AQUATICS AMBASSADORS

Judith Wojtowicz takes a closer look at Serco Leisure, four-times winner of Water Leisure Operator of the year… Despite phenomenal growth in the last two years, the ‘exciting stuff is yet to come’, according to Helen Bull, national commercial aquatics manager of reigning Swimming Pool Operators Of the Year, Serco Leisure. With swim lessons up […]

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RAISING THE STANDARD

Lay-Z-Spa set new eco standards for inflatable hot tubs… The Barbados AirJet™ is one of the most energy-efficient model across the entire Lay-Z-Spa range, setting a new standard for inflatable hot tubs. Boasting impressive eco credentials, the product was the winner of the Energy Efficiency title at the recent UK Pool and Spa Awards. It […]

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ECO WARRIORS

Improving the environmental burden of spas… Sunbeach Spas are actively promoting a ‘buy from the inside, out’ philosophy; encouraging customers to look past the shiny, gleaming exterior and think about longevity as well as the total cost of ownership. The team believe their Sunbeach and Oasis brands are eco warriors; bringing not only the quality […]

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HOT STUFF

Emily Martin checks out the eco benefits of heat pumps… In a world becoming increasingly and urgently conscious of the environment, energy-efficient solutions like heat pumps have never been hotter news. With a 30-year history in water leisure, heat pumps are hardly new wave – no pun intended. Still widely considered to be the eco-friendly […]

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FOREST BATHING

  Barr and Wray adopted a Japanese influence on the refurbishment of Center Parcs’ Nottingham Forest Aqua Sana… Taking their inspiration from Shinrin-Yoki, the Japanese wellness trend of forest bathing, Barr and Wray took on the refurbishment of Center Parcs’ Aqua Sana at Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire. Outdoor areas and walkways allow guests to reap […]

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HOME COMFORTS

Origin Leisure created this orangery style residential pool extension… Using light finishes and tiled wall areas and lots of natural light through the glazed roof lantern, the team from Origin Leisure was able to create this award-winning pool house with a modern tranquil feel. The brief revolved around the construction of a 7 x 4m […]

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POOL BUILDER TO THE STARS

By anyone’s standards the rise of Tony Keogh, residential pool builder, has been meteoric. In his late thirties, Tony is one of the younger generation of the UK’s residential pool builders. The multi-award winner is currently in the spotlight having completed a series of celebrity pool builds. Projects for Rylan Clark-Neal and Joey Essex culminated […]

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SPA STAR

William Gee Hot Tub Engineer, Spafix The reigning UK Spa Technician Of The Year, avid Arsenal fan, William Gee, would have no problem deciding who to invite to his ideal dinner party. How did you get your start in the hot tub industry? I was a plumber who had my own little company but got […]

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High Five For Superior At Awards

Superior Spas has demonstrated why it is the UK’s fastest growing hot tub brand after winning five awards at the UK’s Pool and Spa Awards. The team collect five gongs, including picking up the prestigious UK Supplier of the Year award. It also collected a Gold Standard award for the UK team of the year, […]

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