Category Archives: swimming pools

Our top tips for closing your pool

Yes. It’s true. We’re afraid to say it but the time has come to fold away your swimming gear, pack up the sun chairs (not that they were needed much over the Summer), and close your pool ready for Winter. We … Continue reading

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Still time to get the trunks out! It’s the end of summer but not the end for swimming

The first of September probably came around a little too quick for those who love the Summer. And especially those who enjoy a little outdoor swim in the warm sunshine. Not that we’ve seen much of that this Summer! But … Continue reading

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The Olympic Pools are now brown and it’s sad to see

2016 was a year that saw a lot of different highs and lows. One particular high was definitely the summer Olympics in Rio. At the time, you may have seen our blog about the swimming pools turning green, which we … Continue reading

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Water testing on holiday

“The water in Majorca don’t taste like what it oughta!” In 1985 an advert for brewing giants, Heineken, used the phrase seen above to promote their beer’s ability to refresh like no other. Whether that’s true or not I can’t … Continue reading

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Great fun is safe fun!

Swimming Pools are really fun. Let’s not forget that; the point of a pool is that we want to socialise, exercise and most of all have fun. However, it’s always important to keep safety in mind, especially if you have … Continue reading

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Inflatable, affordable hot tubs for all weathers

When the weather is hot, not much beats jumping into the pool to cool off and relax. However, we live in Britain and that means the sunshine can be a bit sporadic, to say the least. So, what if we … Continue reading

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What’s new in 2015?

What’s new in 2015? Rising temperatures and blossom mean just one thing for pool lovers – it is opening time! So to help you on your way, we have revived and updated last year’s pool opening checklist, so you can … Continue reading

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Save our swimming pools, urge doctors

DOCTORS yesterday called on councils to stop closing local swimming pools and invest in community sports facilities. The British Medical Association has thrown its weight behind calls for an expansion of community sports provision in a bid to boost activity … Continue reading

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Design of Birmingham’s Olympic swimming pool revealed

These are the first architect’s images of Birmingham new £58 million Olympic standard swimming pool, water park and leisure centre. The centre, to be built on St Vincent Street, near the National Indoor Arena, will include a 50 metre pool … Continue reading

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Construction work begins on new 50-metre swimming pool

Leading construction firm Willmott Dixon is undertaking work on a new swimming pool for the University of Surrey. Willmott Dixon began excavating the 50-metre pool last month, which will form the focal point of the university’s new Sports Park complex. The … Continue reading

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