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.

Cherry Park, Westfields Stratford – Contract Announcement

We are delighted to announce we have been awarded the design and build of the resident’s amenities at the Cherry Park, residential development next to the prestigious Westfield Stratford City shopping centre.

The development will deliver a £650m Private Rented Sector (PRS) residential scheme, adjacent to one of the Group’s London flagship destination, Westfield Stratford City. It will one of London’s largest single-site PRS schemes. Construction has already started on the site with the swimming pool works due to roll out at in March 2021.

The amenities will include a 25metre lap pool finished in the highest quality mosaic tiles and a bespoke spa which includes powerful massage jets, creating individual massage stations for residents. The pool and spa will be constructed with a deck level detail to create a relaxing over flow and aesthetically pleasing high end design.

In addition, APP have design wellness facilities that include a traditional sauna with, alder wood finish and a bespoke tiled steam room.

This new residential quarter in the heart of Stratford City is an example of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield’s strategy to significantly increase the densification of exceptional and highly connected retail destinations by adding offices, residential, hotels and other uses, where relevant. With the Cherry Park Partnership, we are leveraging our unique know-how and joining with strategic capital partners to reinvent city districts.

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

Aqua Platinum Projects is home to one of the largest teams of in-house swimming pool engineers in London and the South Coast of England. Their extensive knowledge and expertise in our niche industry allow us to produce pools of the highest quality in any setting. It is thanks to our innovative construction techniques and meticulously planned designs that we are at the forefront of the aquatic leisure industry, having won multiple gold awards for our stylish and inspiring work.

9 Millbank, St Edwards – Contract Announcement

Aqua Platinum Projects are delighted that we will be continuing to build on our sterling relationship with St Edwards, Berkeley Homes through the appointment of the swimming pool design and build contractors at the prestigious new development, 9 Millbank.

Just a short stroll from Westminster Palace, Millbank Residences occupies a converted riverside location with views over the Thames.

This luxury development is a magnificent collection of Manhattans apartments and penthouses in a beautifully restored 1920’s building that retains many of its original features.

Residents can escape the busy city life within the tranquil and stylish setting of the basement swimming pool and spa area.

Aqua Platinum Projects will undertake a considerable amount of the surround fit-out, this will include the entire floor build-ups, tiling to the surround and tiling of the walls within the swimming pool and spa area.

The 18m deck level swimming pool will include stunning mosaic tiles with a sleek deck level detail. The state-of-the-art facilities will also include a vitality pool with two stainless steel hydro beds, a single person hydro station, and two wall massage stations.

Aqua Platinum Projects have also designed the wellness facilities that will include a bespoke traditional sauna with tiered seating and bespoke steam room to promote relaxation and rejuvenation.

The development of these properties is currently underway with the swimming pool works due to start in spring 2021, we look forward to sharing progress updates of this outstanding project.

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

Aqua Platinum Projects is home to one of the largest teams of in-house swimming pool engineers in London and the South Coast of England. Their extensive knowledge and expertise in our niche industry allow us to produce pools of the highest quality in any setting. It is thanks to our innovative construction techniques and meticulously planned designs that we are at the forefront of the aquatic leisure industry, having won multiple gold awards for our stylish and inspiring work.

UK Pool & Spa Awards 2020

Following our incredible success last year, Aqua Platinum Projects have entered UK Pool and Spa Awards 2020 for the seventh year running. A total of 10 projects have been put forward for various categories with winners to be announced at their annual awards ceremony which this year will be held virtually.

We have entered some of our favourite show stopping projects this year which are as follows;

 

Public/Commercial Pool Awards;

Hotel/Holiday Park Pool of the Year for, The Headland Hotel, Aqua Club

Commercial Pool Project of the Year for, Audley Nightingale Place, The Headland Hotel, Aqua Club and Keybridge House

 

Residential Project Awards;

Residential Outdoor Pool of the Year for, Pool 22

Residential Indoor Pool of the Year for, Stone House

Residential Pool Refurbishment of the Year, Collyers House

 

Specialist Category Awards;

Health & Wellness Project of the Year for, The Headland Hotel Aqua Club

Luxury Pool of the Year for, Branch Hill

 

Prestige Awards;

Pool Technician of the Year, Daniel McPherson for his exceptional work at The Headland Hotel, Aqua Club

Outstanding Swimming Pool Design for, Pool 22

Outstanding Swimming Pool Design, The Headland Hotel, Aqua Club

 

 

Audley Nightingale Place – Project Completion

We are delighted to share with you our recently completed project, Audley Nightingale Place, a multi-million-pound swimming pool in Clapham Common. We have been building our ever-growing relationship with McLaren Construction, to build this luxury complex within the basement of Nightingale Place, which is Audley’s first retirement village in London. This luxury development is home to a variety of one, two and three bedroom apartments and penthouses, with facilities like the health club, pool, restaurant and cinema on your doorstop, all designed to suit your lifestyle.

Construction started on the project in 2018 and is now ready for residents to move in and start enjoying the facilities. Formerly a 5 storey Metropolitan Police HQ ,the deluxe development includes a 14m basement swimming pool with a feature wall, two swim jet counter-current systems within the swimming pool. It also includes a luxurious spa which includes powerful massage jets and stations, a traditional sauna and a bespoke steam room that is finished in the highest quality mosaics. It really is the perfect place for residents to relax.

The plantroom, also located in the basement of the development, houses a high-quality filtration system that has been installed by our in-house engineers. This includes two Waterco 900m deep bed filters for the swimming pool, two Waterco 750mm deep bed filters for the spa pool, high-quality filtration pumps and fully automatic chemical dosing systems. This ensures the swimming pool and spa maintain optimum water clarity and sanitation.

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!

The Aqua Club at The Headland Hotel Completion

A luxurious swimming and wellbeing centre on the Cornish coast

We are extremely proud to share with you the greatly anticipated, Aqua Club at The Headland Hotel, the Southwest’s most luxurious swimming and wellbeing centre.

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.

This facility marks the completion of a further phase in an ambitious programme of development at The Headland, which is celebrating the 40 years under the ownership of John and Carolyn Armstrong.

Framing the gorgeous Cornish waterfront

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.

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

Aqua Platinum Projects is home to one of the largest teams of in-house swimming pool engineers in London and the South Coast of England. Their extensive knowledge and expertise in our niche industry allow us to produce pools of the highest quality in any setting. It is thanks to our innovative construction techniques and meticulously planned designs that we are at the forefront of the aquatic leisure industry, having won multiple gold awards for our stylish and inspiring work.

Swimming Pool Refurbishments

Aqua Platinum Projects have recently undertaken an extensive swimming pool refurbishment for an exclusive client in Hertfordshire. The house is an outstanding period family home with fabulous views within grounds approaching 16 acres.

Set towards the northern boundary is the outdoor swimming pool, where APP has undertaken the remedial works to remove all pool surround tiles and re-tile. APP has also tiled the band of mosaics to the top of the pool edge and acid washed the swimming pool to remove any stubborn stains to the pool surface.

APP has undertaken the replacement of all lighting to LED lighting and electrics and removed and re-installed state-of-the-art filtration equipment, providing a four-hour complete water turnover.

In addition, APP has installed a fully automatic swimming pool safety cover that runs along tracks and locks the pool shut when engaged. The swimming pool refurbishment was complete in a matter of weeks so that our client has been able to enjoy their newly renovated swimming pool in time for summer.

To learn more about our swimming pool refurbishments or to learn more about our Swimming Pool Service and Maintenance please contact us on 01489 896438 or email enquiries@aquaplatinumprojects.co.uk

Project update at The Aqua Club, Headland Hotel

We are pleased to share the latest update from The Headland Hotel, Aqua Club. Our in-house engineers have been working hard over the past few weeks to reach the finish line, we are now weeks from completing the five  swimming pools including a 25 metre lap pool, an indoor vitality pool, children’s pool complete with jets and water mushroom, outdoor vitality pool and infinity spa.

Our tilers have been on site to complete the final mosaic tiling to the children’s pool, and this week see’s the arrival of the Cornish granite menhir to the outdoor vitality pool. Aqua Platinum has worked closely with architects Lilly Lewarne, 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, infinity pool with an in-set that will focus on framing the idyllic waterfront.


To register your interest in The Aqua Club, head over to The Headland Hotel’s website.

Award Winning Swimming Pool, Prince of Wales Drive

Aqua Platinum Projects are pleased to announce we have been awarded Commercial Swimming Pool of the Year at the recent Pool and Spa Awards.

Prince of Wales Drive is a £2 million contract for a glamorous basement swimming pool and spa facilities, another great project to be undertaken with the Berkeley Group. Prince of Wales Drive is a brand-new collection of beautiful one, two and three-bedroom apartments which is being built by St William Homes. The development is just moments from the river Thames and Battersea Park, one of London’s most admired parks. Sloane Square is also just one mile away placing these apartments in a perfect location for residents to enjoy all the city has to offer.

Set within two and a half acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, the spacious apartments offer a premium specification and distinctive interior design. Aqua Platinum are to undertake the design and build of the entire resident’s amenities spaces. The luxury resident’s facilities, designed by leading architect Scott Brownrigg, include a 17m swimming pool, spa, sauna, vitality pool with warm jets and a steam room as well as large separate gymnasium and multiple treatment rooms – it will be the perfect place for residents to relax. The project also includes all changing areas, treatment rooms and all associated drainage and M&E for the entire basement area.

Take a look at the exclusive film below.

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 to begin discussing your needs and requirements. Contact us on 01489 896 438 or fill out our contact form today

 

UK Pool & Spa Awards 2019 Results

The UK Pool and Spa Awards was in attendance by the Aqua Platinum team in December.

 

Held again at The Vox in Birmingham on Thursday 12th December, the annual ceremony celebrated excellence and achievements over the year within the pool industry.

 

Presented by Sharron Davies, Olympic Gold Medallist, we were delighted to win for one of our most impressive projects to date.

 

Our Prince of Wales Dive project won Commercial Refurbishment Project of the Year.

 

Aqua Platinum have been working closely with St William Homes, who have undertaken the build of the brand-new collection of beautiful one, two and three-bedroom apartments.

Over the past year, Aqua Platinum has been working exceptionally hard to deliver the complete fit-out of the apartment’s state-of-the-art amenities.

The basement area includes a 17m swimming pool with a stunning bespoke feature wall, a contrasting fully tiled spa pool with warm jets, a luxury black wood sauna with glass front, Corain-finished steam room, luxury changing rooms and treatment room.

 

Aqua Platinum has also undertaken all associated drainage and M&E for the entire basement area.

 

Inclusive to this the Team of the Year, Gold Award was also awarded to us for this project, which we were honoured to receive as to us this really is an exceptional achievement.

 

Before the night was up we were still able to swoop two more prestigious awards, our project completed in St Katherines Dock, London won the award for Outstanding Pool Design of the Year and Luxury Pool of the Year for the outstanding Langley Hotel and Spa, a Luxury Collection Hotel.

 

The development of Langley Park includes the introduction of a subterranean infinity-edge swimming pool build, infinity-edge, vitality spa with water features, VIP spa suite, female vitality suite, two Hamman’s, three saunas, three steam and an outdoor pool with deluxe black granite finishing.

 

The hotel’s boutique selection of 41 exquisite rooms and suites are to be designed by Dennis Irvine Studio with the height of sophistication and refinement in mind. The rooms are divided across the main house and The Brew House, a Grade II listed 18th-century outbuilding.

 

We are always appreciative when winning such awards as we have, it gives a reflection of all our hard work from initial design stage to completion and we thank all those who voted for us.

 

Are you interested in having your own luxury pool fitted? Then contact one of our expert and friendly team to discuss your needs and requirements or book a consultation!