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Some 1,360 visitors made their way through the doors of the Ericsson Exhibition Hall during the three-day exhibition in January.

Coming Of Age

Marking its 21st anniversary milestone this year, SPATEX returned to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry in January and it didn’t disappoint. More than 100 exhibitors filled the show floor for the 2017 event, which was the first occasion in SPATEX’s history that the show has been held midweek. Some 1,360 visitors made their way through […]

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The new Vita Spa VM8 model has an open barrier-free exercise and
swim area, which is complimented by a comfortable five-seater spa end.

Two Brands Launch New Swim Spa Models

Aqua Warehouse Group has launched two brand new 18ft dual temperature swim spas for the L.A. Spas and Vita Spa brands. The new L.A. Spas F8P and Vita Spa VM8 models have an open barrier-free exercise and swim area, which is complimented by a comfortable five-seater spa end. The swim spas also incorporate the latest […]

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Award Leisure, formerly A5 Spas, has over 80 hot tubs on display
across its three show sites in Warwickshire, Hertfordshire and Lincoln.

Spa Retailer Launches Franchise Model

Warwickshire-based spa retailer A5 Spas has embarked on a brand new business venture by launching a nationwide franchise under the Award Leisure banner. The family-run company has taken the decision to launch the new franchise to give consumers access to premium hot tubs and pedigree garden products on their very own doorstep. Over the coming […]

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The Aqua Warehouse Group and its dealers came together to celebrate recent successes.

Aqua Warehouse Group Celebrates

During a recent world seminar held in Mexico, hosted by Maax Spas Corporation, Richard Hart, owner of the UK’s Aqua Warehouse Group, received two huge International Awards as UK distributor of both L.A. and Vita spas. He was first awarded a Double Platinum Award for the outstanding sales achieve during 2016, this was then royally […]

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The refurbishment of Portishead Open Air Pool is being led by CP Pools and DG Pools & Leisure.

Major Works At Portishead Lido

Major refurbishment is well underway at Portishead Open Air Pool in Bristol. The extensive project will see over £250,000 ploughed into restoring and revamping the swimming pool and plantroom, including new pipework, a new liner, a new cover, and new pool surrounds. Built in 1962, the pool is run by the Portishead Open Air Pool […]

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The majority of the 2016 Rio Olympics swimming action took place
in the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre. Pic: Rio de Janeiro City Hall / Beth Santos.

Brazil’s Olympic Pools Are On The Move

The company behind the temporary swimming pools used at last year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have refuted claims that the pools have fallen into disrepair and have revealed that the pools will soon be moved to permanent locations. Italian-based Myrtha Pools said the news concerning the deterioration of the facilities after the Games, […]

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National Leisure’s Grayfox Swimming Pools of
Lincoln collected Silver, a Bronze and a top Gold accolade
in the Commercial Pool of the Year award.

NL Excels At Industry Awards

National Leisure members were the big winners at the 2017 SPATA and BISHTA awards with six NL member companies picking up a combined 17 top accolades. “The vast number of accolades achieved that this year’s SPATA and BISHTA awards are a feather in the cap for National Leisure and clearly show the high calibre of […]

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AstralPool UK recently hosted its seminar on the them of The Next Level.

Taking Customers To The Next Level

Hosting its 2017 seminar recently, AstralPool UK looked to take its customers to The Next Level in a business development journey that began last year with the company’s Time For Change theme. Completing a two-year secondment to the company, Patrick Thorpe reported on outstanding sales growth, particularly in the domestic pool sector putting the company […]

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Chris Whincup and Stuart Melville accepted the Water Effi ciency
Product award on behalf of Brenntag UK & Ireland at the presentation evening
at the House of Lords.

Heatsavr Is Water Efficiency Winner

Heatsavr was officially recognised for its water saving benefits at the UK Water Efficiency Product Awards 2017. The original liquid pool cover won the award in the Industrial & Business Use category for its water saving benefits in commercial swimming pools. Organised by Waterwise, the Water Efficiency Product Awards recognise the achievements of designers, inventors […]

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Michael Witney has joined Ocea UK team.

Familiar Face Rings Ocea Changes

Leading cover manufacturer Ocea has welcomed a new member to its UK team. Michael Witney, who is already a familiar face in the industry, has joined the company in a Sales Executive role, where his main objective will be to promote Ocea’s growing product catalogue to both existing and new customers. This will also coincide […]

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Members of the DAISY Club enjoyed a visit to the Dryden Aqua factory in Edinburgh in February

Exclusive Club Welcomes New Members

Representatives from some of the UK’s leading pool companies were welcomed at the Dryden Aqua HQ in February, in the first of a three part technical training academy to become fully-fledged members of the new and exclusive DAISY Club. The members-only club is made up of pool companies that are dedicated to offering and installing […]

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Marketplace

Water Care

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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Bespoke Spas

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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Jolly Good

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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Step Up

Step Up

The new Aqua Step from Aqua Spa Supplies is a stylish, yet simple four piece snap together step. Designed to accompany both square and round hot tubs, the two tier step is made from maintenance free plastic which includes UV inhibitors to ensure years of reliable service. Available in two colours, brown or light grey, […]

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Bromine Testing

Now For Bromine Testing

Listening to the user base and specifically hot tub users, the Lovibond® team has now redesigned the Scuba II to include a direct test for Bromine (0.2-13.5mg/l). Concurrently, the team has also introduced new, enhanced housing for this popular domestic photometer. Easy, immediate and accurate readings can be taken by scooping water into the unit’s […]

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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 our Relax Spa Display offer? You can present core water treatment products and optimise also optimise exposure of ‘impulse sales’ such as Aromatherapy Fragrances and […]

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True Colours

True Colours

Three new colours have been added to the Ocea automatic pool cover colour palette to meet recent demand. Exclusive to Ocea, they include a fresh green Meadow Haze, available as transparent or solar finish that gives you a bright summer feel, all year long. The high gloss Onyx Black finish offers a 2% transparency to […]

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New Kit on the Block

New Kit On The Block

The new 5-in-1 MULTI POOLTESTER combines all the tests required for accurate water analysis in a compact, handheld, single kit with easy-to-use instructions and handy tips on how to adjust alkalinity and calcium hardness levels. The tests include free, active and total chlorine (0.1 – 3.0 mg/l), pH value (6.8 – 8.2), cyanuric acid, alkalinity-m/carbonate […]

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Unmissable Glide System

Unmissable Glide System

An irresistible addition to your swimming pool cover portfolio, the Glide is a high-quality pool cover that puts safety and security first without compromising on quality, design or reliability. Fast and easy to open and close, the Glide is an essential part of any home pool to give added peace of mind. The Glide is […]

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Next generation

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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Complete Control

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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Optimum Performance

Optimum Performance

The Relax Pool Dehumidifier absorbs humid air in your pool building and transforms it to warm, dry air. Your clients will no longer suffer with condensation on the ceiling, walls and glass of their pool building. The dehumidification volume of Relax Pool Dehumidifiers reaches up to 4.3 litres per hour (30°C ambient temperature and 80% […]

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New Catalogue

New Catalogue – Out Now!

Available from April, the BTU Pools Trade Catalogue 2017 is packed full of carefully selected spare parts, swimming pool and spa products, supplies, equipment and accessories – at really competitive prices. Paul Bass, Director of BTU Pools says: “We have been really ambitious with our 2017 catalogue and have put together an offer that combines […]

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Super Suction

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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Hot Stuff

Hot Stuff

The Compact In Line Electric Heater from AstralPool UK is a quick and safe water heating system that will heat your spa or small pool all year round. Easy to install, the heater provides immediate output by using electric resistances, offering superior performance over other models. The variable capacity of its three resistors means that […]

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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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