The SPATEX Challenge was hosted by ISPE and was presided over by
members John Asher, Chris Carr and Phil Barlow

Record-Breaking Workshops

Attracting over 450 delegates over the three days, the ISPE Workshops at SPATEX were extremely well-supported once again. Covering over twenty topics there really was something of interest to everyone and delegates packed the ISPE technical arena to take advantage of the information on offer. Whilst ISPE Workshop attendance was around 6 per cent up […]

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Man On A Marathon Mission

Training is well underway for Plastica’s Cale Sinfield as he prepares to run the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 24. This will be the second consecutive year that the customer services manager has run the marathon for Phab Kids, a national charity dedicated to promoting and encouraging disabled and non-disabled people to achieve an […]

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Institute Reflects On Busy Quarter

Now entering its 38th year, the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers enjoyed a busy last quarter of 2015, with technical seminars, filtration workshops and the AGM. John Cheek, FISPE, was inaugurated as the new ISPE President as Allen Wilson, FISPE completed his two year term of office. October also saw the retirement from the Institute […]

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Man On A Mission

Training is well underway for Plastica’s Cale Sinfield as he prepares to run the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 24. This will be the second consecutive year that the customer services manager has run the marathon for Phab Kids, a national charity dedicated to promoting and encouraging disabled and non-disabled people to achieve an […]

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Swimming Pool Heartbeat

The heartbeat of any pool system, the pump is responsible for circulating the pool water, ensuring the water treatment chemicals are evenly distributed and preventing stagnation. Having the correct pool pumps running the filtration element of the pool, combined with correct swimming pool filters and water treatment, will ensure that the pool water stays crystal […]

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Apulia Pools Steal The Show

East London-based Apulia Pools took to the stage earlier this summer to help create a theatrical lake for a production at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre in London. Owner George Thorpe was approached by the production manager of the show, ‘The Seagull’, for advice on constructing a replica lake on stage which would be used […]

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Early Summer Highs For Home Pools

They call it the feel good factor. A run of mild weather coinciding with not one but three Bank Holiday weekends led to home pool owners sprinting to remove their winter debris covers this spring. Figures released by the Met Office UK revealed that April was the sunniest on record since 1929. It was also […]

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Plastica Hits The Big Time

Leading pool cover manufacturer Plastica has undertaken its biggest challenge yet, with the installation of a whopping single piece thermal cover at a pool in Devon. Plastica routinely manufacture pool cover systems for 25m pools, but the project at the Commando Training Centre Royal Marines in Lympstone proved to be the largest single piece cover […]

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Retail Therapy

Switched-on businesses look to maximise the spending value of every customer contact. Every visit to a pool and spa showroom or leisure pool venue presents an opportunity to attract added value sales.

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Slow Burners

It’s a case of slow and steady wins the race when it comes to onsite pool linings.

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