OCEA’S NEW ECLIPSE
range is offered with
improved algae prevention.

ECLIPSE SLATS REACH ANOTHER LEVEL

Leading automatic slatted cover manufacturer, Ocea, believe their new Eclipse profile design is taking slatted solar heating covers to another level. Crucially, the Eclipse connection protects each profile joint, giving greater benefits over other slatted covers, so dirt or algae between the slats is a thing of the past. All polycarbonate Eclipse slats are improved […]

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INVERTER HEAT
pump technology
allows for efficient
control of the pool
temperature.

NEW INVERTER HEAT PUMPS UNVEILED

Calorex has unveiled the I-PAC and V-PAC, their first range of inverter heat pumps, designed in the UK and available with a three-year on-site parts and labour warranty. The new inverter heat pumps replace the PRO-PAC and come in a side and top outlet with the I-PAC and V-PAC air temperature range from -5°C – […]

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ENTERPRISING ESSEX

Forget stilettoes, white handbags and Gemma Collins. The often-maligned county of Essex has much to offer – particularly if you’re in the swimming pool industry. We begin our tour, as we do on any trip in the South East: on the M25. But our stay there won’t last long. We soon arrive in in the […]

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POOL PEOPLE – STEVE MARTIN

With three decades in the industry under his belt, when he is not at work, you will no doubt find Paramount managing director, Steve Martin on the golf course… WHAT WAS YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE POOL INDUSTRY? My father, Keith Martin, initially set up Paramount at home in 1979 so I was introduced to the […]

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DEPENDABLE & RELIABLE

Your reliable supplier for core plant room and other state-of-the-art pool and spa products. All backed up by a winning combination of relationship managers and office/technical support to ensure your needs. We offer project design and delivery working hand in glove with the UK Pool & Spa trade. Your dependable and reliable supplier for an […]

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NEW COLOURS

The design and quality of the Plastica winter debris cover is the result of over four decades of Plastica’s experience in manufacturing covers, and this year we have a new colourway too! Our winter debris cover is tailored for your pool, making it an excellent barrier against leaves and debris whilst allowing rainwater through. The […]

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Jolly Good Stuff

Leading water treatment supplier Mineral Supplies International (MSI) has ventured in to the UK’s spa market with the launch of its Jolly Gel Spa range. Jolly Gel Spa (JGS) follows the huge success of Jolly Gel flocculent for residential and commercial pools, both in the UK and worldwide. The formulation of JGS has been specifically […]

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POOL PEOPLE – Simon Jones

Helping his father and a family friend on a swimming pool stand at the Royal Welsh Show proved to be a landmark holiday treat for a young Simon Jones, of AstralPool UK, now one of the UK’s leading experts in pool provision… WHAT WAS YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE POOL INDUSTRY? As a lad, I spent […]

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FOUR LEAF CLOVERS

Karen Cotton continues our regional road trip as she meets some key water leisure suppliers in Eire and Northern Ireland… Carmel Kikkers had always dreamed of owning her own pool, but the lack of space, coupled with the high cost, put her off the idea… until December 2016.“Looking at the prospect of a second round […]

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WISH YOU WERE HERE

COMMERCIAL POOL MARKET REVIEW PART THREE Christina Connor and Karen Cotton report on commercial pool trends in the UK… Taking the plunge with a holiday park swimming pool can be as daunting as diving off the highest board. Investing in on-site swimming offers many avenues for return on investment from initial visitor appeal to encouraging […]

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