HSG282 Compliance

HSG282 Compliance

The Health and Safety Guideline 282 (HSG282) came into effect in early 2017. The main aim for the introduction was to reduce the risk of Legionella outbreaks associated with spas and hot tubs in commercial settings. Section 5 of the guideline focusses on water testing and what needs to be tested: Disinfectant, pH and Total […]

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Cash Support For Riptide Dealers

Cash Support For Riptide Dealers

As part of a bold strategy to double its current number of eight UK dealers, by the end of 2019, Crystal Island Leisure Products, the creators of Riptide Pools, is offering a £22k incentive package for new recruits to its brand of hot tubs and swim spas. Looking to tempt existing hot tub retailers, as […]

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Display Spas Are Biological Soups

Display Spas Are Biological Soups

Hot tub retailers around the UK care are risking prosecution and could be harming customers and staff, one of the founding fathers on the UK industry has warned. Simon Hallett, who founded the British and Irish Hot Tub Association, now part of the BSPF umbrella organisation, believes less than 30% of the industry are following […]

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Gregg Titmuss

Spa Stars : Gregg Titmuss

Gregg is the industry’s original Spa Doctor and provides practical and technical support to both the trade and the end-user. How did you get involved in the industry? Originally I trained as an technical electrician and then onto an Intruder alarm and CCTV engineer for the first 15 years, being Operations Manager of my last […]

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Mike Genova

Flexing UK Muscle

Leisure Concepts, the world’s leading supplier of accessories to the spa and hot tub market has trebled its warehousing presence in the UK with the unveiling of a 20,000 sq. ft. facility in Tewkesbury, Gloucester. A major investment in its British and mainland European dealers, the new base will include a trade showroom with several […]

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Cost Spas Launch UK Dealer Drive

Coast Spas Launch UK Dealer Drive

One of the world’s leading brands, recognised for its product excellence and outstanding professionalism, Coast Spas is launching a major dealer recruitment drive in the UK. Coast’s UK distributor, Award Leisure, will be leading the charge, hosting a meet and greet event at Resort World, part of Birmingham’s NEC complex in December to talk through […]

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Lightbulb Moment

Lightbulb Moment

What Trevor Baylis was to the wind-up radio, so is Climacube creator, Stuart Mulcahy, for the holiday hot tub sector. Having over 20 years’ experience in the hot tub industry, Stuart dipped a toe into the holiday park market some five years ago and began searching for a product that would both solve problems and […]

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health kicks

Health Kicks

An evolving wellness market is positively glowing, reports Ashleigh Bissett… Fuelled by a growing trend to relieve stress, lose weight, look good and take a more proactive approach towards health, the UK’s spa market is buoyant, with more of us using spas than ever before. According to Mintel, the spa and wellness industry grew by […]

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Compass Casts Eye Over Love Island

Compass Casts Eye Over Love Island

Compass Pools UK Technical Director Alex Kemsley has been taking a closer look at the leisure facilities the contestants in this year’s Love Island reality tv series were enjoying. As the largest swimming pool designer and installer in the UK, Compass Pools UK’s attention was immediately drawn to the pool and hot tub facilities of […]

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Product Of The Year

Product Of The Year

The new FlexLine series of steam generators by HygroMatik has won the prestigious Plus X Award for Product of the Year 2018. The Plus X Award’s has seven seals of approval by which products are judged. FlexLine was awarded three seals for high quality, ease of use and functionality, making it the most awarded product […]

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