AWARDS BOOST FOR INDUSTRY

The recent UK Pool & Spa Awards presentations were the biggest and best ever… With a surprise appearance from legendary social media giant The Pool Guy and with a whopping 22 companies winning an overall category award, the recent UK Pool & Spa Awards presentations were not only the biggest but the best in the […]

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FRENCH CONFIRMED WORLD LEADERS

Stalled for four years by Covid, Piscine Global Europe, the undisputed leading global event in the pool and spa sector, was back at its Lyon home in November and did not disappoint. The 1,272 exhibiting brands and companies and the 24,903 trade visitors who attended were finally able to gather again in the familiar show […]

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ASTRALPOOL BACKS BIO-UV GROUP

BIO-UV Group, a specialist in water treatment and disinfection systems by UV, Ozone, Salt Electrolysis and AOP, and Astral Pool UK Ltd have confirmed a new exclusive distribution partnership for the UK and Ireland domestic pools and spas market. Simon Marshall, Deputy General Manager of BIO-UV Group and Triogen® Managing Director, comments: “We are delighted […]

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ISPE INVESTS IN INDUSTRY

Around 40 delegates headed to the Ship Hotel, in Weybridge, Surrey, in the Autumn, for the latest ISPE Seminar. Tony Carter from EJ Bowman looked at Swimming Pool Heat Exchangers, including configuration, sizing, different heat sources, material suitability, installation consideration and maintenance. John Harvey and Martin Killen from Recotherm spoke about Climate Control Systems in […]

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NEXT LEVEL SWIM WORKOUTS

When it comes to improving a pool, the performance-enhancing EVAstream counter-current unit delivers a powerful jet of water to swim against to help build strength and conditioning. The unit is available from Golden Coast as a recessed model for new pool builds, or as a compact and lightweight surface-mounted model for retrofitting onto existing pools. […]

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OCEA TAKE FORMULA ONE APPROACH

Reporting from the recent OCEA UK dealer seminar…. OCEA UK could not have chosen a more appropriate venue for its autumn company seminar than the Williams Formula One Racing Experience Centre in Oxfordshire. The Ocea UK team have put themselves firmly in the fast lane with additional quality products to add to its already formidable […]

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UNBEATABLE ENERGY EFFICIENCY

With energy efficiency the key focus for the pool industry, Heatstar’s friendly and knowledgeable team were on hand at the recent SPATEX trade show at the Coventry Building Society Arena from January 31 to February 2 inclusive. Heatstar offer the best products and advice to help reduce energy costs. The team can assist with any […]

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NIVEKO GATHER INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS

Niveko brought together its multi-national business family to forge closer ties and build relationships with a Partners Event, at their headquarters in the Czech Republic. Despite the different nationalities everyone found common ground and the main idea of bringing the NIVEKO family closer through to personal contact was undoubtedly achieved. The main part of the […]

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SWIMMING POOL LEGACY

Judith Wojtowicz reports on efforts to protect and preserve iconic pool buildings… When people talk about buildings of cultural and architectural importance, swimming pools rarely feature very highly on the list… perhaps they should, according to Historic Pools of Britain (HPB). This membership organisation, run by a voluntary board of trustees, was set up in […]

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50,000 PLEDGE ‘SAVEOURPOOLS’ SUPPORT

Almost 50,000 people have pledged their support to Swim England’s campaign to #SaveOurPools. A petition containing 48,928 signatures has been presented to the Government calling on MPs to ‘recognise the particular vulnerability of swimming pools and leisure centres as part of the Energy Bill Relief Scheme Review’. The petition is backed by Catherine West MP, […]

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