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 […]
It may have been the wettest winter in a hundred years but pool and spa retailers should be getting set for a sizzling summer, if we are to believe scientists, who are 75 per cent certain that 2014 will be the hottest summer on record for the UK and Eire.
Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year – Shropshire-based ABS Pools is owned by Roger and Sarah Fildes, who bought the company in June 2003 from Alan Barr.
With residential swimming pool building figures having taken a dip in recent years, pool companies have worked hard to build up the servicing side of their business.
A swimming pool built for two-times world champion boxer Amir Khan helped Portrait Pools wield the knockout blow
Kent based, pool and spa manufacturer and equipment supplier Procopi UK Ltd has added a familiar face and another 23 years of experience to their sales team
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
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.
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
Starting as separate businesses but exchanging ideas, experiences and problems over many years, the merger of two leading pool companies has seen the creation of the Caw Trading Group – fast becoming one of the biggest forces in the UK pool and spa sector.