Hosting its 2017 seminar recently, AstralPool UK looked to take its customers to The Next Level in a business development journey that began last year with the company’s Time For Change theme. Completing a two-year secondment to the company, Patrick Thorpe reported on outstanding sales growth, particularly in the domestic pool sector putting the company […]
Strengthened by four decades in the pool industry, Bell Leisure has firmly established itself as one of the leading swimming pool companies in the heart of Sussex. With a reputation for high quality pool design, builds and renovations, the friendly team behind the company is what makes Bell Leisure stand out from the crowd. “We […]
A major date on the pool and spa annual calendar, the Certikin team hit the road for their annual series of road shows with seminars at Crawley, Solihull and Exeter. Managing Director, Neil Murray touched briefly on the success of the company’s 50th anniversary celebrations last year but said that the focus was now firmly on the future.
After 36 years of dedicated service, Certikin’s Chairman, Patrick Thorpe, is retiring from the business. The son of a Kentish coal miner, Patrick, 64, has been a key fi gure in steering Certikin’s growth from a modest, though signifi cant, UK distributor to a major part of Fluidra, one of the world’s largest multi-national companies. Patrick joined Certikin in 1972 as Financial Controller when it was owned by Brian Stannah, of Stannah stair lift fame and Bob Kent who was Managing Director.
The eyes of the world will be on Britain this summer as the country celebrates a unique combination of events with the coinciding of
both the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics.
The great British weather permitting; the summer of 2012 promises to be a ray of sunshine amid the recent years of
prevailing economic storm clouds.