ABOVE: A family called on JB Elite Services for its pool upgrade.

Pool Update Was Top Priority For Birmingham Home

Within weeks of moving into their new home, a Birmingham family was keen to really make it their own… starting with updating a tired looking pool. With young children, safety was top priority. But, they didn’t want to compromise on aesthetics. The couple turned to James Chapman of JB Elite Services for advice. The pool […]

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ABOVE: RolloSolar covers completes the Lighthouse Pools’ construction solution.

Lighthouse Offers Complete Pool Solution

With the recent addition of RolloSolar covers to its existing high end offerings of Zodiac and Riviera Pool, Lighthouse Pools are now able to supply and support an unrivalled complete solution to pool builders and retailers. RolloSolar is a family run business that has built its strong position in the German market over the last […]

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Family Values

In 1976 Andrea Morrison’s father was a local house builder. His company, R.T Halls Builders, were getting more and more enquiries regarding swimming pools and during the heat wave that year he started building residential pools. Following in his footsteps, Andrea and husband-to-be Syd decided to set up a company to build and maintain swimming […]

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Gold Rush

Gold Rush

Tanby Pools achieved a top Gold standard award in the £75,000 to £125,000 category at this year’s SPATA Awards, with this breath-taking outdoor residential pool. The brief for this project was to create a classical pool with a roman end. The client had previously owned a property with a liner pool and understood the limitations […]

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Modern Masterpiece


This unique dual-aspect swimming pool was named Outstanding Pool of the Year at the recent SPATA awards and earned Portrait Pools a top level Gold award. The Macclesfield-based pool company was approached by the contractor of a new private gated community to design and build a bespoke swimming pool for each of the five properties […]

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Priding itself on offering everything you need for your swimming pool
all under one roof, Pools Plus of Berkshire has celebrated 35 years of trading.

Prime Minister Congratulates Family Team

Receiving a congratulatory letter from the Prime Minister Teresa May was the icing on the cake for the Pool Plus team, who celebrated their 35th business anniversary at the end of last year. The milestone was also recognised by many past clients and high profile acquaintances such as the Prince of Wales, Richard Branson and […]

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Scientists are predicting a warm year ahead, which will set cash
registers ringing for many residential pool companies.

Warm Weather Could Signal Busy Year

Pool companies should be prepared for another very warm year ahead if scientists are to be believed. In fact, the Met Office’s early forecast for 2017 places the coming year among the warmest on record. The forecast will put a spring in the step of many residential pool companies, as pool owners rush to get […]

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This luxury one-piece pool project was named overall winner in the Residential Outdoor Pool of the Year category at the 2016 UK Pool & Spa Awards. HTP worked with Czech-based pool manufacturer, Niveko, to create the one-piece outdoor pool at a property in the Midlands. HTP’s brief was to provide a one piece custom-built with […]

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A luxury pool is one that exceeds the standard functional requirements of a normal pool in a bid to create a bespoke and personal addition to a
building. Pic: Grayfox Swimming Pools.

Driving Force

Across the world we are seeing some outstanding and sometimes outlandish projects popping up. Take, for instance, Sky Habit apartment complex in Singapore with a pool suspended between two buildings 100m from the ground. Here in London a developer is seeking planning permission to build a huge transparent pool between two blocks at Embassy Gardens. […]

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A Cut Above

Surrey-based Falcon Pools was named overall winner in the Residential Outdoor Pool of the Year category at this year’s UK Pool & Spa Awards, with this outstanding concrete tiled pool. Falcon Pools’ brief was to create a natural looking swimming pool that would blend well within the traditional surroundings of the property. A safety cover […]

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