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GIFT FROM THE GODS

With revenue from refurbishment projects providing the lifeblood for so many pool contractors, ecoFINISH® is a virtual gift from the gods. A high-performance co-polymer material combination, ecoFINISH® is the world’s first, largest, and fastest growing manufacturer of polymer coatings. Ideal for both residential and commercial pool applications, ecoFINISH® is now operating in 42 countries. This […]

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OVER THE MOON

Falcon Pools revamped the sixteen metre swimming pool is the focal point of a leading Hampshire health club… Falcon Pools took on the complete refurbishment of Beechdown Health Club in Basingstoke, Hampshire. Beechdown stands on a three and a half acre site between Basingstoke town centre and the M3 motorway. The Health and Fitness Club […]

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HOTEL POOL GETS FIVE STAR TREATMENT

Experts in pool refurbishment, and giving pools a new lease of life, the Somerset based team of Purepools, was commissioned to completely transform the 35 year old indoor pool at the Northfield Hotel in Minehead. With an innovative design confirmed, Cranbourne Stone, leaders in swimming pool surrounds, landscape and interiors, was called in to provide […]

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HISTORIC BATHS RESTORATION

The highly-anticipated reopening of The City Baths, Newcastle, is fast approaching and Fusion Lifestyle, the charity behind the redevelopment, has released a sneak preview of what the building’s stunning new health and fitness suite will look like. The ongoing restoration of the North East’s most-loved buildings restoration sees the Grade II historic gem revitalised to […]

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APSP Online Builders Course

APSP Online Builders Course

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) has confirmed the availability of its new and improved PSCC Pool & Spa Construction online self-paced course and the release of the fourth edition of the APSP Builders Manual. The PSCC Pool & Spa Construction course is for entry level and experienced pool builders, as well as […]

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Tailor-Made

Tailor-Made Environmental Control

Having new equipment installed during a pool refurbishment can be a time-consuming process but Heatstar offer the option of tailor-making any of their new state of the art climate control systems to fit existing pipes and ductwork. The same process can apply to new build pools for the system to fit specific design configurations. Heatstar’s […]

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Sarah Hacker

Reading Invests In Community Swimming

Despite the closure of the cherished Arthur Hill Lido in Reading, plans to find a suitable replacement are coming to fruition. A new demountable pool including 25m five-lane pool is nearing completion, with the main building structure now in place and the final touches expected to be completed by January 15th 2018.Work on the pool […]

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Annual Awards

Annual UK Pool and Spa Awards Set New Record

Entrepreneur, television celebrity and former winner of The Apprentice, Michelle Dewberry, will be the VIP guest at December’s UK Pool & Spa Awards presentations. Michelle will be attending the event to hear about the industry’s most successful companies and share ideas for industry growth. Celebrating its tenth anniversary in style, this year’s UK Pool & […]

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Broomhill

Broomhill Set For Makeover

Ipswich-based Broomhill Lido is hoping for a lifeline after applying for planning permission for a multi-million-pound makeover. Broomhill opened in 1938 but has been closed since 2002. Recent reports show the £5.3m project would include the installation of heaters for the water and the restoration of diving boards. Architect Alan Wilkinson said the revamped Grade […]

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Fresh strokes

Fresh Strokes

As winter approaches the number of new-build pools will inevitably decrease. Traditionally this opens a window of opportunity for refurbishment and renovation projects, both in the commercial and residential sectors. With all aspects of modern living constantly evolving, customers also want their pools to follow suit. They are always keen to hear about how they […]

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