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POOL PEOPLE – Simon Jones

Helping his father and a family friend on a swimming pool stand at the Royal Welsh Show proved to be a landmark holiday treat for a young Simon Jones, of AstralPool UK, now one of the UK’s leading experts in pool provision… WHAT WAS YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE POOL INDUSTRY? As a lad, I spent […]

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EXPERIENCED SWIMMING POOL SERVICE ENGINEER REQUIRED

Lifestyle Pool & Leisure are based in Northampton-shire and work within the surrounding counties. We are looking for a reliable, confident person with a mature work ethic. Good communication skills are essential to deal professionally with clients and consistently represent the company in a positive manner. The successful applicant must be able to use their […]

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On The Frontline

Service and repair call-outs represent one of the biggest marketing opportunities for pool companies. From building customer relationships to advising on new products, equipment, upgrades or refurbishments – today’s pool technicians are on the frontline of the pool business. While some companies are not maximising the full potential of the routine service visit, many switched-on […]

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Sundance Pools UK in Assassin’s Creed. Pic: @AssassinsCreed.

Sundance Pools Makes Cinema Debut

Sundance Pools UK has taken a starring role in this season’s biggest blockbuster movie – Assassin’s Creed. The Aylesbury-based fibreglass pool company supplied a Jetswim 4m one-piece swimming pool for the multi-million pound movie, which stars Michael Fassbender. Sundance Pools worked closely with the film production company’s art directors, special effects and construction teams and […]

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The pool at the Marina Centre in Great Yarmouth is benefiting from a brand new filtration system thanks to Pool Maintenance.

Seafront Pool Gets Filtration Makeover

The swimming pool at the Marina Centre in Great Yarmouth has undergone a major refurbishment, headed up by specialist water leisure engineers Pool Maintenance. The authority-owned seafront facility on Marine Parade, which is run by the Great Yarmouth Sport and Leisure Trust, hadn’t been renovated since it opened over 35 years ago. The entire existing […]

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Good Housekeeping

Routine checks and regular servicing not only ensure the safe and efficient running of the pool, but will also prevent problems arising in the future. “The service and maintenance of a swimming pool is an important issue and should be taken very seriously,” advises John Cheek FISPE, Managing Director at Hydrospec. “It should be the […]

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Spa Fined Over Health And Safety Breaches

The owner of a Derbyshire beauty salon has been fined £2,500 after six youngsters fell ill after using a bacteria-ridden spa pool. The girls complained of earache and all reported an itchy, painful rash all over their bodies following a birthday pampering party at Kensington Salon and Spa in May 2013. They were later diagnosed […]

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ISPE Celebrates Stand Out Members

The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers (ISPE) paid a special thanks to one of its longest-serving members at the recent annual general meeting, by presenting John Asher with an award in recognition of his commitment to the Institute. John Asher of Asher Pools in Lincolnshire retired from the Institute Council earlier this year after nearly […]

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When Going Green Is Good For Pools

Customer demand for more environmentally-friendly, cost-efficient, pool maintenance products has led to Jetform Swimming Pools converting half of its 250 residential and commercial maintenance customers to Zeoclere30 filtration media within weeks of stocking it. Based in Essex and working all over the London and the home counties, Jetform is an award winning high-end pool construction […]

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