Armchairs by Pool

Dorset’s Leading Swimming Pool Installer

Installing Pool since 1980

We offer our bespoke swimming pool design, construction and installation service in Dorset and surrounding areas.

Our team carries out swimming pool design and swimming pool installation in Dorset and the surrounding towns and cities. Indoors or outdoors, a Compass pool is not only a beautiful feature for your home, but also an energy-efficient, durable leisure facility you can enjoy for years to come.

At Compass Pools, our network of experienced installers works all across Dorset, from Charmouth and Lyme Regis, down to Weymouth and Swanage and in Shaftesbury to the north. We also assist customers in Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch with bespoke swimming pool design to complement their home, lifestyle and budget requirements.

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About our pools

Why Choose Compass Pools?

We believe it’s our innovative materials and processes that set us apart from other swimming pool builders. Instead of conventional liner pools or concrete pools which can become damaged easily or harbour excess bacteria, we have the exclusive rights in the UK to sell Compass prefabricated ceramic pools.

These state-of-the-art designs are delivered to your property as a complete, one-piece shell and lowered into an excavated hole. The hard, non-porous material eliminates the risk of accidental tearing and prevents a build-up of bacteria. In fact, we are so confident in the quality of our pools that a 20-year warranty is offered with every installation.


Working with you every step of the way

When it comes to designing your pool, our experienced team will take the time to discuss every option so that you can find exactly the right pool for your home. Compass swimming pools are available in 9 different shapes, 27 size variations and twelve unique colour options, so whether you want a compact plunge pool or a breath-taking infinity pool, we’re certain that we’ll have what you need.

We can work with other contractors and project managers to deliver both indoor and outdoor pools, also working on landscaping and other finishing touches. Don’t forget about adding lighting, filters, waterfalls, jets or even a fresh water system to make your home swimming pool unique.

We’ll provide regular updates throughout the project so that you know that your installation is on track and, once the pool is complete, our team will ensure everything is left in an immaculate condition.

Expert Swimming Pool Installation in Dorset

The nature of our patented ceramic composite pools means that we can deliver the shortest installation time on pools, so your dream pool can be taken from a vision into reality within a few weeks.

On top of that, our teams are part of a company with over three decades of experience and over 30,000 installations under their belt. We’ve worked on hundreds of swimming pools in Dorset and around the UK, giving us plenty of experience in how to carry it out smoothly and efficiently. Even if you’re in a rural location or have a seafront property with limited access, it’s no trouble for our professional installers.


How much does a Pool Installation Cost?

One of the most frequently asked questions is also one of the hardest to answer, as the cost of any pool will depend on a number of factors. The size will have a major impact on the overall cost, as will your specific design options. Costs tend to average between £1,500 and £3,000 per square metre, but if you are building a new building specifically to house the pool, this can increase by £800-£2,000 per square metre.

For a comprehensive breakdown of the cost of different pool types, you can find more information here.


How is a Ceramic Pool different to a Liner Pool?

Liner pools are made using a sheet of plastic or PVC to hold the water, and can be positioned above or below the ground. The flexibility of a liner pool allows for completely unique shapes to be made, and the total cost an be significantly lower than other types of pool. However, liners are susceptible to damage and will need to be replaced after a few years.

On the other hand, a ceramic pool is almost as straightforward to install but offers far superior durability and better insulation. With a huge variety of shapes, sizes and colours to choose from, you can still find a style to suit the aesthetic you’re looking for. To better understand the construction of a liner pool, take a look at our pros and cons page.

We design, build and install all types of indoor and outdoor swimming pools such as:

Our client in Dorset had a ‘seize-the-day’ moment when she decided to install a pool in her new back garden. She had wanted one for years, but never had the space or budget, but after a relocation and cancer diagnosis, she was ready to build the outdoor space she had always dreamed of. Click here to read our full case study and to see our completed project.

If you’re thinking about having an indoor or outdoor pool installed, please get in contact. Our friendly team would be happy to discuss design ideas and possibilities or provide a free quote. Call us on 333 4567 111 or email us at

Alternatively, take two minutes to try our fast online quote tool to complete your design brief and receive a quotation. We pride ourselves on the quality of our swimming pool installations in Dorset and would be delighted to hear from you.

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