HSG282 Compliance

HSG282 Compliance

The Health and Safety Guideline 282 (HSG282) came into effect in early 2017. The main aim for the introduction was to reduce the risk of Legionella outbreaks associated with spas and hot tubs in commercial settings. Section 5 of the guideline focusses on water testing and what needs to be tested: Disinfectant, pH and Total […]

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Display Spas Are Biological Soups

Display Spas Are Biological Soups

Hot tub retailers around the UK care are risking prosecution and could be harming customers and staff, one of the founding fathers on the UK industry has warned. Simon Hallett, who founded the British and Irish Hot Tub Association, now part of the BSPF umbrella organisation, believes less than 30% of the industry are following […]

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Gregg Titmuss

Spa Stars : Gregg Titmuss

Gregg is the industry’s original Spa Doctor and provides practical and technical support to both the trade and the end-user. How did you get involved in the industry? Originally I trained as an technical electrician and then onto an Intruder alarm and CCTV engineer for the first 15 years, being Operations Manager of my last […]

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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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Mike Genova

Flexing UK Muscle

Leisure Concepts, the world’s leading supplier of accessories to the spa and hot tub market has trebled its warehousing presence in the UK with the unveiling of a 20,000 sq. ft. facility in Tewkesbury, Gloucester. A major investment in its British and mainland European dealers, the new base will include a trade showroom with several […]

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Cost Spas Launch UK Dealer Drive

Coast Spas Launch UK Dealer Drive

One of the world’s leading brands, recognised for its product excellence and outstanding professionalism, Coast Spas is launching a major dealer recruitment drive in the UK. Coast’s UK distributor, Award Leisure, will be leading the charge, hosting a meet and greet event at Resort World, part of Birmingham’s NEC complex in December to talk through […]

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Lightbulb Moment

Lightbulb Moment

What Trevor Baylis was to the wind-up radio, so is Climacube creator, Stuart Mulcahy, for the holiday hot tub sector. Having over 20 years’ experience in the hot tub industry, Stuart dipped a toe into the holiday park market some five years ago and began searching for a product that would both solve problems and […]

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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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Jolly Gel Spa

Jolly Good News

Leading water treatment supplier Mineral Supplies International (MSI) has ventured in to the UK’s spa market with the launch of its Jolly Gel Spa range. Jolly Gel Spa (JGS) follows the huge success of Jolly Gel flocculent for residential and commercial pools, both in the UK and worldwide. The formulation of JGS has been specifically […]

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Mark Anthony

Spa Stars : Mark Anthony

A chance encounter with a client while out on a gardening job, proved the catalyst for Mark Anthony to delve into the world of hot tubs. Mark is now founder of Award Leisure and distributor for Coast Spas in the UK. How did you get involved in the industry? As a landscape gardener, I realised […]

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