A QUESTION OF TASTE

Miles Hammond presents some latest pool lining styles… All swimming pools will require some kind of repair or renovation at some point in their lives which means a steady flow of crunch cash flow for core builders and restorers. Bag liner and tile-band finishes are probably one of the most subjective areas of pool building […]

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DEEP IMPACT

Parkwood Leisure takes a customer-centric approach to swimming, as Judith Wojtowicz reports… Investment and innovation go hand in hand at Parkwood Leisure, the first leisure operator within the industry to commission a detailed social value report to better understand the impact of its activities on the communities it serves. The impressive results from this 2020 […]

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HAVENS OF RELAXATION

Topline deliver on a new generation of David Lloyd facilities… Topline Pools and Wellness has a wealth of experience turning hotels, leisure centres and homes across the country into havens of leisure and relaxation. Based in Preston and East Sussex, the Topline Pools and Wellness team is well positioned to offer nationwide coverage. A dedicated […]

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SWIMMING POOL SUPPORT FUND

A ÂŁ40m fund to help local authorities improve the energy efficiency of swimming pools has opened for applications. It is the second phase of the Government’s Swimming Pool Support Fund, which has seen a total of ÂŁ60m being made available to help public swimming pools cope with increased running costs as well as make them […]

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Nuffield Client Care

Nuffield Health holds a unique place among operators of swimming pools, as Judith Wojtowicz discovers… Client care understandably comes first at Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity. At the same time, commercial demands can’t be ignored, not least when it comes to running the swimming pools within its 114 fitness and wellbeing centres across […]

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THE BIGGEST SPLASH!

Another record-breaking year for the industry’s top-ranking competition… Tickets for the UK Pool & Spa Awards on Thursday December 7th are on sale now in what promises to be the biggest night in the event’s 13-year history. The event returns to the National Conference Centre in Birmingham with a unique blend of networking and business […]

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HOME GROWN TALENT

Stainless-steel solution for Brighton’s Sea Lanes… Located on Brighton beach, Sea Lanes is the UK’s first National Open Water Swimming Centre, officially opened to the public this summer. At the heart of the venue is a 50m, six-lane stainless-steel pool, supplied by specialists Wrightfield Pools, of Suffolk, working with Advanced Pools of Worcestershire to complete […]

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BEST DAY SPA FOR WHITTLEBURY

Nestled in the scenic Northamptonshire countryside, Whittlebury Spa has been crowned winner of the Best Day Spa category in the Northants Muddy Stilettos Award 2023. The state-of-the-art spa, situated in over 700 acres of ancient parkland in Whittlebury Park Hotel, impressed the judging panel with its luxurious treatments and tranquil ambience, earning it this coveted […]

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OPTIMISING POOLSIDE RETAIL

Following the success of an initial three-month trial at its Elveden Forest site, to gauge whether a range of family fun swim products would appeal to its holiday makers, the trial was extended to all Center Parcs’ other resorts, including Ireland, after only six weeks. The range of swim products was supplied by children’s swim […]

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