DIPPING A ONE-PIECE TOE

Hot Tub retailers eye all-in-one pool potential… The hot tub market’s loss is the pool market’s gain as we see increasingly more home spa retailers dip a toe into swimming pool provision through an ever-evolving selection of top drawer, one-piece pool offerings. Switched-on businesses are increasingly seeing the booming sector of one-piece pools, with their […]

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RED LETTER BSPF DAYS

A picture special from the recent Coventry exhibition… Celebrating its tenth anniversary at the Coventry Building Society Arena, it is fitting that this milestone year drew a record number of SPATEX visitors, with attendance figures almost 20 per cent up on the previous year. The British Swimming Pool Federation organisers were delighted to welcome more […]

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SPATA AND BISHTA WINNERS CONFIRMED

The annual SPATA and BISHTA Trade Association Awards took place in February, presented by the umbrella organisation, the British Swimming Pool Federation during the company’s SPATEX exhibition at Coventry. In all, 13 companies appeared on the SPATA winners list. The prestigious Dick Millward Trophy for SPATA Pool Contractor of the Year was won by Centurion […]

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FRESH STROKES FOR PARAMOUNT

James Lee, former Managing Director for Water Treatment Products, has joined the Paramount distribution team. Jim’s career started in the swimming pool industry back in the 1980’s. His experience led him to manage some of the largest commercial swimming pools in the South East and Yorkshire. Included in his accolades, was the specifying of one […]

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BPR REGULATIONS UPDATED

As part of its ongoing commitment to innovation and consumer satisfaction, the distributors of the hth® range of products have outlined the changes they making for the 2024 season. In anticipation of the new BPR regulations, which require more detailed labelling and instructions for use, as well as the integration of a non-contact dosing system, […]

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ECO EMPHASIS FOR ASTRALPOOL

AstralPool has taken an extra stand at the upcoming SPATEX show to showcase its new range of Zodiac pool products, now available under the Fluidra umbrella. Visitors to the event can find out about a number of 2024 incentives put in place to support sales of the Zodiac range following the change in distributor links […]

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NEW SIGNINGS FOR CERTIKIN

Certikin has confirmed the appointment of two new signings in the lead up to this year’s SPATEX show. Now, the official trade distributor of the eco panel pool system, Polypool, Certikin is able to offer the ideal choice for indoor or outdoor, inground or partially above ground projects. Such a speedy installation solution, even the […]

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ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL CHAMPIONS

The heat pump as a heating method for swimming pools was developed by Tony Andrews, the founder of Heatstar and the father of current Heatstar Director, Jackie Scott. Knowing he was on to a much-needed concept, in 1980, Tony launched his own business venture creating the first fresh air source heat pumps for dedicated application […]

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OPEN-DOOR POLICY FOR OCEA UK

With a plethora of new products available to add to its already market-leading portfolio, OCEA UK is taking a three- pronged approach to its 2024 product offering as it opens the door to its new Oxfordshire trade centre. First and foremost, the Ocea X range is packed with Ocea’s stable of six exclusive and marketing-leading […]

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WATCH THIS SPA SPACE!

Reinforcing Crystal Island Leisure’s strengthened global presence, the company has confirmed that the UK’s Sunbeach Spas will now be rebranded as Oasis Outdoor Living UK Ltd, incorporating Sunbeach Spas as a product line. It’s all systems go for the new look Oasis Outdoor Living UK team. The company’s new 30,000 sq.ft premises is now up […]

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