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ECO-SPLASH

At The Splash, we create fun, exciting and safe play experiences with water. Our bespoke design and U.K. manufacturing capabilities enable us to create unique splash pads and water play features that can be designed to suit any theme. Custom made features give opportunity for the redevelopment and upgrade of existing splash pads, made to […]

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PULLING THE PUBLIC POOL PLUG

It’s pretty unusual for swimming pools to be so thoroughly in the news. They were in the headlines over covid of course, which finished off about 200 pools. Then last autumn there were warnings from Swim England that up to 2,000 more might close in the next ten years, starved of the funds necessary for […]

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RECOTHERM UNITS ARE BUILT TO LAST

Specialist supplier, Recotherm, was approached by an existing customer who already owned a Recotherm air handling unit that’s been going strong for 15 years. The customer was carrying out various refurbishments to his pool hall and wanted to discuss improvements in fan technology and controls that could be accessed over the internet for his AHU, […]

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HEY! GOOD LOOKING! – A Falcon Pools project that is very easy on the eye…

Time spent talking through their aims and objectives paid of for their clients and the team from Falcon Pools with this multi award-winning outdoor swimming and spa project. The pool has a modern contemporary design with some stunning pearlescent glass mosaic tiles. At night, the white LED lights highlight the tiles and the beautiful colour […]

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INDUSTRY HEARTBEAT – Repair & Refurbishment

Emily Martin gets the inside track on swimming pool renovations… It may be less glamourous than new-build work, but refurbishment and renovation is the beating heart of the residential UK pool market. For our annual look at the repair and refurbishment market, Swimming Pool Scene set out to compare experiences with an overview of the […]

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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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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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