Some 1,360 visitors made their way through the doors of the Ericsson Exhibition Hall during the three-day exhibition in January.

Coming Of Age

Marking its 21st anniversary milestone this year, SPATEX returned to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry in January and it didn’t disappoint. More than 100 exhibitors filled the show floor for the 2017 event, which was the first occasion in SPATEX’s history that the show has been held midweek. Some 1,360 visitors made their way through […]

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The refurbishment of Portishead Open Air Pool is being led by CP Pools and DG Pools & Leisure.

Major Works At Portishead Lido

Major refurbishment is well underway at Portishead Open Air Pool in Bristol. The extensive project will see over £250,000 ploughed into restoring and revamping the swimming pool and plantroom, including new pipework, a new liner, a new cover, and new pool surrounds. Built in 1962, the pool is run by the Portishead Open Air Pool […]

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AstralPool UK recently hosted its seminar on the them of The Next Level.

Taking Customers To The Next Level

Hosting its 2017 seminar recently, AstralPool UK looked to take its customers to The Next Level in a business development journey that began last year with the company’s Time For Change theme. Completing a two-year secondment to the company, Patrick Thorpe reported on outstanding sales growth, particularly in the domestic pool sector putting the company […]

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This award-winning luxury 16m x 4.2m pool by Portrait Pools features a custom manufactured Heatstar Phoenix climate control system with a special
‘quadruple’ stage air heating battery and up-rated air fan system.

Pool Quest

Heating a large body of water to a usually high temperature, and then dealing with the environment that it creates, makes a swimming pool one of the largest consumers of energy. However, in pursuit of the perfect energy efficient pool, there are ways of reducing energy consumption by using advancements in technology. Commercial pool operators […]

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Ready To Roll

With over 90 confirmed exhibitors, SPATEX 2017 will welcome leading water leisure suppliers and loyal followers to the show. Marking its 21st anniversary milestone SPATEX returns to Coventry’s Ricoh Arena from Tuesday January 31 to Thursday February 2 inclusive, and promises to re-invigorate and re-energise the industry for the year ahead. As usual, SPATEX offers […]

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Salt Chlorinators Gain Momentum

While an estimated 90% of all Australian residential pools and half of new domestic pools in France and North America favour salt water chlorination, take up by the British market is finally showing some progress. Salt chlorination has taken a huge leap since it was first introduced to the market in the late Seventies, and […]

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Bespoke Swimming Pools refurbished the pool, which scooped a Gold award at the UK Pool & Spa Awards last year.

Efficient Pool Reaps Cost-Saving Rewards

The owners of an award-winning refurbished swimming pool in Kent are enjoying significant energy savings following the installation of a Calorex Pro-Pac heat pump. Recognised as the most sustainable way to dynamically heat swimming pool water, a Calorex Pro-Pac 22Y heat pump was chosen for the project by Bespoke Swimming Pools to keep energy and […]

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Top Of The Class

Pupils at an independent day and boarding school in Kent are now enjoying the benefits of a 25m, six lane indoor heated pool thanks to a design and build project completed by Fowler Swimming Pools. Bethany School has swapped its 1930s converted outdoor swimming pool for a new fully-tiled, deck level pool, which will be […]

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OC-1 filter media is distributed exclusively in the UK by Certikin.

Filter Media Receives Global Acclaim

Sales of OC-1 British manufactured filter media are going from strength to strength as it is revealed that the media is now being used and tested in more than 40 countries worldwide. Distributed in the UK exclusively by Certikin since January, the benefits of OC-1 are becoming widely recognised, further adding to its growing fan […]

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The SPATEX Challenge was hosted by ISPE and was presided over by
members John Asher, Chris Carr and Phil Barlow

Record-Breaking Workshops

Attracting over 450 delegates over the three days, the ISPE Workshops at SPATEX were extremely well-supported once again. Covering over twenty topics there really was something of interest to everyone and delegates packed the ISPE technical arena to take advantage of the information on offer. Whilst ISPE Workshop attendance was around 6 per cent up […]

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