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LEISURE FOR LATER LIVING

The office for national statistics confirms that more than 18% of the UK population is aged 65 and over. This equates to around one person in five and this is projected to reach around one in every four people (24.2%) in the next 20 years, writes Tom Devin, of Devin Consulting. Our population of seniors […]

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JUST ONE CLICK – Smart Technology

Smart technology in the pool industry… With smart phones and devices at its very core, technology is now inherent within all aspects of everyday modern life, relied upon to make tasks faster and easier with the combined effect of increased convenience. In parallel, every industry from travel to property to finance are embracing technology to […]

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KENNY AND CARLA MASSEY, centre, pictured with Chris Brady, left, and Dan Johnson right, at the opening of their new Hot Tubs Oxfordshire showroom.

DREAMS DO REALLY COME TRUE

Marquis hot tub dealers, Kenny and Carla Massey celebrated their first anniversary in business by opening a bigger and better showroom. The husband and wife team launched Hot Tubs Oxfordshire in April last year. Co-directors, Carla takes a leading role in the overall operation of the showroom while Kenny takes charge over the engineering side […]

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OVERFLOWING WITH POOL BUILD IDEAS

Overflow designs have now become Niveko’s most popular pool option. The basic version Niveko ‘overflow multi’ is supplied with an embedded PVC grid or stone. Designs include variants with infinity endless overflows, suitable for environments with a diversity of terrain. The individual overflow Advance design with its bonded stone or the minimalist Evolution, where the […]

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CLEAN SWEEP FOR THIRD GENERATION

Third generation ‘poolie’ Lewis Martin has strengthened the family ranks at independent distributor, Paramount Pools. Making his debut appearance at this year’s SPATEX pool and spa show, one of the first roles for Lewis, 17, is championing a new cleaning system ideal for all types of pool surfaces but especially pool covers. Aqua Fingers is […]

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THE JOLLY GEL flat pack is particularly useful for on-line retail sales.

YANKEE DOODLE DANDIES

Owners of both private and commercial pools have, over the past two decades, ensured the success of Jolly Gel not only in the UK but in many territories across the world. “The reason can only be that – it works,” says MSI’s Logistics Manager Amanda Slade. “The most gratifying point about this product is that […]

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COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR, Beth Connor, of Swimming Pool Scene, joined Peter Turnbull, left, and Jimmy Lamb, centre, at the opening of Dryden Aqua’s Swiss manufacturing base.

DRYDEN AQUA UNVEIL NEW SWISS BASE

Dryden Aqua invited some 120 pool customers for the official launch of its new factory in Büsserach, Switzerland, recently. Dryden Aqua is one of the largest manufacturer of glass filtration media. As marine biologists, they have a unique knowledge combination and detailed understanding of the biological as well as the physiochemical reactions in water. This […]

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SPECTACULAR 2020 PPG PRODUCT LAUNCH

As part of a strategic marketing move to put more customers in front of their product in 2020 and beyond, UK pool trade customers joined the Pollet Pool Group team recently on a VIP trip to Ghent in Belgium. The impressive two-day luxury trip saw the British delegation join PPG’s Belgian and other international customers […]

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superior spas

SUPERIOR DEALERS ALL FIRED UP!

You have to be an extra special spa retailer to join the Superior Spas family with dealers even invited to walk over hot coals at their recent annual seminar. The event was held in the outstanding setting of Ringwood Hall Hotel and Spa, in Chesterfield, where representatives from 29 dealerships gathered from all over the […]

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Carlin is urging the hot tub industry to up its marketing investment.

INDUSTRY CALLS FOR CORONAVIRUS CALM

Leading hot tub distributor, Rob Carlin, the Managing Director of Superior Spas, has called on the industry to remain calm in response to the corona virus crisis. “We must not panic,” urges Rob. “We, as an industry, must remain calm, continue to promote the health benefits of hot tubs and continue to grow our industry,” […]

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