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Fitness Fanatics

With an estimated 2.5 million Brits working out in water every week, it is no wonder that aquatic fitness is creating big waves in the leisure sector. Technological advancements combined with the heightened awareness of the benefits of exercising in water, has led to a growing demand for aquatic fitness and its associated products. The […]

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Four Decade Anniversary Celebration

Back in the summer of 1976, David Adams, the founder of Golden Coast, decided to build a pool for his three sons. When locals started showing interest in having pools of their own, David quickly realised there was a gap in the market and Golden Coast was born. Forty years on, the company is now […]

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The new Glide system is now available from the Ocea cover specialist team.

Everyday Essential

Once considered a luxury accessory for pool owners, safety covers are now considered a must-have item for today’s safety-conscious consumers. The increase in demand has prompted manufacturers to up their game in terms of aesthetics, design and efficiency, and there are now more competitively-priced options available on the market. “Safety covers are now seen as […]

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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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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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Institute Reflects On Busy Quarter

Now entering its 38th year, the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers enjoyed a busy last quarter of 2015, with technical seminars, filtration workshops and the AGM. John Cheek, FISPE, was inaugurated as the new ISPE President as Allen Wilson, FISPE completed his two year term of office. October also saw the retirement from the Institute […]

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Aquanale 2015 is expected to be bigger and better than ever before with
an increased floor space for visitors and exhibitors.

Curtain Raises On International Pool Shows

As the official and exclusive UK representative of the water leisure sector’s international press alliance, Pool & Spa Scene will jetting off to two European trade shows this month, flying the flag for the UK industry. The Piscina & Wellness show takes place on 13-16 October at Gran Via in Barcelona. It is estimated that […]

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Breathe New Life Into Old Pools

To help its customers profit from this often overlooked market, Golden Coast is offering installers the opportunity to benefit from a free, customised brochure that illustrates the way that customers can improve the look, feel and maintenance of their pool. Entitled Ideas and Inspiration for Improving Your Pool, the glossy, full-colour brochure highlights the ways […]

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Pamper Packages

While wellness is the smallest of the three main pool, spa and wellness sectors, the industry agrees; it is increasing at by far the fastest rate. Led by luxury-end property developers and households, the wide range of wellness possibilities, from sauna and steam to experience showers, means that where the top end lead; the main […]

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Carbon Pool Prints

Findings from this year’s State of the Wet Leisure Industry Survey by Golden Coast revealed energy-saving products as the leading trend in the marketplace – with more than 80 per cent of respondents reporting this as a significant area of growth. Golden Coast’s managing director, Jamie Adams, comments: “The demand for energy-efficient ownership creates a very real opportunity for our industry. “But, while many owners are keen to increase their pool’s energy-efficiency, many are unaware of just what’s possible, so a proactive approach is needed by companies to capitalise on this opportunity.”

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