Pool and spa companies from all over the UK and the world will gather in December for the 2019 UK Pool & Spa Awards. Now in its tenth year, the UK Pool & Spa Awards event has earned itself a ‘not-to-be-missed’ reputation. The competition is open to all water leisure business, regardless of trade association […]
The Hot Tub Club TM the on-line resource centre for hot tub owners and would-be spa purchasers has a new manager. Naomi Hutchison has taken on the role implementing stage two of The Hot Tub Club TM development on behalf of the Waterland Media Group. “We are working towards making the The Hot Tub Club […]
A consortium of British businessmen has put its weight behind a development of almost 500 acres on the outskirts of the Scottish capital. The development will include a 240 bedroom luxury resort hotel along with a championship golf course designed in conjunction with golfing legend Sandy Lyle who says the development has potential to rival […]
ESPA Life at the Corinthia Hotel in London has been voted the Best UK Hotel Spa by travel magazine Condé Nast Traveller – the second time that the spa has taken the prestigious title. Spread over four floors and covering 3,300 square metres in the heart of London, ESPA Life at Corinthia was the first […]
Figures from Golden Coast and its sauna partner Tylö make interesting reading for any company thinking of joining them in the sauna market. The typical gross profit on a sauna sale is 40% and customers usually pay between £2,500 and £25,000 for an installation. Golden Coast’s research also highlights the fact that increasing numbers of […]
CIMSPA’s pool plant operator qualifications will be delivered by the Institute of Swimming (IoS) from now on, following a new partnership between the two organisations. The agreement will see the full suite of CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) qualifications organised and delivered by the IoS, with external quality assurance […]
Western Europe’s highest swimming pool has officially opened at the Shangri-La Shard hotel in Central London. The ‘Skypool’, as its being referred to by the hotel, sits 600ft above ground level on the 52nd floor of the Shard skyscraper, offering swimmers stunning views of St Paul’s Cathedral, the London Eye and Westminster. Designed by Hong-Kong […]
Bespoke Swimming Pools recently breathed new life into a tired old pool at a private property in Borough Green, Kent. The 12m x 5.5m outdoor pool was originally built to incorporate a liner but after being retrospectively tiled, five years ago, the pool had fallen into a state of disrepair.
A market leader in super yacht luxury spas and whirlpool bath systems, Splash-Tec has just completed a bespoke spa in collaboration with William Garvey cabinet makers. The striking teak shell was crafted and finished by the Devon-based cabinet makers, and Splash-Tec then transformed it into a lavish statement feature for a luxury Knightsbridge home.
Yorkshire residents are set to dive into new waters as work gets well underway on the new Selby Leisure Centre. The new facility will replace the former Abbey Leisure Centre, which was destroyed by fire in February 2013. The main contractor on the project, Wates Construction, awarded aqua-leisure specialist Barr + Wray a £500,000 contract to install the water features for the centre.