OH WHAT A NIGHT!

Reports and pictures from another record-breaking UK Pool & Spa Awards… A record-breaking turn-out gathered for the 2023 UK Pool & Spa Awards held at Birmingham’s prestigious National Conference Centre venue in December. Celebrating its 13th year, the 2023 UK Pool & Spa Awards saw 97 companies submit 242 entries attracting nearly 5,000 on-line contest […]

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NEW POOLS FOR OLD

Liners offer quality pool refurbishment upgrades… Service and refurbishment offers a vital revenue stream for the core pool trade. Specialist distributors are more than willing to help out with a steady flow of new and improved equipment to promote. Pool liners are an obvious avenue for repeat maintenance business. Tell tale signs of an ageing […]

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NO HALF MEASURES

Stay-at-home holidays a refurbishment catalyst, reports Steve Merrell… One of the very few benefits of the pandemic, and particularly the lockdown in 2020, was an upturn in the demand for residential swimming pool restoration. With blanket instructions not to travel, owners of home swimming pools began to think about how they could invest in what […]

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DREAM TEAM

Featuring an award-winning Dreamspas project… With four UK showrooms the Dreamspas team have been living up to their name. Building a growing reputation for product choice, installation and after sales back up, the Dreamspas team believe they are the UK’s fastest growing hot tub retailers. The Dreamspas mission, when they began their spa retailer journey […]

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SPOILT FOR CHOICE

Quality covers for energy-efficient pools… With the continued increase in global energy prices, alongside growing environmental concerns, maintaining an energy-efficient swimming pool has become more vital than ever. So perfect timing for some new and exciting product launches, all backed by research and superior technical know-how. Stepping into the main spotlight, Ocea UK has introduced […]

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FRESH APPROACH

Coverstar completes pool transformation… This stunning, refurbished pool, in rural Warwickshire, bears no resemblance to the dilapidated pool that greeted Gareth Lancaster of Simplex Pools when he was first given the task of transforming it into ‘a luxury family pool’ for all-year-round use. Planning meetings with the owners and much hard grafting by the Simplex […]

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KLAFS FLEX UK MUSCLE

Dröm joins KLAFS wellness family… Already a market leader in the sauna, pool and spa sector, KLAFS acquired a majority stake of Dröm UK this summer – another high-profile company to further strengthen both its UK and international market position. At the forefront of thermal wellbeing in the UK since 2002, Dröm UK Ltd was […]

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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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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Automated water treatment already enjoys world domination when it comes to swimming pools… On trend and currently making global news, Artificial Intelligence leverages computers and machines to mimic the problem-solving and decision-making capabilities of the human mind. Hardly big news for the water leisure industry where AI has been in place for many years in […]

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STATEMENT POOL DESIGN

In a class of their own… Berndorf Bäderbau creates elegant swimming pools whilst continually prioritising cost-effectiveness, design and customer needs. The company uses stainless-steel of the highest quality, which ensures that their pools are sustainable and timeless investments that last for decades. A leading manufacturer of swimming pools since 1960, stainless-steel swimming pools produced by […]

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