This pool by Piscinelle took Gold in the One-Piece Pools category

Crème De La Crème

The French Federation of Swimming Pool Professionals (FPP) revealed the winners of its 2016 pool awards earlier this year. Now in its 11th year, the competition welcomed 350 entries across 13 categories and showcased the very best example of French pool design. The competition was judged by an expert panel in conjunction with an online […]

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VERTICALE DALL'ALTO DELL'EXPO

Italian Expo Hots Up

Italy’s popular industry exhibition, ForumPiscine, will return to the Bologna Exhibition Centre in 2017 and is a must-attend for the combined pool and spa sectors. The event runs from 16-18 February 2017 and is expected to welcome around 6,000 visitors and more than 150 international exhibitors. New for 2017 is the Surfaces area which is […]

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SUEZ

New Name, Same Quality

Triogen, a market leader in the design and manufacture of ozone and UV systems, has now been unified under the single brand Suez. The global company Suez has developed no fewer than 40 different brands including Degrémont, Triogen, Ozonia. All the group’s trademarks are being consolidated in a single brand, Suez, targeted at the sustainable […]

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Hubertus

World’s Scariest Pool

Not for the faint-hearted, a sky pool at a holiday resort in Italy has been dubbed the world’s scariest swimming pool. Overlooking the Dolomites, the 25m swimming pool is suspended 40ft above the ground and has a glass front and a window on the bottom to give brave bathers the sensation of swimming through the […]

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Sharron Davies

Simply The Best

The UK’s combined water leisure industry was praised by Olympian Sharron Davies MBE, as the industry rolled out the red carpet for the 2016 UK Pool & Spa Awards. The popular sports personality and TV presenter was the guest speaker at the awards ceremony which returned to the prestigious Vox conference centre part of the […]

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Garden Spa

Alfresco Experience

Rockliffe Hall’s new spa garden welcomed its first guests this summer, following a £1 million investment. Located near Darlington in County Durham, the five star resort’s new outdoor spa facilities include a 7m x 3m infinity edge hydrotherapy pool with multiple massage features and a separate whirlpool, set within the heated decking. The glassfronted sauna […]

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UK Pool & Spa Awards Set New Records

There were celebrations all round at the recent UK Pool & Spa Awards evening where over 100 Gold Standard awards and 40 Silver Standard awards were presented to some of the industry’s leading water leisure companies. Showcasing the very best examples of pool and spa design from across the country, the annual UK Pool & […]

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The spa facilities at Pennyhill Park Hotel recently underwent a
facelift as part of a wider rejuvenation project

Race Against Time For Spa Refurbishment

As they rushed to get the facilities ready for the impending arrival of the England rugby team, it was a race against time for the teams behind the refurbishment of the spa at Pennyhill Park Hotel in Surrey. The spa facilities underwent a facelift as part of a rejuvenation programme, carefully planned for completion by […]

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Specialising in water treatment and filtration, Sterling Hydrotech’s service department has expanded considerably in the last four years.

Water Leisure Problem Solvers

With a perpetual goal of providing clean and safe swimming pool environments, Sterling Hydrotech has certainly made its mark on the water leisure sector. The company’s service department has tripled in size over the last four years to keep up with the growing demand for its specialist swimming pool filtration and water treatment services. “We […]

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There are estimated to be at least a million pools across Europe
with single main drains. Pic for example purposes only.

Hidden Risk Is Ticking Time Bomb

In July this year, tragedy struck when an 11 year old boy, on holiday with his family in the Dordogne, France drowned in a public pool. The boy’s leg had become trapped by fierce suction from the only main drain. The pool had recently undergone refurbishment. Sadly, it had not been fitted with a second […]

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