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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Trevor Miller

Pool People : Trevor Miller

With solid foundations of 20 years’ experience with electrical installations, Trevor Miller was introduced to the pool industry in 1998 by Plastica and now works as a key member of the SCP UK team…. How has water leisure changed since you became involved? The industry has grown over the years and developed from initially procuring […]

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ISPE Hits CPD Membership Century

To further enhance training opportunities, the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers launched its Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Scheme in 2017. So far, more than 100 individuals have enrolled and the scheme is open to all (ISPE members or nonmembers) and is, for now, free of charge. CPD is the systematic maintenance, improvement and broadening of […]

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Treading Water

Treading Water

There is genuine interest in all areas of water-based activities and the fitness it can bring, confirms David Minton, Director of Leisuredb on the publication of its 2018 State of the UK Swimming Industry Report. Operators constantly report growth in swimming numbers, lessons and the usage of outdoor pools. The latter is particularly due to […]

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Back Of The Net

Back Of The Net

The £18.6million state-of-the-art facility Bert Williams Leisure Centre, named after the legendary Wolves and England goalkeeper, replaced the existing Bilston Leisure Centre, in the West Midlands, which dates from the 1960s. The main pool is a 25m, eight lane competition pool built to ASA standards. The separate 16.67m x 8m studio pool contains a full […]

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unmissable glide

Unmissable Glide

An irresistible addition to your swimming pool cover portfolio, the Glide is a high-quality pool cover that puts safety and security first without compromising on quality, design or reliability. Fast and easy to open and close, the Glide is an essential part of any home pool to give added peace of mind. The Glide is […]

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giants seal merger deal

Giants Seal Merger Deal

Fluidra and Zodiac have sealed the deal on their merger agreement creating a new industry giant. The new company will keep the Fluidra name and remain listed on the Spanish stock exchange.  The combined company has now 5,500 employees, a presence in over 45 countries and a portfolio of the most widely recognized brands in […]

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Package Deals

The dream of owning your ultimate pool, is now within easier financial reach than ever before, thanks to Swimmer Pool Kits. Because they’re available from Golden Coast, they’re an installer’s dream, too. For owners, Swimmer’s polymer and block-and-build kits permit them to tailor a pool to their precise requirements – including lifestyle and budget. Three […]

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filter

Not Your Average Filter

The self-cleaning NanoFiber Auto filter for pools is not a traditional cartridge filter. The difference lies in the material used to make the filter. The innovative material used to make the filter is of a higher quality than other filters thanks to the nanofibre network, which filters particles as small as 5 to 8 microns. […]

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Steaming Ahead

Leading steam solution manufacturer, HygroMatik, has launched FlexLine, heralding a new era of steam generator. The range features the most diverse choice of customisable options to date offered by HygroMatik. FlexLine functions as a construction system. Starting from a basic model, only those add-ons needed to meet the specific steam generating requirements of an environment […]

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