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An Introduction to Sport England’s ‘Swimming Pools’ Design Guidance Note

An Introduction to Sport England’s ‘Swimming Pools’ Design Guidance Note

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  1. An Introduction to Sport England’s ‘Swimming Pools’ Design Guidance Note ASA Conference 9th April 2008

  2. Introductions • Ben Woods – Senior Technical Project Manager LDA: Olympic Venues Team Written by: • Sport England and Design Advice Consortium • Led by S&P Architects • Robin Wilson Consulting • ‘Virtual’ consultation group

  3. Overview • White Handbook 1996 • Need for an update • Relevant to current situation • Easily accessible • Free advice • First web-based Pools guide • www.sportengland.org go to • downloads ‘Design Guidance’ • ‘wiki-pedia’ for sports design

  4. Objectives • ‘To promote a greater general understanding of Swimming Pool Design’ • Overview of the concepts • Appreciation of technical issues • Critical factors that need to be considered • Point to where more detailed information can be found

  5. Target Audience • Client Bodies • Architects and key professionals in the design team • Funding Bodies / Design Champions • Stakeholders ( users – operators – sponsors etc ) • General Public (one of the most requested topics)

  6. Format • Chapters • Photographs • Highlight text panels • Hot links • Footnotes

  7. 1. Promote Swimming • Promoting the value of swimming • 4614 separate pools in England • 872,910 m2 of water • High popularity in surveys • Existing ownership and new trends

  8. 2. Strategic Issues • Why? … Where? … What size? … • Who are the likely users / activities? … • Strategic Planning • Public Consultation • Level of Competition • Capital Funding • Long-term sustainability

  9. 3. Site and Location • Site considerations • Location • Site planning • External appearance • Transport Links

  10. 4. Organising the Building 1 • First Impressions • Entrance Area • Reception / access / control • Relationship of Spaces • Welcoming and attractive to users

  11. 4. Organising the Building 2 • Pool Hall • Sizes and Layouts • Learner and Diving Pools included • Moveable Floors / Booms • Structure and Glazing

  12. 4. Organising the Building 3 • Changing Areas • ‘Village’ and Single Sex • Disability Access • Fixtures, Fittings & Equipment • Storage • Office / Staff Rooms

  13. 5. Servicing the Building • ‘Notes’ on Building Services issues • Energy Consumption / Efficiency • Pool Water Quality • Air Temperature / Humidity • Lighting and Acoustics

  14. 6. Constructing the Building • ‘Notes’ on Construction Issues • Heavy Wear and Tear • Pool Tank Design • Finishes in Wet Areas • Risks of Condensation / Corrosion

  15. 7. Operating the Building • ‘Notes’ on Maintenance issues • Consider at the design stage • Ease of maintenance • Creation of clean, safe conditions • for heavy and prolonged use • A look at common problem areas

  16. 8. Further Information • Appendices • 1. Related organisations • 2. Standards and Legislation (CDM, HSE, Pr EN 15288) • 3. Changing room capacity calculation (example) • 4. Leisure Pools • 5. Further information/references • With hyperlinks to relevant information…

  17. Consultation • ‘Virtual’ group consulted whilst in production in 2007 • Over 200 written comments on draft publication • A number of themes / common points addressed at consultation meeting in February 2008 • Many thanks to all who provided valuable input including ASA, ISRM, PWTAG, GLL, MSG Consult, Arup, Limbricks, LA Architects, FCB Architects

  18. Next Steps • Read it, use it, tell others • www.sportengland.org • From Olympic Aquatics Centre • to small Community Pools • Not perfect… but 99% there • Web-based – easy to update • 6 month review planned

  19. Contact Details • Kevin Mills - Sport England • kevin.mills@sportengland.org • David Griffiths – S&P Architects • david.griffiths@s-parchitects.com • Robin Wilson – Robin Wilson Consulting • robin@wilsonconsulting.eu • Ben Woods – London Development Agency • benwoods@lda.gov.uk