get in touch with the team today to start your journey to a transformed lifestyle and allow us to help you to make the most of your home.

Aqua Platinum Staying COVID-19 Secure

In these unique times, at Aqua Platinum Projects we have adapted our working practices to continue transforming our client’s visions to reality. We take great pride in the work that we undertake, and know that now, more than ever, having something to look forward to makes all the difference. The safety of our staff and customer’s is our top priority, and below are a number of changes we have introduced to ensure that we can continue to support customers safely, and with minimal disruption;

 

  • Telephone and Video Consultations
  • Online desktop surveys to assess initial project considerations
  • Desktop design reviews
  • Staff working from home wherever possible
  • Construction teams and Project Managers wearing PPE on site and undertaking regular Covid-19 testing
  • All non-essential meetings via video conferencing to prevent unnecessary travel and footfall within our office
  • Regular communications with our supply partners to ensure we are up to date on lead times and programmes

 

We are continually monitoring the situation to ensure that our procedures are in keeping with current guidelines, and that we are doing everything we can to help prevent the spread of Covid-19. We would like to express our thanks to our employees who are continuing to go above and beyond during this pandemic, and would also like to thank all the key workers across the country, who are making an enormous contribution to keep everyone safe.

UK Pool & Spa Awards 2020 Results

We are delighted to announce we have been awarded wins in 4 categories at this year’s UK Pool & Spa awards.

Showcasing the very best examples of pool and spa design from across the country, the UK Pool & Spa Awards celebrated its tenth anniversary with featured projects and products.

Winners across 30 categories were announced during a virtual presentation. The 196 entrants were awarded gold, silver or bronze standard in the competition covering both home and public pool and spa facilities in a contest that attracted over 2,000 on-line votes and votes from judges, before being scrutinised by an independent jury.

Pool Contractor of the Year 

After what has been a unique and challenging year for us all, We’re really proud to announce that Aqua Platinum Projects have been awarded ‘2020 Industry Pool contractor of the year’ at the UK Pool and Spa Awards.

 

This award is credited to all our fantastic staff who have remained focussed and resilient throughout the past 12 months, ensuring our valued clients continued to receive unrivalled service on their unique projects. I would also like to personally thank every single member of our trusted supply chain, along with our loyal sub-contractors, who have worked extremely hard to minimise disruptions during these unique times.

 

With more people exploring ways they can focus on positive lifestyle changes and ‘holidaying at home’, we are expecting another busy year in 2021, and the whole team is looking forward to creating more amazing environments for our customers to enjoy!

 

COMMERCIAL SWIMMING POOL OF THE YEAR

The Headland Hotel & Spa, Aqua Club

 

The Headland Hotel, Aqua club was firstly award ‘The Commercial Pool Project of the Year’ the judges advised within a very high standard of competition, this project stood out to them for the number of swimming pools in one complex, the technical specification, use of lighting and characteristics.

 

The Aqua Club was also awarded, ‘Health & Wellness Project of the Year with comments from the judges, ‘this project speaks for itself, the quality of design, build and technical specification won it for us’.

 

Aqua Platinum Projects have designed and built the multi-million-pound project that includes a total of six pools including a 25-metre lap pool, an indoor vitality pool, children’s pool complete with jets, air pads and water mushroom, a traditional sauna with a curved glass front, outdoor vitality pool and sunset spa pool, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

 

Aqua Platinum have worked closely with architects Lilly Lewarne for the past four years, to design and build these world-class facilities for the hotel. It has been an important factor to incorporate the gorgeous Cornish waterfront throughout the design and we have done so by including a ‘wavy’ wall in the lap pool and a beautiful, hybrid, heated edge pool that circles the sunset spa pool that frames the idyllic waterfront. Whilst the outdoor vitality pool is complete with a Cornish granite menhir, this will enable guests to immerse themselves in the beautiful surroundings and relax while taking in the stunning Atlantic views.

 

The Aqua club is located on land between The Headland Hotel and its cottages. Building of the 2,215 square metre club started in October 2017 and is now open to hotel guests.

The plantroom is over 260 square meters and includes state-of-the-art filtration equipment. The six swimming pools boast the highest specification filtration and water treatment available including pumps and filters from our trusted supplier Waterco and UV water treatment from Triogen.

 

1000’s of man-hours and continued commitment from the team have resulted in the successful delivery of this project. We would like to thank every single member of the team who helped to deliver this project, all our valued suppliers and JE Stacey who have been a pleasure to work with and we look forward to working together on future projects.

 

RESIDENTIAL INDOOR SWIMMING POOL OF THE YEAR

Stone House 

 

We were presented with Residential Indoor Project of the Year for our outstanding project Stone House a large-scale refurbishment of the Grade II listed manor house underwent installation of a tailor-made swimming pool and spa area within the basement of the property.

 

The design saw a unique feature of 8 steel columns passing through the swimming pool. The design and build of an 18m lap pool with steel columns passing through the pool. These columns had to be incorporated into the pool design and finish, adding an exceptionally technically challenging feature rarely seen in swimming pool construction. Alongside this feature there are double-sized steps running the entire length of the pool with strip lighting and a bespoke cantilever tile detail.

 

The indoor pool hall is complete with a unique designed 8 seated spa, with LED strip lighting and warm jets. The pool hall also includes a detailed ducting design due to the domed ceiling heights and external glazing. The project also included a 19m external infinity edge pool with slatted cover.