THE HEATSTAR name dominates plant rooms all over the country.

HEATSTAR CELEBRATE 40 YEARS OF BUSINESS

2020 marks the 40th anniversary of Heatstar. Four decades in which Heatstar have pioneered the genuine application of ‘top end quality’ and highly energy efficient, climate control systems for swimming pools and the company shows no signs of slowing down. Heatstar’s ‘story’ is one of not only success but of hard work along with the […]

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Adam Clark

POOL PEOPLE – Adam Clark

Adam Clark, Sales Director, went straight in at the deep end (pun intended) when he joined  in March 2012, and says he has been living the dream ever since… WHAT HAS CHANGED IN YOUR EIGHT YEARS IN THE INDUSTRY? I’ve seen a quite a lot of change in a short time, but the one thing […]

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2020 VISION – SPATEX REVIEW

A picture special from the SPATEX pool and spa show… The organisers of SPATEX, the UK’s exclusive pool and spa trade show, are already looking ahead to its 25th milestone event to be held in 2021. The team will return to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry to celebrate its silver anniversary from Tuesday to Thursday […]

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GIFT FROM THE WATER GODS

As the Norse God of inland waters and wealth, Njord is the inspiration behind specialist swimming pool team, Njord Design and Build. Formed three years ago, Njord offers architectural, construction and climate control expertise across residential and commercial markets specialising in high-end water leisure facilities. Njord’s Managing Director and Architect, Steve Jones benefits from 24 […]

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Pool Personality Lost

Industry Loses Influential Personality It is with deep regret, we confirm the death of industry personality Allen Wilson. A champion of safe water treatment, Allen was a stalwart supporter of the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers and a great friend to Waterland Media, the publishers of Pool & Spa Scene magazine. Allen died on Sunday […]

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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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