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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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O C Spas was formed in 2015 by husband and wife team, Jonny and Lucy Bottrell

Making Waves

As a relative newcomer to the UK’s spa and hot tub industry, O C Spas is already making waves. Within its first year of business, the Cornwall-based dealership notched up two industry awards, including the Artesian Spas New Dealer of Excellence Award and a Silver Standard in the Showroom of the Year category at the […]

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Hydropool’s new distribution facility will offer three times the current stock availability,
plus an overnight parts, delivery and installation service.

New Era For Hydropool

Leading spa manufacturer Hydropool has invested in a major new UK warehousing and distribution facility in Oxfordshire. Known as Hydropool House, the extensive new facility will offer Hydropool dealers a quicker and more efficient distribution service, combined with improved technical support and training. “This is a huge step forward for Hydropool UK and one which […]

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HotSpring’s Nik Miles is pictured with TV personality Dave Myers as
part of a new programme ‘Operation People Power’.

Hotspring Lends A Hand With BBC TV Show

Spa retailer HotSpring World lent a helping hand in a new BBC TV series ‘Operation People Power’ in the run up to Christmas. Hosted by well-known Hairy Biker Dave Myers, the show follows a group of celebrities as they carry out community projects to help those in need. HotSpring took part in the first episode […]

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A spa-themed amusement park could become a reality in the Japanese city of Beppu.

‘Spamusement’ Park Could Become Reality

Offering hot-tub style rollercoasters, Ferris wheels and carousels, the world’s first spa-themed amusement park could become a reality in Japan. The city of Beppu – a spa resort on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, which is famed for its hotsprings, created a promotional video for the ‘spamusement’ park, which went viral. Filmed at the […]

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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 as […]

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Scientists are predicting a warm year ahead, which will set cash
registers ringing for many residential pool companies.

Warm Weather Could Signal Busy Year

Pool companies should be prepared for another very warm year ahead if scientists are to be believed. In fact, the Met Office’s early forecast for 2017 places the coming year among the warmest on record. The forecast will put a spring in the step of many residential pool companies, as pool owners rush to get […]

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CUSTOM BUILT

This luxury one-piece pool project was named overall winner in the Residential Outdoor Pool of the Year category at the 2016 UK Pool & Spa Awards. HTP worked with Czech-based pool manufacturer, Niveko, to create the one-piece outdoor pool at a property in the Midlands. HTP’s brief was to provide a one piece custom-built with […]

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Historic Pools of Britain member Brockwell Lido in London experienced its busiest summer season on record in 2016.

Successful First Year For Historic Pools

Historic Pools of Britain celebrated its first full year in 2016, and what a year it was for the organisation that gives a voice to many of the country’s forgotten pools. Made up of 15 member pools, Historic Pools of Britain recognises the significant role that historic pools play in our communities and the contribution […]

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Since opening to the public in July, the centre has seen around 10,000 people using its facilities every week.

Golden Vision

Twice Olympic Gold and Bronze Medallist Swimmer, Rebecca Adlington OBE, officially opened the new £11.9 million Wyre Forest Leisure Centre in Kidderminster in October. The state-of-the-art centre includes a six lane 25m swimming pool, a learner pool with moveable floor, 100 station fitness suite, a six court sports hall, dance studios, climbing wall and outdoor […]

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Come along and visit the BISHTA and SPATA team on stand A1 at SPATEX 2017.

All Systems Go For Associations

The revision of the Management of Spa Pools publication is nearing completion, and this document is likely to be referred to as ‘HSG 282’. The official title of the publication is due to be ‘The control of legionella and other infectious agents in spa pool systems’. Once the document is finalised, further news about the […]

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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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