Bangor Aurora 1

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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jolly good stuff

Jolly Good Stuff

Jolly Gel Spa (JGS) follows the huge success of Jolly Gel flocculent for residential and commercial pools, both in the UK and worldwide. The formulation of JGS has been specifically engineered for spa applications. The gel cube shape and dispensing pod is cleverly designed to ensure an even distribution of the flocculent. • New formula […]

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grado designs

GRANDO DESIGNS

AstralPool UK has announced a new alliance with Grando Pool Covers. Every Grando pool cover is manufactured individually by German craftsmanship – and they’ve been doing that for more than 50 years. Available for indoor and outdoor pools, Grando Pool Covers offer a trackfree installation system, with no mechanical parts or high voltage near to […]

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Convenient Flat Pack

CONVENIENT FLAT PACK

Mineral Supplies International (MSI) introduces a flat pack version of the product. The well-established Jolly Gel carton design does not change. The new flat pack is cheaper to post individual packs to customers. The attractive dark blue flat pack also has great shelf appeal for walk-in customers to pool retail shops. Jolly Gel is renowned […]

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Adam Clark

POOL PEOPLE – Adam Clark

Adam Clark, Sales Director, went straight in at the deep end (pun intended) when he joined  in March 2012, and says he has been living the dream ever since… WHAT HAS CHANGED IN YOUR EIGHT YEARS IN THE INDUSTRY? I’ve seen a quite a lot of change in a short time, but the one thing […]

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John Maybe

SPA PEOPLE – JOHN MABEY

‘Am dram’ enthusiast John runs Aqua Spa Supplies, an accessories business supplying hot tub cover lifters and steps (pun intended) to trade and retail customers, with the odd rubber duck thrown in for good measure… HOW AND WHEN DID YOU GET INVOLVED IN THE INDUSTRY? I got involved in 2008 when I was about four […]

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Training 2

BUILDING BLOCKS

Why specialist investment in training pays off… For the majority of hot tub and swim spa retailers, investment in specialist business training demands the commitment of both precious time and sometimes stretched staff resources. The payback results in more knowledgeable and confident business owners and staff. Undoubtedly, a company’s reputation will reap the rewards of […]

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Smart Tech houttubs 2

NEXT GENERATION

Smart Technology offers remote monitoring… In a clear case of what is good for the goose, is good for the gander, the Aqua Warehouse Group has launched a new water testing APP into the hot tub sector, marketed as YourSpa. Developed for their own showroom originally, the purpose-designed APP clearly has huge benefits for hot […]

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SPA DOC3

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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grass roots

GRASS ROOTS

This MySpa project went viral – in the best way possible.. An outstanding installation, when posted on social media and modestly boosted for three days, this project went viral, amassing nearly 40,000 views over one weekend. It is a set-up that would never fail to impress, is very easy-to-use for the client and has created […]

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