Howard Park, Letchworth Garden City

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A shady view from the other end of the pool

The new jets firing into the pool

Project:
Howard Park, Letchworth Garden City.

Client:
UPM Tilhill Ltd for North Hertfordshire District Council

Installation:
2011

Area:
1204 sqm

Challenge:
This large park, situated in close proximity to the town centre is a
landmark in Letchworth and the paddling pool very well loved by the local children. Ustigate’s task was to retain, refurbish and enhance the original paddling pool and to provide a more efficient and safer water play environment.

Success:
A large meandering paddling pool, the play value was increased with the addition of ranges of sprays, jets and bubblers to the shallow pools along the length of the pool providing a more interactive play element. At the northern end two circles of 12 angled trajectory jet streams were introduced, the 24 jets provide a programmed display for play by day and are uplit at night by white LEDs to bring a touch of elegance to the area. A fully PWTAG compliant recirculation system was designed and installed to meet the huge number of visitors to the park.

Maintenance:
Annual maintenance to commission and decommission and as required