Pool Spa Awards

Entries Open for 2017 UK Pool & Spa Awards

Returning for the ninth consecutive competition, the UK Pool & Spa Awards showcase the very best of the companies in the British hot tub and spa industry and is still accepting entries until September 2017. Building on continued success, the event is set to be bigger and better with over 30 award-winning opportunities. We have […]

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Garforth

Garforth Named Hot Tub Capital of Yorkshire

The little-known village of Garforth has been dubbed “Hot Tub Capital of Yorkshire” by a local spa business. Garforth, which nestles nine miles outside of Leeds, was crowned with its title by local distributor, Outdoor Living, with the company making its proclamation based on its sales data over the past 12 years. It was revealed […]

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Ryan Mason

Ryan Mason – Head Electrician, North Spas

Ryan Mason heads up the North Spas electrical team. He specialises in all aspects of electrical installations and revamping old spas into working and useable products. In 2016, Ryan and his apprentice electrician Dean – who also happens to be his brother-in-law – took care of over 90 per cent North Spas’ electrical installations. Ryan […]

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Livery

That’s A Wrap

Once used to distinguish between battling armies, the use of colour and imagery to represent a nation or a house insignia has waned. But livery has endured and adapted to become one of the most useful tools in the modern-day business advertising arsenal. The ability to share a business’s branding over the course of several […]

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Complete

Against All Odds

Hard work and determination has proven to be a winning formula for the husband and wife team behind Complete Spas. Celebrating their tenth year of trading this year, Pete and Rachel Grinnall started selling hot tubs and swim spas in the summer of 2007, just as the last recession began to take hold. Not afraid […]

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Hot Tub Club

UK Hot Tub Club Launch Is Bubbling Over

The first membership cards for the UK’s only consumer hot tub scheme have started to be distributed to hot tub owners across the country. The Hot Tub Club is the first and only scheme of its kind for existing and potential hot tub and swim spa owners in the UK and Eire. Consumers can join […]

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Dip Toe

Dipping A Toe

A catalyst for not just added income but also for potential sales, the hot tub hire market has been providing a useful first stepping stone for would-be spa retailers for many years. Now a growing trend, more established water leisure businesses are looking to diversify in order to bring in much sought-after cash flow are […]

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The UK’s fi rst Ceritifi ed Hot Tub
Technician course took place in February, with
members of the 1 Stop Spas team.

UK’s First Certified Technicians

Five members of the Lincolnshire-based 1 Stop Spas team have become the first APSP Certified Hot Tub Technicians in the UK. The engineers were the first outside of North America to complete the new Certified Hot Tub Technician (CHTT) course, hosted by SpaTech Training. The intensive program covers the essentials of servicing portable and permanently […]

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The team from Complete Spas travelled
to Italy in February to pick up their Gold EUSA award
in the Domestic Hot Tubs category.

European Award Success

The UK dominated the Domestic Hot Tubs category at this year’s European Union of Swimming Pool and Spa Associations (EUSA) Awards, after a clean sweep by three British companies. Complete Spas of Worcestershire took Gold, closely followed by Welsh Hot Tubs and Euphoria Lifestyle in Silver and Bronze position respectively. The fourth EUSA Awards took […]

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The new Vita Spa VM8 model has an open barrier-free exercise and
swim area, which is complimented by a comfortable five-seater spa end.

Two Brands Launch New Swim Spa Models

Aqua Warehouse Group has launched two brand new 18ft dual temperature swim spas for the L.A. Spas and Vita Spa brands. The new L.A. Spas F8P and Vita Spa VM8 models have an open barrier-free exercise and swim area, which is complimented by a comfortable five-seater spa end. The swim spas also incorporate the latest […]

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