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HAPPY HOLIDAYS – UK TOUR WALES

Hot tub retailers in Wales are basking in the glory of a bumper year in terms of spa sales in 2019. Just like the rest of the UK, performance figures are up across the board, with many Welsh retailers reporting a record year for sales of hot tubs. “There has been a steady climb in […]

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VALUE FOR MONEY

A turnkey project, the Hydro Active team, based in Doncaster, took on the supply and installation of this Vita XL4 swim spa, that was to be installed in-ground complete with a bespoke cedar enclosure, paving and turfing. The team had to overcome difficult conditions and very limited access to deliver. All works were carried out […]

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BUCKETS & SPADES

Norfolk may conjure up images of unspoilt beaches, sleepy seaside resorts and boats lazily navigating abundant water ways. With its proximity to London and the South East, there’s a thriving market for swimming pool companies… if they can keep up with the pace. While Norfolk is most famous for its man-made broads, the same kind […]

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PICTURE PERFECT

Inter Continental London at the O2 commissioned the London Swimming Pool Company to build a large main pool, spa pool, and a steam and sauna room, to complement its gym, massage and therapy rooms. The new facilities would enable the hotel to offer the entire spa experience from swimming and exercise to relaxation and treatments. […]

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MATCH MADE IN DEVON

A heavenly installation by the leading H20 Cannings spa team… Like everything in this H20 Cannings client’s life, he required the very best hot tub money can buy. The brief was simple and direct; show me the finest spa you can offer. The H20 Cannings team presented him with the ultimate spa range they could […]

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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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THE LUCK OF THE IRISH

Irish hot tub dealers are enjoying one of their busiest years to date with sales up right across the board, writes Ashleigh Bissett. The general feeling is that customers are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of owning a hot tub, and the majority are now prioritising quality over price. However, this year’s success is […]

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A TOUCH OF CLASS

This Portrait Pools client adored the £265,000 transformation of his tired swimming pool… Portrait Pools & Enclosures were asked to update this tired pool without altering the size and with the added wish of keeping the existing pool tiles as intact as possible. The Portrait team delivered with an outstanding transformation without changing the physical […]

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FAMILY FOCUS

This issue’s featured swim spa case study shines a spotlight on a project for a family with three children, one of which needs regular hydrotherapy. Delivering a one stop shop solution from design, installation through to lighting and planting, the Hydropool London Essex team transformed an unusable part of the garden to incorporate the swim […]

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DEVONSHIRE DELIGHTS

Continuing out tour of the UK’s thriving hot tub market, Ashleigh Bissett visits the picturesque county of Devon… Spa retailers in Devon are anticipating a record-breaking sales season, with many already reporting a rise in sales figures compared to this time last year. Hydropool Devon are on track to double their turnover this year, while […]

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