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MISTY BLUE

An Instagram worthy hotel spa pool on London’s Greenwich Peninsula… Selected to operate as one of the Government’s approved quarantine hotels until further notice, in normal times, The InterContinental London – The O2 – on Greenwich Peninsula, offers a luxurious and holistic approach to wellbeing. The luxury hotel operator wanted a spa to be part […]

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STRONGER TOGETHER – SERCO LEISURE

Serco Leisure encourages communities to make a splash… Serco’s leisure business enters the second half of 2021 with a fair degree of optimism. The challenges of the COVID era are far from over but the company’s swimming pools and gyms are once again seeing the welcome sight of happy customers benefitting from the Serco Leisure […]

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TILING TESTS ON HISTORIC POOL

Solus Ceramics rose to multiple challenges on the Porchester Centre project. The custom-made tiles provided by Solus Ceramics for the Porchester Centre renovation offer a truly authentic effect; convincingly replicating the aesthetics of the historic Baths. The original tiles that composed the scum channel running along the length of the pool have remained in situ. […]

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GLORY DAYS

Awe-inspiring in its authenticity, the elaborate swimming pool that sits within Bayswater’s historic Porchester Centre has been lovingly restored to its former glory. During the difficult times of the pandemic restrictions, the Essex- based Hydrospec team was engaged by SLM (Everyone Active) and Westminster City Council to undertake a comprehensive refurbishment of its 1925 constructed […]

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A NEW PARTNERSHIP aims to unlock the true potential of school swimming pools nationwide.

VITAL SWIMMING SUPPORT

National children’s swimming provider Total Swimming Academies has launched a joint venture with leading venue lettings company Vivify to unlock the true potential of school swimming pools nationwide, after it was revealed that more than one million children will leave primary school by 2025 unable to swim a length. The announcement follows the launch of […]

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SWIM ENGLAND hope
every child leaves
primary school set up to
enjoy the water safely for the rest of their lives

POSITIVES FOR SCHOOL SWIMMING

Swim England has welcomed confirmation that PE and School Sport Premium government funding will continue at £320 million for the next academic year. “This is a really positive announcement from the Department for Education and will be a huge help to primary schools up and down the country,” responds Swim England Chief Executive Jane Nickerson. […]

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TOP OF THE CLASS

Top marks for Buckingham Pools in the education pool sector… All swimming pools are highly technical, complex installations and this is especially so in the high-footfall school, university or leisure centre sector. Whether you are dreaming of an Olympic-level competition pool, a tailor-made therapy pool for specific groups or a learner pool with depth flexibility, […]

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OCEAN VIEW

A six pool, multi-million project by Aqua Platinum Projects… A gold award winning project in the recent UK Pool & Spa Awards, The Aqua Club is a new £10 million swimming and wellness space, part of the luxury Headland Hotel. Set on an iconic clifftop overlooking Cornwall’s stunning Fistral Beach, near Newquay, Headland’s Aqua Club […]

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TICKING ALL THE BOXES

Heatstar play vital hotel role… Located in the historical region of Maramures, Northern Romania, the Mirage Resort Hotel is surround by beautiful mountains and outside views, and thanks to the introduction of a new spa and leisure facilities those beautiful views can now be found on the inside too. The new Lotus SPA came up […]

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GUARDIANS OF HISTORY

Playing a vital preservation role, The Historic Pools Of Britain celebrates its fifth birthday… Taking on an impassioned role as guardians of what we, as a nation, must treasure, The Historic Pools of Britain, recently celebrated its fifth anniversary. Providing a collective and collaborative national voice for historic baths and lidos, what began as a […]

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