ABOVE: A family called on JB Elite Services for its pool upgrade.

Pool Update Was Top Priority For Birmingham Home

Within weeks of moving into their new home, a Birmingham family was keen to really make it their own… starting with updating a tired looking pool. With young children, safety was top priority. But, they didn’t want to compromise on aesthetics. The couple turned to James Chapman of JB Elite Services for advice. The pool […]

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Second Chance

Refurbishments in both residential and commercial pool sectors continue to provide steady revenue for many of the UK’s core pool and spa businesses. Whether it’s cosmetic upgrades, improving energy efficiency or to meet current industry standards, repair and refurbishment has always provided a major lifeline for many pool and spa companies. “Refurbishment is very much […]

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Major renovations will see the lido restored to its former glory and is due to open next year.

Work Underway At Storm Damaged Lido

Jubilee Pool, an iconic feature of the Penzance seafront for 80 years, is undergoing a major renovation, following significant damage suffered during the winter storms of 2014. The £2.95 million project includes essential structural improvements and repairs, which will return the lido to its former glory. Works to be completed include: • Anchoring the pool […]

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Saltdean Lido hopes to raise £70,000 towards renovations, partly funded by the ‘Name on a Brick’ initiative

Lido’s Brick Appeal Builds Momentum

Lido lovers looking for an original and timeless Christmas present need look no further than Saltdean Lido’s latest fundraising initiative. The popular Brighton and Hove-based lido launched the ‘Name on a Brick’ fundraiser to raise money for new electricity sub-station, so that renovations at the lido can continue. People are invited to put their name […]

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Fusion Lifestyle Chief Executive Peter Kay says people are walking
up to historic leisure centres as a valuable community asset.

Fusion Lifestyle Saves Historic Baths

FUSION Lifestyle is to open its first operation in the North of England as it takes over the running of the historic Newcastle City Hall, Pools and Turkish Baths complex. The Grade II listed complex, built in 1928, was shut in 2013 and a campaign group ‘Reopen Newcastle Turkish Baths and Pool’ established. Fusion will […]

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A vital part of the brief for this project was the use of highly energy efficient and environmentally -friendly products.

Pond Conversion Hits TV Screens

Eagle-eyed viewers may have spotted Cornwall Pools’ recent appearance on Alan Titchmarsh’s Love Your Garden programme this summer. The pond conversion by Cornwall Pools was featured on the ITV show in July. “We were approached by an interior designer, on behalf of their clients, who wanted to convert a garden pond, that had seen better […]

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Top To Bottom

Rooftop and basement pools and spas offer an element of escapism from big city living. Enabling buyers to increase the value and liveable area of their property without extending the square footage is a big turn on for many. Thanks to engineering and technology advancements and an increasing customer demand, the UK’s rooftop and basement […]

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Race Against Time For School Pool

Staff and pupils at Upton Junior School in Kent have launched an SOS Save Our Swimming Pool campaign in a bid to raise vital funds to repair their pool before it is closed permanently in July. The pool was forced to shut temporarily before Christmas in need of essential repairs – the cost of which […]

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Upgrades Underway At Inverness Leisure

Work is well underway at Inverness Leisure on the refurbishment of the existing pool filtration equipment and the installation of a state-of-the-art backwash water recovery system. Main contractor Morrison Construction appointed aqua leisure specialist Barr + Wray to renovate the filtration equipment used in both the 25m competition pool and the three flume leisure pools. […]

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Pride Of The Industry

The UK swimming pool and spa sector celebrated one of its best years in a decade at its annual UK Pool & Spa Awards with the industry reporting an eight per cent increase in business.

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