Witham Leisure Centre

Project Location

Witham Leisure Centre

Main Contractor

Barr Construction

Project Background

Project is the new build construction of a £9.5 million multi-facility leisure centre, commissioned by Braintree District Council.

In the swimming hall it provides a 6 lane 25m pool as well as a learner pool with moveable floor and an overlooking spectator viewing area. The leisure centre also provides a fitness suite, 2 squash courts and 2 dance studios as well as a sauna, a steam room and 2 further treatment rooms for physiotherapy and beauty therapy.


The mastic package required application of the correct sealant both for exterior and interior application, the majority of which was inside, as follows:

External cladding and brickwork expansion joints – 825 LMN silicone

Inside the main pool hall:

Tiled floor to tiled wall skirting – fillet joints – Sikasil Pool Grey

Tiled floor expansion joints 7mm recessed butt joint to protect from light foot traffic – Sikasil Pool Grey

Wet room tiled shower area off the swimming pool, as above – Sikasil Pool Grey

Door architraves and wall to internal white powder coated aluminium windows – fillet joint – Sikasil Pool White

Tiled reception area corner floor to tiled wall skirting area – fillet joints – S50 sanitary silicone

Dry room changing areas and standard showers for non-pool users (ie no chlorine present) – S50 sanitary silicone

Any other general sealant work to tiles where only standard fungicidal silicone required – S50 sanitary silicone

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Project Start Date

Spring 2013

Project Completion Date

Summer 2014

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