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Swimming Ponds

A Swimming pond that is life changing for YOU and YOUR family

Are you tired of the same old traditional swimming pools?

Have you ever considered a swimming pond?

They’ve been around in the UK for over 30 years and have been a popular choice in Europe and America. Personally, I’ve always been drawn to the idea of a swimming pond. It’s a natural alternative to the typical tiled and heated swimming pool. With a swimming pond, you can immerse yourself in nature, swim alongside wildlife, and enjoy a beautiful natural landscape. Plus, there are no chemicals involved!

I know what you’re thinking – won’t the water be too cold?

Well, in the winter months, the water temperature can drop to 4c, but in the summer, it can reach a balmy 29c.

Most people in the UK can comfortably swim in a swimming pond from April to November. And let me tell you, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of swimming in fresh, clear water. It leaves you feeling rejuvenated and fresh, without the itchy skin caused by chlorine.

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How long will I have to wait to get my swimming pond built?

This is the truly exciting part…….

Get the process started now by calling one of our team and we could be onsite within 2-3 months.

Other companies are building one at a time and are booked up over a year in advance.

We build 2 or 3 swimming ponds a month. This is because the company is set up to manage and organise multiple projects. Once you get hold of our design plan you’ll see exactly how we do this.

And that’s not even the best bit……..

Everyone else is quoting starting prices from £125,000+, we do projects of this value and much bigger, but we also can start from £75,000 including VAT.


Even better…..

Our swimming ponds are fully filtered so no waiting around years for the balance to be correct and the water to be clear!

How do we build our Projects

Will I need planning permission?

Some of our projects do go through planning. This is usually because they’re in an area of outstanding natural beauty, a listed building, or outside the curtilage of the garden. As we are essentially adding a wildlife pond to the area for the most part planning is easy to achieve. Once clients appoint us, we supply planners with plans and details needed for your application.

Are there MORE benefits of a Swimming pond?

What really makes a Swimming pond the obvious choice over a traditional pool, is that Swimponds are chemical-free and entirely eco-friendly.

In addition, they work in the same way as a pond would in attracting magnificent wildlife to your garden. Here are just a few things you’d probably see:

• Frogs swimming in the shallows of your swimming pond

• Dragonflies skimming across its surface

• Birds drinking and bathing in the water

The only thing you’d be missing is the fish. But I wouldn’t recommend introducing them to a Swimming pond. And there’s a very good reason why…

You see, the water of a swimming pond is crystal clear, clean, and silky-smooth to swim in

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This is achieved through an unobtrusive filtration system and natural filtration provided by plants in the shallows of your pond.

But introduce fish to the mix, and they’ll begin to produce waste.

That’ll lead to making your water cloudy and can even make it unsafe to swim in.

However, you can have a separate section of the pond exclusively for fish while you still enjoy the benefits of freshwater swimming.

We’ve had clients ask for this in the past, and we’re always more than happy to design and build it for them.

Every Swimming pond we build is unique, keep reading to learn more about our design process.

What makes us unique?

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We create swimming ponds that are bespoke to you.  

Our designers use technical drawings to plan every detail down to the last pebble and plant, to make sure everything is perfect for you.

If you put your trust in our fantastic team of experts – this is what you’ll get:

When you enquire about your project, you’ll get a copy of our full design plan, which explains in detail, our whole process. 

Then our expert consultants speak to you to find out exactly how you want your pond to look…
Factoring in things like: 

• How much you want to invest 
• The layout of your garden (our site surveyors will visit you to conduct a survey) 
• What water and landscape features you might want 
• And estimating a time-frame that best fits your schedule 

And that all sounds great, right?

Well, most important of all, if you don’t like any aspect of it, we keep working until it’s perfect

Any kind of pond will be a major change to your garden and its landscape. 

And you wouldn’t build an extension to your home without designing and planning it first. 

A swimming pond is no different. We want to make sure the pond we build and your dream pond are the same. 

You won’t have to leave anything to doubt, through our 2D and 3D renderings and first-class customer service. 

With our specialist team working on your project, by the end you’ll have a Swimming pond you can enjoy year-round. 

To work with our team, your design investment for a Swimpond project would be £1797.

Enjoyment isn’t the only thing a Swimming pond will bring. 

It will also…

• Raise the value of your property considerably (more than any swimming pool would)… 

• Attract more beautiful wildlife to your garden… 

• Get your friends and family excited every time they visit…

• And will leave you with less lawn to mow (in fact, they’re even less maintenance than a lawn!)

What makes us Unique?

We create swimming ponds that are bespoke to you.  

Our designers use technical drawings to plan every detail down to the last pebble and plant, to make sure everything is perfect for you.

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Sit back, relax and let us make your dream a reality…

You can just sit back carefree knowing your project is in the hands of an expert team who have already built hundreds of stunning ponds.

We understand that in the world of construction, not everything goes as planned. However, we always make sure you receive the build you trusted us to construct.  You have every right to be thorough when looking for a company to manage a big project like a swimming pond.

So, let me put you at ease.

Or rather, let our past clients put you at ease. Here’s what it’s like to work with us:

Still not Sure?

I know that a swimming pond is an investment. If you’re not ready to commit to the project yet, that’s fine. You might not have a vision for your dream pond at the moment…

And if you don’t, our team will always be here to help you.

Our specialist design team can tell you:

• Where the perfect spot for your pond would be.

• What size swimming pond would best fit your garden.

• What plant life and filtration we can use to guarantee crystal clear water.

• And build a 3D model to show you exactly how your pond will look.

Talk to us today if that sounds like something you would like to hear.

P.S. Our team is never too busy to talk. 

As we keep growing as a business, we want to help as many people as possible in realising their dream of a beautiful garden.  So, if you’d like us to help you with yours, grab your phone and…

A swimming pond should be Safe, Easy to Maintain and Stunning to look at!

In the video is a site visit completed by Michael visiting a Swimming pond (NOT, installed by Pond by Michael Wheat) and in need of help.

SEE what can go wrong if a swimming pond isn’t installed properly!

We can transform the empty space in your garden into a place where you can be at one with nature and create memories that last a lifetime. Your friends and family will be excited every time they come to visit.

Now picture this… It’s a hot day. One of those where you can’t escape from the heat no matter how hard you try. Being able to jump into the cool, refreshing water of a Swimming Pond in your back garden.

There’s no beating that.

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Michael and his team transformed an overgrown, leaking swamp into a wonderful, well-designed swimming pond that really enhances our property and the enjoyment we’ll get from it. His team on site was reliable, hardworking, and kept us fully informed of their plans at every stage of the process. We’re delighted with the result and would recommend Michael without reservation.

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We were delighted with our pond facelift, a key aspect of which was the creation of a natural water feature. This now looks amazing! The team ensured we were completely satisfied throughout the project. Would highly recommend Michael’s business for all your pond requirements.

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Why choose a Swimming Pond?

You might be torn between the decision of a swimming pool or a swimming pond…

Or maybe you’ve been planning for a pond and wondered what it’d be like to swim in it…

OR you might already have a pond or a swimming pool, but you’ve stumbled across SwimPonds and want yours to be converted.

If you relate to any of these…

And if you don’t want a big ugly blue rectangle ruining the view out your window in your garden…that needs year-round treatment to stay clean and safe to swim in.

But instead…

You’d prefer a natural swimming pool that seamlessly flows into the countryside and blends into its surroundings…

Creating a beautiful place for you, your friends, and your family to enjoy. Where you won’t have to worry about:

~ expensive heating bills;

~ harsh chemicals filling your pool; or

~ weekly labour and maintenance costs.

If that all sounds good to you, then you’ll never regret your investment into a swimming pond.

How can swimming in a pond be clean?

A swimming pond is naturally filtered through plant life and a biological filtration system. The water is crystal clear and will leave you feeling cleaner after swimming than any chlorinated pool would.

Won’t it be too cold to swim in?

There’s really no need for expensive heating (although it is an option if you’d like it). In the summer, swimming ponds generally sit between 26 and 29 degrees. 

We can’t deny that in the winter and autumn, they do get cold. Although we’ve still had clients tell us they’ve swam in it every single day! But no matter how cold it gets, you will never have to cover it for half the year – as you would with a pool.

A swimming pond will remain a beautiful part of your garden year round.

Swimming Pond Design Process

Now, we don’t just build swimming ponds. We design them exactly to your design brief and the practicalities of your site. Whether it’s a natural or formal design, we plan every detail down to the last pebble. The design cost for swimming pond projects is £1,797.

Here’s what we’ll do for you…

Swimming Pond Build Process

Once you’re satisfied with the design process, we move onto the next stage. As well as building your pond, we always aim to deliver a smooth and hassle-free experience for our clients.

You can sit back worry-free knowing that your project is in the hands of an expert team who have already built hundreds of stunning ponds.

There won’t be any inconvenience to you.

Our projects start from £75,000.

Pond Aftercare

Have you had construction work in the past you were unsatisfied with? Have you ever had any work that’s gone wrong shortly after it was finished, only to realise the labourers responsible were long gone?

Then let us put you at ease. We don’t just install your pond and disappear:

All the equipment we use comes guaranteed through us

We come back out to perform guarantee repairs and replacements free of charge

We provide your first maintenance visit free with every install.

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Lifetime Guarantee

The most common issue which ruins a new pond is a leak. So our pond liners are guaranteed for a lifetime. If it ever leaks, call us and we’ll come straight out to fix it for you, free of charge.

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Pond maintenance

We offer a variety of maintenance packages to cater to every pond. Make sure you’ll never have to worry about pond cleans or faulty filters again. See our pond maintenance packages ›

Latest Swimming Ponds We’ve Built

We’ve built full project Swimming ponds from £65,000.

We offer you the option to subcontract your own local groundwork team to carry out the excavation and soil removal.

This can bring our costs down.

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