SUPPLIERS OF THE YEAR SHINE BRIGHT

A small and dynamic pool distribution business based in Plymouth, Devon, Lighthouse closed 2023 by clinching the prestigious UK Pool & Spa Awards title of Supplier Of The Year. A clear winner, despite some strong competition, with the largest number of nominations from their appreciative client base, the company was repeatedly mentioned for its product […]

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JOB VACANCY – Service Engineer

Buckingham Swimming Pools Ltd is looking to recruit experienced and self-motivated Pool Engineers to join our existing service and maintenance team. The ideal candidates should be enthusiastic, conscientious and have a good knowledge of pool plant operation, both residential and commercial. Must be able to work proactively, demonstrating knowledge in pool and spa operating procedures […]

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JOB VACANCY – Contracts Manager

Buckingham Swimming Pools Ltd is looking to recruit a full-time Contract Manager to join our existing team. Our Contracts Managers are responsible for ensuring that each project runs seamlessly, from client interfacing to working with our in-house design department and a team of engineers. The successful candidate must hold a full UK driving license and […]

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KLAFS CONFIRM GUNCAST MARRIAGE

KLAFS CONFIRM GUNCAST MARRIAGE KLAFS, the world-leading designers and installers of wellness facilities, has confirmed its acquisition of Guncast, one of the UK’s most prestigious swimming pool contractors. Born from a partnership which began in 2016, when Guncast was chosen as a supplier of KLAFS products to the UK market, the relationship has since evolved […]

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POOL PEOPLE – PAUL WALTON-COLLETT

Buckingham Pools Managing Director, Paul Walton-Collett began his swimming pool building career in 1998 and now heads one of the most successful pool companies in the country. Quite a journey from his original music career when he ran his own recording studios… WHAT WAS YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE POOL INDUSTRY? Joined Oxford Pools in 1998 […]

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MAGNIFICENT SEVEN FOR NIVEKO

There are seven pool types in the Niveko pool portfolio – two skimmer variants and five overflow designs. The scope of the design options means that each pool can fulfil the wishes of its owner down to the finest detail. The Niveko range covers a diverse selection of pools, from the proven and simple Skimmer […]

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BY THE RIVERSIDE

RESIDENTIAL POOL CASE STUDY The Daisy + water treatment system was the ideal choice for this eco-minded customer… Scooping both the over £120k Residential Pools title and the Energy Efficiency and Eco Pool Of the Year crown, this double award winning residential pool project turned the heads of the judges in the recent UK Pool […]

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POOL PEOPLE – Adam Clark

Adam Clark, Sales Director, went straight in at the deep end (pun intended) when he joined  in March 2012, and says he has been living the dream ever since… WHAT HAS CHANGED IN YOUR EIGHT YEARS IN THE INDUSTRY? I’ve seen a quite a lot of change in a short time, but the one thing […]

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LEISURE FOR LATER LIVING

The office for national statistics confirms that more than 18% of the UK population is aged 65 and over. This equates to around one person in five and this is projected to reach around one in every four people (24.2%) in the next 20 years, writes Tom Devin, of Devin Consulting. Our population of seniors […]

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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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