Awards

Calling All Swimming Pool Installers

If you’ve been working on a pool project this year that you’re particularly proud of, then don’t miss your chance to enter the UK Pool & Spa Awards. The 2017 competition will showcase the very best of the companies involved in the provision of water leisure in Great Britain. Project categories include Residential Indoor Pool […]

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Warm temperatures coincided with heavy rain as weather wreaked havoc on the UK residential pool sector.

Record-Breaking Weather Wreaks Havoc

December was a record-breaking month; not only was it the wettest calendar month on record, but it was also unusually warm, with temperatures 4.1°C above the long term average. The uncharacteristic weather impacted on the UK’s pool and spa sector – with many companies reporting a busier than average spell in the lead up to […]

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top

Top To Bottom

Rooftop and basement pools and spas offer an element of escapism from big city living. Enabling buyers to increase the value and liveable area of their property without extending the square footage is a big turn on for many. Thanks to engineering and technology advancements and an increasing customer demand, the UK’s rooftop and basement […]

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Rockingham

Reaping Sustainability Rewards

A private residential pool in the Midlands, which won Rockingham Pools the 2014 Sustainability Gold Award in the Swimming Pool and Allied Trade Association annual competition, makes an excellent ‘case study’ for Rockingham and Heatstar. The owner of the pool had already built his adjacent house to a high specification. However, he had insisted that […]

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Sales and marketing manager, Dyfed Thompson-Smith, outlines
the changes at AstralPool UK.

Fresh Approach Paying Off For Astralpool UK

AstralPool UK began a major realignment of its UK business strategies, for both commercial and residential pool and spa sectors, at the start of this year. The transformation coincided with the arrival of industry stalwart Patrick Thorpe as operations director; his primary goal being to guide the team through the transitional period. Immediate changes included […]

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heatsavr

Heatsavr’s Customers Do The Talking

Heatsavr, the original liquid pool cover, has recently undertaken a re-brand that includes a new look informational poster, flyer and promotional goods – all highlighting the product’s energy saving properties. The re-brand is helping retailers raise awareness of Heatsavr and its cost-cutting possibilities. Having Heatsavr in stock means that Gus Barber, manager of Majestic Pools […]

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newson

Less Is More For Newson

Norwich-based Newson Swimming Pools recently undertook the installation of an outdoor pool at a converted barn residence. As it was an existing building, the team were restricted by the location of the filtration plant, which was situated in a small changing area. “Due to the confined space allocation for the plant room, it was essential […]

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underground

Going Underground

This magnificent 8m x 4m x 1.35m deep underground swimming pool was designed and built to enable two energetic teenage boys to indulge their passion to swim full lengths every day, whilst also creating a vibrant space for family parties and entertainment, as evidenced by the ample floor area for guests, a drum kit and […]

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When Going Green Is Good For Pools

Customer demand for more environmentally-friendly, cost-efficient, pool maintenance products has led to Jetform Swimming Pools converting half of its 250 residential and commercial maintenance customers to Zeoclere30 filtration media within weeks of stocking it. Based in Essex and working all over the London and the home counties, Jetform is an award winning high-end pool construction […]

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Slow Burner For 2013

The Pool & Spa Scene team looks back on the highs and lows of 2013 and looks ahead to 2014. Above ground pools were the come-back kings of 2013 as at last a real summer arrived on UK and northern European shores. It was a case of fortune favouring the brave, namely those who had […]

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