SUPERIOR PLAN 2020 REVOLUTION 1

SUPERIOR PLAN 2020 REVOLUTION

2020 will be a significant year in the rapid growth of Superior Spas with the opening of a new, purpose-built distribution centre in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. The new facility will be the largest in the UK, with warehousing for over 800 spas, a large distribution showroom for dealer visits, offices and seminar room, along with improved […]

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RIGO TAKE THE DIRECT WELLNESS ROUTE

RIGO TAKE THE DIRECT WELLNESS ROUTE

After 9 years of manufacturing and supplying tiled pools and spas to the leisure sector, through a third party, you can now by direct from Rigo Spa. Responding to long-standing demands from the water leisure sector, Rigo Spa will be selling products direct to the pool trade – including tiled pools, swim spas and spas. […]

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LEISLEY BIDS FARWELL

LESLEY BIDS FOND FAREWELL

Pollet Pool Group UK has bid a sad farewell to a key member of its sales team as Lesley Hipkiss said goodbye to the swimming pool industry. Lesley was a valuable asset to Pollet Pool Group having cut her teeth with Bayrol UK prior to joining Pollet back in the winter of 2011. Lesley takes […]

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CERTIKIN CONFIRMS WITNEY NEW HQ MOVE

Certikin International, the UK’s largest manufacturer and distributor of swimming pool and water leisure equipment has confirmed its move to a new 125,000 sq. ft headquarters across town from its current base in Witney, Oxford-shire. The company aims to move into the new building by the end of 2020. Established in 1963, and now a […]

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MORE THAN 300
companies will display
product at the forthcoming
aquanale event.

AQUANALE OFFERS ONE BRAND UMBRELLA

Around 320 companies from 25 countries are heading to Cologne this month for the 2019 Aquanale event that promises to showcase a swimming pool load of innovations and latest product updates. For the first time, aquanale is bringing together the full range of products and services for the pool, sauna and wellness sectors under one […]

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Piscina Barcleona

THE MEETING POINT

25th Anniversary for Piscina & Wellness Barcelona… Health, sustainability and quality are the growth vectors of the pool sector, writes Eloi Planes, president of Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2019 and chief executive of Fluidra. These are three main driving forces of the pool sector, a market with a turnover of more than seven billion euros […]

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ENTERPRISING ESSEX

Forget stilettoes, white handbags and Gemma Collins. The often-maligned county of Essex has much to offer – particularly if you’re in the swimming pool industry. We begin our tour, as we do on any trip in the South East: on the M25. But our stay there won’t last long. We soon arrive in in the […]

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OVER THE MOON

Falcon Pools revamped the sixteen metre swimming pool is the focal point of a leading Hampshire health club… Falcon Pools took on the complete refurbishment of Beechdown Health Club in Basingstoke, Hampshire. Beechdown stands on a three and a half acre site between Basingstoke town centre and the M3 motorway. The Health and Fitness Club […]

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SPA STAR – OLLIE WRAPSON

Hydropool’s UK Sales Manager, Ollie Wrapson, is a former semi-professional rugby player but restricts his sport to golf these days…   HOW AND WHEN DID YOU GET INVOLVED IN THE INDUSTRY? It is 15 years now because I started with Spaform in Portsmouth. PLEASE DESCRIBE YOUR CURRENT INDUSTRY ROLE: UK Sales Manager for Hydropool. DESCRIBE […]

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NEIL VAUGHAN JONES
and Gareth Jones have
formed a formidable
selling partnership.

WORK IN PROGRESS

While many retailers might be satisfied with unit sales in excess of 200 plus year-on-year, comparative new kids on the hot tub block, UK Leisure Living consider themselves to be a work in progress. Enjoying such growth, the UK Leisure Living team has been shortlisted for not one but two awards in the Fast Growth […]

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