Carl Vernon


A luxury hotel pool needed a makeover.. Hampshire’s Four Seasons Hotel boasts an 18th-century stable block which houses the luxurious Spa and a focal feature of a conservatory pool that was badly in need of a makeover having last been updated 16 years ago. The Four Seasons wanted to refurbish the popular pool to create […]

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COMMERCIAL POOL MARKET REVIEW PART THREE Christina Connor and Karen Cotton report on commercial pool trends in the UK… Taking the plunge with a holiday park swimming pool can be as daunting as diving off the highest board. Investing in on-site swimming offers many avenues for return on investment from initial visitor appeal to encouraging […]

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A revolutionary new water treatment product from hth is set to transform the water management of smaller commercial pools in the UK, with promised huge saving on water and carbon emissions. A radically new approach to commercial pool chlorination, the CCH slow-dissolving tablets, now available in the UK, work with an easy-to-use CCH® EnduranceTM Feeder, […]

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Community Spirit

As the only 25m swimming pool within a five mile radius, Loddon Valley Leisure Centre in Reading plays an important role in providing leisure facilities to the town of Lower Earley, as well as the surrounding towns and villages. With over 3,500 gym and swimming members, plus 1,650 children attending swimming lessons on a weekly […]

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A Problem Halved – Plant Room Special

It takes all but the most focused pool engineer to resist being lured by the scope and design of some water leisure project – forgetting what lies beneath. As swimming pool designs become more and more elaborate, it is invariably the plant room that is the poor relation when it comes to adequate space not to mention access.

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