Hole In One For Scotland

A consortium of British businessmen has put its weight behind a development of almost 500 acres on the outskirts of the Scottish capital. The development will include a 240 bedroom luxury resort hotel along with a championship golf course designed in conjunction with golfing legend Sandy Lyle who says the development has potential to rival […]

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High Praise For London Hotel Spa

ESPA Life at the Corinthia Hotel in London has been voted the Best UK Hotel Spa by travel magazine Condé Nast Traveller – the second time that the spa has taken the prestigious title. Spread over four floors and covering 3,300 square metres in the heart of London, ESPA Life at Corinthia was the first […]

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Potential For Sauna Business Growth

Figures from Golden Coast and its sauna partner Tylö make interesting reading for any company thinking of joining them in the sauna market. The typical gross profit on a sauna sale is 40% and customers usually pay between £2,500 and £25,000 for an installation. Golden Coast’s research also highlights the fact that increasing numbers of […]

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Cimspa To Deliver New Qualifications

CIMSPA’s pool plant operator qualifications will be delivered by the Institute of Swimming (IoS) from now on, following a new partnership between the two organisations. The agreement will see the full suite of CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) qualifications organised and delivered by the IoS, with external quality assurance […]

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Sky-High Swimming In The Capital

Western Europe’s highest swimming pool has officially opened at the Shangri-La Shard hotel in Central London. The ‘Skypool’, as its being referred to by the hotel, sits 600ft above ground level on the 52nd floor of the Shard skyscraper, offering swimmers stunning views of St Paul’s Cathedral, the London Eye and Westminster. Designed by Hong-Kong […]

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Old Pool Gets The Bespoke Treatment

Bespoke Swimming Pools recently breathed new life into a tired old pool at a private property in Borough Green, Kent. The 12m x 5.5m outdoor pool was originally built to incorporate a liner but after being retrospectively tiled, five years ago, the pool had fallen into a state of disrepair.

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Splash-Tec Comes Up Spa Trumps

A market leader in super yacht luxury spas and whirlpool bath systems, Splash-Tec has just completed a bespoke spa in collaboration with William Garvey cabinet makers. The striking teak shell was crafted and finished by the Devon-based cabinet makers, and Splash-Tec then transformed it into a lavish statement feature for a luxury Knightsbridge home.

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The new Selby Leisure Centre is due for completion in 2015, with
all water leisure work being carried out by Barr + Wray.

All Systems Go At Yorkshire Leisure Centre

Yorkshire residents are set to dive into new waters as work gets well underway on the new Selby Leisure Centre. The new facility will replace the former Abbey Leisure Centre, which was destroyed by fire in February 2013. The main contractor on the project, Wates Construction, awarded aqua-leisure specialist Barr + Wray a £500,000 contract to install the water features for the centre.

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Record Season For Lymington Baths

Lymington Sea Water Baths had its busiest month on record this summer, attracting more than 10,000 visitors during July alone. The hot temperatures, combined with a new schedule of events and activities at the Hampshire-based baths led to the three-fold increase in visitor numbers, with over 1,100 people visiting in just one day.

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Humble Beginnings – Artesian Spas Focus

From humble beginnings as a small family business importing hot tubs 12 years ago, the UK-based Artesian Spas team now supports a network in excess of 100 dealers throughout Western Europe. The majority of Artesian dealers are spread across the UK, Belgium and Sweden but recently the group expanded further into France and also Norway.

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