Industry Mourns - Derek Harrigan

Industry Mourns Loss Of Beloved Poolies

Members of the National Leisure group of companies were joined by many representatives from the pool industry, as they attended the recent funeral of Pools and Garden’s Derek Harrigan, 88. A much-loved father and grandfather, Derek founded and ran Pools and Gardens from the family’s Worcestershire farm since 1973, moulding the company into one of […]

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National Leisure’s Grayfox Swimming Pools of
Lincoln collected Silver, a Bronze and a top Gold accolade
in the Commercial Pool of the Year award.

NL Excels At Industry Awards

National Leisure members were the big winners at the 2017 SPATA and BISHTA awards with six NL member companies picking up a combined 17 top accolades. “The vast number of accolades achieved that this year’s SPATA and BISHTA awards are a feather in the cap for National Leisure and clearly show the high calibre of […]

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The first leg of the whistle-stop tour was a visit to A&T Europe in Castiglione to see the new PrimaVera above ground pool system.

National Leisure Stars In Italian Job

Representatives of the 20 member companies that make up the National Leisure consortium gathered in Italy recently, to gain an insight into new products for the pool sector from some of Italy’s leading suppliers. The first leg of the whistle-stop tour was a visit to A&T Europe in Castiglione to see the new PrimaVera above […]

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Oyster Pools & Leisure is a three faceted business, covering swimming pools, hot tubs and servicing.

Oyster on Top Of Their Game

Taking an individual approach to every pool installation, Oyster Pools & Leisure has reached a premier position in the UK’s water leisure industry by understanding that no two customers’ requirements and imaginations are the same. The South Wales-based company is a threefaceted business, covering swimming pools, hot tubs and servicing. Specialising in residential new builds […]

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Some of the team from London Swimming Pool Company, outside their new
office in New Malden

NL Benefits Are Just Capital

Capital by name and nature, London Swimming Pool Company works closely with architects, designers and main contractors to interpret client briefs and transform their vision into beautiful, technically superior, state of the art pools. The vast majority of LSPC’s pool design and build contracts are for the residential sector; with the split being 90 per […]

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Dive Into Deep End With National Leisure

When you dive into the pooled resources of a membership organisation like National Leisure; it is like becoming part of a very special extended family. “You don’t seem to have competitors; just lots of like-minded friends,” comments Roy Howard of Howard’s Hydrocare, based in Nazeing, Essex. “National Leisure gives you an extended but knowledgeable business […]

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National Leisure Support For Gamekeeper Turned Poacher

Having spent all of his previous working life with NorCal, the high profile swimming pool equipment distributor that went on to become SCP UK, Craig Trusson crossed the great divide into retail and swimming pool construction in the Nineties, working alongside former customer and friend, Peter Burkett at Home Counties Pools and Hot Tubs in […]

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Clean Sweep For National Leisure

National Leisure companies lived up to their elite reputation with a clean sweep in the Residential Indoor Pool of the Year category of this year’s UK Pool & Spa Awards. The residential pools categories proved to be the hardest fought sector in this year’s competition with National Leisure stalwarts, Tanby Pools, taking gold, narrowly pipping […]

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National Leisure Launches Its Own Product Range

In a landmark move, designed to sidestep Internet price cutting, National Leisure, the co-operative group of elite UK swimming pool builders, has launched its own product brand that is exclusively available to its member companies.

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New Chairman Heralds Next National Leisure Era

The confirmation of Ross Morris as the new chairman of the National Leisure group of companies heralds what looks set to be an exciting chapter in the history of the organisation. Ross, of Splash Pool Supplies, based in East Sussex, had been vice chairman for two years. His first official duties coincided with a National Leisure networking weekend event held at Coombe Abbey Country House Hotel, near Coventry, last month.

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