ROBOT DOLPHIN

Clean Sweep

A new addition for SCP in 2017 is the latest in the POOLSTYLE range of robotic cleaners by Maytronics/Dolphin. This new cleaner is suitable for smaller pools up to a maximum of 8m in length and features a 15m cable. The POOLSTYLE Plus will clean the floor and wall of the pool in a cycle […]

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Some 1,360 visitors made their way through the doors of the Ericsson Exhibition Hall during the three-day exhibition in January.

Coming Of Age

Marking its 21st anniversary milestone this year, SPATEX returned to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry in January and it didn’t disappoint. More than 100 exhibitors filled the show floor for the 2017 event, which was the first occasion in SPATEX’s history that the show has been held midweek. Some 1,360 visitors made their way through […]

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Crowd shot

Ready To Roll

With over 90 confirmed exhibitors, SPATEX 2017 will welcome leading water leisure suppliers and loyal followers to the show. Marking its 21st anniversary milestone SPATEX returns to Coventry’s Ricoh Arena from Tuesday January 31 to Thursday February 2 inclusive, and promises to re-invigorate and re-energise the industry for the year ahead. As usual, SPATEX offers […]

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SCP Branch

SCP UK Consolidates Its British Supply Route

SCP UK has consolidated its two warehouse facilities, currently located in Basildon and Gatwick, into one main central headquarters at the Gatwick branch to better manage its supply route. The Brexit result escalated the company’s decision to restructure and refine its inventory management and distribution within the UK. Dash Ganeson, Managing and Finance Director at […]

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The SPATEX Challenge was hosted by ISPE and was presided over by
members John Asher, Chris Carr and Phil Barlow

Record-Breaking Workshops

Attracting over 450 delegates over the three days, the ISPE Workshops at SPATEX were extremely well-supported once again. Covering over twenty topics there really was something of interest to everyone and delegates packed the ISPE technical arena to take advantage of the information on offer. Whilst ISPE Workshop attendance was around 6 per cent up […]

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The Perth Spas team is hoping that the new showroom will help to grow the business by around 20 per cent going forward.

Red Letter Year For Perth Spas

2015 is set to be a red letter year for Perthshire-based Perth Spas, having recently moved to a new showroom and storage facility, to accommodate a growing range of hot tubs and wellness products. The family-run business has grown steadily in recent years and sales figures have doubled from 75 units per year to around […]

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WALK-IN WONDER

Dartmouth Golf & Country Club’s £850,000 investment in a new spa has paid immediate dividends with the West Country resort reporting a 71 per cent increase in revenue compared to 2013. The popular resort has been inundated with enquiries from people eager to experience the new facilities since opening in the spring, with a further 23 per cent rise in walk-in customers for the new swimming pool.

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Pride Of The Industry

The UK swimming pool and spa sector celebrated one of its best years in a decade at its annual UK Pool & Spa Awards with the industry reporting an eight per cent increase in business.

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ISPE Pays Posthumous Tribute

The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers has paid a posthumous tribute to one of its stalwart members, Ray Burt, who passed away earlier this year. A popular industry personality, Ray tirelessly contributed to the ISPE filtration workshops and gave numerous presentations at Institute seminars including the SPATEX exhibition. In memory of his outstanding contribution, Ray […]

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Mathers Retires From SCP UK

After more than four decades in the industry David Mathers, former chairman of the company, has retired from SCP UK.

One of the highest profile figures in the pool and spa sectors, David’s highly successful career in the pool industry began 40 years ago with Crystal Pools in Leatherhead — still flourishing today and now owned by his former manager, Peter Solley and his family.

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