Entries Open For UK Pool & Spa Awards

The UK swimming pool and spa sectors are set to celebrate one of their most successful years in nearly a decade at the forthcoming 2015 UK Pool & Spa Awards. Now entering their sixth year, the UK Pool & Spa Awards will be held at The Gallery at the NEC on Friday January 23 and […]

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Knock Out Blow

A swimming pool built for two-times world champion boxer Amir Khan helped Portrait Pools wield the knockout blow

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SPATEX Ring Changes

Universally acknowledged as one of the buzziest shows for several years, the SPATEX team has been given an ideal launch pad as it prepares to move the trade show location to the Midlands

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Creature Comforts

From its roots amongst the elite horse racing fraternity, the business of animal hydrotherapy has grown year on year as Jan Hurst reports…
Now a widely accepted practice, exercise for animals in water was once considered an eccentric indulgence reserved for top flight horse racing bloodstock, nurtured by the world’s elite training stables and stud farms. Racehorse trainers, awash with oil-rich owners, invested in specially-adapted swimming pools, transforming the healing process for over-worked or injured, priceless horses.

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Snow Start But Summer Scorcher On Way

Already predicted to be a challenging year for many companies due to the sustained economic depression, UK water leisure companies faced the additional challenge of arctic conditions as they welcomed in 2013. After what weather experts have confirmed as one of the wettest years on record in 2012, January was beset with prolonged snow and freezing conditions that played havoc throughout January. Nearly all UK water leisure businesses were impacted in some way

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