ALL-IN-ONE SUITS

OCEA UK are the go-to UK supplier of the highly acclaimed Dutch brand, Starline, the designed with an up-market appeal similar to that of a luxury yacht. The Starline Monoblock series of pools is available in nine different ranges: Nova – minimalistic design with high waterline directly below the coping stones Infinity – a great […]

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DIPPING A ONE-PIECE TOE

Hot Tub retailers eye all-in-one pool potential… The hot tub market’s loss is the pool market’s gain as we see increasingly more home spa retailers dip a toe into swimming pool provision through an ever-evolving selection of top drawer, one-piece pool offerings. Switched-on businesses are increasingly seeing the booming sector of one-piece pools, with their […]

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A FAST FIT

Cornwall Pools recommend the Starline one-piece-pool approach… When a couple approached Cornwall Pools, the UK Pool Contractors Of The Year, the brief was simple. The family loved to swim and they wanted a family pool that was simple, low maintenance and most of all, quick to install. Over several site visits, Cornwall Pool’s Nigel Brawn […]

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A QUESTION OF TASTE

Miles Hammond presents some latest pool lining styles… All swimming pools will require some kind of repair or renovation at some point in their lives which means a steady flow of crunch cash flow for core builders and restorers. Bag liner and tile-band finishes are probably one of the most subjective areas of pool building […]

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RED LETTER BSPF DAYS

A picture special from the recent Coventry exhibition… Celebrating its tenth anniversary at the Coventry Building Society Arena, it is fitting that this milestone year drew a record number of SPATEX visitors, with attendance figures almost 20 per cent up on the previous year. The British Swimming Pool Federation organisers were delighted to welcome more […]

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OPEN DOOR POLICY

The Ocea UK team has been overwhelmed with the response to the opening of its new Trade, Learning and Distribution centre on the Windrush Business Park in Witney, Oxfordshire. Boasting a compact product display area, the building also includes a trade counter, dedicated training and presentation areas and office space. There is also warehousing that […]

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BEACONS OF EXCELLENCE

When the UK Pool & Spa Awards organisers asked the UK’s main wet leisure suppliers which company had stood out for them in 2023 – one name was repeatedly mentioned, more than any other. With over 25 years of experience, Cornwall Pools has clearly found the winning habit of keeping both its clients and its […]

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THE X FACTOR

Ocea UK are the new kid on the block with the latest addition to their Premium range – the all-Season Vertical X Heat pump with Turbo, Silence, and Inverter Technology. Developed and optimised for the UK climate, includes • Competitive prices • Competitive trade deals • Ocea 12 month satisfaction promise for our trade partners […]

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OH WHAT A NIGHT!

Reports and pictures from another record-breaking UK Pool & Spa Awards… A record-breaking turn-out gathered for the 2023 UK Pool & Spa Awards held at Birmingham’s prestigious National Conference Centre venue in December. Celebrating its 13th year, the 2023 UK Pool & Spa Awards saw 97 companies submit 242 entries attracting nearly 5,000 on-line contest […]

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OPEN-DOOR POLICY FOR OCEA UK

With a plethora of new products available to add to its already market-leading portfolio, OCEA UK is taking a three- pronged approach to its 2024 product offering as it opens the door to its new Oxfordshire trade centre. First and foremost, the Ocea X range is packed with Ocea’s stable of six exclusive and marketing-leading […]

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