A WHOPPING 75% of the first Velocity counter current unit is already pre-sold.

TOP PERFORMING SWIM JET IS UK MADE

Nearly a year of research and design preceded the Lighthouse Pools launch of its new Velocity counter current system, unveiled at the end of last year. Fully patented, most signifcantly, the new unit is British manufactured, neatly side-stepping the extended waiting times and carbon foot print, associated from importing around the world. OUTRIGHT SUCCESS Tested […]

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HOSTING A DAY AT THE RACES were the PPG team from left to right: David Sargentson (General Manager), Kristy Carlisle (Technical Support Manager), Jimmy Lamb (Commercial Manager), Claire Hansberry (Business Development Manager, South), Dave Bretherton (Business Development Manager, North), Hannah Chappel (Business Development Manager, Central).

PPG HOST A DAY AT THE RACES

Pollet Pool Group UK entertained a number of its customers to a day Newbury races recently. The day was put on to thank those customers for their business in what has been a record year of sales for PPG. The gathering started with a short presentation from General Manager, David Sargentson providing an overview of […]

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THE NECESSARY ELEMENTS for the training of swimming pool technical staff are defined in PWTAG’s code of practice.

PWTAG TAKE TRAINING STRAIN

Swimming pool operators must comply with the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and the associated regulations. That means a proper risk assessment of risks to workers and users. These risks will be particular to the pool but should certainly involve observing the detailed guidance from the Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group, which […]

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ISPE IS HEADING to Surrey in November for the return of its seminars.

ONE DAY SEMINARS TO RETURN

Since the very first one in 1981 at Battle, East Sussex, the ISPE has presented 123 of its popular one-day seminars on the subject of filtration. The tried and trusted format has provided a platform for learning, an opportunity to network with other ISPE members and their colleagues and to have a very enjoyable day. […]

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JOHN GILCHRIST is the latest addition to Heatstar’s UK service engineer team.

HEATSTAR BOOSTS UK COVER

With the recent appointment of John Gilchrist as an additional service engineer, based in Scotland, Heatstar have extended their UK coverage to offer and even more comprehensive level of breakdown and maintenance support. Involved in the HVAC trade for over ten years, John’s appointment will mean Heatstar can offer an even speedier response time for […]

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PENGUIN COMPLETES MANAGEMENT BUYOUT

The directors of Oxfordshire based Penguin Swimming Pools have completed a management buyout of the company that has been trading for more than 50 years, boasts a £5m turnover and employs 30 people. The new owners have a wealth of experience. Leading the team is Alex Angus as Managing Director with Bill Simpson as Construction […]

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82 PER CENT OF public pools closed due to Covid, have still not re-opened.

TRUE COST OF RECOVERY

The last 18 months have been tough on pools, writes Brian Guthrie for PWTAG. The cost of having pools closed and then reopening them safely – twice – has been immense. Running public pools is expensive anyway and keeping them ticking over ,with no revenue, has cost millions. So where do we stand, and what […]

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POOL PEOPLE – PAUL WALTON-COLLETT

Buckingham Pools Managing Director, Paul Walton-Collett began his swimming pool building career in 1998 and now heads one of the most successful pool companies in the country. Quite a journey from his original music career when he ran his own recording studios… WHAT WAS YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE POOL INDUSTRY? Joined Oxford Pools in 1998 […]

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AQUA PLATINUM are going into their biggest year to date

DESIGN AND BUILD MASTERS

Aqua Platinum Projects celebrates its first decade in business with the title Pool Contractors Of The Year… Cutting his pool-building teeth with the family business, ten years ago Ryan Fronda took the giant leap of going independent; forming his own company, Aqua Platinum Projects. It has been a journey that has seen APP record sustained […]

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