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HISTORY MAKERS

As part of a £90 million refurbishment across the entire estate, Ursell Pools & Wellness oversaw the installation of two state of the art tiled swimming pools with a luxury thermal suite at The Coach House Spa, part of the prestigious and historic Beaverbrook Estate Hotel and Golf Club site. Dating back to the 19th […]

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THE NEW NORMAL

Business owners walked a precarious tightrope this summer as they juggled the priorities of keeping family and workforce safe while grappling with the toughest trading challenges in living memory. The industry’s key suppliers had to quickly adapt to unprecedented health and safety implications. “From the beginning of lock down, our most important consideration has been […]

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RED CARPET TREATMENT

RED CARPET TREATMENT

More than 80 companies involved in the provision of water leisure have thrown their hats into the ring for this year’s record-breaking UK Pool & Spa Awards. Anticipation is building towards the announcement of the winners at the presentation event which returns to The Vox Conference Centre at the top floor of the Resorts World […]

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Simon Jones

POOL PEOPLE – Simon Jones

Helping his father and a family friend on a swimming pool stand at the Royal Welsh Show proved to be a landmark holiday treat for a young Simon Jones, of AstralPool UK, now one of the UK’s leading experts in pool provision… WHAT WAS YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE POOL INDUSTRY? As a lad, I spent […]

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GOLDEN YEAR FOR GOLDEN SERVICE

STATUS QUO

COMMERCIAL POOL MARKET REVIEW PART ONE The 2019 State of the UK Swimming Industry Report reveals that the UK public swimming pool provision has not changed significantly in the last 12 months with 26 sites opening while 27 have closed. Based on figures gathered over the 12 month period to the end of March 2019, […]

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Astral UK Offer Partnership Approach

Part of the giant Fluidra group, Astral UK is flexing its combined global design and technical muscle and at the same time looking to speed-up pool construction across all UK water leisure sectors. New for 2019, Astral’s four-choice pool construction programme offers a turn-key solution, ideal for companies that are already working at capacity, or […]

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Rising From The Ashes

Following a devastating fire at Kenwick Health and Leisure facility in October 2014, the replacement ClubSpa at Kenwick welcomed its first guests this summer. The £5 million refurbished spa in Lincolnshire has a stunning octagonal centre piece pool hall featuring a 20 x 8.5m pool with additional baby and learner sections and a 5 x […]

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