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HALF CENTURY FOR PROGRESSIVE

Swimming Pool Supplies Ltd better known to many as Progressive Pools is celebrating 50 years in the swimming pool industry. Established in 1971 by the previous owner, John Taylor, Progressive was originally located in a garden centre in Kenilworth, Warwickshire. In 1984 they relocated to Rugby, Warwickshire, where they continued to thrive for 35 years. […]

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PHILIP BARLOW, FISPE - NEW ISPE PRESIDENT

ISPE UPDATES HALL OF FAME

EXAMS DELAYED Unfortunately, due to the uncertainty around the restrictions currently in place and that may be in place, it will not be possible for us to hold the ISPE Student Exams in March 2021, as planned As many students will be busy with work after March, we are postponing the exams to September or even […]

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FLOCCULANT FUNDAMENTALS

It was once said that you can have the most beautifully design award winning pool with top of the range equipment …but if the water is dull, that’s all you will remember. Swimming pool engineers don’t need telling the most important feature of a pool is that the water must be 100% safe and clear […]

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ISPE

UNIQUE SUPPORT FOR POOL ENGINEERS

The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers (ISPE) was set up in 1978 to establish an organisation for the individual swimming pool engineer: • To foster a professional approach to the design, installation and maintenance of swimming pools, enclosures and all ancillary equipment • To give recognition to technical skill and ability • To engage in […]

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PPG Invests In Home Grown Training

Pollet Pool Group UK has pinned its main 2019 marketing colours to the mast with three main goals of training, training and yes, more training. The company hosted several topic-specific education days this spring at its dedicated training room at the company’s new Newbury headquarters. The training is linked with the Institute of Swimming Pool […]

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Rallying Call To Industry

Amid fears that a rival exhibition could strip the core pool and spa industry associations of vital future revenue, water leisure sectors are being urged to back SPATEX, the exhibition that has raised in excess of one million pounds for the industry in its 17 year history.

SPATEX is part of the BSPF umbrella group that includes the member organisations of SPATA and BISHTA. Enjoying a virtually free rein since its inception in 1996, SPATEX, held every February in Brighton, now faces stiff competition from a rival event.

Going head-to-head on timing and on price packages, the organisers of Piscines, Lyon, the world’s largest dedicated water leisure show, will launch an alternative UK pool and spa show to be held at Birmingham’s NEC in January 2013.

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