Dive Into Swimming Pool Blue!

There’s something universally calming and cooling about colours such as aquas, turquoises, and twinkling dappled mosaic tiles. In our fast-paced, switched-on world, swimming pool blue invites us to slow down. It’s a soothing shade that creates a serene oasis, evoking wide-open expanses of crystal clear water and cloudless skies. Swimming Pools are known for their health properties, but now they have given inspiration to designers to create art and decor for home interiors, in this feature from Living Etc. Magazine.

Ever Wanted a Pool or Hot Tub at Home?

It just got easier to find hot tub and swimming pool retailers and installers in the UK!

The two UK trade associations, BISHTA (the British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association) and SPATA (the Swimming Pool and Allied Trades Association), have relaunched their consumer websites with some great new features. To help put hot tub and pool owners and purchasers in direct contact with companies who are approved by the two trade associations, which can bring peace of mind when purchasing these ‘high ticket’ items. Read more

The Best of British, Showcasing in Europe

Revealing the British entries shortlisted for the 2018 European Pool and Spa Awards

Since 2013, the European Pool & Spa Awards has been putting a spotlight on the most innovative domestic pools, spas and hot tubs on the continent.  The sixth European Awards, hosted by EUSA (European Union of Swimming Pool and Spa Associations) are set to be announced in November at Piscine Global in Lyon, France. Read more

Water Saving Advice

It is a current requirement for pool owners to notify their relevant Water Authority that they have a swimming pool. If the water is drawn from the main supply supplied by a Water Authority, then a meter is expected to be installed. Therefore, pool owners are paying for their water use and will be careful about the consumption. Read more

Splash Down at SPATEX as the 2018 British Pool & Hot Tub Award Winners are revealed!

Winners of the 2018 British Pool & Hot Tub Awards have been revealed at the wet leisure industry gala evening, held during SPATEX at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry (on 30th January) and there was a guest appearance from British former track and field athlete, Sally Gunnell OBE DL. Sally received a standing ovation from the audience, as she remains the only woman ever to hold four major track titles concurrently – Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth. Read more

Swimming Pool Water Book Launch – PWTAG

PWTAG’s much-anticipated new book was launched on 22 November. The Drayton Manor Hotel in Tamworth was the venue for pool operators to be introduced to the third edition of Swimming Pool Water treatment and quality standards for pools and spas. Over 160 delegates (a sell out) to an all-day launch seminar heard expert speakers – from PWTAG itself and from its industry forum – talk about the importance of the new edition. Read more