END OF INSTITUTE ERA

After an illustrious career spanning an impressive 35 years, Ross Alcock, General Secretary of the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers (ISPE), is stepping down for well-deserved retirement. Throughout his time with ISPE, Ross has been a stalwart figure. His commitment to the institute has been evident in every aspect of his work. From overseeing the […]

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OH WHAT A NIGHT!

Reports and pictures from another record-breaking UK Pool & Spa Awards… A record-breaking turn-out gathered for the 2023 UK Pool & Spa Awards held at Birmingham’s prestigious National Conference Centre venue in December. Celebrating its 13th year, the 2023 UK Pool & Spa Awards saw 97 companies submit 242 entries attracting nearly 5,000 on-line contest […]

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ISPE WORKSHOPS AT SPATEX 2024

The annual SPATEX exhibition takes place at the Coventry Building Society Arena, from Tuesday 6th to Thursday 8th February. Once again, the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers has been asked to organise a series of free-to-enter workshop presentations throughout the three days. For 2024, ISPE have put together a varied programme with something of interest […]

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SELL-OUT SPATEX POWERHOUSE

Sold out, bar a handful of small stands, SPATEX 2024, the UK’s only dedicated water leisure show is shaping up to be a powerhouse of industry knowledge, and the most innovative, energy-saving showcase to be staged. On from Tuesday to Thursday, February 6th to 8th next year, at the Coventry Building Society Arena, authoritative industry […]

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BUSY ISPE DIARY AHEAD

A busy autumn and winter schedule gets underway with a Swimming Pool Construction themed one-day ISPE seminar in Cobham, Surrey, on Thursday 12th October. Programmes are available from the Diary Dates section of the ISPE website and all ISPE members and non-members are welcome to attend, although places MUST be pre-booked. All delegates receive a […]

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LAMB STRENGTHENS DRYDEN AQUA TEAM

Jimmy Lamb has joined Dryden Aqua as the UK and Ireland Sales Manager for pools and water treatment. Dryden Aqua is one of the largest manufacturer of glass filtration media, delivering sustainable and cost-effective solutions for the drinking and waste water industry, for aquaria and aquatic life support systems as well as for swimming pools […]

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EXCITING CHANGES AT THE TOP

At its recent agm, PWTAG elected a new chair and vice-chair, decided to look for a chief executive and set out on a path they hope will increase their effectiveness and influence. The new chair is Colin Day who represents the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers, the vice chair Ian Ogilvie of the Institute of […]

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FILTRATION WORKSHOPS UPDATE

FILTRATION WORKSHOPS UPDATE Chris Carr, along with Philip Barlow, and Kim Mumford, MISPE, presented the latest ISPE Filtration Workshop that was kindly hosted by Plastipack Ltd in St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex. This workshop gives guidance in all aspects of sizing filters and pumps for installations and includes practical hands-on sessions for delegates to strip down […]

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STUDENTS TAKEN BACK TO BASICS

Having missed 2021, the Institute was pleased to be able to present a Back-to-Basics/Revision Seminar in February. Around 24 ISPE students were in attendance to listen to presentations from. ISPE Tutors Chris Carr, FISPE – Filtration; Ian Betts, FISPE – Construction; Colin Day, FISPE – Chemicals and John Scott, FISPE – Heating) gave tips and […]

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INDUSTRY REUNITES UNDER ONE ROOF

Crossing fingers that the latest government advice allows the event to go ahead, all SAT NAVs should be set for Coventry this February for the welcome return of the live SPATEX water leisure show. Formerly called the Ricoh, and now known as the Coventry Building Society Arena, the clock is counting down towards the return […]

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