ECO BOOST FOR PUBLIC POOLS

A whopping 325 swimming pools and leisure centres in England have received grants to help boost their energy efficiency and keep running costs down. The money has come from the £60.5 million Phase II of the Swimming Pool Support Fund (SPSF). The grants, which range in size from £3,000 to nearly £1m, will help to […]

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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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POOL PEOPLE – NEIL HASTINGS

Buckingham Pools’ Neil Hastings shared the title of Pool Technician Of The Year at the 2021 UK Pool & Spa Awards. He started his working life as a jeweller. He is surely a diamond geezer… POOL PEOPLE CAREER PATH I originally started life as a jeweller, then a lifeguard/personal trainer, followed by setting up a […]

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DAVID TAKES PPG HELM

The new man at the helm of PPG UK & Ireland, David Sargentson has been involved in construction and water industries for more than 30 years. The newly appointed PPG General Manager began his working life with the RAF as an aircraft engine technician before progressing to British Aerospace’s Military Aircraft Division working in Saudi […]

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CERTIKIN CONFIRMS WITNEY NEW HQ MOVE

Certikin International, the UK’s largest manufacturer and distributor of swimming pool and water leisure equipment has confirmed its move to a new 125,000 sq. ft headquarters across town from its current base in Witney, Oxford-shire. The company aims to move into the new building by the end of 2020. Established in 1963, and now a […]

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ECLIPSE SLATS REACH ANOTHER LEVEL

Leading automatic slatted cover manufacturer, Ocea, believe their new Eclipse profile design is taking slatted solar heating covers to another level. Crucially, the Eclipse connection protects each profile joint, giving greater benefits over other slatted covers, so dirt or algae between the slats is a thing of the past. All polycarbonate Eclipse slats are improved […]

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POOL PEOPLE – STEVE MARTIN

With three decades in the industry under his belt, when he is not at work, you will no doubt find Paramount managing director, Steve Martin on the golf course… WHAT WAS YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE POOL INDUSTRY? My father, Keith Martin, initially set up Paramount at home in 1979 so I was introduced to the […]

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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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Recipe Is Success For Annual Pollet Showcase

With a balanced mix of work, rest and play, Pollet Pool Group welcomed customers to the outstanding Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa, near Silverstone in Northamptonshire for its annual seminar and exhibition featuring key suppliers. This year entitled, La Nouvelle Voie, delegates were given the inside track on a number of products to help them […]

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