A BUSY SHOW circuit for teams like Wellis, photographed at theWorld of Park and Leisure Show.

TIDE TURNS FOR HOT TUB SALES

The tide has turned for the UK’s hot tub retailers who have seen sales stall amid growing consumer concerns for the country’s economic fortunes, the escalating cost of living and alarming energy costs that have trebled. After two years of fending off enquiries as the must-have product for home-owners, pro-active retailers are now back on […]

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HARRY CARSON-PARKER, one of the Hydropool team, takes a quick break from a hectic Southampton Boat Show event.

RECORD BOAT SHOW SALES

Hydropool displayed a range of Serenity, self-cleaning hot tubs and swimspas at the recent Southampton Boat Show. Long-term exhibitors at the event, Hydropool fielded a five-strong team, reduced from previous years, as it was unclear how attendance would be impacted at the first major show since Covid. “Sales were amazing,” revealed Simon Chaney, Retail Sales […]

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DEVON-BASED Gala Pools have enjoyed sustained success with Heatform system builds.

ADDED DIMENSIONS – Panel Pools

Heatform fills a much-needed market gap… Panel pools are not new to the industry and have been around for a long time in plastic or steel form. Few have been insulated and even fewer made in the UK. An eco-innovation by Dan Phillips and the team at Lighthouse Pools, Heatform is the first panel pool […]

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DOUBLE DECKER

If you cannot decide between a hot tub and a swim spa – then choose both! Increasingly, a popular combination for discerning clients, this active family are great swimmers. They opted for a sunken deck level swim spa and a hot tub to match. Featuring a Hydropool 17’FX Aquatrainer and matching Hydropool Self Cleaning 790 […]

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EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS

A challenging installation gives clients a stunning swim spa view.. The challenge to provide a swim spa in a limited size location on a balcony, making the best of a stunning view over the south of Jersey might have daunted many. But the team from Hydropool, based in the Channel Islands, leapt at the opportunity […]

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JACUZZI PLUG ENTRY LEVEL GAP

Jacuzzi has confirmed it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire LMI FLA Holdings, Inc. and Leisure Manufacturing a leader in the affordable hot tub market in North America through their Dream Maker and Sunrise Spas brands. The acquisition will allow Jacuzzi Brands to provide a complete range of price points in its hot […]

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THE DAWN OF POWER BRANDS

THE DAWN OF THE POWER BRANDS

It all started with a Spaform hot tub in the summer of ‘93. Having bought a Spaform for their home, and having an instinct they would sell, the property developer, father and son partnership, of David and Jonathan Bunn, were joined by their friend Lloyd Burden, at a regional show; a venture to test the […]

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RED CARPET TREATMENT

RED CARPET TREATMENT

More than 80 companies involved in the provision of water leisure have thrown their hats into the ring for this year’s record-breaking UK Pool & Spa Awards. Anticipation is building towards the announcement of the winners at the presentation event which returns to The Vox Conference Centre at the top floor of the Resorts World […]

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LIGHT FANTASTIC

  Completed in the latter part of 2018, this pool building was an extension to the rear of the property. Given a £90,000 budget, the task facing Origin Leisure was to construct the pool chamber and undertake all the specialist pool work. The client was thrilled with the end product. The pool house has become […]

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SPA STAR – OLLIE WRAPSON

Hydropool’s UK Sales Manager, Ollie Wrapson, is a former semi-professional rugby player but restricts his sport to golf these days…   HOW AND WHEN DID YOU GET INVOLVED IN THE INDUSTRY? It is 15 years now because I started with Spaform in Portsmouth. PLEASE DESCRIBE YOUR CURRENT INDUSTRY ROLE: UK Sales Manager for Hydropool. DESCRIBE […]

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