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SPANET BROADENS UK SPA CONTROL CHOICES

Now available in the UK, SpaNet is an Australian brand with a focus on the design and manufacture of innovative, energy efficient, premium quality spa pool control systems and ancillary products. With a huge focus on energy efficiency, compared with other brands, R&D teams in Australia and NZ have many years of experience developing high […]

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ALL WEATHER LEISURE’S Cannock showroom. Displaying tubs with covers and gazebos help customers to imagine their new purchase in their own home

BEST SELLING IMPRESSIONS

Why showrooms are still essential to boost hot tub sales, as Jane Herbert reports… Recent lockdowns may have fast-tracked use of the latest video technology, but successful retailers agree that there is no substitute for the hands-on buying experience, making showrooms critical to securing sales. “Buying a spa is very much like purchasing a new […]

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HARRY CARSON-PARKER, one of the Hydropool team, takes a quick break from a hectic Southampton Boat Show event.

RECORD BOAT SHOW SALES

Hydropool displayed a range of Serenity, self-cleaning hot tubs and swimspas at the recent Southampton Boat Show. Long-term exhibitors at the event, Hydropool fielded a five-strong team, reduced from previous years, as it was unclear how attendance would be impacted at the first major show since Covid. “Sales were amazing,” revealed Simon Chaney, Retail Sales […]

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SPACARE UK has teamed up with Sunbeach Spas

DOUBLE BUBBLE FOR SUNBEACH

Sunbeach Spas has strengthened its UK market position with the confirmation of SpaCare UK as a designated distribution centre; recruiting and supporting retailers, covering the north of the UK and Wales. A third distribution centre, further south, is set to be announced imminently. Based in Scunthorpe, SpaCare UK, lead by Craig and Laura Wright, will […]

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SUPERIOR WELLNESS was given the lion’s share of coverage in this summer’s Channel Five two-part broadcast.

TV BOOST FOR HOT TUB SECTOR

Superior Wellness took centre stage in this summer’s two-part Channel 5 focus on Hot Tub Brits: More Bubbles Please! The Superior team offered a behind the scenes look at their new head office in Chesterfield, the retail division Miami Spas, the hot tub delivery and installation process, including footage of a delivery to one of […]

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF…Amaury Maeder

  Role: As International Sales Manager for Superior Wellness since August 2020, Amaury’s main responsibility is to grow the partner network specifically in France but also in other parts of Europe and the rest of the world. I am the daily contact and account manager for our international partners – assisting them with any queries, […]

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growing gap

GROWING GAP SEPARATES POOL SECTOR

The impact of coronavirus has been very different for the commercial and residential markets. More used to hearing of a north vs south divide, a different kind of gap is emerging in the UK pool market, with the residential and commercial pool water leisure sectors experiencing completely diverse issues. Covid-19 fortunes have favoured the home […]

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turnbull

TURNBULL TAKES PPG RETIREMENT BOW

Staff and customers at Pollet Pool Group are united in wishing Peter Turnbull the very best in retirement as he steps down from his role as head of the UK division. Peter is planning a move abroad to enjoy sunnier climes, pandemic permitting, to maximise the potential of his golden years. “I want to pay […]

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PWTAG

PWTAG MOURNS SIGNIFICANT LOSS

In what has already proved one of the most challenging years in living memory, PWTAG lost two founder members in the space of weeks. Phil Penny and Andy Elphick both died during the summer. Through more than 30 years of PWTAG membership, both made huge and uniquely valuable contributions to pool water standards. Phil’s involvement […]

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ISPE

UNIQUE SUPPORT FOR POOL ENGINEERS

The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers (ISPE) was set up in 1978 to establish an organisation for the individual swimming pool engineer: • To foster a professional approach to the design, installation and maintenance of swimming pools, enclosures and all ancillary equipment • To give recognition to technical skill and ability • To engage in […]

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