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FITNESS UPGRADE

Offering distant views of Bamburgh Castle, this Tidal Fit EP-15semi sunken swim spa installation was carried out by Newcastle based North Spas. The swim spa is housed in a glass and cedar combination building with easy open sliding doors to both sides. “Our client had one of our Artesian Santa Cruz hot tubs fitted in2016,” […]

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HONEYMOON SUITE

Set within a valley of 32 acres of outstanding North Devon countryside with lakes, wild flower meadows, mature woodland not forgetting a mixture of friendly animals, Millbrook Estate is holiday resort specialises in small intimate and runaway weddings Among the five star facilities offered is the Treetop Escape, a stunning building hanging over a beautiful […]

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Grand Designs

When a successful interior design company decided to dip a toe into the hot tub and spa sector last spring, they could hardly have imagined the success, the business divergence would bring. Over the past decade, Pitville, has helped clients design and install bathrooms, kitchens and living spaces. Choosing Hydropool, as its spa and swim […]

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Practical Solution For Hot Tub Compliance

Darlly Europe, the UK’s leading supplier of replacement hot tub filters, have created a competitive and effective solution for HSG282 compliance for the majority of hot tubs on sale in the UK with the launch of their new SaniStream Direct Line Filtration System.Philip Moseley and Gil Gingell, directors at Darlly Europe, envisage that more than […]

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Colin Dougall

Pool People : Colin Dougall Operations Director, Devin Consulting Limited

After serving an apprenticeship as an engineering draughtsman, Colin I spent several years in the Royal Navy before undertaking a Master of mechanical and manufacturing engineering degree at Newcastle University. Colin’s pool industry career started in 2002 when he joined Devin Consulting. What are your pool market credentials? I have been in the pool industry […]

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ABOVE: Pwtag advises on ph correctants for swimming pools.

Acid Test Recommendations

When deciding on a pH correctant for your pool it is important to do a risk assessment in accordance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health regulations (COSHH). You need to think about the possible harms, how they can be reduced and whether avoided by using something else, or a safer version. If you […]

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ABOVE: A family called on JB Elite Services for its pool upgrade.

Pool Update Was Top Priority For Birmingham Home

Within weeks of moving into their new home, a Birmingham family was keen to really make it their own… starting with updating a tired looking pool. With young children, safety was top priority. But, they didn’t want to compromise on aesthetics. The couple turned to James Chapman of JB Elite Services for advice. The pool […]

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ABOVE: RolloSolar covers completes the Lighthouse Pools’ construction solution.

Lighthouse Offers Complete Pool Solution

With the recent addition of RolloSolar covers to its existing high end offerings of Zodiac and Riviera Pool, Lighthouse Pools are now able to supply and support an unrivalled complete solution to pool builders and retailers. RolloSolar is a family run business that has built its strong position in the German market over the last […]

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ABOVE: Stuart Melville, Business Development Manager for Barr + Wray’s Aftersales Division.

Barr + Wray Strengthens Aftersales Staff Team

Pool and wellness global specialists, Barr + Wray has confirmed the appointment of Stuart Melville as Business Development Manager for their Aftersales division. Stuart Melville joins after six years with Brenntag, working across Scotland and North of England as Account Manager – Water. Stuart’s role will be customer facing and looking to further cement his […]

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ABOVE: Neil Murray, left and Richard Way, right, pictured with Eddie The Eagle
Edwards at the recent Certikin seminar.

High Flying Certikin Host Traditional Seminars

The UK’s biggest wholesaler, Certikin stole its usual march on its distributor rivals, hosting its traditional customer seminars last month. The popular annual showcase provides Certikin the ideal platform to highlight new products promising enhanced customer service systems for 2018. With an emphasis on new technology, stand out new additions included the new Clever Pool […]

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ABOVE: UK Pool Store’s Dane Wilson, pictured right, receives the Jim Johnson Filtration Shield from ISPE Vice-Present, Colin Day.

New Year Honours for ISPE Members

ISPE Vice-President Colin Day, who was chairing the meeting in the absence of ISPE President John Cheek, announced two special presentations at the 117th ISPE One-Day Seminar in Clevedon, North Somerset. The first was the presentation of the Jim Johnson Filtration Shield to Dane Wilson from the UK Pool Store in Kent. This trophy is […]

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Marketplace

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Turbine Driven

You want to work out like a professional swimmer even though the size of your pool does not allow it and all you are busy with is taking laps. Then try the unique counter-flow system HydroStar from BINDER. The current is wide, smooth and powerful and can individually be regulated at any time. HydroStar is […]

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One-Piece Suits

The new range of exercise pools from Sunquest Pools offers a great entry point to the one-piece pool market for pool installers. Available in a range of colours and designed to accommodate all the leading counter-current systems, these new models come with options on length and width to fit the requirements of most small pool […]

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Wireless Motorisation Kit

You can make life easier for your clients by offering a very cost-effective means of automating their pool cover reel. No more manual labour. Just use the remote control to operate. The wireless motorisation kit from Plastica is installed in approximately 5 minutes with no cables to run. It is engineered to fit the Slidelock […]

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Colour Spectrum

Colour Spectrum

Now available through Lighthouse Pools, RolloSolar slatted pool cover systems are available in a range of slat colours including white, blue, grey, ivory, transparent and various coloured solar versions. There is also a RAL colour service offered for those customers looking for that special effect in the pool of their dreams. Founded in 1983, RolloSolar […]

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Thermal Blanket

Hot news! Pioneered by themselves, Paramount Pools is the first company to manufacture a thermal safety cover for swimming pools and swimspas!  Extensively tested for over two years, Thermo-safe offers a tough thermal insulation cover suitable for use on new indoor and outdoor pool applications up to 15m. See the new thermal blanket at the […]

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SPATEX Launch

Bosta is proud to launch its new Norsup brand of professional pool products which includes the Norsup Inverter heat pump. This is our highest specification of heat pump designed for all year round usage. The unit works down to -20 degrees and changes heating capacities to suit weather conditions. COP’s are now able to reach […]

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Gold Standard

This gorgeous refurbishment project, featuring the Niveko custom-built Evolution monopool, scooped the Gold Standard in the category Overseas Project Of The Year at the recent UK Pool and Spa Awards 2017. Instal – Fit from Luxembourg were asked to supply a replacement pool that reflected the up-to-date trends and above all the high requirements of […]

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Bright Lights

LED technology has made great advances in the past few years and electronic components that run on DC have taken over, as they are far more efficient and cheaper to run. The new LumiPlus DC PAR56 V1 & V2 range bring a reduction in potential failures as lights are less affected by voltage drops and […]

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Beautifully Crafted

Beautifully Crafted

With an award-winning history going back to the 1950s, Aegean Spas are a third generation owned and operated business whose spa and hot tub division was incorporated as a separate company in 1987. Aegean work with swimming pool contractors and architects to design and produce bespoke mosaic hot tubs. Any size and shape is achievable […]

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HSG282

Be HSG282 Ready

The Health and Safety Guideline 282 (HSG282) came into effect in early 2017. The main aim for the introduction was to reduce the risk of Legionella outbreaks associated with spas and hot tubs in commercial settings. Section 5 of the guideline focuses on water testing and what needs to be tested: Disinfectant, pH and Total […]

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Hot Tub Oasis

Hot Tub Oasis

Add style and luxury to your showroom and with a simple turn of a key show customers how their cover could become an attractive gazebo. The Covana OASIS is not only a hot tub cover, it’s also an automated, state-of-the-art, easy-to-use gazebo, that’s designed for greater simplicity. Covana is innovative, versatile and compatible with multiple […]

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Green Chemistry

Green Chemistry

With the new conservational water analysis, it has now proven possible to achieve what once seemed impossible: reagents that are easy to dose; are safe; have a long and stable shelf-life; are extremely accurate; provide reproducible results; and are environmentally friendly. Whether you decide in favour of the classic pool tester, the domestic electronic pool […]

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Water care partners

Water Care Partners

Aqua Spa Supplies are proud to have teamed up with water care specialists O-Care to become a UK distributor of their products. O-Care is designed to remove and prevents biofilm, reduces chemical usage, provides soft odourless water and reduces wear and tear on hot tub components. The treatment helps maintain clear, soft and hygienically clean […]

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Optimum Performance

Optimum Performance

The Inverter-Plus heat pump is the first full-inverter pool pump, which adjust the compressor speed hertz by hertz and the fan speed revolution by revolution. It matches the pool intelligently with continuous and optimal efficiency. The Inverter-Plus allows for heating capacity from 25 per cent to 100 per cent automatically according to pool demand, but […]

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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 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 specifically […]

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Display Offer

Display Offer

The Relax Spa Water Treatment range has been given a new look with eye catching, contemporary branding and point-of-sale display stands. Why not enhance your showroom and take advantage of the Relax Spa Display – presenting core water treatment products and optimising exposure of ‘impulse sales’ such as Aromatherapy Fragrances and Spa Jolly Gel. Simply […]

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ROBOT DOLPHIN

Clean Sweep

A new addition for SCP in 2017 is the latest in the POOLSTYLE range of robotic cleaners by Maytronics/Dolphin. This new cleaner is suitable for smaller pools up to a maximum of 8m in length and features a 15m cable. The POOLSTYLE Plus will clean the floor and wall of the pool in a cycle […]

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Bespoke Spa

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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