OH WHAT A NIGHT!

Reports and pictures from another record-breaking UK Pool & Spa Awards… A record-breaking turn-out gathered for the 2023 UK Pool & Spa Awards held at Birmingham’s prestigious National Conference Centre venue in December. Celebrating its 13th year, the 2023 UK Pool & Spa Awards saw 97 companies submit 242 entries attracting nearly 5,000 on-line contest […]

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DEEP IMPACT

Parkwood Leisure takes a customer-centric approach to swimming, as Judith Wojtowicz reports… Investment and innovation go hand in hand at Parkwood Leisure, the first leisure operator within the industry to commission a detailed social value report to better understand the impact of its activities on the communities it serves. The impressive results from this 2020 […]

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ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL CHAMPIONS

The heat pump as a heating method for swimming pools was developed by Tony Andrews, the founder of Heatstar and the father of current Heatstar Director, Jackie Scott. Knowing he was on to a much-needed concept, in 1980, Tony launched his own business venture creating the first fresh air source heat pumps for dedicated application […]

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SPA HEATING REVOLUTION

In the realm of spa indulgence, where relaxation meets innovation, Poolex’s Spawer heat pumps stand as a beacon of efficiency, sustainability, and cutting-edge technology. The Spawer range, featuring the ground breaking IceSpa and O’Spa models, is set to redefine the way we enjoy warm, therapeutic water, offering spa enthusiasts an unparalleled experience in any climate. […]

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SPOILT FOR CHOICE

Quality covers for energy-efficient pools… With the continued increase in global energy prices, alongside growing environmental concerns, maintaining an energy-efficient swimming pool has become more vital than ever. So perfect timing for some new and exciting product launches, all backed by research and superior technical know-how. Stepping into the main spotlight, Ocea UK has introduced […]

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SWIMMING POOL SUPPORT FUND

A £40m fund to help local authorities improve the energy efficiency of swimming pools has opened for applications. It is the second phase of the Government’s Swimming Pool Support Fund, which has seen a total of £60m being made available to help public swimming pools cope with increased running costs as well as make them […]

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SUNBEACH FLEXES UK MUSCLE

Sunbeach Spas is in the final stages of a move to a new Midlands headquarters due to be completed before September this year. Only six miles up the road from their current base, the new location offers impressive transport links, being directly adjacent to the A38 and only three miles from J28 of the M1. […]

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DESTINATION HOT TUBS

Holiday locations have a wealth of robust spas to choose from… The holiday market continues to recognise hot tubs as essential for attracting bookings. Key words and phrases such as ‘staycation UK with hot tub’, ‘hot tub staycations UK’, and ‘UK staycations with hot tubs’ all appear on a list of the most common staycation […]

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READY? GET SET… GO!

It is not too late to seal the deal on vital heat pumps sales… If you are looking for a valuable additional sales line this season, then think no further than heat pumps. With a plethora of choice, the pool and spa sector should not be caught on the starting block for heat pump sales. […]

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