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WORLD CUP CHAMPIONS

We visit the reigning UK Pool & Spa Awards’ Commercial Venue Of The Year… 2019 was a red letter year for Serco Leisure and the 128-strong team that welcomes over one million visitors most years to its outstanding Bangor Aurora swimming complex in Northern Ireland. As well as lifting the title of Commercial Leisure Venue […]

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2020 VISION – SPATEX REVIEW

A picture special from the SPATEX pool and spa show… The organisers of SPATEX, the UK’s exclusive pool and spa trade show, are already looking ahead to its 25th milestone event to be held in 2021. The team will return to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry to celebrate its silver anniversary from Tuesday to Thursday […]

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JUST ONE CLICK – Smart Technology

Smart technology in the pool industry… With smart phones and devices at its very core, technology is now inherent within all aspects of everyday modern life, relied upon to make tasks faster and easier with the combined effect of increased convenience. In parallel, every industry from travel to property to finance are embracing technology to […]

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PICTURE PERFECT

The multi award-winning Portrait Pools team, based in the North West of England, was called in to install this swimming pool, spa and sauna. The client wanted a pool hall in an existing barn at the property to create the perfect home wellness environment. The project had to be modern and had to have the […]

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GOOD FORTUNE

The Bristol-based team of Ursell Pools & Wellness felt fortunate to be appointed to deliver this adventurous compact indoor pool and wellness area in an immaculate Regency house in Cheltenham. The team worked closely with the client, a renowned architect, designer and entrepreneur, to create the most perfect extension to this property. They incorporated a […]

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DOUBLE DECKER

If you cannot decide between a hot tub and a swim spa – then choose both! Increasingly, a popular combination for discerning clients, this active family are great swimmers. They opted for a sunken deck level swim spa and a hot tub to match. Featuring a Hydropool 17’FX Aquatrainer and matching Hydropool Self Cleaning 790 […]

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CHARGE OF THE HOT TUB BRIGADE

Previewing the spa offering at SPATEX 2020… Big brands like the Aqua Warehouse Group, Sunbeach, Superior Spas and Wellis lead the charge of the hot tub and swim spa brigade at this year’s SPATEX exhibition. The event returns to Coventry’s Ricoh exhibition venue with more than 20 exhibitors having a toe dipped in the hot […]

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SUPERIOR WELCOME NEW FACES

With continued and sustained growth for the UK’s largest hot tub importer and distributor, Superior Spas has confirmed the appointment of four new key personnel, ensuring the company is match fit, ready for 2020 and beyond. Rob Carlin, Managing Director of Superior explains: “We are currently undergoing major growth and expansion and our business needs […]

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ANNUAL PRIZE GIVING FOR INSTITUTE

ANNUAL PRIZE GIVING FOR INSTITUTE

At its annual ISPE Awards, ISPE President Colin Day, FISPE, congratulated four of this year’s successful exam candidates who are now ISPE ‘Certified Technicians’. He presented them each with their Technician certificate and ISPE lapel badge. The Gartside Cup for Student of the Year, the student achieving the highest total mark in their ISPE exams, […]

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LIGHTHOUSE HIT THE ROAD

As part of a continuing drive to provide outstanding service and support to its retailers, Lighthouse holds three workshops every year, around November time, at convenient locations around the UK. This gives the company the opportunity to keep our expert partners updated on new products and developments as well as to nurture new talent within […]

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