Kings Cross

First Public Natural Pool Opens In London

Last month marked the official opening of the UK’s first public natural swimming pond at King’s Cross in London. The 10 x 40m pool sits in the heart of the King’s Cross development site and can accommodate up to 169 bathers. Kingcombe Aquacare has been working on the construction of the swimming pond in conjunction […]

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Natural Strokes

Imagine a swimming pool, and what do you see? A slab of sterile blue water, surrounded by tiles? It doesn’t have to be like that: imagine instead a pool of fresh, clear water, fringed by native plants and visited by dragonflies. The upsurge of interest in natural swimming pools, which I introduced to this country in 2000, has convinced many owners of conventional pools to aspire to a natural one.

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