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POOL PEOPLE – PAUL WALTON-COLLETT

Buckingham Pools Managing Director, Paul Walton-Collett began his swimming pool building career in 1998 and now heads one of the most successful pool companies in the country. Quite a journey from his original music career when he ran his own recording studios… WHAT WAS YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE POOL INDUSTRY? Joined Oxford Pools in 1998 […]

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Rio Celebrate Landmark Anniversary

Rio Celebrate Landmark Anniversary

A fresh-faced 21-year-old Rob Bateman had just finished his electrical apprenticeship back in 1973. Armed with ambition, ideas and a desire to learn, he tells his young wife, Sue the words that would shape the course of their lives: “I know how I’m going to make my money – building swimming pools.” Fast forward 45 […]

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The Spa at Ramside, based at Ramside Hall Hotel near Durham in the UK, launched in August.

North East Welcomes Multi-Million Pound Spa

After six years of planning, the Ramside Hall Hotel spa in County Durham welcomed its first guests in August. Along with its five pools – including a 25 metre swimming pool, outdoor vitality pool, hydrotherapy pool and infinity pool – the spa also has a thermal suite offering a range of facilities and a specialised […]

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