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BELLS AND WHISTLES

The hot tub selling journey continues on its evolutionary journey with growth in the high-end, luxury spa market on a steep, upward trajectory. Existing home hot tub owners are trading their initial purchases in and are choosing to make the move up to the next rung of hot tub ownership ladder. Having already owned a […]

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Top Of The Class – Swim Schools

Boasting unrivalled commercial pool building credentials, Cresta Leisure has been closely involved with the phenomenal growth of swim schools in the UK. The marriage of convenience began some six years ago when Cresta exhibited at a commercial leisure exhibition. “We were positioned next to the demo pool at LIW where hundreds of children and aspiring […]

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Kit Bags – DIY Pool Kits

New research from Post Office Money has shown that, over the past five years, renovations and improvements have added £40,000, on average, to our home values. It’s quite a return, when you consider that, we typically spend £14,015 each. With house market growth slowing down, the study shows that homeowners are actively looking for smart […]

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Cornish Cream

Cornwall is famed for its world-renowned beaches, which make one of the UK’s leading holiday hotspots. In fact, it is estimated that the population of Cornwall trebles in some areas during the peak season. With a vast amount of holiday parks and accommodation lets across the county, and with hot tubs increasingly becoming a must-have […]

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Breaking The Mould

The breakaway from traditional acrylic moulded hot tub design is being led by companies like the southern hemisphere’s Vortex team. Designed by a car designer and an architect, Vortex Spa’s revolutionary new IKON spa is now being sold by spa distributors in the UK, Spain, Canada, Russia, United States, Australia and New Zealand. Vortex Leisure […]

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Award-winning retailers such as Wensum Pool, maximise the potential of add-on sales with attractive showroom displays.

Summer Sizzle

Think about your last big investment, say, a new car. While you may not have been thinking about accessories such as floor mats or mud guards at the time of purchase, the mention of it during the process can trigger valuable add-on sales income. It’s very much the same in the hot tub industry, where, […]

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One And Only – One Piece Pools

The demand for one-piece pools is growing year on year in the UK as the concept becomes more widely understood. Today’s portfolio of one-piece pool options is as broad as it is long. Production enhancements combined with high quality materials, customisable options, luxury finishes and extended warranties have led to a swell in the one-piece […]

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More, More More! – UK Pool & Spa Awards!

Open to all, regardless of trade-affiliation, the UK Pool & Spa Awards has earned itself a not-to-be-missed reputation as one of the water leisure industry’s most valuable marketing tools. Spanning both the residential and commercial pool sector, this year’s competition entrants reads like a who’s who of the industry elite, many of whom took time […]

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RIVER VIEW

Aqua Platinum Projects are delighted to be continuing their evergrowing relationship with top drawer property developers, The Berkeley Group. The design and build of a stunning lap swimming pool and infinity edge vitality pool, within a sumptuous new property development, by Albert Embankment, shared the title of Commercial Pool Of The Year in the recent […]

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High Octane Fun At Coventry’s Wave

High Octane Fun At Coventry’s Wave

Designed by FaulknerBrowns, Coventry’s new The Wave, leisure centre is taking shape ahead of its opening this spring to coincide with city’s European City of Sport status. Reflecting the city’s weaving history, the £36.7m building project is a unique, circular shape and will include a 25m swimming pool, a spa and a spectacular water park […]

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