January 21, 2009
swimming pool to close for two weeks for repairs
swimming pool is to close for ten days during February when the
facility gets an overhaul costing tens of thousands of pounds.
a partial collapse of the pool's wall last
when several metres of tiles fell off the side of the pool, Burnham's
Swim and Sports Academy this week told Burnham-On-Sea.com that
the pool would be shutting for maintenance between February 14th
and February 23rd.
water pipe burst at the property earlier this month, causing damage
to the conference room, and the pool was also struck by vandals
last weekend when a window was smashed at the front of the paved
be closing the pool to fully sort out all the issues, including
the tiling problems in the pool itself," owners Mark
and Sara Cox-Conklin,
pictured, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
also be doing re-tiling and painting in the changing rooms, the
cafe will get a revamp, and the conference room and bussiness
alley will get new flooring."
added: "It has been a challenging few weeks, but we are still
very much commited to the pool and all our customers."
cafe and shop will remain open during the maintenance work and
only the pool itself will be temporarily closed.
was first to report in December
how the pool's owners
had discovered several metres of tiles along the pool wall had
fallen away overnight.