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Golden Celebration

Serving the South West since 1969, and capping a golden 50th anniversary year, the big winners of this year’s SPATA members’ competition were Cannings H20 who bagged four golds and the Dick Millward Trophy for the Pool Contractor of the Year. The Cannings H20 team topped the categories for Residential Outdoor Pools under £50,000, Residential […]

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Industry Feels The Heat

According to findings from the Wet Leisure Industry Survey, released earlier this year, the industry is planning on another strong year despite political and economic uncertainty.If we ever doubted we were like an industry of ice-cream sellers, 62.9 per cent said the weather would be the biggest influence on their business year on year. Businesses […]

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One And Only – One Piece Pools

The demand for one-piece pools is growing year on year in the UK as the concept becomes more widely understood. Today’s portfolio of one-piece pool options is as broad as it is long. Production enhancements combined with high quality materials, customisable options, luxury finishes and extended warranties have led to a swell in the one-piece […]

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Innovation Funding An Untapped Windfall

Innovation Funding: An Untapped Windfall

More than 90 per cent of the pool and spa sector could be missing out on HMRC tax refunding for their research and development, claim industry specialists. Designed to increase both the quality and quantity of UK research and development, the Government’s R&D Tax Credit Scheme rewards companies for carrying out technically challenging work. Companies […]

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Free Technical Training Seminars

Free Technical Training Seminars

At the heart of every quality pool installation is an energy-efficient climate control system. Now members of the pool trade can boost their knowledge and expertise in this vital area by attending free Training Seminars from the market leader – Heatstar. Heatstar’s 2019 programme of free training seminars, held at venues around the UK and […]

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HOME COMFORTS

The Swim Spa Project Of The Year for 2018, Hydropool Manchester’s clients enjoy a healthy lifestyle but neither of them enjoy visiting health spas or gymnasiums so wanted an at home pool that would fit into the available space they had. After seeing the Hydropool AquaTrainer in action at the Hydropool Manchester showroom, they were […]

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Internet Shops Network To Boost Sales

UK spa and hot tub retailers could be missing out on millions of add-on accessory sales because they do not have an on-line shop offering easy and convenient after sales to their customer base. Aqua Spa Supplies, the accessory division to the Aqua Warehouse Group, is launching a new initiative aimed at helping smaller retailers […]

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Bosta Moves Norsup Into Fast Lane

Bosta Moves Norsup Into Fast Lane

Bosta UK recently hosted the first product launch event for its new and exclusive Norsup product range. The event was held at Donington Park Race Circuit in their outstanding Pit Lane Suite which provided an ideal setting for the day, with 20 pool companies in attendance. A recurring theme each year with pool installers, who […]

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Sauna Sales Continue To Warm Up

Sauna Sales Continue To Warm Up

Sales of saunas and steam rooms significantly increased compared to last year’s figures, with saunas being a particular area of growth. Erik Soderlund, Technical Sales and Account Manager at Golden Coast, attributes this in part to changing public trends. “There is a growing market for saunas as people are becoming more aware of the health […]

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Vincent Follows Family’s Winning Habit

Vincent Follows Family’s Winning Habit

Following in the footsteps of mum and dad, and well-known industry personalities, Martin and Delyse Borley, Vincent Borley, was recently presented with the prestigious Jim Johnson Filtration Shield. Vincent, who has joined the family business, the multi award-winning Tanby Pools of Surrey, was awarded the Shield by the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers, following an […]

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