FLEXIBLE FRIENDS

The win, win case for the panel pool system… Presented with so many options for modern pool construction, the panel pool system continues to sustain its unrivalled credentials as the industry’s flexible friend. The panel pool covers all bases; ideally suited for both indoor and outdoor installations, whether in a garden, in a barn or […]

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FALL IN CONSTRUCTION FOR SMALLER FIRMS

The fall in construction activity of 1.4% this summer is a growing concern for small builders given the continuing fall of 0.2% for repair, maintenance and improvement (RMI) work, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) the largest trade association in the UK construction industry representing thousands of firms in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern […]

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AT YOUR SERVICE

Maximise the potential of your site service visits… The lifeblood of the majority of specialist UK and Ireland swimming pool companies, service calls offer a steady income stream that is manageable, profitable, both most crucially, predictable. While emergency call outs can carry a premium for unpredicted works, planned service contracts can be scheduled and completed […]

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PART L SET FOR GREEN UPGRADE

As the UK and the building sector move towards a net zero future, changes to Part L of the Building Regulations are set to be introduced. The updated guidelines will set new benchmarks for the design and build standards for energy performance and carbon emissions of new and existing buildings including swimming pools. The new […]

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GLITTERING CELEBRATIONS

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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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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ISPE UNVEIL TRAINING REBOOT

Now that a ‘roadmap’ has been announced of how the lockdown will be easing, many people will be wanting to catch up on their training and education, as for many, most live face-to-face training stopped in March 2020. As soon as possible, the ISPE will be announcing details of the seminars to be held in […]

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BUCKETS & SPADES

Norfolk may conjure up images of unspoilt beaches, sleepy seaside resorts and boats lazily navigating abundant water ways. With its proximity to London and the South East, there’s a thriving market for swimming pool companies… if they can keep up with the pace. While Norfolk is most famous for its man-made broads, the same kind […]

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APSP Online Builders Course

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) has confirmed the availability of its new and improved PSCC Pool & Spa Construction online self-paced course and the release of the fourth edition of the APSP Builders Manual. The PSCC Pool & Spa Construction course is for entry level and experienced pool builders, as well as […]

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Lighthouse Offers Complete Pool Solution

With the recent addition of RolloSolar covers to its existing high end offerings of Zodiac and Riviera Pool, Lighthouse Pools are now able to supply and support an unrivalled complete solution to pool builders and retailers. RolloSolar is a family run business that has built its strong position in the German market over the last […]

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