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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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NEW STYLE SWIM CENTERS LAUNCHED

A new, state-of-the-art learn to swim centre has welcomed its first wave of swimmers. PaddlePod @ Newcastle, at Silverbirch Drive, near Gosforth Park, is the first of two new swim centres devised by North East entrepreneur and former swimming coach Phil Groom. And along with swimming lessons for babies, toddlers, children and adults, it offers […]

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FLYING THE FLAG

Barr +Wray has built its export market over nearly six decades… Barr + Wray is a UK based company that more than lives up to its main marketing message of ‘everything water’. With a multi-million turnover and sustained profit margin, the company is a champion of British enterprise. From as far back as 1959, B+W […]

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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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THE WHOLE COMMUNITY BENEFITS

Sandon Primary Academy’s new school pool was opened officially in 2018 by Olympic Gold Medallist Adam Peaty. Sandon is the only primary academy in Stoke-on-Trent with its own state-of-the-art swimming pool. The money to fund the pool was raised entirely by the school. The school now gives its 500 pupils, aged from two to eleven, […]

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HOTEL POOL GETS FIVE STAR TREATMENT

Experts in pool refurbishment, and giving pools a new lease of life, the Somerset based team of Purepools, was commissioned to completely transform the 35 year old indoor pool at the Northfield Hotel in Minehead. With an innovative design confirmed, Cranbourne Stone, leaders in swimming pool surrounds, landscape and interiors, was called in to provide […]

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JEWEL IN THE CROWN

Sumptuous, glittering, opulent – adjectives in abundance still fail to do justice to the luxurious treasure chest that is The Langley Spa. The jewel in the crown of the luxurious Buckinghamshire Langley hotel, The Langley Spa is simply the luxurious underground facility that features an indoor and outdoor pool, thermal area and five expansive treatment […]

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