MORE THAN 70 COMPANIES were celebrating at the 2021 UK Pool & Spa Awards


More than 70 companies will be kicking of the new year with a timely marketing boost following their success in the recent UK Pool & Spa Awards competition. Open to all water leisure business across commercial, residential and wellness sectors, regardless of trade affiliation, the popular contest attracted more than 200 entries and the widest […]

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IAN BETTS addresses a full audience as the ISPE live seminars return


After a two-year Covid- impacted break, the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers resumed its popular one-day seminar programmes. The 124th seminar was held in November at the Cobham Hilton, a new venue for Institute that attracted more than 50 attendees. Unfortunately, ISPE President Philip Barlow, FISPE, was unable to be present so ISPE past-President Chris […]

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Buckingham Pools Managing Director, Paul Walton-Collett began his swimming pool building career in 1998 and now heads one of the most successful pool companies in the country. Quite a journey from his original music career when he ran his own recording studios… WHAT WAS YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE POOL INDUSTRY? Joined Oxford Pools in 1998 […]

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Top marks for Buckingham Pools in the education pool sector… All swimming pools are highly technical, complex installations and this is especially so in the high-footfall school, university or leisure centre sector. Whether you are dreaming of an Olympic-level competition pool, a tailor-made therapy pool for specific groups or a learner pool with depth flexibility, […]

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Tenth anniversary UK Pool & Spa Awards goes on-line… Showcasing the best examples of swimming pool design from across the country, and around the world, the UK Pool & Spa Awards celebrated its tenth anniversary with a spotlight focused on pool industry people, projects and products. Winners across 30 categories in both commercial and residential […]

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Top Of The Class – School Pools

School pools across the country, provide the key ingredient to a joined-up approach to community sports provision. For example, the London borough of Edmonton, clubbed together to raise an outstanding £4.5 million, in just 18 months, to be able to invest in what has turned out to be an award-winning swimming pool and sports centre. […]

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ABOVE: Now in its eighth year, the UK Pool & Spa Awards gives water leisure companies a valuable marketing boost.

Red Carpet Treatment

Some of the biggest names in water leisure walked the red carpet at the recent annual UK Pool & Spa Awards. The equivalent of the pool industry Oscars, more than 100 companies entered the recent UK Pool & Spa Awards setting a new competition record of nearly 250 entries. Big winners included Portrait Pools & […]

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