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Partnership Offers Hidden Depths Down Under

Business partners, Wrightfield of Suffolk, England, and the Natare Corporation of Indianapolis, USA, have proved a winning combination in the supply of stainless steel pools and moving pool floors, for the QEII Recreation and sports facility in Christchurch New Zealand. The $38.6 million facility replaces the earthquake-damaged venue, which was built to host the 1974 […]

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Popular Range Requires Few Updates

The Aegean LPS range has proved so popular since being launched in 2001 that only the smallest of updates have been made subsequently. Previous changes have focused on incorporating equipment and build methods that have become available to improve energy efficiency and performance. Little has changed to the aesthetics with the original designs standing the […]

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Splash Attack

It was a case of quality and quantity at this year’s three-day water leisure show, SPATEX, at Coventry’s Ricoh arena. The annual showcase for the latest in swimming pools, saunas and steam rooms, saw a significant increase in commercial visitors, including a nine per cent year-on-year rise in those representing the holiday park sector. Official […]

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Best Of British

This year’s biggest SPATA winners, XL Pools, lived up to their name in the recent British Pool & Hot Tub Awards. The Kent-based team scooped three SPATA Gold awards, as well as The Dick Millward Trophy for Pool Contractor of the Year and the Outstanding Pool of the Year Award. Also celebrating were Wensum Pools, […]

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Fresh Strokes

POOLSIt is fresh strokes for the one-piece pool market with recent changes in routes to the UK market.At the start of 2018, European one-piece pool manufacturer Niveko was incorporated into the global pool industry giants, the Pollet Pool Group. Meanwhile German-made RivieraPool secured a new distribution deal with Lighthouse Pools.The Niveko acquisition represents a major […]

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Hearts And Minds

Attracting regional and national television coverage, the transformation of the Portishead Open Air Pool is a triumph for all involved. Work by CP Pools and DG Pool and Leisure has secured a long term future for the much-loved public amenity pool in Bristol that has 90 years remaining on their lease. Built in the early […]

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MAKING MEMORIES

Co-winners of the UK Pool & Spa Awards’ Holiday Park Pool Of The Year, Splashaway Bay has undergone a £4million transformation over the last two years, culminating in the completion of a new £1million changing village. Operated by Haven, part of the Bourne Leisure group, the refurbished swimming pool complex, Splashaway Bay, now the largest […]

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LIGHT FANTASTIC

This classic ground-floor pool and spa gets brilliant natural light through large surrounding windows that overlook expansive grounds. The lighting is a big feature in this elegant pool hall, from the daylight to the 3x3w Wibre underwater lighting in the pool to the grand ceiling illumination. The pool is 13.5m long x 4.20m wide with […]

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Eagle Soar With Pool And Spa Project

Eagle Leisure completed this premium concrete block, mosaic-tiled pool, complete with an in-ground spa and custom built sauna, last summer. The client wanted a high-end luxury swimming pool, complete with spa and luxury bespoke sauna for a combined budget of £100,000.“The client was building an entirely new extension, with the pool part of this,” explains […]

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Golden Pool Team Celebrate 50 Years

One of the UK’s premier pool building teams is celebrating its golden anniversary in the pool industry. Lincolnshire-based, Asher Swimpool Centre was started in 1968 by John and Brenda Asher, who previously ran a commercial rose-growing business. “We built a liner pool in the back garden and I remember very clearly our children Claire and […]

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