Over 40 delegates attended ISPE’s 115th One-Day Seminar in March and many of those present later said what an informative and enjoyable day it was. The Institute was delighted to welcome Steve Baker from Solus, who gave a RIBA-approved CPD presentation on slip-resistant tiles and the grades that should be used in different applications, including […]
The Institute is now at the start of what used to be the quieter season and October also sees the start of the ISPE autumn and winter seminars. The 113th ISPE One-Day Seminar on Tuesday October 18, sees the Institute back at the Watermill Hotel near Hemel Hempstead. It will feature a presentation from Ian […]
A change in management presented a unique opportunity for Dartford Borough Council to breathe new life into its ageing Fairfield Leisure Centre. After 40 years, the facility had come to the end of its useful life and when the centre operator’s contract expired at the end of March 2014, the doors closed to the public. […]
Now entering its 38th year, the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers enjoyed a busy last quarter of 2015, with technical seminars, filtration workshops and the AGM. John Cheek, FISPE, was inaugurated as the new ISPE President as Allen Wilson, FISPE completed his two year term of office. October also saw the retirement from the Institute […]
The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers recently awarded its highest honour of a Fellowship to Lovibond Tintometer’s Colin Day. John Cheek, the new president of ISPE told members at the recent Hemel Hempstead seminar: “Fellowships are within the gift of the council and may be awarded to individuals for their contribution to the industry. “Colin […]
The UK swimming pool and spa sectors celebrated one of its best years in a decade at its annual UK Pool & Spa Awards with an *eight per cent increase in business. More hostages to fortune with the unpredictable British weather, rather than the economy; two months of sustained summer temperatures in July and August […]
Hundreds of schools across the UK are allowing pupils to swim in sub-standard swimming pools unaware of the risks including the dangers of entrapment.
For some people it is replica cars. For others it is priceless antiques. For John Cheek, his life works have been dedicated to rejuvenating tired, old pools. The bigger the challenge the better. “I would not care if I never built another new build pool,” declares John, owner of Hydrospec, based in Essex, but carrying […]