Beautiful hand crafted float pools

expert float system designers since 1999

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You have found the experts who design and make the worlds most beautiful float tanks, pods, cabins, rooms and pools. From our factory in the UK we have been designing and building Floatation products since 1999, we now have H.Q. in the UK and the USA, as Floataway USA launched in 2017. Our teams are made up of award winning qualified design consultants, company directors, and experienced technicians, with over 60 years experience, including being part of the design team of Concord, British Airways supersonic jet, Floataway is the choice of the industry. On going design improvements to meet the very latest standards around the world, Floataway leads the way in technical advancements.

As well as equipping float centres and individuals around the globe with beautiful float products, Floataway have been working with the Laureate Institute for Brain Research to develop the advanced float products needed for medical research at LIBR and other research facilities internationally.


Medical use

supplying advanced float products for medical research at LIBR since 2014

Each day I become more and more convinced that the positive clinical benefits we are witnessing in our research are enhanced by Floataway’s masterful engineering

The CLINICAL FLOATATION website provides an overview of an emerging new technology known as Floatation-REST (Reduced Environmental Stimulation Therapy) that appears to powerfully counter the deleterious effects of stress in modern life. 

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Justin Feinstein


"Floataway’s mission is to create the “perfect” float experience; Colin and his son Toby are always striving to improve the design and calibration of their pools…  Based on the clinical effects we are witnessing in our research studies, I believe that Floataway has succeeded on every level of its mission.  Rarely does one have the opportunity in life to work with a company that is capable of making your dreams come true, and I consider myself extremely lucky to have joined the Floataway family."*

Justin Feinstein, PhD, Director, Float Clinic & Research Center, Laureate Institute for Brain Research

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TIME magazine

*Dr. Feinstein has no financial interest or investment in Floataway.  In addition, Floataway is not directly involved in any of the research being conducted at LIBR and has no role in the study design, study funding, data collection, data analysis, or reporting of results.

design classic

Probably the most beautiful float pod in the world
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Design background


Floataway are able to offer a comprehensive design consultancy and implementation service for organisations, companies and individuals. We can successfully undertake any work requiring a combination of qualified engineers and designers. We have extensive experience working in conjunction with architects in the UK and internationally on projects from concept visualisation to completion.

Floataway's principle consultants:

Colin Stanwell-Smith C. Eng. M.I.Mech.E. B.Sc BRISTOL F.R.S.A.

Toby Stanwell-Smith Ind.Des.&Tech.BA Hons. BRUNEL


round float pools

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Designed to be installed


All our products are designed to be installed into existing buildings, carried through standard doors and corridors, and even up stairs. Floatation products are big, but with our modular designs you have a very good chance with us.  

In really tight spaces we can make the parts to be joined after carrying in with our own bonding system.  If your space is difficult please ask our advice, it is free and saves difficulties later


open pools

The open-air design completely removes all feelings of claustrophobia. I cannot overemphasize the importance of having an open pool for anxious populations. Without it many of our patients would have refused to even try floating.
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Comprensive product range


Floataway started as a float pod design and manufacture company, but we have grown into a market leader of water based relaxation products that sell all over the world.  All our products are hand crafted with the highest quality materials.


Cabin Rooms

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