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NEWS

NEWS

All the Latest News, Info, Products and Gossip From the UK Pool and Spa Industry and Beyond

Kettering Leisure Centre Gets New Ceiling For Grand Reopening Over the last 29 years, Stretch Ceilings Ltd have amassed a vast portfolio of public and local authority swimming pool installation projects, and one of their latest examples is this recent installation at Kettering Leisure Centre in Northampton. Installing approximately 550 square metres of their popular Matt White material, the company achieved this superb finish which allowed up to 81% light reflection in a space with limited natural light. The material used by Stretch Ceilings has excellent acoustic properties which assists exceptionally well with any noise reverberation problems which can often occur in pool environments. Due to time constraints on site, all 22 bespoke, made to measure panels were installed within one month of order, allowing for the complete refurbishment of the pool ceiling to be carried out with minimal mess and disruption and in line with the grand reopening of the centre. This unique system is ideally suited to pool environments as the material is unaffected by moisture, chlorine, sulphur and other corrosive atmospheres. The sheet material is prefinished, waterproof and will provide a barrier ensuring that no corrosive vapours pass through the ceiling into the void and

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steelwork above, whilst also complying with a Class ‘0’ Fire rating/euroclass B s1 d0. Featuring a 12-year guarantee, the material does not require any further decoration or maintenance and is 100% recyclable, hygienic and is non-toxic. Available in over 250 colours and finishes, a Stretch Ceiling allows for the formation of many diverse shapes to suit endless design possibilities.

Stretch Ceilings Ltd 01276 681000 www.stretchceilings.co.uk

Fifty Years In The Industry And Still Winning Awards! Certikin customer, Asher Swimpool Centre Ltd, is celebrating 50 years in business this year and, proving that it is still very much at the top of its game, the company has recently been awarded two SPATA awards. On their retirement 18 years ago, founders John and Brenda Asher passed on the Lincolnshire-based company to their son and daughter, Andrew and Claire, and they employed Contracts Manager, John Epton. Under their auspices, the business of building and servicing pools, spas, saunas and steam rooms has expanded and the eight-strong team now

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witnessed the growth in the operates over a 60-mile radius popularity of indoor pools and and beyond. installed the UK’s first ever heat The company is a SPATA pump, as featured on the BBC’s (Swimming Pool & Allied Trades ‘Tomorrow’s World’ programme. Association) and all employees As one of the country’s leading are members of ISPE (the pool dealers, it has 27 highlyInstitute of Swimming Pool coveted SPATA awards to its Engineers). Still very active name and at the recently held in retirement and a stalwart British Pool & Hot Tub Awards, of the water leisure industry, John is a past president of both the team picked up their latest organisations and Brenda and John Asher (background) and the Asher Swimpool Centre team celebrating the Claire is chairlady company’s milestone anniversary of the Midland Region of SPATA, a position she has held for 20 years. In its time, the company has

awards – a Bronze for Residential Outdoor Pool in the £40,000 to under £75,000 category and a Bronze for Refurbishment Pool of the Year. Both projects feature a plethora of Certikin equipment including filtration, pumps, lighting, heating and automatic pool water dosing control. Claire Asher said: “Certikin’s products are the backbone of virtually all our installations. We know we can rely on them and the service, both before and after purchase.” Asher Swimpool Centre Ltd 01400 272583 www.asher-swim.co.uk

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SPN (Swimming Pool News) April 2018  

Informing the pool and spa industry since 1959. Covering the UK's wet leisure market, SPN (Swimming Pool News) is the UK's longest running a...

SPN (Swimming Pool News) April 2018  

Informing the pool and spa industry since 1959. Covering the UK's wet leisure market, SPN (Swimming Pool News) is the UK's longest running a...