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Italian Expo Hots Up

Italy’s popular industry exhibition, ForumPiscine, will return to the Bologna Exhibition Centre in 2017 and is a must-attend for the combined pool and spa sectors. The event runs from 16-18 February 2017 and is expected to welcome around 6,000 visitors and more than 150 international exhibitors. New for 2017 is the Surfaces area which is […]

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Luxury Living

Aqua Platinum designed and built a luxurious high-end swimming pool and wellness complex for use by residents within a 350-block retirement home in Wiltshire. The intricate scheme includes a stunning indoor swimming pool with two infi nity edge corners to ensure the bathers can take in the dramatic views adjacent to the full-length glass. The […]

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A Cut Above

Surrey-based Falcon Pools was named overall winner in the Residential Outdoor Pool of the Year category at this year’s UK Pool & Spa Awards, with this outstanding concrete tiled pool. Falcon Pools’ brief was to create a natural looking swimming pool that would blend well within the traditional surroundings of the property. A safety cover […]

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SCP UK Consolidates Its British Supply Route

SCP UK has consolidated its two warehouse facilities, currently located in Basildon and Gatwick, into one main central headquarters at the Gatwick branch to better manage its supply route. The Brexit result escalated the company’s decision to restructure and refine its inventory management and distribution within the UK. Dash Ganeson, Managing and Finance Director at […]

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Making Waves

With swimming participation figures up and a marked increase in the number of people visiting its leisure centres, Everybody Sport & Recreation is making waves in its goal of changing lives through healthy recreation. The charitable trust operates 15 leisure centres and is responsible for delivering leisure services in partnership with Cheshire East Council. In […]

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So Good They Bought The Company

Aqueous Pools has acquired the renowned Polypool insulated panel swimming pool system brand. The Hampshire-based swimming pool company has been installing the Polypool system for over 16 years, so when the opportunity arose to acquire the brand and trademark, director Graham Hounslow saw it as a great prospect. “It was simply too good an opportunity […]

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Red Carpet Treatment For Winners

Back in October the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers presented its 113th One-Day Seminar at the Watermill Hotel near Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Just over 40 delegates attended the event which included presentations from Ian Betts FISPE, Allen Wilson FISPE, and ISPE President John Cheek FISPE. Chris Carr also gave an update on the proposed ISPE […]

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Rigo Spa Team

Get Set For Association Awards

Every year BISHTA and SPATA come together to promote and celebrate the excellence of their member companies nationwide and overseas in the British Pool & Hot Tub Awards. The annual awards showcase the best examples of water leisure design, construction, installation and innovation from member companies of the trade associations and they also provide the […]

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Best Of Both Worlds

Earlier this year Bespoke Buildings & Spas were approached by a client who was looking for a swim spa for the garden of his converted barn in Worcestershire. The initial request was for a combined swim spa and hot tub unit, but following a detailed site survey, the Bespoke Buildings & Spas team suggested installing […]

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Spa Star: Gerrod Warner

Gerrod Warner was named Spa Technician of the Year at the 2016 UK Pool & Spa Awards. As Head Technician at Spafix Services, Gerrod was nominated by his colleagues for his hard work, dedication and passion for the job. His outstanding product knowledge and skillset has led to him being known as the ‘hot tub […]

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Hot Tub Exhibitors Go The Extra Mile

The new-look Hot Tub Living Expo returned to Birmingham NEC in October, bringing together some of the UK’s leading spa manufacturers and retailers. Exhibitors went to great lengths to showcase a wide range of products and services at the two-day show. Among the stand-out exhibitors were Wellis, Passion Spas, 1 Stop Spas, Spa Solutions, Pollet […]

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Bespoke Covers

Saturn Spares Distribution Limited supply bespoke made covers with an efficient, friendly and veracious service. Reasons to choose our covers: • Hand delivered within England and Wales • 7-10 day lead time currently • Peak season offer up upgrading to 7 business day service • Old cover removal and disposal services All of our covers […]

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Temperature Sensor High Res

Peace Of Mind

Guaranteeing close monitoring of steam generation, HygroMatik’s new TF105 and TF106 Temperature Sensors have been designed and manufactured to suit all steam generators. Made from high quality stainless steel, the units have a completely sealed back to ensure total water resistance. The TF106 has an additional temperature switch so in the unlikely event that the […]

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RamsideHall - Palintest

Covering All Bases

The luxury Ramside Hall Hotel in County Durham is relying on a Pooltest 9 photometer from Palintest to test all pool parameters, including chlorine and pH but also calcium hardness and alkalinity. Featuring an automatic water balance calculator, the Pooltest 9 provides everything the team needs to a have full confidence in the water treatment […]

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Pollet Chlorydos 10 Complete

Complete Control

The Chlorydos 10 Complete is a dosing station for calcium hypochlorite, acid and flocculant, complete with automatic control system measuring free chlorine, pH-value, redox and temperature. Available through Pollet Pool Group, the Chlorydos 10 is the ultimate combined control and feeder system ideal for pools up to 1,100m3. The user-friendly touchscreen display indicates current data […]

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Next Generation

The new Hyprolyser® iSEC range of electrochlorination systems from Gaffey is aimed at the swimming pool and industrial water treatment markets. The iSEC™ range now brings exactly the same health and safety and low operating cost benefits of the larger Hyprolyser® systems to operators with smaller chlorine demands. Safe, economical chlorination using salt, water and […]

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Wise Up

The industry primarily associates the Lovibond® brand with accurate products, reliable reagents and excellent service. Much of the team’s time, however, is dedicated to educating the industry on “best practice” for pool and spa water testing. This takes many forms. There is the free Lovibond® Pool & Spa (essential) Guide to water testing –simply ask […]

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New And Improved

Bosta UK is continuing to improve its range of Hydropro Heat pumps, to ensure that pool retailers can offer the most competitive and reliable heat pumps on the UK market. Big improvements have been made to the new Hydropro Inverter heat pump, which now comes with a black longlife ABS casing and can be sized […]

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Ultimate Relaxation

PureSpa is a great way to start enjoying the benefits of a hot tub lifestyle. Intex’s all new patented Fiber-TechTM construction is designed to provide the ultimate affordable spa experience. PureSpa provides relaxation at the touch of a button. The easy-to-use control panel activates the high performance bubble jets surrounding the interior of the spa […]

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Aqua Warehouse

Lift Off

The new Aqua Lift Two from Aqua Spa Supplies is a new and improved version of the popular Aqua Lift. The new design mounts directly to the under style plate that goes under the spa and is ideal for showroom displays as there are no screws or bolts into the cabinet of the spa. Made […]

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Market Place LED Lights

You’re In Control

A lighting system that can be controlled and adapted to suit your customers’ needs, the WT LED light series offers high lumination set in an elegant flush fitting housing with polished 316 stainless steel face. Choose from conventional on/off control, touch pad, remote control or Wi-Fi operation. Fixing application could not be easier due to […]

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Clever Stuff

The Clever-Pool Pump Inverter from Plastica is a highly efficient and advanced variable speed pump controller saving up to 80% energy consumption in some cases. Compatible with 95% of single speed pumps up to 2.0 hp, and with its easy installation, the pump inverter is really catching on across the UK pool market. Very user-friendly […]

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Pump It Up

  Bosta UK have had great success in 2016 with our exclusive model of Sta-Rite 5P6R pump. The robust 5P6R pump has been used widely in the UK market for both private and commercial pools but is only available in the VSD (variable speed drive) model through Bosta UK. This pump offers a larger pre-filter […]

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