Witham Leisure Centre
Project LocationWitham Leisure Centre
Main ContractorBarr Construction
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