Spoilt For Choice on Tiling & Mosaic

A bit like the original Ford motor cars that were only available in black, swimming pool customers used to be able to choose any colour of pool finish they liked – as long as it was blue. Fast forward to today’s technicolour dreamcoat era and we have a customer that is truly spoilt for choice. A rainbow of colour options, materials, textures, patterns and images.

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Pride Of The Industry

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.

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UK POOL & SPA AWARDS 2014

The UK swimming pool and spa sectors celebrated one of its best years in a decade at its annual UK Pool & Spa Awards with an *eight per cent increase in business. More hostages to fortune with the unpredictable British weather,  rather than the economy; two months of sustained summer temperatures in July and August […]

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Knock Out Blow

A swimming pool built for two-times world champion boxer Amir Khan helped Portrait Pools wield the knockout blow

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Vital Back Up for Pool Building Trade

Having over 25 years experience in the swimming pool construction industry, David Bland and Andrew Rutherford have recently launched Sprayed Concrete Solutions Limited.

The pair has confirmed that after a ten year commitment, they have broken away from Sprayed Concrete Services Ltd.

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Open Day Offers Chance To Meet The UK Pool & Spa Expo Team

New Events Ltd., co-organisers of the
Piscine UK 2013 exhibition, will be hosting
an open day at the NEC, Birmingham on
the July 6th in conjunction with partners
GL Events, organisers of Piscine Lyon and
Piscine Abu Dhabi.

The open day which will commence at 10
am and finish at 4 pm is open to media, trade associations,
exhibitors and all those interested to learn
more about the Piscine UK 2013 show.

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New Faces Make A Splash

It was a case of the old guard making way for the new as a number of first-time recipients stood up to accept awards at the recent Swimming Pool and Allied Trade Association presentations. With no less than 16 companies all taking home golds; the celebrations were more evenly spread than in living memory. The SPATA organisation represents 178 pool building and retail companies, the majority based in the UK. It announced this year’s winning projects at a ceremony held at the De Vere Grand Hotel in Brighton, in February. The competition was fierce with 133 projects vying for victory in 21 categories compared with 85 entries in 22 categories last year.

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