Safety

Nationwide Hot Tub Safety Warnings

The British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association has warned of a growing trend for some companies supplying hot tubs to claim or imply that the goods they sell are manufactured in the UK or North America when in fact, they come from elsewhere in the world. This misleads customers into thinking they are […]

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Lido death

Reward Offered In Lido Death Case

A £20,000 reward is being offered by the Metropolitan Police for information regarding the death of a 15-year-old boy in a London lido over 40 years ago. Enrico Sidoli died in hospital in July 1976 after being pulled unconscious from Parliament Hill Lido in Hampstead, 11 days earlier. Detectives are now offering an incentive for […]

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Heatwave

Heatwave Sends Brits Racing To The Pool

Sizzling summer temperatures provided a welcome boost for the country’s water leisure sector. The high temperatures sent young and old alike flocking to open air swimming pools and lidos in an attempt to cool off. In fact, searches for water parks, lidos and beaches increased by an average of 277 per cent between June 19 […]

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squeeze

Tight Squeeze

OC Spas recently undertook the challenging installation of an Artesian Spas swim spa and hot tub for a client in Cornwall. Following a visit to the OC Spas showroom in Goonhavern, the client ordered a TidalFit EP16 swim spa and a Platinum Elite Dove Canyon hot tub, which were both to be positioned in a […]

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Hydropool Lifestyle (1)

Hydropool Joins The Jacuzzi Family

Jacuzzi Brands has announced the acquisition of Hydropool Hot Tubs and Swim Spas. Joining forces, the Hydropool team will lead the global swim spa program for Jacuzzi Brands and will have access to Jacuzzi’s global resources. David Jackson, Stephane Barralis and the Hydropool management team will remain in place and continue to run and expand […]

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Ryan Mason

Ryan Mason – Head Electrician, North Spas

Ryan Mason heads up the North Spas electrical team. He specialises in all aspects of electrical installations and revamping old spas into working and useable products. In 2016, Ryan and his apprentice electrician Dean – who also happens to be his brother-in-law – took care of over 90 per cent North Spas’ electrical installations. Ryan […]

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Complete

Against All Odds

Hard work and determination has proven to be a winning formula for the husband and wife team behind Complete Spas. Celebrating their tenth year of trading this year, Pete and Rachel Grinnall started selling hot tubs and swim spas in the summer of 2007, just as the last recession began to take hold. Not afraid […]

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Dip Toe

Dipping A Toe

A catalyst for not just added income but also for potential sales, the hot tub hire market has been providing a useful first stepping stone for would-be spa retailers for many years. Now a growing trend, more established water leisure businesses are looking to diversify in order to bring in much sought-after cash flow are […]

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The UK’s fi rst Ceritifi ed Hot Tub
Technician course took place in February, with
members of the 1 Stop Spas team.

UK’s First Certified Technicians

Five members of the Lincolnshire-based 1 Stop Spas team have become the first APSP Certified Hot Tub Technicians in the UK. The engineers were the first outside of North America to complete the new Certified Hot Tub Technician (CHTT) course, hosted by SpaTech Training. The intensive program covers the essentials of servicing portable and permanently […]

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The team from Complete Spas travelled
to Italy in February to pick up their Gold EUSA award
in the Domestic Hot Tubs category.

European Award Success

The UK dominated the Domestic Hot Tubs category at this year’s European Union of Swimming Pool and Spa Associations (EUSA) Awards, after a clean sweep by three British companies. Complete Spas of Worcestershire took Gold, closely followed by Welsh Hot Tubs and Euphoria Lifestyle in Silver and Bronze position respectively. The fourth EUSA Awards took […]

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