ABOVE: Pwtag advises on ph correctants for swimming pools.

Acid Test Recommendations

When deciding on a pH correctant for your pool it is important to do a risk assessment in accordance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health regulations (COSHH). You need to think about the possible harms, how they can be reduced and whether avoided by using something else, or a safer version. If you […]

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ABOVE: A family called on JB Elite Services for its pool upgrade.

Pool Update Was Top Priority For Birmingham Home

Within weeks of moving into their new home, a Birmingham family was keen to really make it their own… starting with updating a tired looking pool. With young children, safety was top priority. But, they didn’t want to compromise on aesthetics. The couple turned to James Chapman of JB Elite Services for advice. The pool […]

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ABOVE: RolloSolar covers completes the Lighthouse Pools’ construction solution.

Lighthouse Offers Complete Pool Solution

With the recent addition of RolloSolar covers to its existing high end offerings of Zodiac and Riviera Pool, Lighthouse Pools are now able to supply and support an unrivalled complete solution to pool builders and retailers. RolloSolar is a family run business that has built its strong position in the German market over the last […]

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ABOVE: Stuart Melville, Business Development Manager for Barr + Wray’s Aftersales Division.

Barr + Wray Strengthens Aftersales Staff Team

Pool and wellness global specialists, Barr + Wray has confirmed the appointment of Stuart Melville as Business Development Manager for their Aftersales division. Stuart Melville joins after six years with Brenntag, working across Scotland and North of England as Account Manager – Water. Stuart’s role will be customer facing and looking to further cement his […]

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ABOVE: Neil Murray, left and Richard Way, right, pictured with Eddie The Eagle
Edwards at the recent Certikin seminar.

High Flying Certikin Host Traditional Seminars

The UK’s biggest wholesaler, Certikin stole its usual march on its distributor rivals, hosting its traditional customer seminars last month. The popular annual showcase provides Certikin the ideal platform to highlight new products promising enhanced customer service systems for 2018. With an emphasis on new technology, stand out new additions included the new Clever Pool […]

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ABOVE: UK Pool Store’s Dane Wilson, pictured right, receives the Jim Johnson Filtration Shield from ISPE Vice-Present, Colin Day.

New Year Honours for ISPE Members

ISPE Vice-President Colin Day, who was chairing the meeting in the absence of ISPE President John Cheek, announced two special presentations at the 117th ISPE One-Day Seminar in Clevedon, North Somerset. The first was the presentation of the Jim Johnson Filtration Shield to Dane Wilson from the UK Pool Store in Kent. This trophy is […]

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ABOVE: The Daisy disinfection system results in a safer, more pleasant environment for bathers.

Moving Water Is Safe Water!

All too often, chemicals are blamed for poor water quality when in fact the root cause is, more often than not, insufficient filtration. If a domestic pool owner only runs their pool pump for a few hours a day, they are relying far too much on the disinfectant (e.g. chlorine) in the water to keep […]

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ABOVE: Make a date to visit the Heatstar team at the forthcoming SPATEX trade show.

Unprecedented Success For Heatstar

Heatstar, the British owned manufacturer of swimming pool environmental control units, has enjoyed unprecedented success during 2017.In response to this increased demand for their renowned, superior quality products, Heatstar has actioned two significant investments. Firstly, they have invested in a premises expansion enabling the offices and stores to be relocated. This has released more than […]

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ABOVE: International automatic pool cover specialists, the Oase team is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Golden Celebration For Oase Team

When Belgian entrepreneur, Bertrand Claeys, began talking about automatic swimming pool covers some 50 years ago, the swimming pool market thought his ideas were at the very least eccentric, responding with disbelief at such a preposterous notion. Some 50 years on and Oase automated pool covers are installed on an estimated 10,000 pools in 25 […]

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ABOVE: Birmingham’s Sparkhill Pool and Fitness Centre boasts a six-lane, 25m pool with viewing areas

On Location – Community Matters

Opened to the public last summer, Birmingham’s Sparkhill Pool and Fitness Centre boasts a six-lane, 25m pool with viewing areas, along with a learner pool, sauna and steam facilities. The water leisure features share the prestigious premises with an 80-station fitness suite, dance studios, café and community room. Together the combined facility welcomed more than […]

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