THE DAWN OF POWER BRANDS

THE DAWN OF THE POWER BRANDS

It all started with a Spaform hot tub in the summer of ‘93. Having bought a Spaform for their home, and having an instinct they would sell, the property developer, father and son partnership, of David and Jonathan Bunn, were joined by their friend Lloyd Burden, at a regional show; a venture to test the […]

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RIGO TAKE THE DIRECT WELLNESS ROUTE

RIGO TAKE THE DIRECT WELLNESS ROUTE

After 9 years of manufacturing and supplying tiled pools and spas to the leisure sector, through a third party, you can now by direct from Rigo Spa. Responding to long-standing demands from the water leisure sector, Rigo Spa will be selling products direct to the pool trade – including tiled pools, swim spas and spas. […]

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LEISLEY BIDS FARWELL

LESLEY BIDS FOND FAREWELL

Pollet Pool Group UK has bid a sad farewell to a key member of its sales team as Lesley Hipkiss said goodbye to the swimming pool industry. Lesley was a valuable asset to Pollet Pool Group having cut her teeth with Bayrol UK prior to joining Pollet back in the winter of 2011. Lesley takes […]

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NEW SWISS FACTORY

DRYDEN AQUA UNVEIL NEW SWISS FACTORY

Due to the rapid growth of AFM sales worldwide and the success of the Dryden Aqua DAISY pool system, Dryden Aqua have announced the opening of their second AFM production facility in Busserach, Switzerland. The factory will be the most sophisticated glass processing plant in the World and will be a worldwide showcase for sustainable […]

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HEATSTAR

HEATSTAR INVESTS IN SERVICE SOFTWARE

Heatstar has a well-earned reputation for after-sales service embodied by their fleet of dedicated service engineers, based throughout the UK, offering nationwide after-sales and preventative maintenance for Heatstar’s environmental control systems. In the pursuit of ever greater efficiency and faster response times the company has rolled-out a new field service management software system. This software, […]

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BUCKETS & SPADES

Norfolk may conjure up images of unspoilt beaches, sleepy seaside resorts and boats lazily navigating abundant water ways. With its proximity to London and the South East, there’s a thriving market for swimming pool companies… if they can keep up with the pace. While Norfolk is most famous for its man-made broads, the same kind […]

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RED CARPET TREATMENT

RED CARPET TREATMENT

More than 80 companies involved in the provision of water leisure have thrown their hats into the ring for this year’s record-breaking UK Pool & Spa Awards. Anticipation is building towards the announcement of the winners at the presentation event which returns to The Vox Conference Centre at the top floor of the Resorts World […]

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BOOST FOR THERAPEUTIC INFRARED SAUNAS

BOOST FOR THERAPEUTIC INFRARED SAUNAS

Studies in America have shown that infra heat offers numerous health benefits and, in this context, can help draw out the harmful toxins that may have been ingested in the course of a fire rescue.  As a result, some fire stations are now installing infrared cabin saunas as a therapy treatment in an effort to […]

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HISTORIC DERBYSHIRE HOTEL LIDO REVITALISED

The closure of Matlock’s New Bath Hotel in 2013 looked like calling time on its feature lido that had survived the Second World War and the massive decline in outdoor pools in the 1960s and 1970s. But on the 85th anniversary of its original launch, swimming personalities, Ross Davenport and Ryan Taylor cut the ribbon […]

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NEW LEISURE FLAGSHIP UNVEILED

Slough’s new flagship leisure facility, The Centre, opened last summer.  The major construction project included a £1.5 million involvement for swimming pool specialists, Barr + Wray. Barr + Wray supplied two x Myrtha pools which consisted of an eight-lane main pool of 25m x 17m, complete with access platform. They also delivered a 15m x […]

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