Come along and visit the BISHTA and SPATA team on stand A1 at SPATEX 2017.

All Systems Go For Associations

The revision of the Management of Spa Pools publication is nearing completion, and this document is likely to be referred to as ‘HSG 282’. The official title of the publication is due to be ‘The control of legionella and other infectious agents in spa pool systems’. Once the document is finalised, further news about the […]

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Chris Carr, Peter Adlington, Andy Pattenden
and Phil Barlow are pictured at the ISPE Filtration
Workshop in November.

Time To Reflect And Move Forward

East Sussex based Plastipak hosted the latest ISPE Filtration Workshop, which took place in November. The workshop, presented by Chris Carr FISPE with assistance from Phil Barlow, MISPE and Kim Barlow, MISPE, was an excellent day’s training for those new to the trade, and a useful reminder for more experienced fitters. Chris gave a number […]

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Wrightfield Pools opted for the Natare system on the three pool
refurbishment project at Pontiprydd Lido.

Pool Partners Are Better By Design

Wrightfield, a specialist engineering company best known in the leisure industry for its work in moving pool floors, has signed a major distribution and manufacturing deal and is now the UK agent for the world-renowned stainless steel pool giant Natare Corporation. This exciting joint venture will focus on the design, manufacturing and installation of stainless […]

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Splash Pools and Construction earned a Gold award at the APSP International Awards of Excellence.

Stars And Stripes

The APSP International Awards of Excellence recognise and reward installations of pools, spas, hot tubs and water features that reflect the most creative designs in the global industry. Hundreds of entries are submitted each year, representing member firms across the United States and around the world. Here we take a dip in some of the […]

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A secluded natural pool in the forest has won a major International
Award for its designers, Poolscape. Pic: Ian Thwaites.

Natural Pool Design Takes European Top Spot

Poolscape has scooped a major international award for a secluded natural pool, located in the heart of a forest in the Brecon National Park. The pool won a BIOTOP International Natural Pool Award for the best Natural Pool design, beating off entries from around Europe. Designed and built by Herefordshire-based Poolscape, the ‘forest pool’ was […]

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LIW returned to the NEC in September.

Leisure Show Buzzes With Fitness Fanatics

Once again buzzing with fitness fanatics and gym buffs, Leisure Industry Week (LIW) returned to Birmingham in September, and offered visitors the opportunity to view the latest industry trends and product developments all under one roof. Swimming Pool Scene and Hot Tub & Swim Spa Scene was an official media partner of the two-day show, […]

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Stand Out From the Crowd

Entries for the 2016 UK Pool & Spa Awards are now open, with some outstanding entries already looking to raise the pool and spa industry bar. Whether it’s a top notch residential pool refurbishment, a unique swim spa installation, or you simply want to shout about the success of your team – there’s an award […]

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Peebles-based Kinniburgh Pools undertake larger scale pool design and installations, as well as servicing and maintenance contracts.

Small Team Has Big Pool Ideas

A small team with big ideas, the team from Kinniburgh Pools aren’t afraid of a challenge. In fact, the company’s first solo project was the installation of a 20m x 20m temporary above ground pool for a BBC game show, working with global media production company Endemol. Now offering a turnkey approach for all projects, […]

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BSPF Welcomes New President

Alex Kemsley, the incoming BSPF President, gives his view on his forthcoming year in office… Taking on the role of BSPF President is a great honour, given the existing work commitments that I already have with my own company and as Chairman of BISHTA and also as a PIP Committee member. It is reassuring to […]

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DOLPHIN POOLSTYLE

Top Performers Are Squeaky Clean

Specifically designed to provide a deep clean for residential swimming pools, while keeping maintenance to a minimum, top of the range robotic cleaners are a must-have for any home pool owner. Investing in a quality product will leave the pool floor clean of dirt and algae and the pool water sparkling clean. There are many […]

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