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HONEYMOON SUITE

Set within a valley of 32 acres of outstanding North Devon countryside with lakes, wild flower meadows, mature woodland not forgetting a mixture of friendly animals, Millbrook Estate is holiday resort specialises in small intimate and runaway weddings Among the five star facilities offered is the Treetop Escape, a stunning building hanging over a beautiful […]

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Turbine Driven

You want to work out like a professional swimmer even though the size of your pool does not allow it and all you are busy with is taking laps. Then try the unique counter-flow system HydroStar from BINDER. The current is wide, smooth and powerful and can individually be regulated at any time. HydroStar is […]

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ISPE

Record Turn Out For Institute

At the recent 116th ISPE One-Day seminar, held near Hemel Hempstead, ISPE Vice President Colin Day announced that the day’s attendance of over 50 delegates was the highest attendance at an ISPE Seminar since November 2008. The morning’s sessions looked at various aspects of water treatment and water problems and there were seven, 15-minute presentations. […]

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Black Friday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales Boom

Pool suppliers experienced a surge in sales at the end of November thanks to the increasingly popular special sales days. The American tradition sees prices plummet on the day after Thanksgiving, with the British market adopting the tradition in recent years. For suppliers to the residential pool market these savings are a huge draw from […]

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Winning Work And Play Recipes

Bosta UK recently gathered customers, from all over Europe, for a grand tour of its state-of-the art European distribution centre near Veghel, in Holland. The 11,000m2 surface area ‘smart’ warehouse is packed with €20m stock at any one time representing a staggering 19,000 product lines. The mammoth building boasts 18,000 pallet stations, ten loading docks […]

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Wave Of Success For Aquanale

Sustainable, energy-efficient solutions along with ‘smart’ operating systems were the stand-out themes at this year’s Aquanale exhibition, held in Cologne in November. Held in conjunction with the International Trade Fair for Amenity Areas, Sports and Pool Facilities (FSB), Aquanale attracted around 26,600 visitors, who were able to see 282 exhibitors from 30 countries.“Aquanale continues to […]

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Leisure Operator: Fitness Champions

Working with almost 50 councils and Trusts nationwide, Everyone Active boasts an impressive pool portfolio of nearly 100 pools. Marking their 30th anniversary this year, the leisure team has gone from managing a single site in the Midlands to operating 158 leisure centres countrywide. The longest-established leisure provider in the UK, has built on strong […]

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Skys The Limit

The Sky’s The Limit

Commercial pool specialists Devin Consulting hit a landmark figure last month after being appointed to design its 500th project. The Newcastle-based business have been responsible for some of the worlds’ most prestigious projects since 2000 including; the London Aquatic Centre for 2012 Olympics, Manchester Aquatic Centre and projects from Azerbaijan to Delhi and Qatar. Established […]

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Trade Association

Trade Association Alliance

Away from Brexit, British industries are still looking to strengthen their ties with Europe and the rest of the world. Chris Hayes, Managing Director of the British Swimming Pool Federation (BSPF), was among the representatives of 16 nations meeting at Cologne’s Aquanale event to announce the formation of a World Alliance of Pool and Spa […]

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Sarah Hacker

Reading Invests In Community Swimming

Despite the closure of the cherished Arthur Hill Lido in Reading, plans to find a suitable replacement are coming to fruition. A new demountable pool including 25m five-lane pool is nearing completion, with the main building structure now in place and the final touches expected to be completed by January 15th 2018.Work on the pool […]

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