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RARE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

You cannot afford to miss this rare opportunity to take over the reins of a thriving, reputable swimming pool business. Due to retirement and bereavement, Unipools Ltd, a multi-award winning. SPATA registered installer company, established in 1976. is looking for new owners to care for its 2,500 strong customer base covering both pools and spas. […]

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Golden Celebration

Serving the South West since 1969, and capping a golden 50th anniversary year, the big winners of this year’s SPATA members’ competition were Cannings H20 who bagged four golds and the Dick Millward Trophy for the Pool Contractor of the Year. The Cannings H20 team topped the categories for Residential Outdoor Pools under £50,000, Residential […]

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Vincent Follows Family’s Winning Habit

Vincent Follows Family’s Winning Habit

Following in the footsteps of mum and dad, and well-known industry personalities, Martin and Delyse Borley, Vincent Borley, was recently presented with the prestigious Jim Johnson Filtration Shield. Vincent, who has joined the family business, the multi award-winning Tanby Pools of Surrey, was awarded the Shield by the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers, following an […]

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Blistering Summer

Blistering Summer Triggers Sizzling Sales

Thanks to a record-breaking summer, UK Leisure Living expects to hit the 250 unit sales mark by the end of 2018. It means the three-year-old business, which has showrooms in Conwy and Cheshire, is on track to more than double turnover from last year’s £750,000. Gareth Jones, UK Leisure Living’s Managing Director, said the summer […]

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Daily Water Loss Equals 175 Pools

The company imposing the first hosepipe ban in England, since 2012, is leaking up to nine times as much water per day as it expects to save, according to The Times. United Utilities lost 453 million litres per day last year, due to leaks in its network and 133 litres per home per day in […]

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Money, Money, Money

The inside track on selling through finance… Choosing the right hot tub or spa can be a confusing process for customers, especially with so many different brands and models now available. But the huge range of financing options on offer makes buying a hot tub much less of a luxury purchase than in the past. […]

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Whale of a time

Whale Of A Time

Blue Whale Spas began in 2011, when the company launched with one simple aim, to help remove the stresses of modern life and provide rest and relaxation for clients. The company has gone from strength to strength over the last six years. This summer they moved to their new huge 26,000 sq. ft. showroom and […]

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Family Values

In 1976 Andrea Morrison’s father was a local house builder. His company, R.T Halls Builders, were getting more and more enquiries regarding swimming pools and during the heat wave that year he started building residential pools. Following in his footsteps, Andrea and husband-to-be Syd decided to set up a company to build and maintain swimming […]

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Behind The Scenes Work Continues

To support their members and the wider water leisure industry, BISHTA and SPATA work together to ensure that they are represented across Europe, both for networking with other national pool and spa associations in EUSA and also in the development of European Standards. Through these contacts, it is easier to be aware of and share […]

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Gold Rush

Gold Rush

Tanby Pools achieved a top Gold standard award in the £75,000 to £125,000 category at this year’s SPATA Awards, with this breath-taking outdoor residential pool. The brief for this project was to create a classical pool with a roman end. The client had previously owned a property with a liner pool and understood the limitations […]

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