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Aqua design and Leisure will encompass three different brands for 2017 - Catalina Spas, Clearwater Spas and Dream Maker Spas (pictured

Flag Bearers

  Following two record breaking years in 2015 and 2016, the spa and hot tub industry is hoping to ride on the crest of that wave as we head into the next 12 months. Many retailers are predicting increased sales of swim spas and high-end models in particular this year, with sales of accessories such […]

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PARTY TIME

This party-themed hot tub installation was carried out by All Seasons Living of Country Durham and earned the company a Gold Standard accolade at the 2016 UK Pool & Spa Awards. Central to the award-winning project is the Superior Spas Fiji six seater hot tub, which features a POLI-MAX™ reinforced spa body and highly efficient […]

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Dave Thompson

Spa Star : Dave Thompson – Head Engineer at Aqua Warehouse

Dave was a finalist in the Spa Technician of the Year category at the UK Pool & Spa Awards last year. He was nominated by his colleagues for his expert knowledge of hot tubs, combined with his outstanding communication skills. By nature, Dave is very conscientious and has a ‘never give up’ attitude where nothing […]

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Coast Spas has been manufacturing quality spas and hot tubs for
20 years.

Birthday Celebrations

2017 marks a red letter year for Coast Spas as it celebrates its 20th anniversary. The Canadian-based spa manufacturer kicked off its birthday celebrations with its 2017 International Dealer Meeting (IDM) in Vancouver, Canada. Coast Spas dealers from across the globe gathered at the annual event. Retailers enjoyed networking opportunities at the IDM, as well […]

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Swim spas are predicted to take the market by storm this year,
along with high-end hot tubs. Pic: Vita Spa.

Sales Of Swim Spas Set To Soar This Year

Hot tub retailers are predicting sales of swim spas to soar this year, following steady growth of the market in 2016. Sales of both hot tubs and swim spas were up last year, with some of the industry’s big players reporting a 20 to 25 per cent increase. “There was a huge increase in the […]

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Based in Lancashire, the development of the Hyprolyser® electrochlorination range has seen Gaffey make significant export as well as home market progress

UK Team Soaks Up Export Success

Gaffey (Technical Services) Ltd was established by Mike Gaffey in 1986, who had worked at the coalface for 15 years as a former public baths manager and then nine years with chemical dosing and controls manufacturer, Stranco Ltd. By 1987 Mike had employed his two sons, Philip and Andrew, and the company developed as a […]

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The inside of a balance tank that has just been constructed, showing inlet pipes for pool water supply
and the drop pipes from the transfer channel. Pic: Devin Consulting.

Maintaining Deck Level Balance

Balance tanks are a necessary element in decklevel pools. They ensure that the pool water remains at the optimum level for effective surface water removal under all operating conditions. Their design and maintenance are critical. There are three operating levels that must be considered in balance tank design. Firstly the maximum water level in the […]

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Priding itself on offering everything you need for your swimming pool
all under one roof, Pools Plus of Berkshire has celebrated 35 years of trading.

Prime Minister Congratulates Family Team

Receiving a congratulatory letter from the Prime Minister Teresa May was the icing on the cake for the Pool Plus team, who celebrated their 35th business anniversary at the end of last year. The milestone was also recognised by many past clients and high profile acquaintances such as the Prince of Wales, Richard Branson and […]

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Operated by Parkwood Leisure, the new
Rushcliffe Arena includes a six lane, 25m main pool
and a learner pool with family beach.

Multi-Million Leisure Arena Opens

A new £13m state-of-the-art water leisure facility has opened its doors in Nottingham, as part of a dual-purpose complex with civic offices. Operated by Parkwood Leisure, the new Rushcliffe Arena includes a six lane, 25m main pool and a learner pool with a family beach. Rushcliffe Borough Council’s staff have moved to first floor offices […]

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UNDER COVER

A couple from Lincolnshire are enjoying the health and leisure benefits of their new Vita Spa swim spa, which was installed by Lincolnshire-based 1 Stop Spas last summer. The 1 Stop Spas team managed the entire project from beginning to end, including the design, supply and installation. The client wanted a swim spa that would […]

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Marketplace

SCP

Easy Clean

Specifically manufactured by Maytronics for SCP Europe, the Dolphin Poolstyle and the new Poolstyle Plus are SCP’s entry level robotic cleaners. Focusing on small domestic swimming pools, including above ground pools, the Dolphin Poolstyle cleans the floor with ease and the new Poolstyle Plus cleans the floor and wall. Lightweight and easy to lift, they […]

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Lovibond

How Clear Is Your Pool?

Crystal clear pool water is essential for both safety of and appeal to the bather but how should it be measured? The traditional way is deciding whether the bottom of the pool can be seen at the ‘deep’ end. However, is this sufficient? Measuring the turbidity of the water would be a more suitable and […]

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SRS Leisure

Swimwear Retail Solutions

SRS Leisure are a leading supplier of swimwear, accessories and learn to swim products with 25 years’ industry experience. We offer a complete retail solution to aquatic facilities including product supply, unitary, stock management, merchandising, POS advertising, customer services and sales support, and product training. A bespoke retail solution will not only drive your revenue, […]

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Paramount Pools

Super Suction

Combining the unique filtration properties of the MultiCyclone Plus MC12 and Supastream self-priming pump, the Ultravac is an ideal maintenance tool for commercial or large domestic pools. Vacuuming through the MultiCyclone unit enables you to remove debris out of the pool or water feature without losing water. The cart is made from strong powder coated […]

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Not Your Average Filter

The self-cleaning NanoFiber Auto filter for pools is not a traditional cartridge filter. The difference lies in the material used to make the filter. The innovative material used to make the filter is of a higher quality than other filters thanks to the nanofibre network, which filters particles as small as 5 to 8 microns. […]

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Shelf Life

Aqua Spa Supplies extends its own branded products with the introduction of the new Aqua Cover Shelf. With its simple but effective design, the Aqua Cover Shelf safely stores your hot tub cover without eliminating the view from your hot tub. Simply fold out the arms from their stored position against the hot tub and […]

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Pollet Chlorydos 10 Complete

Complete Control

The Chlorydos 10 Complete is a dosing station for calcium hypochlorite, acid and flocculant, complete with automatic control system measuring free chlorine, pH-value, redox and temperature. Available through Pollet Pool Group, the Chlorydos 10 is the ultimate combined control and feeder system ideal for pools up to 1,100m3. The user-friendly touchscreen display indicates current data […]

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Next Generation

The new Hyprolyser® iSEC range of electrochlorination systems from Gaffey is aimed at the swimming pool and industrial water treatment markets. The iSEC™ range now brings exactly the same health and safety and low operating cost benefits of the larger Hyprolyser® systems to operators with smaller chlorine demands. Safe, economical chlorination using salt, water and […]

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Bosta

New And Improved

Bosta UK is continuing to improve its range of Hydropro Heat pumps, to ensure that pool retailers can offer the most competitive and reliable heat pumps on the UK market. Big improvements have been made to the new Hydropro Inverter heat pump, which now comes with a black longlife ABS casing and can be sized […]

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clever

Clever Solution

The Clever-Pool Pump Inverter from Plastica is a highly efficient and advanced variable speed pump controller saving up to 80% energy consumption in some cases. Compatible with 95% of single speed pumps up to 2.0 hp, and with its easy installation, the pump inverter is really catching on across the UK pool market. Very user-friendly […]

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jolly

Jolly Good News

Leading water treatment supplier Mineral Supplies International (MSI) has ventured in to the UK’s spa market with the launch of its new Jolly Gel Spa range. 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 […]

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bespoke

Bespoke Spas

AstralPool UK tiled spas are available in a wide choice of finishes, including mosaic, glass and porcelain. The range includes skimmer spas and swim spas for domestic applications and deck level and hydro spas for commercial venues. The variety of additional features, such as water cannons, volcano pads and air loungers allows each spa to […]

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darlly

Five Times More Effective

Darlly’s SilverStream range of filters use Reemay® with Microban® which is exclusively available to Reemay®. The addition of silver ion technology incorporated within the End Caps and uniquely, the EasyStream core of the filter cartridge, delivers continuous built-in antimicrobial protection for the expected lifetime of the filter cartridge. Tests prove that SilverStream filters are five […]

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Natural Formula

Spa Marvel is a completely natural and safe alternative to traditional hot tub water care. It solves most spa water problems naturally, without the hassle and danger of using multiple spa chemicals. A unique formulation of natural enzymes, minerals and plant extracts, it contains no chlorine, bromine or other harsh chemicals. Spa Marvel is arguably […]

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solar

Optimum Temperature

Elecro’s Thermecro Solar Heater available from Plastica uses uniquely adapted evacuated tube technology rendering it the most effective solar collector available. Thermecro tubes will collect solar radiation and convert into hot water no matter what the ambient air temperature. Beneficially the Solar Rack is not reliant on outside temperatures or direct sunlight so, unlike other […]

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