After the grand opening of the Runcorn Swimming Pool complex, the shade requirements for the exposed concrete area at the end of the 50m outdoor pool and the seating area running parallel to the pool became evident. The concrete would become very hot during the day and create a significant amount of glare, rendering the areas unsuitable for use. The biggest issues were:
The shade cloth used in the structure was Monotec 370 in 'Bundena' blue. The waterproof membrane is Hiraoka 104B in white.