Pollet Welcome Porter And New Pool And Spa Era

The Pollet Pool Group is looking ahead to a new era for its UK pool
division following the appointment of Carl Porter as UK divisional
manager.
A pool industry stalwart with three decades experience, it is a case of poacher turns gamekeeper for Carl who cut his pool building teeth in Aquabuild, the multi-award winning Porter family swimming pool construction business before a spell with Cresta Leisure.

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New Faces Make A Splash

It was a case of the old guard making way for the new as a number of first-time recipients stood up to accept awards at the recent Swimming Pool and Allied Trade Association presentations. With no less than 16 companies all taking home golds; the celebrations were more evenly spread than in living memory. The SPATA organisation represents 178 pool building and retail companies, the majority based in the UK. It announced this year’s winning projects at a ceremony held at the De Vere Grand Hotel in Brighton, in February. The competition was fierce with 133 projects vying for victory in 21 categories compared with 85 entries in 22 categories last year.

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