Sales of one-piece pools are at an all-time high, with more customers than ever before choosing to invest in the ‘off the peg’ approach to pool installation. And pool companies that offer the one-piece pool service are reaping the rewards of the peak in interest. “It is a very exciting time to be involved in […]
Much like choosing a new car from a brochure, the ‘off the peg’ approach to purchasing a one-piece pool is pretty straightforward. From a trade perspective, one-piece pools offer a fast-track installation and a controllable profit margin. The systemised installation is quick, straightforward and can be done in almost all weather conditions. From a consumer […]
The Compass Pools UK team was recognised at the recent Compass Pools Annual Conference in Vienna, after picking up two coveted awards. The UK branch of the global company won the award for the Best Marketing Initiative for its online video series and the award for the Most Improved Sales. The annual event brings together […]
The Yacht Pool is the latest design in the Compass Pools range of one-piece in-ground swimming pools. The Yacht Pool features some very obvious nautical styling cues, from the teak decking surrounding the integral hydrotherapy hot tub, to the polished steel handrails adorning each side of the stylised bow. Even the controls which operate the hydrotherapy jets are based on a pair of stainless steel marine throttle levers. The Yacht Pool features other refinements like multi-coloured LED underwater lighting and a counter-current swimming unit.
One-piece pools are becoming increasingly popular across India, in both commercial and residential projects. With hotels, townships, and private homes sprouting up across the subcontinent, coupled with the rise of India’s middle class; the market potential for ready-made pools is set to soar. Ready-made pools are not only cheaper than traditional pools but require significantly less time to install.
Representatives of the 26 member companies that make up the UK-based buying consortium of National Leisure gathered in Amsterdam recently accompanied by Pool and Spa Scene editor, Christina Connor. The group visited the premises of Interhiva and Starline in Holland and Belgium to find out more about the products National Leisure already stocks and to learn about many new products they could potentially add to their 2012 offering.
The UK water leisure trade has traditionally been unwilling to
overcome its one-piece pool prejudice.
Popular in the southern hemisphere markets such as Australia
and South Africa, the all-in-one option has also gained a
significant following across France and mainland Europe.
Meanwhile, the sceptical UK pool traditionalists stone-walled the
‘washing up bowl’ option in favour of more conventional home pool
building methods such as block and liner and panel pools.
The only one-piece ‘tiled‘ composite pool currently available in the UK water leisure sector, the Signature Pool range is a top shelf option for the all-in-one market.