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Popular Range Requires Few Updates

The Aegean LPS range has proved so popular since being launched in 2001 that only the smallest of updates have been made subsequently. Previous changes have focused on incorporating equipment and build methods that have become available to improve energy efficiency and performance. Little has changed to the aesthetics with the original designs standing the […]

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WET TEST WINNER

A local couple visited the Artesian Spas showroom in Doncaster to discuss different swim spa options which lead to a wet test for them and their two daughters in the showroom EP-15 model. Having experienced the swim spa themselves, they fell in love with the system and decided it was the perfect solution to teach […]

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The Making of the Hot Dub

Stealing the show at the recent SPATEX exhibition, a hot tub in a VW car proved to be a magnet for visitors. The finished Hot-Dub, which took about seven weeks to complete, was transported via a curtain-sider lorry to SPATEX in Coventry, fork-lifted off and steered into place onto the Plastica stand, where it was […]

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Splash Attack

It was a case of quality and quantity at this year’s three-day water leisure show, SPATEX, at Coventry’s Ricoh arena. The annual showcase for the latest in swimming pools, saunas and steam rooms, saw a significant increase in commercial visitors, including a nine per cent year-on-year rise in those representing the holiday park sector. Official […]

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Best Of British

This year’s biggest SPATA winners, XL Pools, lived up to their name in the recent British Pool & Hot Tub Awards. The Kent-based team scooped three SPATA Gold awards, as well as The Dick Millward Trophy for Pool Contractor of the Year and the Outstanding Pool of the Year Award. Also celebrating were Wensum Pools, […]

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COVER STORY

With more slatted cover system options than ever available on the market, suppliers could be forgiven for whipping up a price war in an attempt to increase their share of the sales’ cake. On the contrary, both wholesalers and manufacturers are holding their nerve, and their prices, on a quality pool product, unanimously declaring, when […]

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Fresh Strokes

POOLSIt is fresh strokes for the one-piece pool market with recent changes in routes to the UK market.At the start of 2018, European one-piece pool manufacturer Niveko was incorporated into the global pool industry giants, the Pollet Pool Group. Meanwhile German-made RivieraPool secured a new distribution deal with Lighthouse Pools.The Niveko acquisition represents a major […]

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Hearts And Minds

Attracting regional and national television coverage, the transformation of the Portishead Open Air Pool is a triumph for all involved. Work by CP Pools and DG Pool and Leisure has secured a long term future for the much-loved public amenity pool in Bristol that has 90 years remaining on their lease. Built in the early […]

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LIGHT FANTASTIC

This classic ground-floor pool and spa gets brilliant natural light through large surrounding windows that overlook expansive grounds. The lighting is a big feature in this elegant pool hall, from the daylight to the 3x3w Wibre underwater lighting in the pool to the grand ceiling illumination. The pool is 13.5m long x 4.20m wide with […]

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Green Chemistry

It has now proven possible to achieve what once seemed impossible: reagents that are easy to dose; are safe; have a long and stable shelf-life; are extremely accurate, provide reproducible results and are environmentally friendly. Whether you decide in favour of the classic pool tester, the domestic electronic pool tester (Scuba II), or a Lovibond® […]

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