FORMER GLORY

Twenties, Newcastle Turkish Baths have been restored treeports Judith Wojtowicz… The unique appeal of the award-winning City Baths in Newcastle upon Tyne lies in the hidden gem that is the original Turkish Baths, painstakingly restored and reopened in April. Closed for a second time in 2022, due to problems with the heating system, it is […]

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STANDING OUT FROM THE CROWD

Panel pools are the industry’s flexible friends… Panel pools stand out from the crowd as one of the fastest and cleanest way of installing a pool. With an average residential pool installation time between three to five hours, installers can save a lot of time, so they can move on to other aspects of the […]

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BETTER THAN A POOL

Swim spas offer compact benefits of home swimming and wellness Why invest in a swimming pool when you can buy a swim spa, a salesman, overheard on a recent pool and spa showroom visit, confidently advised some eager shoppers. After all, as he pointed out, swim spas offer a host of benefits to make them […]

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SLASHING ENERGY COSTS BY HALF

The eco-efficient Heatform system is a firm favourite… Launched in 2019, the HeatForm insulated panel pool system has quickly become a firm favourite with the pool trade and end-users alike. A triumph of British engineering and manufacturing, Heatform won the UK Pool and Spa Award for Energy Efficiency in 2019. Compared to a traditional concrete […]

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AT YOUR SERVICE

Keith Osborne on how to make the most of pool and spa service visits… For growing and maintaining a solid brand and a faithful customer base, providing high-quality servicing is an essential. But beware. Without careful management, a number of avoidable mistakes by engineers on site can quickly taint a good reputation. Whether for one-off […]

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NEXT GENERATION SWIMMING

A well-timed counter current promotion is sure to reap sales rewards… When health and fitness are a priority for pool customers, counter current jets allow them to bring the workout of a competition pool to their home within a fraction of the space. In fact, counter current units are an affordable way to turn any […]

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POOL HARMONY

Orbro are champions of the Solid Pool build method… The Orbro Pools team were asked to create a family swimming pool that seamlessly integrates with its natural surroundings. Providing serenity and outstanding eco-friendly credentials, they certainly delivered with this project packed with sustainability, aesthetics, yet maintaining a harmonious blend between the pool and its natural […]

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DIPPING A ONE-PIECE TOE

Hot Tub retailers eye all-in-one pool potential… The hot tub market’s loss is the pool market’s gain as we see increasingly more home spa retailers dip a toe into swimming pool provision through an ever-evolving selection of top drawer, one-piece pool offerings. Switched-on businesses are increasingly seeing the booming sector of one-piece pools, with their […]

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