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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Cover Lifter Solutions

Cover Lifter Solutions

Most hot tubs are installed with some sort of mechanism to help remove and store the cover. A lot of companies have their own preference on the sort of lifter they use but quite often the customer has a requirement where a different lifter is needed. For this reason Aqua Spa Supplies offer 11 different […]

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daily water loss

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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MoneyMoneyMoney

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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Wensum

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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Engineers from Wensum Pools were put through their paces as part of the latest Electrical Awareness
Workshop.

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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Tim Bareham

Pool People – Tim Bareham – Managing Director at Cresta Leisure

Tim established Cresta Leisure in 1985, after being given the opportunity to import pool kits in to the UK market from South Africa. By the time the container was empty, towards the end of 1986, Cresta Leisure was a fully operational swimming pool contractor. Tim joined SPATA 25 years ago and has been an active […]

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ISPE delivered a comprehensive programme of seminars at SPATEX earlier this year.

Industry Training Takes Centre Stage

The early part of 2017 saw the successful launch of the ISPE Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Scheme at SPATEX. The scheme is open to all ISPE and SPATA members, although individuals do not have to be a member of either organisation to enrol. The scheme is free to all for around 18 months, after which […]

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