AstralPool UK recently hosted its seminar on the them of The Next Level.

Taking Customers To The Next Level

Hosting its 2017 seminar recently, AstralPool UK looked to take its customers to The Next Level in a business development journey that began last year with the company’s Time For Change theme. Completing a two-year secondment to the company, Patrick Thorpe reported on outstanding sales growth, particularly in the domestic pool sector putting the company […]

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Chris Whincup and Stuart Melville accepted the Water Effi ciency
Product award on behalf of Brenntag UK & Ireland at the presentation evening
at the House of Lords.

Heatsavr Is Water Efficiency Winner

Heatsavr was officially recognised for its water saving benefits at the UK Water Efficiency Product Awards 2017. The original liquid pool cover won the award in the Industrial & Business Use category for its water saving benefits in commercial swimming pools. Organised by Waterwise, the Water Efficiency Product Awards recognise the achievements of designers, inventors […]

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Michael Witney has joined Ocea UK team.

Familiar Face Rings Ocea Changes

Leading cover manufacturer Ocea has welcomed a new member to its UK team. Michael Witney, who is already a familiar face in the industry, has joined the company in a Sales Executive role, where his main objective will be to promote Ocea’s growing product catalogue to both existing and new customers. This will also coincide […]

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Members of the DAISY Club enjoyed a visit to the Dryden Aqua factory in Edinburgh in February

Exclusive Club Welcomes New Members

Representatives from some of the UK’s leading pool companies were welcomed at the Dryden Aqua HQ in February, in the first of a three part technical training academy to become fully-fledged members of the new and exclusive DAISY Club. The members-only club is made up of pool companies that are dedicated to offering and installing […]

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Based in Lancashire, the development of the Hyprolyser® electrochlorination range has seen Gaffey make significant export as well as home market progress

UK Team Soaks Up Export Success

Gaffey (Technical Services) Ltd was established by Mike Gaffey in 1986, who had worked at the coalface for 15 years as a former public baths manager and then nine years with chemical dosing and controls manufacturer, Stranco Ltd. By 1987 Mike had employed his two sons, Philip and Andrew, and the company developed as a […]

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The inside of a balance tank that has just been constructed, showing inlet pipes for pool water supply
and the drop pipes from the transfer channel. Pic: Devin Consulting.

Maintaining Deck Level Balance

Balance tanks are a necessary element in decklevel pools. They ensure that the pool water remains at the optimum level for effective surface water removal under all operating conditions. Their design and maintenance are critical. There are three operating levels that must be considered in balance tank design. Firstly the maximum water level in the […]

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Come along and visit the BISHTA and SPATA team on stand A1 at SPATEX 2017.

All Systems Go For Associations

The revision of the Management of Spa Pools publication is nearing completion, and this document is likely to be referred to as ‘HSG 282’. The official title of the publication is due to be ‘The control of legionella and other infectious agents in spa pool systems’. Once the document is finalised, further news about the […]

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Chris Carr, Peter Adlington, Andy Pattenden
and Phil Barlow are pictured at the ISPE Filtration
Workshop in November.

Time To Reflect And Move Forward

East Sussex based Plastipak hosted the latest ISPE Filtration Workshop, which took place in November. The workshop, presented by Chris Carr FISPE with assistance from Phil Barlow, MISPE and Kim Barlow, MISPE, was an excellent day’s training for those new to the trade, and a useful reminder for more experienced fitters. Chris gave a number […]

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Wrightfield Pools opted for the Natare system on the three pool
refurbishment project at Pontiprydd Lido.

Pool Partners Are Better By Design

Wrightfield, a specialist engineering company best known in the leisure industry for its work in moving pool floors, has signed a major distribution and manufacturing deal and is now the UK agent for the world-renowned stainless steel pool giant Natare Corporation. This exciting joint venture will focus on the design, manufacturing and installation of stainless […]

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Splash Pools and Construction earned a Gold award at the APSP International Awards of Excellence.

Stars And Stripes

The APSP International Awards of Excellence recognise and reward installations of pools, spas, hot tubs and water features that reflect the most creative designs in the global industry. Hundreds of entries are submitted each year, representing member firms across the United States and around the world. Here we take a dip in some of the […]

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