SWIMMING POOL LEGACY

Judith Wojtowicz reports on efforts to protect and preserve iconic pool buildings… When people talk about buildings of cultural and architectural importance, swimming pools rarely feature very highly on the list… perhaps they should, according to Historic Pools of Britain (HPB). This membership organisation, run by a voluntary board of trustees, was set up in […]

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THE PERFECT STORM FOR POOLS

Spiralling energy costs are hitting public pools hard, Gaffey reports… UK swimming pools are now facing the perfect storm: Massive increases in energy and chemical supplies. Spurred by the war in Ukraine, energy prices have risen by more than 150%. Heating and pool water treatment or simply keeping the lights on are becoming much more […]

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BRINGING IT HOME

Luso Spas took this award-winning project through from start to finish… If you cannot make it to the beach or the pool, bring the whole experience home with a swim spa, Luso Spas advise its customers. “Swim spas are so easy to maintain and they provide a more affordable option than installing a full-size swimming […]

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ALL THAT GLITTERS

A stand-out refurbishment project wows the UK Pool & Spa Awards judges… This dazzling refurbished indoor swimming pool, was finished with shimmering gold mosaic tiles proving that all that glitters is gold for the award-winning team at Progressive Pools. Based near Coventry, Progressive Pools has been designing, installing, refurbishment and servicing swimming pools in both […]

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FLEXIBLE FRIENDS

The win, win case for the panel pool system… Presented with so many options for modern pool construction, the panel pool system continues to sustain its unrivalled credentials as the industry’s flexible friend. The panel pool covers all bases; ideally suited for both indoor and outdoor installations, whether in a garden, in a barn or […]

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ELEGANT AND MODERN

The Guncast Pools & Wellness team deliver on a luxury pool project… This stunning outdoor swimming pool was recently completed by Guncast Pools & Wellness, for a gorgeous family home in the UK. Guncast was approached to create a contemporary and stylish outdoor swimming pool to be the focal point of a new, beautifully designed […]

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UKPSA – RECORD BREAKERS

New home but same winning formula… They say success breeds success. What better example of that than the annual UK Pool & Spa Awards which continues to attract a growing following year–on–year. The popular contest that offers an unrivalled boost to businesses across the spa and hot tub sector, has attracted a record–breaking number of […]

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THE ULTIMATE COMBO

Hot Tubs Oxfordshire deliver the complete outdoor living experience… A 17ft Kona Aqua Training Vessel and a Signature Epic hot tub, both out of the Marquis stable, combined to create the ultimate combination in this Hot Tub Oxfordshire project. The ATV Kona is a spacious, powerful, and versatile Swim Spa along with the Epic that […]

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THE FUN FACTOR

We go on location to Armagh in Northern Ireland…. Located at the south side of Craigavon’s balancing lake and enjoying outstanding views of Craigavon City Park, the South Lake Leisure Centre is a state-of-the-art facility situated in a pre-existing network of walking and cycling paths covering around three miles. The largest project within Armagh City, […]

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BETWEEN THE POOL COVERS

Insights on cover sales for both pools and swim spas… With many swimming pool companies struggling to find and retain qualified in-house staff, it is no wonder that demand has never been so high for swimming pool cover specialists. “We try to provide a reactive service, generally responding within seven days to attend either a […]

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