With three decades in the industry under his belt, when he is not at work, you will no doubt find Paramount managing director, Steve Martin on the golf course… WHAT WAS YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE POOL INDUSTRY? My father, Keith Martin, initially set up Paramount at home in 1979 so I was introduced to the […]
Sumptuous, glittering, opulent – adjectives in abundance still fail to do justice to the luxurious treasure chest that is The Langley Spa. The jewel in the crown of the luxurious Buckinghamshire Langley hotel, The Langley Spa is simply the luxurious underground facility that features an indoor and outdoor pool, thermal area and five expansive treatment […]
New research from Post Office Money has shown that, over the past five years, renovations and improvements have added £40,000, on average, to our home values. It’s quite a return, when you consider that, we typically spend £14,015 each. With house market growth slowing down, the study shows that homeowners are actively looking for smart […]
The demand for one-piece pools is growing year on year in the UK as the concept becomes more widely understood. Today’s portfolio of one-piece pool options is as broad as it is long. Production enhancements combined with high quality materials, customisable options, luxury finishes and extended warranties have led to a swell in the one-piece […]
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 […]
Besides flawless good looks and alluring contemporary charm, stainless steel pools ooze pulling power and that all-important ‘wow’ factor. Our relatively new-found love affair with stainless steel pools can be attributed to greater knowledge and appreciation of its unique properties, so much so that today, stainless steel is an established product for pools built in […]
Paramount Pool Products has bid a sad farewell to David Dunn, who has officially retired from the company after more than 25 years of service. Having joined Paramount back in 1989, David worked in many departments and quickly established himself as a key member of the team, helping to develop and enhance the company’s core […]
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 […]
Despite this year’s outstanding summer, the number of new pool builds across the UK and Eire continues its downward trend.
One in three children is leaving primary
school unable to swim, according to a report
by the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA).
Of those who cannot swim, nearly two
fifths (39%) have never been offered lessons