Compass Leads the way


The coronavirus lockdown and uncertainty over summer holidays has led to a boom in business for the UK residential pool sector. Sussex based Compass Pools reported a 600% increase in orders with ‘swimming pools’ becoming one of the top 10 Googled products in the UK. To meet increased demand the company is now on a […]

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Fit For Purpose

A highly profitable addition to a holiday letting, the holiday hot tubs market is booming. According to self-catering specialists Hoseasons, a private hot tub is the number one searched for item on the website, accounting for more than 100,000 searches each month. Now seen as the must-have ingredient in the recipe to holiday booking success, […]

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A couple from Lincolnshire are enjoying the health and leisure benefits of their new Vita Spa swim spa, which was installed by Lincolnshire-based 1 Stop Spas last summer. The 1 Stop Spas team managed the entire project from beginning to end, including the design, supply and installation. The client wanted a swim spa that would […]

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Aqua design and Leisure will encompass three different brands for 2017 - Catalina Spas, Clearwater Spas and Dream Maker Spas (pictured

Flag Bearers

Following two record breaking years in 2015 and 2016, the spa and hot tub industry is hoping to ride on the crest of that wave as we head into the next 12 months. Many retailers are predicting increased sales of swim spas and high-end models in particular this year, with sales of accessories such as […]

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Vale Resort Tops Recruitment Charts

The Vale Resort in Hensol, south Wales, has scooped a top industry award for its leisure division at the annual 59 Club Service Excellence Awards. The Vale’s leisure offering includes a full range of gym facilities, squash and tennis courts, a 20m swimming pool as well as more than 50 led fitness classes per week

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