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Red Carpet Industry Celebration

Eight times world record holder, over a career spanning 23 years, Mark Foster is the VIP guest at the much anticipated 2018 UK Pool & Spa Awards presentations. The swimming superstar is looking forward to meeting the people who build and run some of the country’s most prestigious swimming pools at the business networking event […]

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Setting Pool Plant Record Straight

Since the publication of the Swimming Pool Water book by the PWTAG in November 2017, there has been some confusion with regard to the suitability of ISPE-Endorsed Pool Plant Operator training courses. The following statement has been issued by the PWTAG to try to remove some of this misunderstanding concerning training accreditation: “The 2017 edition […]

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First Anniversary Waltz

First Anniversary Waltz

Celebrating the first anniversary of their move to new offices and warehouse, PPG UK Ltd, will host their annual customer event at their Newbury headquarters next month. The open day kicks off from 12.30pm Thursday November 1 at Blissard House in Abbey Road. Light snacks and refreshments will be served on arrival in the training […]

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Compass Casts Eye Over Love Island

Compass Casts Eye Over Love Island

Compass Pools UK Technical Director Alex Kemsley has been taking a closer look at the leisure facilities the contestants in this year’s Love Island reality tv series were enjoying. As the largest swimming pool designer and installer in the UK, Compass Pools UK’s attention was immediately drawn to the pool and hot tub facilities of […]

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Industry Mourns - Derek Harrigan

Industry Mourns Loss Of Beloved Poolies

Members of the National Leisure group of companies were joined by many representatives from the pool industry, as they attended the recent funeral of Pools and Garden’s Derek Harrigan, 88. A much-loved father and grandfather, Derek founded and ran Pools and Gardens from the family’s Worcestershire farm since 1973, moulding the company into one of […]

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Water Savings For Hotel Group

Water Savings For Hotel Group

World Leisure (UK) Ltd is set to reduce water consumption at four pools in the Village Hotel group by an estimated 1.4 km3 (1,388m3) per year, providing significant water bill savings annually across the sites. The use of regenerative media systems, fitted in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Portsmouth, still meet PWTAG (Pool Water Treatment Advisory […]

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Insulated Safety Covers

Insulated Safety Covers

Pioneered by Paramount Pools, we are the first company to manufacture a thermal safety cover for the Aquamatic Safety Cover System. Working in close connection with Therma-Float® and independently tested by HSTTS laboratories we are able to offer two types of thermal blanket; THERMO-FOIL for domestic pools and THERMO-SPA for hydrotherapy pools or swim spas. […]

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Convenient Flat Pack

Convenient Flat Pack

The next brand development of Jolly Gel Pool Flocculent will be launched in 2019 when 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 means it will be cheaper to post individual packs to customers. The attractive dark blue […]

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Vital Filter Choice

Vital Filter Choice

The Endurance bobbin-wound sand filter’s fibreglass reinforced tank is still the most popular standard in the industry. With UV-resistant surface finish, it is able to operate under prolonged sunlight for years of reliability. The transparent lid is designed for easy inspection of the sand bed – without using any tool – which makes the maintenance […]

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Shower Drainage

Shower Drainage

The DallFlex shower drainage system from Dallmer offers a great amount of choice and flexibility for swimming pool areas. It can accommodate a wide range of shower channels so that options can be tailored to individual taste and budget. The stainless steel shower channels are available in traditional matte or polished surfaces, as well as […]

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