Safety

Nationwide Hot Tub Safety Warnings

The British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association has warned of a growing trend for some companies supplying hot tubs to claim or imply that the goods they sell are manufactured in the UK or North America when in fact, they come from elsewhere in the world. This misleads customers into thinking they are […]

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Awards

Calling All Swimming Pool Installers

If you’ve been working on a pool project this year that you’re particularly proud of, then don’t miss your chance to enter the UK Pool & Spa Awards. The 2017 competition will showcase the very best of the companies involved in the provision of water leisure in Great Britain. Project categories include Residential Indoor Pool […]

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Ticking Time Bombs

The alarming increase in the number of media reports on entrapment accidents, highlights the fear that many pools and spas remain unsafe ticking time bombs for unsuspecting swimmers. The danger is escalated when you realise how poorly management and lifeguards at many holiday resorts and hotels are trained to avoid entrapment risks. There are hundreds […]

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Tight Squeeze

OC Spas recently undertook the challenging installation of an Artesian Spas swim spa and hot tub for a client in Cornwall. Following a visit to the OC Spas showroom in Goonhavern, the client ordered a TidalFit EP16 swim spa and a Platinum Elite Dove Canyon hot tub, which were both to be positioned in a […]

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Bathing In Luxury

Torquay-based RS Pools recently undertook the installation of a luxury tiled spa at the residence of a famous author. This was the second project that RS Pools worked on with MTA Architects. The RS Pools team supplied all the technical information required for the installation of the spa, which was then worked into the design […]

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Pool Spa Awards

Entries Open for 2017 UK Pool & Spa Awards

Returning for the ninth consecutive competition, the UK Pool & Spa Awards showcase the very best of the companies in the British hot tub and spa industry and is still accepting entries until September 2017. Building on continued success, the event is set to be bigger and better with over 30 award-winning opportunities. We have […]

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Garforth

Garforth Named Hot Tub Capital of Yorkshire

The little-known village of Garforth has been dubbed “Hot Tub Capital of Yorkshire” by a local spa business. Garforth, which nestles nine miles outside of Leeds, was crowned with its title by local distributor, Outdoor Living, with the company making its proclamation based on its sales data over the past 12 years. It was revealed […]

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Ryan Mason

Ryan Mason – Head Electrician, North Spas

Ryan Mason heads up the North Spas electrical team. He specialises in all aspects of electrical installations and revamping old spas into working and useable products. In 2016, Ryan and his apprentice electrician Dean – who also happens to be his brother-in-law – took care of over 90 per cent North Spas’ electrical installations. Ryan […]

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Complete

Against All Odds

Hard work and determination has proven to be a winning formula for the husband and wife team behind Complete Spas. Celebrating their tenth year of trading this year, Pete and Rachel Grinnall started selling hot tubs and swim spas in the summer of 2007, just as the last recession began to take hold. Not afraid […]

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Hot Tub Club

UK Hot Tub Club Launch Is Bubbling Over

The first membership cards for the UK’s only consumer hot tub scheme have started to be distributed to hot tub owners across the country. The Hot Tub Club is the first and only scheme of its kind for existing and potential hot tub and swim spa owners in the UK and Eire. Consumers can join […]

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