With thanks to, Ross Alcock – General Secretary of The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers, we pay tribute to an irreplaceable industry personality, following the loss of Allen Wilson, FISPE Allen Wilson had an inimitable style of delivery with his presentations and it was true to say nobody fell asleep whilst Allen was talking. His […]
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 […]
Over 40 delegates attended ISPE’s 115th One-Day Seminar in March and many of those present later said what an informative and enjoyable day it was. The Institute was delighted to welcome Steve Baker from Solus, who gave a RIBA-approved CPD presentation on slip-resistant tiles and the grades that should be used in different applications, including […]
The Institute is now at the start of what used to be the quieter season and October also sees the start of the ISPE autumn and winter seminars. The 113th ISPE One-Day Seminar on Tuesday October 18, sees the Institute back at the Watermill Hotel near Hemel Hempstead. It will feature a presentation from Ian […]
Recently, a well-known, learned member reported that he had received a complaint that ‘the ISPE wasn’t interested in spas and hot tubs and the ISPE had nothing to do with these products’. “This is not the case,” advises Ross Alcock, ISPE general manager. “Spas and hot tubs have long been an important focus for the […]
Now entering its 38th year, the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers enjoyed a busy last quarter of 2015, with technical seminars, filtration workshops and the AGM. John Cheek, FISPE, was inaugurated as the new ISPE President as Allen Wilson, FISPE completed his two year term of office. October also saw the retirement from the Institute […]
The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers (ISPE) paid a special thanks to one of its longest-serving members at the recent annual general meeting, by presenting John Asher with an award in recognition of his commitment to the Institute. John Asher of Asher Pools in Lincolnshire retired from the Institute Council earlier this year after nearly […]
The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers has paid a posthumous tribute to one of its stalwart members, Ray Burt, who passed away earlier this year. A popular industry personality, Ray tirelessly contributed to the ISPE filtration workshops and gave numerous presentations at Institute seminars including the SPATEX exhibition. In memory of his outstanding contribution, Ray […]
In the last two months, I have visited over 20 holiday sites on the Mediterranean, North African and Atlantic oceans, writes Allen Wilson.
A vital and essential tool for commercial pool operators, The Code of Practice from the Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group (PWTAG), covers swimming pool management and the need to establish and maintain pools and is available free of charge, writes Allen Wilson.