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HALF CENTURY FOR PROGRESSIVE

Swimming Pool Supplies Ltd better known to many as Progressive Pools is celebrating 50 years in the swimming pool industry. Established in 1971 by the previous owner, John Taylor, Progressive was originally located in a garden centre in Kenilworth, Warwickshire. In 1984 they relocated to Rugby, Warwickshire, where they continued to thrive for 35 years. […]

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TOP OF THE CLASS

Top marks for Buckingham Pools in the education pool sector… All swimming pools are highly technical, complex installations and this is especially so in the high-footfall school, university or leisure centre sector. Whether you are dreaming of an Olympic-level competition pool, a tailor-made therapy pool for specific groups or a learner pool with depth flexibility, […]

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CONTEMPORARY MAKEOVER

Rio Pools and Cranbourne Stone deliver for Calcot Spa… Recognised as one of the UK’s leading spa hotels, Calcot Spa unveiled a revitalised water leisure offering for its award- winning wellness venue earlier this year, following a significant refurbishment and renovation. Fundamental to the redesign and build of the pool and spa area was Rio […]

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LABOUR OF LOVE

Blue Cube Pools revamps a tired old pool… It is amazing just how much you can transform a pool when you combine imagination and skill. This renovation has been a labour of love and Bedfordshire-based Blue Cube Pools could not be happier with the outcome. The customer wanted to create a space which would become […]

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POOL BUILDER TO THE STARS

By anyone’s standards the rise of Tony Keogh, residential pool builder, has been meteoric. In his late thirties, Tony is one of the younger generation of the UK’s residential pool builders. The multi-award winner is currently in the spotlight having completed a series of celebrity pool builds. Projects for Rylan Clark-Neal and Joey Essex culminated […]

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THE NEW NORMAL

Business owners walked a precarious tightrope this summer as they juggled the priorities of keeping family and workforce safe while grappling with the toughest trading challenges in living memory. The industry’s key suppliers had to quickly adapt to unprecedented health and safety implications. “From the beginning of lock down, our most important consideration has been […]

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Compass Leads the way

COMPASS LEAD THE SALES WAY

The coronavirus lockdown and uncertainty over summer holidays has led to a boom in business for the UK residential pool sector. Sussex based Compass Pools reported a 600% increase in orders with ‘swimming pools’ becoming one of the top 10 Googled products in the UK. To meet increased demand the company is now on a […]

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OVERFLOWING WITH POOL BUILD IDEAS

Overflow designs have now become Niveko’s most popular pool option. The basic version Niveko ‘overflow multi’ is supplied with an embedded PVC grid or stone. Designs include variants with infinity endless overflows, suitable for environments with a diversity of terrain. The individual overflow Advance design with its bonded stone or the minimalist Evolution, where the […]

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FRESH FIELDS FOR INDUSTRY PERSONALITY

A familiar face to many, Martin Rigby has worked in the water-leisure industry for more than 20 years and recently took up a fresh challenge as Business Development Manager for the Aqua Warehouse Group. Martin brings to the Aqua Warehouse team, considerable technical knowledge and experience of hot tubs, equipment and water treatment products. Martin […]

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SUPERIOR WELCOME NEW FACES

With continued and sustained growth for the UK’s largest hot tub importer and distributor, Superior Spas has confirmed the appointment of four new key personnel, ensuring the company is match fit, ready for 2020 and beyond. Rob Carlin, Managing Director of Superior explains: “We are currently undergoing major growth and expansion and our business needs […]

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