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Over 110 swimmers attended the Christmas Day Swim at Brockwell Lido last year, where the water
temperature was around 7°C.

Ideal Swimming Temperatures

How warm does the water have to be for outdoor swimming? The short answer is that there are no authoritative guidelines, as there are for indoor pools and spas. And of course, outdoor swimming can mean ponds, rivers, the sea… It can include wet suits. But here are some rough guidelines. Swimming in water that […]

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Tight Squeeze

OC Spas recently undertook the challenging installation of an Artesian Spas swim spa and hot tub for a client in Cornwall. Following a visit to the OC Spas showroom in Goonhavern, the client ordered a TidalFit EP16 swim spa and a Platinum Elite Dove Canyon hot tub, which were both to be positioned in a […]

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Bathing In Luxury

Torquay-based RS Pools recently undertook the installation of a luxury tiled spa at the residence of a famous author. This was the second project that RS Pools worked on with MTA Architects. The RS Pools team supplied all the technical information required for the installation of the spa, which was then worked into the design […]

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Asia Piscine

Asian Aqua Event

Singapore hosted the fourth edition of the Piscine Global Asia show last month, with almost 100 exhibitors taking part in the two-day event. 96 brands from 18 countries met at the Marina Bay Sands from the 5-6th April and attracted 919 attendees ranging from architects and landscapers to installation, construction and installation professionals. Throughout the […]

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Engineers from Wensum Pools were put through their paces as part of the latest Electrical Awareness
Workshop.

Behind The Scenes Work Continues

To support their members and the wider water leisure industry, BISHTA and SPATA work together to ensure that they are represented across Europe, both for networking with other national pool and spa associations in EUSA and also in the development of European Standards. Through these contacts, it is easier to be aware of and share […]

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Hydropool Joins The Jacuzzi Family

Jacuzzi Brands has announced the acquisition of Hydropool Hot Tubs and Swim Spas. Joining forces, the Hydropool team will lead the global swim spa program for Jacuzzi Brands and will have access to Jacuzzi’s global resources. David Jackson, Stephane Barralis and the Hydropool management team will remain in place and continue to run and expand […]

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Pool Spa Awards

Entries Open for 2017 UK Pool & Spa Awards

Returning for the ninth consecutive competition, the UK Pool & Spa Awards showcase the very best of the companies in the British hot tub and spa industry and is still accepting entries until September 2017. Building on continued success, the event is set to be bigger and better with over 30 award-winning opportunities. We have […]

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Garforth

Garforth Named Hot Tub Capital of Yorkshire

The little-known village of Garforth has been dubbed “Hot Tub Capital of Yorkshire” by a local spa business. Garforth, which nestles nine miles outside of Leeds, was crowned with its title by local distributor, Outdoor Living, with the company making its proclamation based on its sales data over the past 12 years. It was revealed […]

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Ryan Mason

Ryan Mason – Head Electrician, North Spas

Ryan Mason heads up the North Spas electrical team. He specialises in all aspects of electrical installations and revamping old spas into working and useable products. In 2016, Ryan and his apprentice electrician Dean – who also happens to be his brother-in-law – took care of over 90 per cent North Spas’ electrical installations. Ryan […]

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Livery

That’s A Wrap

Once used to distinguish between battling armies, the use of colour and imagery to represent a nation or a house insignia has waned. But livery has endured and adapted to become one of the most useful tools in the modern-day business advertising arsenal. The ability to share a business’s branding over the course of several […]

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Complete

Against All Odds

Hard work and determination has proven to be a winning formula for the husband and wife team behind Complete Spas. Celebrating their tenth year of trading this year, Pete and Rachel Grinnall started selling hot tubs and swim spas in the summer of 2007, just as the last recession began to take hold. Not afraid […]

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Marketplace

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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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ScubaII

Water Analysis

Every pool owner should check the most important parameters in their pool at regular intervals. This is the only way to ensure that water quality is maintained at the right level and to arrange dosing in an optimum manner. The water-tight Scuba II enables the operator to check the pool water quickly and accurately for […]

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OCare

BioFilm Treatment

Aqua Spa Supplies now stock the brand-new starter kits from water care specialists O-Care. ‘Safe – Soft – Simple’ is the O-Care motto, and the new starter kits make it very simple to enhance the bathers experience by removing BioFilm, softening the water and reducing the need for chemicals. The Inflatable starter kit will last […]

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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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Lumilux

Bright Lights

The Lumilux IP68 offers high quality lighting for your pool and is available in a range of colours and energy outputs to suit your needs. The high-powered LED light is perfectly designed to be used underwater with a stainless-steel trim and optional die cast aluminium housing makes it a stylish addition to your pool. The […]

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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 […]

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Gown

The Only Shade of Grey…

The Flint Grey Microfibre Waffle Robe is the latest addition to the best-selling bathrobe collection, used by leading spas, salons and hotels alike. This ultra-lightweight, super soft bathrobe absorbs moisture quickly and allows air to flow, resulting in faster drying times and greater freshness while extra fine fibres retain heat well, giving the ultimate client […]

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Glide

Unmissable Glide

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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Wood Pool

Boost Sales

Wooden pools are an ideal solution to increase your sales by providing an alternative yet affordable high quality pool option. This line of pools allows customers to choose a custom size and shape or from the standard range and then install either above ground, semi or fully submerged in the ground. Plastica’s wooden pools are […]

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Salt Relax

Time to Relax

The New Bayrol Salt Relax Pro is innovative in its use of salt water to produce the chlorine to disinfect your pool water, maximising the low levels of salt even in low temperatures. The key features include a low salt concentration (only 1.5g/l) and an adjustable automatic reduction of chlorine production and pool cover operation […]

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Para Pool

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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Inverter

Extended Swimming

The EVOLine air/water heat pump offers the cheapest possible way to heat any pool up to 80m3. This technology makes it possible to extend the swimming season to enjoy your pool for more months of the year whilst making it environmentally friendly. Its specific design ensures great energy savings whilst being used in cold temperatures […]

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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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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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