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AWARDS SHOW GOES ONLINE

Leading leisure industry awards event is set to be LIVE streamed… The much praised UK Pool and Spa Awards celebrates its 10th anniversary this December with a virtual presentation ceremony that will be live streamed to its biggest ever water leisure audience. With Covid-19 restrictions making it impossible to hold the traditional presentation, networking event […]

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SAVE OUR SWIMMING POOLS PLEA

Despite opposition from key organisations like Swim England, swimming pools have been closed again in Manchester, Merseyside, Wales and in other parts of the UK, as part of the measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The Government has stressed that discussions will be held with those areas moving into ‘tier three’ in the […]

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Including Kitchen Sink

INCLUDING THE KITCHEN SINK

Reluctant to gloat, at a time when so many other sectors, and the country as a whole, face unprecedented challenges, the UK’s residential swimming pool sector is nevertheless quietly celebrating a record year. Covid-19 has not just created a wave of ‘holiday at home’ investment but triggered a tsunami of domestic interest in health and […]

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DISABLED ACCESS SUNTRAP SYSTEMS

Suntrap Systems specialise in lifts and hoists providing disabled access into swimming pools, spas and hot tubs. We offer an extensive range of lifts, all of which are suitable for commercial and private use whatever the size, shape or type of pool and budget. With a reputation for quality and personal service you can depend […]

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Maytronics from Certikin is a must-have pool accessory.

CLEAN SWEEP

Maximising the potential of swimming pool cleaner sales… Switched-on swimming pool businesses will look to maximise the spend value of every customer contact. Strategically timed e-shots and newsletters present ideal marketing windows but equally, every home installation or service visit is a platform to promote. Current thinking is there has never been a better time […]

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HISTORY MAKERS

As part of a £90 million refurbishment across the entire estate, Ursell Pools & Wellness oversaw the installation of two state of the art tiled swimming pools with a luxury thermal suite at The Coach House Spa, part of the prestigious and historic Beaverbrook Estate Hotel and Golf Club site. Dating back to the 19th […]

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Tony Keogh - to the stars

POOL BUILDER TO THE STARS

By anyone’s standards the rise of Tony Keogh, residential pool builder, has been meteoric. In his late thirties, Tony is one of the younger generation of the UK’s residential pool builders. The multi-award winner is currently in the spotlight having completed a series of celebrity pool builds. Projects for Rylan Clark-Neal and Joey Essex culminated […]

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THE NEW NORMAL

Business owners walked a precarious tightrope this summer as they juggled the priorities of keeping family and workforce safe while grappling with the toughest trading challenges in living memory. The industry’s key suppliers had to quickly adapt to unprecedented health and safety implications. “From the beginning of lock down, our most important consideration has been […]

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Pool Personality Lost

Industry Loses Influential Personality It is with deep regret, we confirm the death of industry personality Allen Wilson. A champion of safe water treatment, Allen was a stalwart supporter of the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers and a great friend to Waterland Media, the publishers of Pool & Spa Scene magazine. Allen died on Sunday […]

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familiar face

FRESH FIELDS FOR INDUSTRY PERSONALITY

A familiar face to many, Martin Rigby has worked in the water-leisure industry for more than 20 years and recently took up a fresh challenge as Business Development Manager for the Aqua Warehouse Group. Martin brings to the Aqua Warehouse team, considerable technical knowledge and experience of hot tubs, equipment and water treatment products. Martin […]

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