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Winning Work And Play Recipes

Bosta UK recently gathered customers, from all over Europe, for a grand tour of its state-of-the art European distribution centre near Veghel, in Holland. The 11,000m2 surface area ‘smart’ warehouse is packed with €20m stock at any one time representing a staggering 19,000 product lines. The mammoth building boasts 18,000 pallet stations, ten loading docks […]

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Wave Of Success For Aquanale

Sustainable, energy-efficient solutions along with ‘smart’ operating systems were the stand-out themes at this year’s Aquanale exhibition, held in Cologne in November. Held in conjunction with the International Trade Fair for Amenity Areas, Sports and Pool Facilities (FSB), Aquanale attracted around 26,600 visitors, who were able to see 282 exhibitors from 30 countries.“Aquanale continues to […]

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On Location: Rising Like A Phoenix

Rising from the ashes, Phoenix Pool and Gym was given a new lease of life in September 2016 following a £2m investment from Great Yarmouth Borough Council. The large-scale regeneration project completely transformed the venue into a state-of the-art leisure centre by the Pulse Group, who are joined in managing the site by Sentinel Leisure […]

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Sarah Hacker

Reading Invests In Community Swimming

Despite the closure of the cherished Arthur Hill Lido in Reading, plans to find a suitable replacement are coming to fruition. A new demountable pool including 25m five-lane pool is nearing completion, with the main building structure now in place and the final touches expected to be completed by January 15th 2018.Work on the pool […]

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Gareth Jones

Spa Star: Gareth Jones

Gareth is the Managing Director for UK Leisure Living, one of the fastest growing hut tub and swim spa companies in the UK over the last two years. Explain your current role? I set up UK Leisure Living two years ago. This was because of my passion for the industry – I have a hot […]

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Tall Order

The team at Softub UK were given a tall order following a request for a rooftop spa without the use of a crane earlier this year. The clients’ brief specified a hot tub that could be installed on a rooftop terrace, without the requirements of hiring a crane or contacting the council to cordon off […]

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Jacuzzi Expands

Jacuzzi Expands Its Family Of Brands

With a strong focus on strengthening its swim spa offering, Jacuzzi Hydropool Hot Tubs and Swim Spas added Hydropool to its family of brands which already includes Sundance and Dimension One as well as Jacuzzi itself. The Hydropool team will lead the global swim spa program for Jacuzzi brands and will have access to Jacuzzi’s […]

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HSG282

Be HSG282 Ready

The Health and Safety Guideline 282 (HSG282) came into effect in early 2017. The main aim for the introduction was to reduce the risk of Legionella outbreaks associated with spas and hot tubs in commercial settings. Section 5 of the guideline focuses on water testing and what needs to be tested: Disinfectant, pH and Total […]

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Green Chemistry

Green Chemistry

With the new conservational water analysis, it has now proven possible to achieve what once seemed impossible: reagents that are easy to dose; are safe; have a long and stable shelf-life; are extremely accurate; provide reproducible results; and are environmentally friendly. Whether you decide in favour of the classic pool tester, the domestic electronic pool […]

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Rising To The Challenge

With the combined negatives of political unrest, economic uncertainty, terrorist activity not to mention increasing competition from German trade shows, Piscina & Wellness Barcelona was facing an uphill challenge as it staged its recent 2017 event. It was a challenge it not only met but exceeded, confirming not only the stability of the show but […]

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