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POOL PEOPLE – ALLEN WILSON

With thanks to, Ross Alcock – General Secretary of The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers, we pay tribute to an irreplaceable industry personality, following the loss of Allen Wilson, FISPE Allen Wilson had an inimitable style of delivery with his presentations and it was true to say nobody fell asleep whilst Allen was talking. His […]

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ISPE

UNIQUE SUPPORT FOR POOL ENGINEERS

The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers (ISPE) was set up in 1978 to establish an organisation for the individual swimming pool engineer: • To foster a professional approach to the design, installation and maintenance of swimming pools, enclosures and all ancillary equipment • To give recognition to technical skill and ability • To engage in […]

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FOREFRONT OF INNOVATION AND EFFICIENCY

In an environmentally conscious industry such as the water leisure sector, responsible pool installers and owners are always looking to utilise the most energy efficient ways to manage and control the swimming pool hall environment. Building control regulations lay down strict guidelines for energy efficiency in swimming pool applications to enforce this. If pool hall […]

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Hyprolyser

CUTS IN SWIMMING POOL CHLORINATION COSTS

One of the most recent additions to the Gaffey Hyprolyser® range of electrochlorination units has proved to be a great investment for the Crystal Leisure Centre in Stourbridge. The centre installed Gaffey’s new Hyprolyser® Compact 960 unit in February as a replacement for its previous 15-year old system, and has since been enjoying many different […]

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WORLD CUP CHAMPIONS

We visit the reigning UK Pool & Spa Awards’ Commercial Venue Of The Year… 2019 was a red letter year for Serco Leisure and the 128-strong team that welcomes over one million visitors most years to its outstanding Bangor Aurora swimming complex in Northern Ireland. As well as lifting the title of Commercial Leisure Venue […]

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PWTAG

TIMELY ADVICE FOR COMMERCIAL SPAS

PWTAG has issued re-opening guidance specifically for spa pools and hot tubs run either in a commercial or business setting. It is likely that spa pools and hot tubs will have been shut since the early weeks of Covid-19, but some operators may have kept them full of water. PWTAG advice on temporary closure includes […]

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CHANGE FOR THE BETTER

Celebrating 20 years in business, the Swan Pool and Spa Centre’s business philosophy is to operate a Kaizen approach to everything they do. Kaizen is a Japanese term meaning “change for the better” or “continuous improvement.” “It means that every day there is an opportunity to improve something, often in the smallest way, to either […]

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CHINA SET TO DOMINATE HOT TUB MARKET

I am involved with the distribution of Chinese, US, Canadian, Mexican and European manufactured spas, writes Rob Carlin of Superior Spas. People may feel I am biased, as I have heavily invested in Chinese production, which equates to a large portion of my business. However, my views are my honest views and my personal opinion […]

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OLYMPIC AND
WORLD CHAMPION
BREASTSTROKER, Adam
Peaty heads an elite list
of Olympic hopefuls who
can now train at home.
Pic. Zac Goodwin

OLYMPIC HOPEFULS TRAIN FROM HOME

Jacuzzi® Brands UK has collaborated with Bedfordshire Hot Tubs to provide swim spas and enable elite British swimmers to continue to train at home, during the coronavirus lockdown, with their main focus, the postponed Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games. GB Swimmers Adam Peaty MBE, James Guy, Ben Proud, Luke Greenbank, Tom Dean, Anna Hopkins, Sarah Vasey […]

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WATERCO’S JO AINSWORTH put her sewing skills
into action making vital scrubs and accessories
vitally needed by local frontline NHS.

JO MAKES COVID-19 DIFFERENCE

At the height of the coronavirus pandemic, many frontline NHS staff were finding themselves without the protective clothing they need to safely do their jobs due to the volume of patients with Covid-19. To help tackle the problem, thousands of volunteers across the UK got behind their sewing machines and to make hospital overalls – […]

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