Pool Man

Pool Man Shares Cancer Scare Story

Around 48,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year and in December last year, Martin Borley, 53, from Tanby Pools, in Surrey, was one of them. “I considered myself fit,” says Martin. “I swam a mile every day and cycled 50 miles regularly plus every year I cycle 300 miles in three days for […]

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Gold Rush

Gold Rush

Tanby Pools achieved a top Gold standard award in the £75,000 to £125,000 category at this year’s SPATA Awards, with this breath-taking outdoor residential pool. The brief for this project was to create a classical pool with a roman end. The client had previously owned a property with a liner pool and understood the limitations […]

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National Leisure’s Grayfox Swimming Pools of
Lincoln collected Silver, a Bronze and a top Gold accolade
in the Commercial Pool of the Year award.

NL Excels At Industry Awards

National Leisure members were the big winners at the 2017 SPATA and BISHTA awards with six NL member companies picking up a combined 17 top accolades. “The vast number of accolades achieved that this year’s SPATA and BISHTA awards are a feather in the cap for National Leisure and clearly show the high calibre of […]

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A fully automated cover system, such as those from Aquamatic, will completely cover the pool in a matter of minutes simply at the touch of a button. Pic:
Tanby Swimming Pools.

Thermal Blankets

From a modest back garden pool to an Olympic-proportioned swimming zone, not covering a pool when it is not in use, is equal to pouring liquid gold down the main swimming pool drain. In today’s energy efficient times – an unforgiveable sin. Covers not only reduce evaporation, but they also offer additional safety, reduce chemical […]

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smooth

Smooth And Sleek

Creating luxury bespoke swimming pools is a Tanby Pools trademark – as this project testifies. Multi award-winning Tanby were asked to re-design the outdoor pool at a private residence in the South East, as part of a wider renovation of the property. Formerly a roman end design, the 11m x 5m pool was looking dated […]

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Premier league

Premier League

There are generally three types of pool customers; those that want a pool to swim in for exercise, those that want it for socialising and those who are just looking to show off. Then there’s the fourth group – the luxury pool customers who want all of the above. In recent years, there has been […]

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Clean Sweep For National Leisure

National Leisure companies lived up to their elite reputation with a clean sweep in the Residential Indoor Pool of the Year category of this year’s UK Pool & Spa Awards. The residential pools categories proved to be the hardest fought sector in this year’s competition with National Leisure stalwarts, Tanby Pools, taking gold, narrowly pipping […]

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ISPE Celebrates Stand Out Members

The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers (ISPE) paid a special thanks to one of its longest-serving members at the recent annual general meeting, by presenting John Asher with an award in recognition of his commitment to the Institute. John Asher of Asher Pools in Lincolnshire retired from the Institute Council earlier this year after nearly […]

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New Forest Challenge For BSPF Revellers

Pool & Spa Scene editor Christina Connor was among some 50 guests who gathered for the annual BSPF weekend which this year centered in and around the New Forest. The annual event is an informal social gathering for key individuals from companies involved with the Swimming Pool and Allied Trade Association and the British and […]

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A Matter Of Destiny

For the charismatic head of Surrey-based Tanby Pools, Martin Borley, taking on the role of BSPF President, was always a question of destiny.

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