Golden Coast and PPG

BREAKING NEWS: The international Pollet Pool Group acquires the swimming pool specialist Golden Coast in Devon, UK

23 Jun 2022 WAREGEM (BE) – DEVON (UK) Golden Coast is the largest independent UK distributor of swimming pool components. Pollet Pool Group consists of 9 distribution companies & 2 manufacturers. Together with the group’s current office, PPG UK/Ireland, Pollet Pool Group is thus firmly expanding its UK operations.  After 45 years as an independent […]

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LARGEST CHARITY SWIM

  Olympic swimming heroes Mark Foster and Duncan Goodhew are encouraging the nation to jump in and make a splash at this year’s Swimathon. Returning to its usual springtime slot on May 6th – 8th, the event brings communities together to raise money for Official Charity Partners Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie. Since launching […]

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THE NATIONAL CURRICULUM requirements are that by the end of Key Stage 2 (year 6), pupils are expected to be able to swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres.

SCHOOLS FAILING PUPILS

Swimming and water safety should be taken even more seriously due to the ‘astonishing and worrying’ number of children leaving primary school unable to swim. English, mathematics and science are currently the only core subjects on the national curriculum across all key stages. However, Edward Timpson, Former Minister for Children, the MP for Eddisbury in […]

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192,000 TILES HAVE NOW BEEN LAID at the Sandwell Aquatics Centre

LET THE GAMES BEGIN

Emily Martin reports as we look forward to the forthcoming Commonwealth Games… The eyes of the world will be on the West Midlands this summer as the city of Birmingham will play host to elite athletes from around the world flocking to participate in the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The prestigious international sporting event is held […]

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BESPOKE LIFTS AND HOISTS

Suntrap Systems has been supplying pool & spa lifts and hoists for over 25 years. All of the company’s lifts and hoists are powder-coated, enabling us to accommodate any colour scheme to suit your venue. They include a five-year warranty, with CE & UL certification. With a wide range of models to choose from, Suntrap […]

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RECOTHERM UNITS ARE BUILT TO LAST

Specialist supplier, Recotherm, was approached by an existing customer who already owned a Recotherm air handling unit that’s been going strong for 15 years. The customer was carrying out various refurbishments to his pool hall and wanted to discuss improvements in fan technology and controls that could be accessed over the internet for his AHU, […]

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PARAMOUNT has added Therma-Float to its swimming pool cover options.

ALL ANGLES COVERED

Paramount Pool Products are eco champions… With a 20 year plus relationship with world leading Aquamatic and offering the Aquadeck slatted pool systems, you could say that Paramount Pool Products had their swimming pool customers well and truly covered. But, widely accepted that installing a heat retention cover is the single most effective means of […]

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THE STA SEAL MASCOT led the way to SPATEX 2022.

THE FEEL-GOOD FACTOR

There was something special about the return of the annual SPATEX event that, the organisers say, attracted 1,545 unique visitors. Staged as the country began to loosen the shackles of the on-going pandemic, some companies remained reluctant to send representatives, opting for reduced teams, while others avoided the usual crowded events like the traditional exhibitor […]

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BEST OF BOTH WORLDS

Think you know one-piece pools? Well think again… If you are still losing customers and valuable business due to long wait times and lack of capacity, then it is time to start adding additional revenue streams to your pool offering – particularly with faster track installations. Traditional block and liner and concrete pool order books […]

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EVERY POOL requires filtering and disinfection to kill harmful bacteria and control the spread of algae and other organisms.

SAFE WATER FOR EVERY POOL

What’s the smart, scalable answer for pool water disinfection? The many pool types in this magazine have one vital thing in common. They all require filtering and disinfection to kill harmful bacteria and control the spread of algae. Chlorination is the well-proven way to keep bathers safe, so the real question for pool operators is: […]

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