Treading Water

Treading Water

There is genuine interest in all areas of water-based activities and the fitness it can bring, confirms David Minton, Director of Leisuredb on the publication of its 2018 State of the UK Swimming Industry Report. Operators constantly report growth in swimming numbers, lessons and the usage of outdoor pools. The latter is particularly due to […]

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Back Of The Net

Back Of The Net

The £18.6million state-of-the-art facility Bert Williams Leisure Centre, named after the legendary Wolves and England goalkeeper, replaced the existing Bilston Leisure Centre, in the West Midlands, which dates from the 1960s. The main pool is a 25m, eight lane competition pool built to ASA standards. The separate 16.67m x 8m studio pool contains a full […]

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unmissable glide

Unmissable Glide

An irresistible addition to your swimming pool cover portfolio, the Glide is a high-quality pool cover that puts safety and security first without compromising on quality, design or reliability. Fast and easy to open and close, the Glide is an essential part of any home pool to give added peace of mind. The Glide is […]

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Sizzling Summer Spa Show Season

Retailers across the country made the most of the exceptional summer weather, taking part in county and district shows. Elite Spas were out in force supporting dealers with their displays. “We feel it’s incredibly important to our dealers that we support them with the shows as we still feel it’s a great way to market […]

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Internet Hot Tub Fraudsters Jailed

Internet fraudsters who pocketed more than £600,000 from online shoppers for hot tubs, saunas and other luxury products which failed to materialise have been jailed for a combined ten and- a-half years. Brothers Ross and Luke Quinn, from Coxhoe, a town a few miles from Durham, accepted orders for goods which included sheds, saunas, furniture […]

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operation niveko

Operation Niveko

The Niveko team understands that a pool purchase is not an everyday occurrence, so they take special care to make every project perfect. The Niveko recipe is made up of ingredients of comfort, unique design and timeless technologies so that the pool can fulfil customer expectations both in the short and longer term. Having browsed […]

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suppy line hit by high demand

Supply Lines Hit By High Demand

Leading suppliers, Complete Pool Controls, appealed for patience and understanding as it struggled to keep pace with unprecedented demands during this summer’s heatwave. Due to these extremely high volumes, coupled with severe output restrictions from key Far Eastern suppliers, that have hit most volume distributors across Europe, unfortunately the company was experiencing some delays and […]

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welsh team first past bpr

Welsh Team First Past BPR Post

Now a compulsory requirement in the supply of water treatment products, The Health and Safety Executive has issued its first Biocidal Product Regulations authorisation for a swimming pool algaecide. Water Treatment Products (WTP) has announced the successful authorisation of its premier range of swimming pool algaecides. At the time of going to print, WTP is […]

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sightless swimming triumph

Sightless Swimming Triumph

Simon Wilkes was just one of 26 swimmers who took part in The Big Shiver to raise funds for the Arthur Rank Hospice at Jesus Green Lido in Cambridge. The 39 year old, who was born with no eyes, joined 25 other Team Arthur heroes to swim up and down Europe’s longest unheated outdoor pool […]

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giants seal merger deal

Giants Seal Merger Deal

Fluidra and Zodiac have sealed the deal on their merger agreement creating a new industry giant. The new company will keep the Fluidra name and remain listed on the Spanish stock exchange.  The combined company has now 5,500 employees, a presence in over 45 countries and a portfolio of the most widely recognized brands in […]

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