Jetform Swimming Pools has moved to a new premises in Essex to accommodate its growing team of office and engineering staff members. The new warehouse facility, located at Burnt Mills Industrial Estate in Basildon, provides the company with much needed storage space as well as a large purpose designed office area and a retail shop. […]
They call it the feel good factor. A run of mild weather coinciding with not one but three Bank Holiday weekends led to home pool owners sprinting to remove their winter debris covers this spring. Figures released by the Met Office UK revealed that April was the sunniest on record since 1929. It was also […]
Today’s one-piece pool options have evolved into a sophisticated and quality home pool ownership option that give customers ‘exactly what they see on the tin’. From a consumer point of view, one-piece pools are sold from a price list with no ‘guesstimating’. This is particularly well received by customers who relish being able to change […]
Aqua Platinum Projects worked alongside a prestigious housing developer to create this spectacular infinity edge pool overlooking the stunning Surrey downs. The independent swimming pool contracting company designed this technically challenging pool pioneering the use of an automatic safety cover without compromising the aesthetics of the infinity edge. The Aqua Platinum Projects team explains: “The […]
Jersey-based Florida Pools & Spas have proved that liner pools can have the ‘wow’ factor, with the recent installation of a stylish outdoor liner pool for a private residential client. Florida Pools & Spas was contacted by the client who was undertaking a substantial refurbishment to their property. The client wanted to install a liner […]
With sales of ice cream up by a reported 21 per cent and the sales of electric fans up by 300 per cent, the residential pool and spa sector is still counting its blessings after the ninth warmest UK summer since records began in 1910.
With residential swimming pool building figures having taken a dip in recent years, pool companies have worked hard to build up the servicing side of their business.
Universally acknowledged as one of the buzziest shows for several years, the SPATEX team has been given an ideal launch pad as it prepares to move the trade show location to the Midlands
More than ever, traditional pool and spa businesses are questioning the wisdom of maintaining a shop or showroom location. With increased competition from on-line retail sales, for some, the burden of rent, rates, display stock and staffing costs is becoming more and more difficult to justify. But other retailers are turning a negative into a positive by honing in on the Internet as a crucial marketing tool that can drive visitors to their shop sites and vitally, once there, maximising the potential of that visit.
Following conflicting claims, the Swimming Pool and Allied Trade Association has confirmed a joint statement with seven of the drought-affected water authorities, confirming the original legislation that you can fill up a newly constructed swimming pool with a hosepipe and top-up an existing swimming pool with a hand held device such as a bucket.