Lightbulb Moment

Lightbulb Moment

What Trevor Baylis was to the wind-up radio, so is Climacube creator, Stuart Mulcahy, for the holiday hot tub sector. Having over 20 years’ experience in the hot tub industry, Stuart dipped a toe into the holiday park market some five years ago and began searching for a product that would both solve problems and […]

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natural swimming for glamping resort

Natural Swimming For Glamping Resort

The new luxury £4 million touring and glamping resort Love2Stay, near Shrewsbury, opened to guests this summer, features a natural, chemical-free, swimming pool at the heart of the development. The resort, situated on the edge of the market town of Shrewsbury in 22 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, offers visitors a luxurious natural retreat, with […]

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health kicks

Health Kicks

An evolving wellness market is positively glowing, reports Ashleigh Bissett… Fuelled by a growing trend to relieve stress, lose weight, look good and take a more proactive approach towards health, the UK’s spa market is buoyant, with more of us using spas than ever before. According to Mintel, the spa and wellness industry grew by […]

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Red Carpet Industry Celebration

Eight times world record holder, over a career spanning 23 years, Mark Foster is the VIP guest at the much anticipated 2018 UK Pool & Spa Awards presentations. The swimming superstar is looking forward to meeting the people who build and run some of the country’s most prestigious swimming pools at the business networking event […]

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Setting Pool Plant Record Straight

Since the publication of the Swimming Pool Water book by the PWTAG in November 2017, there has been some confusion with regard to the suitability of ISPE-Endorsed Pool Plant Operator training courses. The following statement has been issued by the PWTAG to try to remove some of this misunderstanding concerning training accreditation: “The 2017 edition […]

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First Anniversary Waltz

First Anniversary Waltz

Celebrating the first anniversary of their move to new offices and warehouse, PPG UK Ltd, will host their annual customer event at their Newbury headquarters next month. The open day kicks off from 12.30pm Thursday November 1 at Blissard House in Abbey Road. Light snacks and refreshments will be served on arrival in the training […]

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Engineers Boost UK Coverage

Engineers Boost UK Coverage

Even top quality, reliable products like Heatstar benefit from planned, regular maintenance. By providing maintenance contracts Heatstar can ensure that the equipment is properly maintained and serviced by fully qualified Heatstar engineers with an in-depth knowledge and experience of the products. This in turn offers complete peace of mind to the end user and demonstrates […]

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Rio Celebrate Landmark Anniversary

Rio Celebrate Landmark Anniversary

A fresh-faced 21-year-old Rob Bateman had just finished his electrical apprenticeship back in 1973. Armed with ambition, ideas and a desire to learn, he tells his young wife, Sue the words that would shape the course of their lives: “I know how I’m going to make my money – building swimming pools.” Fast forward 45 […]

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Fresh Strokes

Fresh Strokes

First opened by members of the TV Gladiators in 1997, the pool at Ribby Hall Village holiday park, Wrea Green, Lancashire, is used by members and visitors alike. With a staff team of 25, the annual operation bather load is somewhere between 280,000 and 300,000. The pool underwent a major upgrade as part of a […]

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Winter Wonder

Winter Wonder

A Waterstream client was looking for an indoor pool of high quality but with a quick install option to reduce the build time. So the customer opted for a Compass One Piece pool which enables the pool shell to be installed within ten days during the winter months – even with snow falling. Specialising in […]

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