**BREAKING NEWS** BAYROL & Lighthouse Pools Announce Long Term Partnership Agreement

Today – 20th September 2023 – BAYROL Deutschland GmbH, one of the European leaders in pool water treatment, dosing and control solutions and Lighthouse Pools, the UK’s only Independent Specialist distributor, have announced a new long-term partnership agreement. In an increasingly polarised industry, BAYROL recognised the need for a focused and dedicated approach to grow […]

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RETAILERS HIT THE ROAD

Hungry for hard-fought sales, hot tub retailers were keen to get on the road this summer to maximise the sales potential of specialist and county shows around the country. Hot Tubs Rock took a roadshow team from their showrooms in Worcestershire and Gloucestershire on tour. They were on target to exhibit at seven shows over […]

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SCP UK CELEBRATES SILVER ANNIVERSARY

SCP UK is set to celebrate its 25th anniversary since being acquired by South Central Pools in the USA in 2008. The company will be marking the special milestone with a prestigious gala dinner to be held in September. SCP UK is part of the Poolcorp family – the largest supplier of outdoor leisure products […]

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SEEING IS BELIEVING

  Showrooms continue to offer the vital touch and feel ingredient, as Becki Knowles reports… Seeing is believing, they say, so providing the ideal pool, spa or wellness showroom delivers a vital ‘touch and feel’ sales factor. London Essex Outdoor Living are the current holders of the UK Pool & Spa Awards’ Pool & Spa […]

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AWG LAUNCH NEW SHOWROOM SPACE

Investment in swim spas for UK suppliers… Leading outdoor living suppliers, The Aqua Warehouse Group has taken the wraps off a new showroom at its Essex headquarters. Underlining AWG’s commitment to showcasing top-of-the-line products to their customers, the new dedicated display space, is exclusively to promote the USSPA brand; the innovative spa manufacturer from the […]

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THE IDEAL BLUEPRINT

Vital tips for successful showroom planning… The ideal blueprint for a successful showroom will focus attention on your main profit-making selling points, displayed in a way that moves the customer around the store. Take time to add-in obvious and clearly separated product areas such as chemicals and water treatment. A designated section on heating and […]

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Automated water treatment already enjoys world domination when it comes to swimming pools… On trend and currently making global news, Artificial Intelligence leverages computers and machines to mimic the problem-solving and decision-making capabilities of the human mind. Hardly big news for the water leisure industry where AI has been in place for many years in […]

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THE WOW FACTOR

  The growing demand for the look and feel of stainless-steel finishes… A niche within a niche, stainless-steel has earned itself a stand-out reputation within the specialist world of pool, spa and wellness invariably delivering the much sought-after wow factor. It is not just its good looks or stylish touch and feel that is attracting […]

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THE PERFECT ESCAPE

A stress-free visit to Scotland’s Si! Spa The Gailes Hotel & Spa in Ayrshire fought off strong competition to be crowned the winner of Scotland’s Best Spa and Leisure Hotel at the 2022 Prestige Hotel Awards. Having recently undergone a £2 million extension and refurbishment, visitors can now enjoy use of the thermal suite with […]

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