Grantley Hall Hotel & Spa Fountains & Rill

Grantley Hall Hotel & Spa Fountains & Rill

Client:

Grantley Hall

Project Location:

North Yorkshire

Sector:

Hotel & Leisure

Project Scope:

Design & Build Fountains & Rill

Services Provided:

Rill design, octagonal pool fountain engineering, water treatment including chemical dosing, filtration.

Contract Value (£):

60K

Consultant:

Alastair Baldwin Associates

Contractor:

HACS

Background

Grantley Hall is a 17thcentury Grade II-listed mansion near Ripon, which is to be converted into one of the leading country house hotels in the UK. As part of the development, exquisite formal gardens are to be created with a Rill, pool and fountains.

Brief

Working with renowned architect, Alistair Baldwin Associates, a formal rill and octagonal pool was to be part of the formal gardens as you approach the hotel.

The design of the pool and rill was simple, and having worked with Alistair before on a previous project at Wynyard Hall, we knew the detail was paramount to the end result.

The octagonal pool was to have eight fountains which create an elegant arc to the center, each of which to be lit.

The rill was to have simple, minimal texture creating gentle water movement producing refraction of light as it traversed from one end to the other.

Challenge

In essence, Tills Innovations had to create the water effect without seeing how it is being created. With all our water features there needs to be fountain & water treatment plant equipment, which are implemented with systems to enable the operator to maintain the water feature, along with various interconnecting pipe work. The challenge was to deliver an end result where you only see the water and elegant brass fountain nozzles without compromising how it is serviced or maintained.

Solution

The approach was to break down all the elements of the design, analyse them and make them disappear into the ground or water feature construction, and if not they were very discretely hidden within the water feature.

Cleaver choices of materials, colours and where required bespoke parts were manufactured so anything inside the octagonal pool blended into the background, giving full enjoyment to the visual effect of the fountains and mesmerising meandering water as it flowed down the rill.

Benefits

It added structure to the garden, but what we love about water features, they give movement, sound and capture light like no o

Grantley Hall is a 17thcentury Grade II-listed mansion near Ripon, which is to be converted into one of the leading country house hotels in the UK. As part of the development, exquisite formal gardens are to be created with a Rill, pool and fountains.

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