Hyprolyser

CUTS IN SWIMMING POOL CHLORINATION COSTS

One of the most recent additions to the Gaffey Hyprolyser® range of electrochlorination units has proved to be a great investment for the Crystal Leisure Centre in Stourbridge. The centre installed Gaffey’s new Hyprolyser® Compact 960 unit in February as a replacement for its previous 15-year old system, and has since been enjoying many different […]

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HISTORY MAKERS

As part of a £90 million refurbishment across the entire estate, Ursell Pools & Wellness oversaw the installation of two state of the art tiled swimming pools with a luxury thermal suite at The Coach House Spa, part of the prestigious and historic Beaverbrook Estate Hotel and Golf Club site. Dating back to the 19th […]

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WORLD CUP CHAMPIONS

We visit the reigning UK Pool & Spa Awards’ Commercial Venue Of The Year… 2019 was a red letter year for Serco Leisure and the 128-strong team that welcomes over one million visitors most years to its outstanding Bangor Aurora swimming complex in Northern Ireland. As well as lifting the title of Commercial Leisure Venue […]

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LEISURE FOR LATER LIVING

The office for national statistics confirms that more than 18% of the UK population is aged 65 and over. This equates to around one person in five and this is projected to reach around one in every four people (24.2%) in the next 20 years, writes Tom Devin, of Devin Consulting. Our population of seniors […]

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TEAM EFFORT

A luxury hotel pool needed a makeover.. Hampshire’s Four Seasons Hotel boasts an 18th-century stable block which houses the luxurious Spa and a focal feature of a conservatory pool that was badly in need of a makeover having last been updated 16 years ago. The Four Seasons wanted to refurbish the popular pool to create […]

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LUXURY LIVING COMMERCIAL POOL CASE STUDY Aqua Platinum Projects add five star wellness appeal…

Prince of Wales Drive is a brand new collection of beautiful one, two and three-bedroom apartments built by Berkeley Group. Set within two and a half acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, the spacious apartments offer a premium specification and distinctive interior design. The Aqua Platinum Projects team was commissioned to create the glamorous basement swimming […]

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HISTORIC DERBYSHIRE HOTEL LIDO REVITALISED

The closure of Matlock’s New Bath Hotel in 2013 looked like calling time on its feature lido that had survived the Second World War and the massive decline in outdoor pools in the 1960s and 1970s. But on the 85th anniversary of its original launch, swimming personalities, Ross Davenport and Ryan Taylor cut the ribbon […]

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NEW LEISURE FLAGSHIP UNVEILED

Slough’s new flagship leisure facility, The Centre, opened last summer.  The major construction project included a £1.5 million involvement for swimming pool specialists, Barr + Wray. Barr + Wray supplied two x Myrtha pools which consisted of an eight-lane main pool of 25m x 17m, complete with access platform. They also delivered a 15m x […]

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GIFT FROM THE GODS

With revenue from refurbishment projects providing the lifeblood for so many pool contractors, ecoFINISH® is a virtual gift from the gods. A high-performance co-polymer material combination, ecoFINISH® is the world’s first, largest, and fastest growing manufacturer of polymer coatings. Ideal for both residential and commercial pool applications, ecoFINISH® is now operating in 42 countries. This […]

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