Offering distant views of Bamburgh Castle, this Tidal Fit EP-15semi sunken swim spa installation was carried out by Newcastle based North Spas. The swim spa is housed in a glass and cedar combination building with easy open sliding doors to both sides. “Our client had one of our Artesian Santa Cruz hot tubs fitted in2016,” […]

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Imagine a world where you can monitor your clients’ spas, diagnose problems and source parts before you even step out of the store to make a service call. Five years ago this would have been unheard of. But it is a brave new world for the hot tub industry and it is available now. Exciting […]

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Record Turn Out For Institute

At the recent 116th ISPE One-Day seminar, held near Hemel Hempstead, ISPE Vice President Colin Day announced that the day’s attendance of over 50 delegates was the highest attendance at an ISPE Seminar since November 2008. The morning’s sessions looked at various aspects of water treatment and water problems and there were seven, 15-minute presentations. […]

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Black Friday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales Boom

Pool suppliers experienced a surge in sales at the end of November thanks to the increasingly popular special sales days. The American tradition sees prices plummet on the day after Thanksgiving, with the British market adopting the tradition in recent years. For suppliers to the residential pool market these savings are a huge draw from […]

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Ocea Unveils New Web Window

Ocea automatic swimming pool covers has unveiled its new, industry-leading website designed to work as an on-line interactive brochure allowing visitors, including trade specialists and architects, as well as end users, to see all the aspects and benefits of the Ocea automatic swimming pool cover system. Most importantly, it will serve as an enhanced sales […]

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Winning Work And Play Recipes

Bosta UK recently gathered customers, from all over Europe, for a grand tour of its state-of-the art European distribution centre near Veghel, in Holland. The 11,000m2 surface area ‘smart’ warehouse is packed with €20m stock at any one time representing a staggering 19,000 product lines. The mammoth building boasts 18,000 pallet stations, ten loading docks […]

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Wave Of Success For Aquanale

Sustainable, energy-efficient solutions along with ‘smart’ operating systems were the stand-out themes at this year’s Aquanale exhibition, held in Cologne in November. Held in conjunction with the International Trade Fair for Amenity Areas, Sports and Pool Facilities (FSB), Aquanale attracted around 26,600 visitors, who were able to see 282 exhibitors from 30 countries.“Aquanale continues to […]

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On Location: Rising Like A Phoenix

Rising from the ashes, Phoenix Pool and Gym was given a new lease of life in September 2016 following a £2m investment from Great Yarmouth Borough Council. The large-scale regeneration project completely transformed the venue into a state-of the-art leisure centre by the Pulse Group, who are joined in managing the site by Sentinel Leisure […]

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Leisure Operator: Fitness Champions

Working with almost 50 councils and Trusts nationwide, Everyone Active boasts an impressive pool portfolio of nearly 100 pools. Marking their 30th anniversary this year, the leisure team has gone from managing a single site in the Midlands to operating 158 leisure centres countrywide. The longest-established leisure provider in the UK, has built on strong […]

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Skys The Limit

The Sky’s The Limit

Commercial pool specialists Devin Consulting hit a landmark figure last month after being appointed to design its 500th project. The Newcastle-based business have been responsible for some of the worlds’ most prestigious projects since 2000 including; the London Aquatic Centre for 2012 Olympics, Manchester Aquatic Centre and projects from Azerbaijan to Delhi and Qatar. Established […]

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