Research suggests that leisure club facilities rank in the top three buying decisions when people book hotel stays. Pic: Summer Lodge Country House
Hotel & Spa.

Five Star Appeal

Seen as a hallmark of quality, luxury and ‘away from home’ relaxation, there’s nothing quite like a swimming pool to give a hotel the edge over its competitors. In fact, research suggests that leisure club facilities rank in the top three buying decisions when people book hotel stays. “Good swimming facilities are very important in […]

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National Leisure’s Grayfox Swimming Pools of
Lincoln collected Silver, a Bronze and a top Gold accolade
in the Commercial Pool of the Year award.

NL Excels At Industry Awards

National Leisure members were the big winners at the 2017 SPATA and BISHTA awards with six NL member companies picking up a combined 17 top accolades. “The vast number of accolades achieved that this year’s SPATA and BISHTA awards are a feather in the cap for National Leisure and clearly show the high calibre of […]

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A luxury pool is one that exceeds the standard functional requirements of a normal pool in a bid to create a bespoke and personal addition to a
building. Pic: Grayfox Swimming Pools.

Driving Force

Across the world we are seeing some outstanding and sometimes outlandish projects popping up. Take, for instance, Sky Habit apartment complex in Singapore with a pool suspended between two buildings 100m from the ground. Here in London a developer is seeking planning permission to build a huge transparent pool between two blocks at Embassy Gardens. […]

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Grayfox Swimming Pools

Driving Force

Across the world we are seeing some outstanding and sometimes outlandish projects popping up. Take, for instance, Sky Habit apartment complex in Singapore with a pool suspended between two buildings 100m from the ground. Here in London a developer is seeking planning permission to build a huge transparent pool between two blocks at Embassy Gardens. […]

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Rising From The Ashes

Following a devastating fire at Kenwick Health and Leisure facility in October 2014, the replacement ClubSpa at Kenwick welcomed its first guests this summer. The £5 million refurbished spa in Lincolnshire has a stunning octagonal centre piece pool hall featuring a 20 x 8.5m pool with additional baby and learner sections and a 5 x […]

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Second Chance

Refurbishments in both residential and commercial pool sectors continue to provide steady revenue for many of the UK’s core pool and spa businesses. Whether it’s cosmetic upgrades, improving energy efficiency or to meet current industry standards, repair and refurbishment has always provided a major lifeline for many pool and spa companies. “Refurbishment is very much […]

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The first leg of the whistle-stop tour was a visit to A&T Europe in Castiglione to see the new PrimaVera above ground pool system.

National Leisure Stars In Italian Job

Representatives of the 20 member companies that make up the National Leisure consortium gathered in Italy recently, to gain an insight into new products for the pool sector from some of Italy’s leading suppliers. The first leg of the whistle-stop tour was a visit to A&T Europe in Castiglione to see the new PrimaVera above […]

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Upon commencing the refurbishment project, the Grayfox team applied a Mapilastic tanking material and tiled the pool with Waxman Niebla tiles.

New Beginnings

During the double dip recession, refurbishment and service contracts provided the life blood for the residential pools sector. While the new build market is now improving, refurbishments in both residential and commercial pool sectors, still continue to provide steady revenue for many of the UK’s core pool and spa businesses. Whether it is updated designs, […]

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Supply And Demand

More than half of the swim schools that took part in a recent survey by the Swimming Teachers’ Association (STA) admitted that the increase in demand for lessons compared with pool time availability was a concern. A further 58 per cent said a limited number of pools also gave them cause for concern. With demand […]

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Fire Damage Bill Reaches Quarter Of A Million

The pool store of Grayfox Swimming Pools, of Stow, Lincolnshire, has been completely destroyed in a fire that caused damage estimated at £250,000.

It took the crew of eight fire engines more than four hours to bring the fire under control as flames threatened to spread to the nearby family home.

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