A FAST FIT

Cornwall Pools recommend the Starline one-piece-pool approach… When a couple approached Cornwall Pools, the UK Pool Contractors Of The Year, the brief was simple. The family loved to swim and they wanted a family pool that was simple, low maintenance and most of all, quick to install. Over several site visits, Cornwall Pool’s Nigel Brawn […]

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A QUESTION OF TASTE

Miles Hammond presents some latest pool lining styles… All swimming pools will require some kind of repair or renovation at some point in their lives which means a steady flow of crunch cash flow for core builders and restorers. Bag liner and tile-band finishes are probably one of the most subjective areas of pool building […]

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SHOW STOPPERS

Miles Hammond on the role showrooms play in boosting home wellness sales… The sales journey for pool and spa retailers, over the past five years, plots something like a white-knuckle roller coaster ride of highs and lows with a smattering of stomach-churning steep twists and turns. Despite the boom in on-line media channels, like You […]

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DEDICATED HEAT PUMPS FOR SPAS

Studies have shown that owning a hot tub can triple electricity bills. The electric heater, even with optimised placement and installation, is simply energy-intensive. So much so, that some geographic regions have already banned its use. In response to these challenges, Poolex has drawn on all its experience to introduce a series of heat pumps […]

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SCP SHAPES UP ON COMMERCIAL SPAS

Historically, in-ground commercial spas were very basic in both looks and hydrotherapy. Not any longer. With up to 32 hydrotherapy jets, lighting options and simple to operate fitted electronic controls, SCP’s varied range of Roca commercial spas will give you the edge over your competitors. Simply choose one of the 13 models, decide whether you […]

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FIFTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

When their showroom first opened with just five Marquis hot tubs, Carla and Kenny Massey, of Hot Tubs Oxfordshire, quickly realised that their venture was going to succeed. “From the very beginning, our vision was to offer only high-end products and establish a reputation for exceptional customer service,” explains Carla. “While we have faced the […]

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SUNBEACH STRENGTHENS UK TEAM

Sunbeach Spas has confirmed the appointment of Karl Webb as its new national sales manager. Karl is a well-known personality in the hot tub and spa industry where he has played a high-profile role for more than five years. “We are delighted to confirm Karl’s appointment which we believe will strengthen our UK team significantly,” […]

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AWG DEALER SEMINAR

Essex-based Aqua Warehouse Group (AWG) held its dealer seminar at the prestigious Greenwoods Hotel. Over 30 companies from all over the UK attended the two-day event designed to inform its dealers of the latest industry trends and exciting product updates. Dealers were treated to a full programme of presentations from distinguished guest speakers from AWG […]

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END OF INSTITUTE ERA

After an illustrious career spanning an impressive 35 years, Ross Alcock, General Secretary of the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers (ISPE), is stepping down for well-deserved retirement. Throughout his time with ISPE, Ross has been a stalwart figure. His commitment to the institute has been evident in every aspect of his work. From overseeing the […]

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