A POPULAR swimming pool is set to close for two weeks.

Leisure World Colchester’s leisure pool will close for essential maintenance work from Monday.

It will be closed until Thursday, December 5.

The work will include draining the pool to complete technical plant maintenance.

During this time other works will take place including resealing pool floors and redecorating some of the pool areas.

Theresa Higgins, Colchester councillor responsible for commercial services, said: “The leisure pool is a much-loved attraction for Colchester.

“Thousands of families visit the pool yearly.

“The maintenance work will ensure the pool will remain popular with families for years to come.

“Leisure World will also be taking this opportunity to redecorate areas of the pool which will be noticeable to repeat customers.

“We thank all customers for their patience during this time.”

Aqua Springs will be open as normal during the maintenance works, and Leisure World will contact customers if their swimming lessons are cancelled.

For more information and updates on the work visit www.colchesterleisureworld.co.uk.