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THIS: Greetham Valley Hotel and Golf Club’s
Eco Lodge in Oakham from Norwegian Log
BELOW: Adding to the whole feeling of the
garden – a Pinelog office building
chalets, summerhouses and small leisure look towards the wooden building option ventilation and heating elements are sub
buildings. A major leap forward in the as well as that of the more traditional contracted to specialist Andrew
company’s progress came when in the mid brick and block methods. Engineering Limited. All manufacturing
1970s it developed the Pinelodge which The company sell in the UK through its processes are carefully controlled at
was the UKs first timber holiday home, own marketing team and via a network of Pinelog’s Bakewell factory with external
factory manufactured and delivered in two UK distributors. Pinelog have their own timbers vacuum pressure treated with a
halves. Pinelog’s MD Ian Grant explains: in-house architects, technical, water based preservative to ensure a long
“In the 80s the demands of self-catering manufacturing and project management and trouble-free life. Pinelog has been
holidaymakers changed. They started specialists but the mechanical building accredited with ISO 9001:2000 for its
looking for upmarket, high quality, self- services including air conditioning, Quality Management systems.
catering holiday homes which provided
either the same or better amenities than at
home – plenty of space, comfort and
facilities including en-suite bathrooms,
designer kitchens, full central heating, even
a hot tub. Pinelodges were constantly re-
designed and upgraded to meet these
demands and business grew as a result.”
Other products quickly followed the
Pinelodge and Pinelog’s portfolio now
includes timber framed domestic
swimming pools, commercial swimming
pools and commercial buildings. Garden
buildings still form an important part of
the company’s portfolio but the design of
these has developed dramatically over
the years to meet the changing needs of
the market.
The growth in the domestic pool market
has added to the company’s growing
success rate and Ian feels this can be
“MORE AND MORE CUSTOMERS NOW
attributed to the advent of greater leisure
time and the fitness boom saying: “More
REQUIRE A COMPLETE LEISURE
and more customers now require a
complete leisure development rather than
DEVELOPMENT RATHER THAN JUST A
just a simple pool. We have been able to
respond with architecturally stunning
SIMPLE POOL. WE HAVE BEEN ABLE
designs which can, if required, include a
sauna, whirlpool spa, changing rooms and
TO RESPOND WITH ARCHITECTURALLY
gymnasium.”
For environmental and aesthetic
STUNNING DESIGNS WHICH CAN, IF
reasons, the demand for quality timber
frame buildings for commercial use,
REQUIRED, INCLUDE A SAUNA,
particularly leisure buildings and
swimming pools, continues to grow.
WHIRLPOOL SPA, CHANGING ROOMS
Pinelog has been able to capitalise on this
as architects and the construction industry
AND GYMNASIUM”
Visit our website at www.swimmingpoolnews.co.uk FEBRUARY 09 swimming pool news 67
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