Compass Casts Eye Over Love Island

Compass Casts Eye Over Love Island

Compass Pools UK Technical Director Alex Kemsley has been taking a closer look at the leisure facilities the contestants in this year’s Love Island reality tv series were enjoying. As the largest swimming pool designer and installer in the UK, Compass Pools UK’s attention was immediately drawn to the pool and hot tub facilities of […]

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Sad Loss - Bernd Rothfuss

Sad Loss Is Deeply Felt Around The World

Management and staff of the BAYROL Group have been deeply affected by the unexpected death of Bernd Rothfuss after a short and fatal illness. Bernd, 69, who is survived by his wife Ingrid and four children, had been a popular managing director of the BAYROL group from 1994 to 2010. “We owe everything to Bernd […]

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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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Water Savings For Hotel Group

Water Savings For Hotel Group

World Leisure (UK) Ltd is set to reduce water consumption at four pools in the Village Hotel group by an estimated 1.4 km3 (1,388m3) per year, providing significant water bill savings annually across the sites. The use of regenerative media systems, fitted in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Portsmouth, still meet PWTAG (Pool Water Treatment Advisory […]

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Bright Lights

Bright Lights

LED technology has made great advances in the past few years and electronic components that run on DC have taken over, as they are far more efficient and cheaper to run. The new LumiPlus DC PAR56 V1 & V2 range bring a reduction in potential failures as lights are less affected by voltage drops and […]

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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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Reliable Results

Reliable Results

Keeping your photometer calibrated and in good condition is essential to ensure that it is testing accurately and your results are correct. Even the greatest accuracy and all best practices in water analysis are null and void if the instrument is not functioning correctly. Keeping the photometer clean and well serviced will also ensure its […]

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At Your Fingertips

At Your Fingertips

The leading manufacturer of steam generators, HygroMatik, has extended its spa product offering with spa touch control. An optional upgrade for electrode and heater type steam generators, the fixed 5” display makes it easy to adjust the temperature, fragrance and lighting of a steam bath. Ideal for private and suite spas, the control layout can […]

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Maximum Savings

Maximum Savings

This inverter-driven heat pump offers 15% more energy efficiency than standard heat pumps, at minimal additional cost. Ideal for pools up to 65m³ in volume it offers all-season pool heating as it can operate down to -5 degrees. It also benefits from extremely quiet operation thanks to the inverter compressor. As part of the successful […]

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calls for joined up industry

Calls For Joined-Up Industry

Within the swimming pool industry, there is no governance or authority to legislate or maintain the standards that should be applied to swimming facilities, writes Stephen Ellix, managing director of Prominent Fluid Controls and vice chair of PWTAG’s Industry Forum. For sure, there is the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), the only public authority to […]

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