The revitalised Jelly Park swimming pool complex in Christchurch , built by Mainzeal for the Christchurch City Council , opened to the public this month and was an immediate success. This state of the art facility has incorporated Renhurst's Rippletone perforated aluminium ceilings providing a high noise reduction co-efficient ( NRC) of 0.80.
Warren and Mahoney Architecture, chose the proven life span offered by Renhurst ceiling's 20 year track record in swimming pool environments . The architects use of the Renhurst ceiling to create a series of curves results in the ceiling having a gentle wave motion which sets the facility apart from the ordinary enclosed pools.
Christchurch City Councils' , Western Area Recreation Manager, Simon Battrick is particularly pleased with the excellent light reflectance provided by the ceiling the new pool areas saying " the space has a very clean, bright and welcoming feel " .
In addition to the Renhurst ceiling Forman Building Systems also supplied Foamglas(R) cellular glass insulation to the mechanical services piping.