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UP ON THE ROOF

This former bank building, situated on the outskirts of Manchester City Centre, has a stunning contemporary interior so the brief for the team from Hydropool Manchester was to create an outside living and entertaining space with the same quality and style for its new owners. It just happens to be on the roof. Evening entertaining […]

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FOCAL POINT

Lincolnshire based, Hydro-active Pool & Spas took on this turnkey project for the supply and installation of a Vita XL4 swim spa, in ground with bespoke cedar enclosure, paving and turfing last summer. The customer wanted a focal point for their grandchildren to enjoy the benefits of swimming, whilst under the supervision of the grandparents, […]

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New Hot Tub Guidance Launched

New Hot Tub Guidance Launched

PWTAG launched Hot Tubs For Business, the first in a series of three booklets at its recent annual conference held at Drayton Manor in December. Janice Calvert, PWTAG chair explained the organisation felt there was a need for guidance on hot tubs tailored quite carefully and specifically to its operation. Follow-up booklets are planned on […]

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New Trade Route Via 1 Stop Spas Group

New Trade Route Via 1 Stop Spas Group

Following on from the successful launch of its training division, SpaTech Training, the 1 Stop Spas Group is launching its tradeonly distribution arm – 1 Stop Spas Trade. Rather than entering into an already cluttered market distributing common products like steps and lifters, 1 Stop Spas Trade will be specialising in niche, problem-solving or innovative […]

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Luxury Yacht Inspiration Is A Crowd-Pleaser

Luxury Yacht Inspiration Is A Crowd-Pleaser

  Design-led, the IKON spa is a total rethink of how spa technology and modern living come together. Offering architectural cabinetry with flush, screw-less surfaces and contemporary negative detailing, the Flexiteek finish pays homage to decks seen on super yachts for a luxury look. Floating steps lead up to a deck surround that offers space […]

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POOL PEOPLE: Graham Mander

Cutting his teeth shadowing his dad at GVS Swimming Pools, Graham Mander is now a business development manager, a key member of the Pollet Pool Group’s UK sales team. What was your introduction to the pool trade? I started to learn my trade in the pool industry as a young boy of about seven or […]

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More, More More!

More, More More! – UK Pool & Spa Awards!

Open to all, regardless of trade-affiliation, the UK Pool & Spa Awards has earned itself a not-to-be-missed reputation as one of the water leisure industry’s most valuable marketing tools. Spanning both the residential and commercial pool sector, this year’s competition entrants reads like a who’s who of the industry elite, many of whom took time […]

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Newcastle Going To Great Lengths

Newcastle Going To Great Lengths

UNIVERSITY students were among the first to get a look behind-the-scenes at the £5m restoration work happening at Newcastle City Pool and Turkish Baths. A group of sport management students from Northumbria University were invited to take a tour of the Grade II listed building, and get a first-hand insight into the redevelopment process. The […]

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Overflow Pools Of Taste and Distinction

Overflow Pools Of Taste and Distinction

It is a long time since people have purchased a pool just to cool off in summer or for their children to have fun in. Nowadays a client invests in a pool because they want to make a dream come true and at the same time make a lifestyle statement that is supported by modern […]

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Smarter Working Technology

Customers are always on the lookout for ways to save time and money. But, unless they know about these innovative products and services, that opportunity could be lost. “Whether you’re working on a new pool or one in good need of refurbishment, it’s important to make your customers aware of what’s possible,” says Golden Coast […]

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