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Top Of The Class – School Pools

School pools across the country, provide the key ingredient to a joined-up approach to community sports provision. For example, the London borough of Edmonton, clubbed together to raise an outstanding £4.5 million, in just 18 months, to be able to invest in what has turned out to be an award-winning swimming pool and sports centre. […]

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Swimming pools are at the top of garden wish lists, according to new research.

Swimming Pools Top Garden Bucket Lists

Swimming pools have topped the list of lavish desires, with 74 per cent of Brits claiming that this would be their number one garden wish. In a survey of 1,000 UK adults by garden furniture retailer Alfresia, nearly three-quarters confessed that they long for a swimming pool, while 67 per cent say they would like […]

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SPATEX

Get The SPATEX Party Started

Celebrating its 20th anniversary and with the exhibition space sold out some two months early, SPATEX 2016 looks set to be the best ever. Over one hundred companies from the commercial and domestic pool and spa sectors will be exhibiting their latest products and services, encompassing all aspects of water leisure. The exhibition returns to […]

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Guncast (2)

Experts Work In Perfect Harmony

This contemporary garden design is an outstanding example of collaboration between two experts in their industries. Creating a luxury outdoor space, the swimming pool was constructed and finished by Guncast Swimming Pools and the landscaping was carried out by Katja Griffiths of Design by Katja. The outdoor space has a contemporary feel with the introduction […]

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fusion

Boost For Mendip

Leisure facilities across Mendip are in line for a multi-million pound cash injection as sport and leisure management charity Fusion Lifestyle takes over responsibility for operating five of Mendip council’s facilities. Fusion Lifestyle, which manage almost 90 leisure and fitness sites across the UK, will be investing millions of pounds over the term of its […]

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Clear Water Revival works with a network of certified landscape gardeners and pool builders to deliver natural pool projects across the country.

Back To Basics

Natural pools such as those designed by Clear Water Revival are a chemical-free, relatively low-tech and affordable way to create an eco-friendly outdoor pool. Established by friends David Nettleton and Andrew Cox in 2006, Clear Water Revival (CWR) is one of the only natural swimming pool companies that specialises in formal swimming pool design usually […]

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Sales and marketing manager, Dyfed Thompson-Smith, outlines
the changes at AstralPool UK.

Fresh Approach Paying Off For Astralpool UK

AstralPool UK began a major realignment of its UK business strategies, for both commercial and residential pool and spa sectors, at the start of this year. The transformation coincided with the arrival of industry stalwart Patrick Thorpe as operations director; his primary goal being to guide the team through the transitional period. Immediate changes included […]

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Cal Spas

Stars And Stripes

Having enjoyed an uplift in sales in 2014 and with the addition of a new UK dealer this year, the Cal Spas brand looks set to soar as it pushes forward in the international hot tub market. From its headquarters in Pomona, California, the Cal Spas extensive dealer network extends throughout the United States and […]

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Premier league

Premier League

There are generally three types of pool customers; those that want a pool to swim in for exercise, those that want it for socialising and those who are just looking to show off. Then there’s the fourth group – the luxury pool customers who want all of the above. In recent years, there has been […]

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NL

Clean Sweep For National Leisure

National Leisure companies lived up to their elite reputation with a clean sweep in the Residential Indoor Pool of the Year category of this year’s UK Pool & Spa Awards. The residential pools categories proved to be the hardest fought sector in this year’s competition with National Leisure stalwarts, Tanby Pools, taking gold, narrowly pipping […]

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