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MASTERS OF DESIGN

The Aqua Platinum Projects team deliver five star luxury… Marketed as a masterpiece in modern luxury living, Aqua Platinum were appointed as the main designers and contractors for this prestige location of London’s Regent’s Crescent. The property’s spa and pool facilities boast an array of cool indoor lighting and plush furniture. Situated in the lively […]

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STAINLESS STEEL

Astral Pool should be your first choice for stainless steel solutions, as they offer complete stainless steel package. -Stage one – Assessment and specification based on initial needs including outline drawings. -Stage two – Site survey, design meeting attendance. -Stage three – Installation and commissioning via specialist team. Contact us for full project proposal, budget […]

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ROB CARLIN AND GARETH WARD mark the move into a mammoth warehouse, distribution and showroom headquarters.

A SUPERIOR DECADE OF SUCCESS

It all started ten years ago as an on-line selling idea with the business set up and run from his bedroom. After a remarkable decade, Superior Wellness is now widely recognised as Europe’s largest hot tub and swim spa distributor, as well as the world’s fastest growing manufacturer. The Superior journey began in 2011 when, […]

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THE 2021 TOP WINNERS were tenth anniversary team, Superior Wellness.

OH WHAT A NIGHT!

The UK spa and hot tub industry came together for an outstanding night of celebration for the presentation of the 2021 UK Pool & Spa Awards. Held in December, in the climate of the continuing global pandemic, an audience of 200 were asked to show a current negative Covid test before being allowed entry to […]

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HEALTH AND WELLBEING for all ages is an important new focus. Picture – Good Boost

UNDER PRESSURE

Jane Herbert reports on the conflicting demands for community water space… Commercial pool operators have rarely been under so much pressure. Swim England’s September 2021 report – A Decade of Decline – highlighted the urgent need for investment to combat ageing pool stock. Months of COVID restrictions have led to some facilities not re-opening at […]

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SWIMMING TRAILBLAZERS

The Mildenhall Hub has been described as a trailblazing project – bold, exciting and visionary with residents at its heart. The concept behind the community complex was to bring together a range of public services on one site, making access easier and cutting costs including high school, library, citizens advice, emergency service as well as […]

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CERTIKIN’S NEW PREMISES will house over 9,500 product lines for both domestic and commercial markets.

CERTIKIN INVESTS IN NEW PREMISES

Certikin has occupied its current offices and warehouses in the thriving Oxfordshire market town of Witney for 31 years, during which time it has expanded its footprint several times. However, the building no longer meets the requirements of a burgeoning business. Determined to retain the experienced and loyal workforce together with its central location, Certikin […]

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BOYHOOD FRIENDS Peter Adlington (right) and Edward Campbell-Salmon

PLASTICA CELEBRATES HALF CENTURY

In 1972, Edward Heath was prime minister, the average weekly pay for male workers was £34.93 and the best selling car was the Ford Cortina MKlll. While 93% of British households had a television set, only 425 had a telephone. It was also the year that saw the start of manufacturing winter debris covers from […]

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SPATEX is all set for its return to Coventry in February.

INDUSTRY REUNITES UNDER ONE ROOF

Crossing fingers that the latest government advice allows the event to go ahead, all SAT NAVs should be set for Coventry this February for the welcome return of the live SPATEX water leisure show. Formerly called the Ricoh, and now known as the Coventry Building Society Arena, the clock is counting down towards the return […]

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Including Kitchen Sink

INCLUDING THE KITCHEN SINK

Reluctant to gloat, at a time when so many other sectors, and the country as a whole, face unprecedented challenges, the UK’s residential swimming pool sector is nevertheless quietly celebrating a record year. Covid-19 has not just created a wave of ‘holiday at home’ investment but triggered a tsunami of domestic interest in health and […]

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