Open to all, regardless of trade-affiliation, the UK Pool & Spa Awards has earned itself a not-to-be-missed reputation as one of the water leisure industry’s most valuable marketing tools. Spanning both the residential and commercial pool sector, this year’s competition entrants reads like a who’s who of the industry elite, many of whom took time […]
When Belgian entrepreneur, Bertrand Claeys, began talking about automatic swimming pool covers some 50 years ago, the swimming pool market thought his ideas were at the very least eccentric, responding with disbelief at such a preposterous notion. Some 50 years on and Oase automated pool covers are installed on an estimated 10,000 pools in 25 […]
The hot tub and spa categories have been so well supported that categories like, the hot tub and spa project have been divided in two. “The aim of these awards is to acknowledge the outstanding work of as many companies as possible, giving them an opportunity to promote their own company but also, collectively, the […]
Calls by a coroner for child-resistant barriers around swimming pools to become a legal requirement following the tragic death of a three year old British boy, has sparked an industry-wide safety debate. Jack Rowe drowned in his family’s swimming pool in Wiltshire; it is believed he slipped into the water while he was trying to […]
We could probably debate, for the time it takes to doggy paddle the length and breadth of the country’s entire swimming pool stock, the merits of which swimming pool covers offer the best market value. On one thing we would all agree however… all swimming pools should cover up. From a modest back garden pool […]
The ability to cover bespoke designed swimming pools, that do not fit the standard rectangular mould, is one of the driving factors fuelling unprecedented interest in slatted pool covers.
Ocea has confirmed it is entering an ‘exciting new phase of development’ with a new UK headquarters and an increased role in the delivery of the premier Ocea swimming pool system.
The UK swimming pool and spa sector celebrated one of its best years in a decade at its annual UK Pool & Spa Awards with the industry reporting an eight per cent increase in business.
Once viewed as a necessary evil by designers, swimming pool covers are turning on the style with a plethora of fashionable, multi-coloured and printed finishes that now enhance rather than detract from swimming pool finishes. Read more….
Members of the National Leisure group of companies came face to face with its main suppliers at its biennial seminar recently at the Sywell Aerodrome in Northamptonshire.
The Sywell event provided a fast-moving ten minute appointment slot for member companies to talk directly to suppliers to hear about both existing and new products and to
feedback comments on their use.