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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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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Industry Mourns - Derek Harrigan

Industry Mourns Loss Of Beloved Poolies

Members of the National Leisure group of companies were joined by many representatives from the pool industry, as they attended the recent funeral of Pools and Garden’s Derek Harrigan, 88. A much-loved father and grandfather, Derek founded and ran Pools and Gardens from the family’s Worcestershire farm since 1973, moulding the company into one of […]

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Water Savings For Hotel Group

Water Savings For Hotel Group

World Leisure (UK) Ltd is set to reduce water consumption at four pools in the Village Hotel group by an estimated 1.4 km3 (1,388m3) per year, providing significant water bill savings annually across the sites. The use of regenerative media systems, fitted in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Portsmouth, still meet PWTAG (Pool Water Treatment Advisory […]

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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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Bright Lights

Bright Lights

LED technology has made great advances in the past few years and electronic components that run on DC have taken over, as they are far more efficient and cheaper to run. The new LumiPlus DC PAR56 V1 & V2 range bring a reduction in potential failures as lights are less affected by voltage drops and […]

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Insulated Safety Covers

Insulated Safety Covers

Pioneered by Paramount Pools, we are the first company to manufacture a thermal safety cover for the Aquamatic Safety Cover System. Working in close connection with Therma-Float® and independently tested by HSTTS laboratories we are able to offer two types of thermal blanket; THERMO-FOIL for domestic pools and THERMO-SPA for hydrotherapy pools or swim spas. […]

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Product Of The Year

Product Of The Year

The new FlexLine series of steam generators by HygroMatik has won the prestigious Plus X Award for Product of the Year 2018. The Plus X Award’s has seven seals of approval by which products are judged. FlexLine was awarded three seals for high quality, ease of use and functionality, making it the most awarded product […]

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Convenient Flat Pack

Convenient Flat Pack

The next brand development of Jolly Gel Pool Flocculent will be launched in 2019 when Mineral Supplies International (MSI) introduces a flat pack version of the product. The well-established Jolly Gel carton design does not change. The new flat pack means it will be cheaper to post individual packs to customers. The attractive dark blue […]

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