Convenient Flat Pack

CONVENIENT FLAT PACK

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 is cheaper to post individual packs to customers. The attractive dark blue flat pack also has great shelf appeal for walk-in customers to pool retail shops. Jolly Gel is renowned […]

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ANNUAL PRIZE GIVING FOR INSTITUTE

ANNUAL PRIZE GIVING FOR INSTITUTE

At its annual ISPE Awards, ISPE President Colin Day, FISPE, congratulated four of this year’s successful exam candidates who are now ISPE ‘Certified Technicians’. He presented them each with their Technician certificate and ISPE lapel badge. The Gartside Cup for Student of the Year, the student achieving the highest total mark in their ISPE exams, […]

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RIGO TAKE THE DIRECT WELLNESS ROUTE

RIGO TAKE THE DIRECT WELLNESS ROUTE

After 9 years of manufacturing and supplying tiled pools and spas to the leisure sector, through a third party, you can now by direct from Rigo Spa. Responding to long-standing demands from the water leisure sector, Rigo Spa will be selling products direct to the pool trade – including tiled pools, swim spas and spas. […]

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LEISLEY BIDS FARWELL

LESLEY BIDS FOND FAREWELL

Pollet Pool Group UK has bid a sad farewell to a key member of its sales team as Lesley Hipkiss said goodbye to the swimming pool industry. Lesley was a valuable asset to Pollet Pool Group having cut her teeth with Bayrol UK prior to joining Pollet back in the winter of 2011. Lesley takes […]

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HISTORIC DERBYSHIRE HOTEL LIDO REVITALISED

The closure of Matlock’s New Bath Hotel in 2013 looked like calling time on its feature lido that had survived the Second World War and the massive decline in outdoor pools in the 1960s and 1970s. But on the 85th anniversary of its original launch, swimming personalities, Ross Davenport and Ryan Taylor cut the ribbon […]

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PICTURE PERFECT

Inter Continental London at the O2 commissioned the London Swimming Pool Company to build a large main pool, spa pool, and a steam and sauna room, to complement its gym, massage and therapy rooms. The new facilities would enable the hotel to offer the entire spa experience from swimming and exercise to relaxation and treatments. […]

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MORE THAN 300
companies will display
product at the forthcoming
aquanale event.

AQUANALE OFFERS ONE BRAND UMBRELLA

Around 320 companies from 25 countries are heading to Cologne this month for the 2019 Aquanale event that promises to showcase a swimming pool load of innovations and latest product updates. For the first time, aquanale is bringing together the full range of products and services for the pool, sauna and wellness sectors under one […]

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Mental Health

SWIMMING’S MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS

Research, commissioned by Swim England, has shown that almost half a million (492,000) British adults have reduced, or no longer take, medication for their mental health condition as a result of swimming. Swim England and Mind are working together to promote the benefits swimming can offer to people experiencing a mental health problem. As part […]

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WISH YOU WERE HERE

COMMERCIAL POOL MARKET REVIEW PART THREE Christina Connor and Karen Cotton report on commercial pool trends in the UK… Taking the plunge with a holiday park swimming pool can be as daunting as diving off the highest board. Investing in on-site swimming offers many avenues for return on investment from initial visitor appeal to encouraging […]

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SUPPLY AND DEMAND

COMMERCIAL POOL MARKET REVIEW PART TWO Leisure operators are reporting growth in swimming numbers and pool usage across the board… Latest figures have confirmed that the supply of public swimming facilities is no longer keeping pace with demand. According to the 2018 State of the UK Swimming Industry Report, pool numbers have generally remained static […]

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