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NEW LEISURE FLAGSHIP UNVEILED

Slough’s new flagship leisure facility, The Centre, opened last summer.  The major construction project included a £1.5 million involvement for swimming pool specialists, Barr + Wray. Barr + Wray supplied two x Myrtha pools which consisted of an eight-lane main pool of 25m x 17m, complete with access platform. They also delivered a 15m x […]

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FLYING THE FLAG

Barr +Wray has built its export market over nearly six decades… Barr + Wray is a UK based company that more than lives up to its main marketing message of ‘everything water’. With a multi-million turnover and sustained profit margin, the company is a champion of British enterprise. From as far back as 1959, B+W […]

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PROBLEM SOLVERS

Eliminating the risks of shipping and storing hazardous chlorine products, the Hyprolyser® system negates the need for frequent deliveries of dangerous chemicals to often-remote locations. It uses salt which can be shipped and stored without any restrictions, and without the use of refrigerated containers. It offers a reliable and thoroughly proven solution which has become […]

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Cutting Edge

In the first of a regular UK tour of pool companies, we get things off to a strong start in Scotland… With other well-known names north of the border, like Eagle Leisure, Kinniburgh Pools, to name but a few, Scotland is a land rich in culture, history, whisky, haggis and, you guessed it, pools. With […]

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OLYMPIC LEGACY

Following the 2012 London Olympics, Sport England were gifted one of the training pools from the Games to issue the major mechanical parts to a venue that satisfied their needs requirement. The Scarborough Leisure Centre met those needs and were gifted a pool shell, diving head wall, filter vessels, pumps, heating, ultraviolet disinfection and chemical […]

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ABOVE: Stuart Melville, Business Development Manager for Barr + Wray’s Aftersales Division.

Barr + Wray Strengthens Aftersales Staff Team

Pool and wellness global specialists, Barr + Wray has confirmed the appointment of Stuart Melville as Business Development Manager for their Aftersales division. Stuart Melville joins after six years with Brenntag, working across Scotland and North of England as Account Manager – Water. Stuart’s role will be customer facing and looking to further cement his […]

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Lorne Kennedy

Lorne Kennedy – Operations Director at Barr + Wray

Lorne Kennedy has spent the majority of his career working in various roles within the water leisure industry. He began managing swimming pools then made the move into sales at Brenntag, where he spent eight years as UK Sales Manager. In 2011 Lorne joined Barr + Wray as European Sales Director and he has recently […]

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Research suggests that leisure club facilities rank in the top three buying decisions when people book hotel stays. Pic: Summer Lodge Country House
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Five Star Appeal

Seen as a hallmark of quality, luxury and ‘away from home’ relaxation, there’s nothing quite like a swimming pool to give a hotel the edge over its competitors. In fact, research suggests that leisure club facilities rank in the top three buying decisions when people book hotel stays. “Good swimming facilities are very important in […]

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PWTAG is inviting companies in the swimming pool industry who support their standards and guidelines to apply to join the forum, with 16 signed up so far.

Support For Industry Forum

The rationale behind PWTAG’s Industry Forum is simple. We wanted to enhance our work through technical input from the pool industry – also to encourage the industry to feel is it has an active role in our work, and thus an investment in its outcomes. That’s why, two years ago, PWTAG invited about 20 key […]

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Open For Business

After several years of planning, the new Heston Pools and Fitness centre in the London Borough of Hounslow is now officially open. The £13.5 million facility includes a 25m swimming pool, as well as a learning pool, a 100 station gym and extensive functional fitness space. The main contractor on the construction project was Morgan […]

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