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 […]
Inspired by glamour and wellbeing, Dröm UK specialises in the design and installation of bespoke saunas, steam rooms, steam showers and other luxury thermal spa features. The Surrey-based company was formed in 2002 by Kicki Carlsson and Barry Smith. Swedish-born Kicki grew up enjoying the benefits of sauna and steam bathing. Upon arrival in England, […]
Vita Spa dealers from across the country gathered at the Aqua Warehouse Group HQ in Chelmsford for an enjoyable two-day seminar recently. On the agenda was a run-down of the 2015 products, plus a company marketing review and pricing updates. However, the highlight for most dealers was an in-depth presentation by a media guru and […]
A doyen of the pool industry, Tony Line, founder of London Swimming Pool Company (LSPC) has died aged 67. Tony leaves behind one of the most successful swimming pool businesses in the UK and a lasting imprint on the industry with his passion and commitment to quality and professionalism in the pool industry is legendary. […]
The UK swimming pool and spa sector celebrated one of its best years in a decade at its annual UK Pool & Spa Awards with the industry reporting an eight per cent increase in business.
Spaeuro has undertaken a strategic overhaul of its UK and European business, a move that coincides with new ownership of the British spa parts suppliers. From now on, the South Wales based distributors will be playing to its strengths, focusing on two main product specialisms; filter cartridges and replacement spa covers. The new owner of Spaeuro is Peter Hogg of New Zealand- based Magnum Filters.
SCP UK is embarking on a new chapter in the history of the company with the appointment of Dash Ganeson as Managing Director. Dash, originally, from Kuala Lumpur, came to the UK as a teenager to pursue his studies and completed his professional exams to qualify as a Chartered Accountant in 1987. His subsequent career has spanned a global framework and includes postings in London as well as abroad in Asia and the Middle East.
Imagine a swimming pool, and what do you see? A slab of sterile blue water, surrounded by tiles? It doesn’t have to be like that: imagine instead a pool of fresh, clear water, fringed by native plants and visited by dragonﬂies. The upsurge of interest in natural swimming pools, which I introduced to this country in 2000, has convinced many owners of conventional pools to aspire to a natural one.
Water parks have been a formidable entertainment industry in the United States and are an emerging water leisure force in the UK, as Jan Hurst reports…
Today, most retailers see finance as a service they offer to customers, helping them to buy what they want, when they want it. In the last year top selling hot tub retailer, Blue Wave Spas has sold over £3 million in finance-only sales. In uncertain economic times offering no hassle, soft-sell finance means Blue Wave’s customers can buy what they want, when they want it, without having to sacrifice savings or negotiate with unwilling lenders such as banks and building societies.