Convenient Flat Pack

Convenient Flat Pack

The next brand development of Jolly Gel Pool Flocculent will be launched in 2019 when Mineral Supplies International (MSI) introduces a flat pack version of the product. The well-established Jolly Gel carton design does not change. The new flat pack means it will be cheaper to post individual packs to customers. The attractive dark blue […]

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Display Spas Are Biological Soups

Display Spas Are Biological Soups

Hot tub retailers around the UK care are risking prosecution and could be harming customers and staff, one of the founding fathers on the UK industry has warned. Simon Hallett, who founded the British and Irish Hot Tub Association, now part of the BSPF umbrella organisation, believes less than 30% of the industry are following […]

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Praise For Teachers' Academy

Praise For Teachers’ Academy

Leisure operators have praised the innovative Institute of Swimming’s Teachers’ Academy for helping them to recruit teachers of the highest calibre. More than 130 people have applied to join the pilot scheme of the Academy in London and Manchester since it was launched by the Institute of Swimming recently. It’s been created as almost 400,000 […]

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Engineers Boost UK Coverage

Engineers Boost UK Coverage

Even top quality, reliable products like Heatstar benefit from planned, regular maintenance. By providing maintenance contracts Heatstar can ensure that the equipment is properly maintained and serviced by fully qualified Heatstar engineers with an in-depth knowledge and experience of the products. This in turn offers complete peace of mind to the end user and demonstrates […]

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Rio Celebrate Landmark Anniversary

Rio Celebrate Landmark Anniversary

A fresh-faced 21-year-old Rob Bateman had just finished his electrical apprenticeship back in 1973. Armed with ambition, ideas and a desire to learn, he tells his young wife, Sue the words that would shape the course of their lives: “I know how I’m going to make my money – building swimming pools.” Fast forward 45 […]

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Winter Wonder

Winter Wonder

A Waterstream client was looking for an indoor pool of high quality but with a quick install option to reduce the build time. So the customer opted for a Compass One Piece pool which enables the pool shell to be installed within ten days during the winter months – even with snow falling. Specialising in […]

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Industry Mourns - Derek Harrigan

Industry Mourns Loss Of Beloved Poolies

Members of the National Leisure group of companies were joined by many representatives from the pool industry, as they attended the recent funeral of Pools and Garden’s Derek Harrigan, 88. A much-loved father and grandfather, Derek founded and ran Pools and Gardens from the family’s Worcestershire farm since 1973, moulding the company into one of […]

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Trevor Miller

Pool People : Trevor Miller

With solid foundations of 20 years’ experience with electrical installations, Trevor Miller was introduced to the pool industry in 1998 by Plastica and now works as a key member of the SCP UK team…. How has water leisure changed since you became involved? The industry has grown over the years and developed from initially procuring […]

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Italy Host Annual Pool And Spa Expo

Italy Host Annual Pool And Spa Expo

The Bologna Exhibition Centre is the venue for Italy’s ForumPiscine, the 11th event of the only professional expo in Italy showcasing public and residential pools, spas and wellness. Taking place from Wednesday to Friday, February 13th to 15th, year on year, the event becomes more and more international with 15% of 7,500 visitors and 20% […]

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Tailor-Made

Tailor-Made Environmental Control

Having new equipment installed during a pool refurbishment can be a time-consuming process but Heatstar offer the option of tailor-making any of their new state of the art climate control systems to fit existing pipes and ductwork. The same process can apply to new build pools for the system to fit specific design configurations. Heatstar’s […]

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