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AWARDS SHOW GOES ONLINE

Leading leisure industry awards event is set to be LIVE streamed… The much praised UK Pool and Spa Awards celebrates its 10th anniversary this December with a virtual presentation ceremony that will be live streamed to its biggest ever water leisure audience. With Covid-19 restrictions making it impossible to hold the traditional presentation, networking event […]

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Maytronics from Certikin is a must-have pool accessory.

CLEAN SWEEP

Maximising the potential of swimming pool cleaner sales… Switched-on swimming pool businesses will look to maximise the spend value of every customer contact. Strategically timed e-shots and newsletters present ideal marketing windows but equally, every home installation or service visit is a platform to promote. Current thinking is there has never been a better time […]

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POOL BUILDER TO THE STARS

By anyone’s standards the rise of Tony Keogh, residential pool builder, has been meteoric. In his late thirties, Tony is one of the younger generation of the UK’s residential pool builders. The multi-award winner is currently in the spotlight having completed a series of celebrity pool builds. Projects for Rylan Clark-Neal and Joey Essex culminated […]

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2020 VISION – SPATEX REVIEW

A picture special from the SPATEX pool and spa show… The organisers of SPATEX, the UK’s exclusive pool and spa trade show, are already looking ahead to its 25th milestone event to be held in 2021. The team will return to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry to celebrate its silver anniversary from Tuesday to Thursday […]

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JUST ONE CLICK – Smart Technology

Smart technology in the pool industry… With smart phones and devices at its very core, technology is now inherent within all aspects of everyday modern life, relied upon to make tasks faster and easier with the combined effect of increased convenience. In parallel, every industry from travel to property to finance are embracing technology to […]

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Niveko

OVERFLOWING WITH POOL BUILD IDEAS

Overflow designs have now become Niveko’s most popular pool option. The basic version Niveko ‘overflow multi’ is supplied with an embedded PVC grid or stone. Designs include variants with infinity endless overflows, suitable for environments with a diversity of terrain. The individual overflow Advance design with its bonded stone or the minimalist Evolution, where the […]

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INDUSTRY REACTS TO CORONAVIRUS

Some 275,000 home swimming pools and in excess of half a million hot tubs in the UK, require regular dosing of a sanitiser, such as chlorine or bromine, to keep the water healthy, and there is no evidence that COVID-19 can be spread to humans through the water in these pools and hot tubs. For […]

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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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NIVEKO TURN ON THE HOME POOL STYLE

NIVEKO TURN ON THE HOME POOL STYLE

The architectural style of a new home, owned by a young family from Lower Saxony, is harmoniously preserved in the adjacent garden. The dominant feature is now a Niveko Advance swimming pool. “We got ourselves a pool mainly as a way to relax and cool off in the hot summer months,” explains the owner. “We […]

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CERTIKIN CONFIRMS WITNEY NEW HQ MOVE

Certikin International, the UK’s largest manufacturer and distributor of swimming pool and water leisure equipment has confirmed its move to a new 125,000 sq. ft headquarters across town from its current base in Witney, Oxford-shire. The company aims to move into the new building by the end of 2020. Established in 1963, and now a […]

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