Pool manager Lynne Richardson (pictured) is assisted in the
running of Fenham Pool by a 12-strong team, plus six volunteers.

People Power Pays Off

  Twelve years ago, Fenham Swimming Pool in Newcastle-upon-Tyne closed its doors for what should have been the final time. Operated at the time by Newcastle City Council, the pool had been under threat of closure for six years and was eventually closed in July 2003, after the local authority was forced to cut £8 […]

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Historic Pools of Britain aims to protect historic buildings like
the Victoria Baths in Manchester.

New National Voice For Historic Pools

Historic Pools Of Britain, a new national organisation representing the interests of Britain’s historic swimming pools and lidos, was launched in London last month. Established to celebrate Britain’s swimming heritage and to put the spotlight on its contribution to the nation’s social and architectural history, the new national organisation will also seek to highlight the […]

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Come rain or shine, pool and spa companies must to be prepared
to be flexible in their approach to reap maximum rewards.

Summer Sales Sustained

2015 may not have produced a sizzling summer in terms of sustained sunshine, but the season undoubtedly provided a welcome boost for Britain’s pool and spa businesses. The early onset of this summer put a spring in the step of many water treatment suppliers who enjoyed a busy start to the season. Service and maintenance […]

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Boasting the biggest range of hot tubs and spas on display under one roof, the fourth edition of the UK Pool & Spa Expo returns to the NEC in
Birmingham in November.

Birmingham Beckons

Boasting the biggest range of hot tubs and spas on display under one roof, the fourth edition of the UK Pool & Spa Expo returns to the NEC in Birmingham in November. Taking place from Sunday November 22 to Tuesday 24 inclusive, the 2015 event aims to provide a fresh approach for existing pool and […]

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Upon commencing the refurbishment project, the Grayfox team applied a Mapilastic tanking material and tiled the pool with Waxman Niebla tiles.

New Beginnings

During the double dip recession, refurbishment and service contracts provided the life blood for the residential pools sector. While the new build market is now improving, refurbishments in both residential and commercial pool sectors, still continue to provide steady revenue for many of the UK’s core pool and spa businesses. Whether it is updated designs, […]

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The industry is gearing up for an unmissable night of celebrations at the UK Pool & Spa Awards presentation and hth Bash at the new World Resort
venue at the NEC.

Record Breakers

Finalists in the UK Pool & Spa Awards are off the starting blocks and hurtling their way towards the finish line, as public voting officially opens for the biggest celebration of the water leisure industry. This year’s awards have set new records, reaching nearly 140 entries from over 60 companies, including some from as far […]

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A vital part of the brief for this project was the use of highly energy efficient and environmentally -friendly products.

Pond Conversion Hits TV Screens

Eagle-eyed viewers may have spotted Cornwall Pools’ recent appearance on Alan Titchmarsh’s Love Your Garden programme this summer. The pond conversion by Cornwall Pools was featured on the ITV show in July. “We were approached by an interior designer, on behalf of their clients, who wanted to convert a garden pond, that had seen better […]

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Centurion Offers Tailored Solutions

There’s a sense of renewed focus in the Centurion Leisure team at the moment. A family-run business, Centurion Leisure has been building and maintaining domestic and commercial pools and wellness centres for over 48 years. Customers rely on owner George Clifton, his sister Queenie and the team of long-standing engineers, for their knowledge experience to […]

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Pooling Resources

A leading slatted cover supplier is calling on the UK pool industry to pool resources when it comes to energy efficiency. Alan Thorne, the managing director of Ocea pool covers, believes the industry can do much more to promote its good practice when it comes to energy costs. “Energy efficient products such as pool covers […]

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The industry is gearing up for an unmissable night of celebrations at the UK Pool & Spa Awards presentation and hth Bash at the new World Resort
venue at the NEC.

Simply The Best

The UK Pool & Spa Awards are back! Returning for their seventh contest, the independent awards set out to showcase the very best of the companies involved in the provision of water leisure in Great Britain – regardless of organisation affiliation. Even more good news is that changes to the competition ensure even more companies […]

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