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Open and shut case

Open And Shut Case

Initially a pool installation enquiry, Hydropool Devon recently completed a swim spa installation instead at this home in Stoneycombe, near Newton Abbott. “Our client came to the showroom, initially looking for a swimming pool solution, however having seen how the swim spa works he fell in love with the idea,” explains Michael Harrison-Hastings, Hydropool Devon’s […]

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New HSE guidance

New HSE Guidance

New guidance, published by the HSE (Health & Safety Executive) this summer, is primarily for those who manage or operate spa systems and explains how to manage and control the risks from legionella and other infectious agents. It will also help service suppliers, designers, manufacturers, importers, suppliers and installers of spa-pool systems meet their legal […]

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Expansion doubles UK

Expansion Doubles UK Leisure Living Capacity

Hot tub specialists, UK Leisure Living, has doubled the capacity of its North Wales base with the recent opening of a new hot tub showroom. The new show centre at The Creamery in Mochdre, near Colwyn Bay, boasts between 15 and 16 hot tubs and a swim spa on display at any one time. UK […]

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Keeping it real

Keeping It Real – Spa Showrooms

Top retailers know that a hot tub or swim spa sale will typically hinge on the selling experience. Businesses that can successfully demonstrate the hot tub lifestyle in a showroom setting therefore are generally a lap ahead of their on-line only competition. With high-end products and clients to match, showrooms in Loughton and Hertford offer […]

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Whale of a time

Whale Of A Time

Blue Whale Spas began in 2011, when the company launched with one simple aim, to help remove the stresses of modern life and provide rest and relaxation for clients. The company has gone from strength to strength over the last six years. This summer they moved to their new huge 26,000 sq. ft. showroom and […]

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Community Spirit

Boasting one of the largest attendances in the South West for any one leisure centre, Bristol-based Horfield Leisure Centre is celebrating a record-breaking year with more than 850,000 visitors to the long-serving community venue. The centre was originally constructed in the 1980’s as a standalone facility that only catered to dry-side leisure, such as racket […]

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Return on investment

Return On Investment

Active Centres operate five leisure centres and two dual-use sports centres across South Gloucestershire. Since 2005 they have worked with Circadian Trust, the charitable company working in partnership with the local authority, to improve the health, cultural and social wellbeing of the local community. Any profit made is reinvested back into local facilities and services, […]

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Annual Awards

Annual UK Pool and Spa Awards Set New Record

Entrepreneur, television celebrity and former winner of The Apprentice, Michelle Dewberry, will be the VIP guest at December’s UK Pool & Spa Awards presentations. Michelle will be attending the event to hear about the industry’s most successful companies and share ideas for industry growth. Celebrating its tenth anniversary in style, this year’s UK Pool & […]

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Pool Man

Pool Man Shares Cancer Scare Story

Around 48,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year and in December last year, Martin Borley, 53, from Tanby Pools, in Surrey, was one of them. “I considered myself fit,” says Martin. “I swam a mile every day and cycled 50 miles regularly plus every year I cycle 300 miles in three days for […]

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World Leisure

World Leisure Expands Nationwide Operations

Leyland-based water leisure company World Leisure (UK) Ltd has opened three new operational bases in Birmingham, Kent and London. World Leisure provides a complete range of design, technical and installation services for the water leisure industry, operating throughout the UK, and has won multiple industry awards for its installations. Adding to existing head offices in […]

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Winners and losers

Winners And Losers At Welsh Pool

A new school swimming initiative has been slammed by adults who have been banned from using the facilities at the same time. Conwy County Borough Councils leisure service school has introduced the initiative, aiming to ensure that every child leaving primary school by 2020 can swim. However, the pilot scheme at Llandudno Swimming Centre means […]

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Marketplace

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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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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Welcome lift

Welcome Lift

The brand new Aqua Lift Three from Aqua Spa Supplies with Pre-Assembled arms is the perfect hydraulic lifter for hot tubs. The use of a hydraulic lifter makes removing your hot tub cover easy, even when the cover gets heavy. The Aqua Lift Three is made from powder-coated aluminium which will provide years of trouble […]

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Uk coverage

UK Coverage

With over 15 Luxe models available from 42 UK stores, Paramount Pools are the sole distributor on the branded one-piece pool, following three-fold growth in the past two years. Luxe Pools offer an affordable GRP reinforced one piece swimming pool that is far less time consuming and more economical than building a conventional concrete pool. […]

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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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One piece pools

One Piece Pools

Bosta UK is proud to introduce their successful range of one-piece fibreglass pools, ranging from 4.5 metres up to 10 metres. Bosta pools are some of the most competitively priced in-ground pools on the market and offer quick and easy installation with a wide variety of finishes, designs and sizes. The price includes filtration 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 two per cent […]

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Heat Is On

Plastica’s recently launched range of Relax pool hall dehumidifiers have generated much interest from the UK pool trade. The slim, sleek glass-fronted units resemble a giant smart phone, so require minimum space and make an attractive addition to the pool area. The aesthetically pleasing units can remove over 100 litres of water per day, converting […]

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Not your average filter

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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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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Ladder treads

Ladder Treads

Plastica’s 43mm ladders are made from grade 316 stainless steel and are suitable for use in salt water pools. They are supplied with our own custom designed treads and fixtures, also all moulded in-house to Plastica’s normal high standards. The company offer all the same designs as we previously have including: all normal ladders, undercover […]

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Water analysis

Water Analysis

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 immersing the unit’s sample chamber […]

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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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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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