HEALTH AND WELLBEING for all ages is an important new focus. Picture – Good Boost


Jane Herbert reports on the conflicting demands for community water space… Commercial pool operators have rarely been under so much pressure. Swim England’s September 2021 report – A Decade of Decline – highlighted the urgent need for investment to combat ageing pool stock. Months of COVID restrictions have led to some facilities not re-opening at […]

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Top marks for Buckingham Pools in the education pool sector… All swimming pools are highly technical, complex installations and this is especially so in the high-footfall school, university or leisure centre sector. Whether you are dreaming of an Olympic-level competition pool, a tailor-made therapy pool for specific groups or a learner pool with depth flexibility, […]

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  GLL is the UK’s largest leisure operator, they have 11,000 personnel that operate at 140 swimming pool venues. The current holders of the prestigious UK Pool & Spa Awards title, Leisure Operators Of The Year, GLL was established in 1993 in Greenwich and has grown to become the UK’s largest leisure social enterprise running […]

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One of the most recent additions to the Gaffey Hyprolyser® range of electrochlorination units has proved to be a great investment for the Crystal Leisure Centre in Stourbridge. The centre installed Gaffey’s new Hyprolyser® Compact 960 unit in February as a replacement for its previous 15-year old system, and has since been enjoying many different […]

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Chase Leisure

Fresh Perspectives

Following a multi-million pound refurbishment programme two years ago, Chase Leisure Centre in Staffordshire has established itself as one of the most contemporary leisure centres in the country. The facility welcomes over 400,000 each year and boasts three swimming pools, a sauna, a fitness and group exercise studio, modernised village changing area and an eight […]

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Twice The Appeal

Boasting two 50m swimming pools, the Hillingdon Sports and Leisure Complex is one of the most sought-after leisure facilities in the country. Welcoming over 100,000 visitors through its doors annually, the leisure complex serves the community in the London Borough of Hillingdon, as well as people from the surrounding boroughs and the South East region. […]

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Cost-Cutting Opportunities

Holiday park operators, health club venues and hotel leisure facilities are missing out on potentially huge savings on running their swimming pools, at a time when environmentally-friendly solutions has never been more affordable, warn Calorex Heat Pumps, the UK’s leading water leisure energy efficiency specialists.

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The Family Factor

Families hold the key to the success of public swimming pools, a recent report has confirmed. The research, undertaken by leading interactive play supplier, Hippo Leisure, warns that leisure pools that do not provide for the family market will lose out to those centres that are more willing to invest.

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