A WHOPPING 75% of the first Velocity counter current unit is already pre-sold.

TOP PERFORMING SWIM JET IS UK MADE

Nearly a year of research and design preceded the Lighthouse Pools launch of its new Velocity counter current system, unveiled at the end of last year. Fully patented, most signifcantly, the new unit is British manufactured, neatly side-stepping the extended waiting times and carbon foot print, associated from importing around the world. OUTRIGHT SUCCESS Tested […]

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HOSTING A DAY AT THE RACES were the PPG team from left to right: David Sargentson (General Manager), Kristy Carlisle (Technical Support Manager), Jimmy Lamb (Commercial Manager), Claire Hansberry (Business Development Manager, South), Dave Bretherton (Business Development Manager, North), Hannah Chappel (Business Development Manager, Central).

PPG HOST A DAY AT THE RACES

Pollet Pool Group UK entertained a number of its customers to a day Newbury races recently. The day was put on to thank those customers for their business in what has been a record year of sales for PPG. The gathering started with a short presentation from General Manager, David Sargentson providing an overview of […]

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HEALTH AND WELLBEING for all ages is an important new focus. Picture – Good Boost

UNDER PRESSURE

Jane Herbert reports on the conflicting demands for community water space… Commercial pool operators have rarely been under so much pressure. Swim England’s September 2021 report – A Decade of Decline – highlighted the urgent need for investment to combat ageing pool stock. Months of COVID restrictions have led to some facilities not re-opening at […]

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HYPROLYSER

Need Chlorine but don’t want to handle or store hazardous chemicals on-site? Electronic Chlorination Technology assures safe, clean pool water without them! When it comes to water disinfection, safety and reliability are of paramount importance. Gaffey’s Hyprolyser systems are one of the safest, most reliable in-situ generator systems on the market. Manufactured here in the […]

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CLIMATE FRIENDLY

With energy efficiency being on everyone’s mind at the moment, Sunbeach Spas are collaborating with Climacube to bring to market the Sunbeach HB1200 – a compact, heat-pump type heater unit specifically designed to work with hot tubs up to 1200 litres capacity. Climacube’s patented thermodynamic technology brings up to 80% savings on power usage, and […]

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SWIMMING TRAILBLAZERS

The Mildenhall Hub has been described as a trailblazing project – bold, exciting and visionary with residents at its heart. The concept behind the community complex was to bring together a range of public services on one site, making access easier and cutting costs including high school, library, citizens advice, emergency service as well as […]

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THE FUTURE of Carlisle Public Baths is in jeopardy.

BATTLE TO SAVE HISTORIC POOLS

The charitable organisation, Historic Pools of Britain, was established in 2015 to raise the profile of swimming pools of outstanding architectural significance including pools of the Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian and Modern Movement periods. HPB sets out to work with members, communities, supporters and the media to protect surviving historic pools, acting also as a lobbying […]

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ISPE IS HEADING to Surrey in November for the return of its seminars.

ONE DAY SEMINARS TO RETURN

Since the very first one in 1981 at Battle, East Sussex, the ISPE has presented 123 of its popular one-day seminars on the subject of filtration. The tried and trusted format has provided a platform for learning, an opportunity to network with other ISPE members and their colleagues and to have a very enjoyable day. […]

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DEVON-BASED Gala Pools have enjoyed sustained success with Heatform system builds.

ADDED DIMENSIONS – Panel Pools

Heatform fills a much-needed market gap… Panel pools are not new to the industry and have been around for a long time in plastic or steel form. Few have been insulated and even fewer made in the UK. An eco-innovation by Dan Phillips and the team at Lighthouse Pools, Heatform is the first panel pool […]

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INDUSTRY HEARTBEAT – Repair & Refurbishment

Emily Martin gets the inside track on swimming pool renovations… It may be less glamourous than new-build work, but refurbishment and renovation is the beating heart of the residential UK pool market. For our annual look at the repair and refurbishment market, Swimming Pool Scene set out to compare experiences with an overview of the […]

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