Gregg Titmuss

Spa Stars : Gregg Titmuss

Gregg is the industry’s original Spa Doctor and provides practical and technical support to both the trade and the end-user. How did you get involved in the industry? Originally I trained as an technical electrician and then onto an Intruder alarm and CCTV engineer for the first 15 years, being Operations Manager of my last […]

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Blistering Summer

Blistering Summer Triggers Sizzling Sales

Thanks to a record-breaking summer, UK Leisure Living expects to hit the 250 unit sales mark by the end of 2018. It means the three-year-old business, which has showrooms in Conwy and Cheshire, is on track to more than double turnover from last year’s £750,000. Gareth Jones, UK Leisure Living’s Managing Director, said the summer […]

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Leisure Concepts Flex UK Muscle

Leisure Concepts, the world’s leading supplier of accessories to the spa and hot tub market has trebled its warehousing presence in the UK with the unveiling of a 20,000 sq. ft. facility in Tewkesbury, Gloucester. A major investment in its British and mainland European dealers, the new base will include a trade showroom with several […]

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Lightbulb Moment

Lightbulb Moment

What Trevor Baylis was to the wind-up radio, so is Climacube creator, Stuart Mulcahy, for the holiday hot tub sector. Having over 20 years’ experience in the hot tub industry, Stuart dipped a toe into the holiday park market some five years ago and began searching for a product that would both solve problems and […]

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health kicks

Health Kicks

An evolving wellness market is positively glowing, reports Ashleigh Bissett… Fuelled by a growing trend to relieve stress, lose weight, look good and take a more proactive approach towards health, the UK’s spa market is buoyant, with more of us using spas than ever before. According to Mintel, the spa and wellness industry grew by […]

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Red Carpet Industry Celebration

Eight times world record holder, over a career spanning 23 years, Mark Foster is the VIP guest at the much anticipated 2018 UK Pool & Spa Awards presentations. The swimming superstar is looking forward to meeting the people who build and run some of the country’s most prestigious swimming pools at the business networking event […]

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Setting Pool Plant Record Straight

Since the publication of the Swimming Pool Water book by the PWTAG in November 2017, there has been some confusion with regard to the suitability of ISPE-Endorsed Pool Plant Operator training courses. The following statement has been issued by the PWTAG to try to remove some of this misunderstanding concerning training accreditation: “The 2017 edition […]

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Engineers Boost UK Coverage

Engineers Boost UK Coverage

Even top quality, reliable products like Heatstar benefit from planned, regular maintenance. By providing maintenance contracts Heatstar can ensure that the equipment is properly maintained and serviced by fully qualified Heatstar engineers with an in-depth knowledge and experience of the products. This in turn offers complete peace of mind to the end user and demonstrates […]

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Rio Celebrate Landmark Anniversary

Rio Celebrate Landmark Anniversary

A fresh-faced 21-year-old Rob Bateman had just finished his electrical apprenticeship back in 1973. Armed with ambition, ideas and a desire to learn, he tells his young wife, Sue the words that would shape the course of their lives: “I know how I’m going to make my money – building swimming pools.” Fast forward 45 […]

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Fresh Strokes

Fresh Strokes

First opened by members of the TV Gladiators in 1997, the pool at Ribby Hall Village holiday park, Wrea Green, Lancashire, is used by members and visitors alike. With a staff team of 25, the annual operation bather load is somewhere between 280,000 and 300,000. The pool underwent a major upgrade as part of a […]

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