Golden Coast and PPG

BREAKING NEWS: The international Pollet Pool Group acquires the swimming pool specialist Golden Coast in Devon, UK

23 Jun 2022 WAREGEM (BE) – DEVON (UK) Golden Coast is the largest independent UK distributor of swimming pool components. Pollet Pool Group consists of 9 distribution companies & 2 manufacturers. Together with the group’s current office, PPG UK/Ireland, Pollet Pool Group is thus firmly expanding its UK operations.  After 45 years as an independent […]

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THE RECENT ISPE FILTRATION workshop was strongly supported.


FILTRATION WORKSHOPS UPDATE Chris Carr, along with Philip Barlow, and Kim Mumford, MISPE, presented the latest ISPE Filtration Workshop that was kindly hosted by Plastipack Ltd in St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex. This workshop gives guidance in all aspects of sizing filters and pumps for installations and includes practical hands-on sessions for delegates to strip down […]

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DELEGATES ENJOYED an outstanding dinner and a raucous quiz.


Reporting exclusively from the recent AWG dealer seminar… Dealers across the Aqua Warehouse Group family gathered for a recent seminar to hear about key products available through the spa and accessory distributor and how these products can help boost business in 2022. In true AWG style there were elements of work as well as play […]

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This great value starter kit is the key to achieving luxurious, safe and sparkling water to enhance the hydrotherapy experience. A one box solution that makes maintaining your water quick and easy, whilst reducing the need for costly remedy products. Includes: 1kg Stabilised Chlorine Granules 500g pH Plus 500g TA Plus 750g pH Minus 500g […]

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THE STA SEAL MASCOT led the way to SPATEX 2022.


There was something special about the return of the annual SPATEX event that, the organisers say, attracted 1,545 unique visitors. Staged as the country began to loosen the shackles of the on-going pandemic, some companies remained reluctant to send representatives, opting for reduced teams, while others avoided the usual crowded events like the traditional exhibitor […]

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EVERY POOL requires filtering and disinfection to kill harmful bacteria and control the spread of algae and other organisms.


What’s the smart, scalable answer for pool water disinfection? The many pool types in this magazine have one vital thing in common. They all require filtering and disinfection to kill harmful bacteria and control the spread of algae. Chlorination is the well-proven way to keep bathers safe, so the real question for pool operators is: […]

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SCS WERE CHOSEN to provide the pool shell on this natural swimming pool.


We meet the UK’s leading swimming pool concrete specialists… Being in the building trade from leaving school, David Bland fell into constructing swimming pools immediately after finishing his apprenticeship. Within three years, he had started a swimming pool construction company, with a colleague, that went on to become a prolific pool building team that was […]

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MORE THAN 70 COMPANIES were celebrating at the 2021 UK Pool & Spa Awards


More than 70 companies will be kicking of the new year with a timely marketing boost following their success in the recent UK Pool & Spa Awards competition. Open to all water leisure business across commercial, residential and wellness sectors, regardless of trade affiliation, the popular contest attracted more than 200 entries and the widest […]

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FAMILY AND FRIENDS will mourn the passing of Cresta Leisure’s Tim Bareham.


As this issue of Swimming Pool Scene went to print, we learned of the sad death of Tim Bareham, of Cresta Leisure, shortly before his 73rd birthday. A big personality in his business, the industry and through the National Leisure group, Tim will be fondly remembered. Due to the continuing COVID implications, only a close […]

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SPATEX is all set for its return to Coventry in February.


Crossing fingers that the latest government advice allows the event to go ahead, all SAT NAVs should be set for Coventry this February for the welcome return of the live SPATEX water leisure show. Formerly called the Ricoh, and now known as the Coventry Building Society Arena, the clock is counting down towards the return […]

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