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Great Grating Provides The Perfect Pool Finishing Touch Located just 15 miles from Oxford, the Old Swan & Minster Mill is nestled in 65 acres of idyllic grounds in the picturesque village of Minster Lovell. This quintessentially English inn has recently seen the addition of the Garden Spa – a tranquil haven which includes an indoor heated plunge pool, rock sauna and aroma steam room. The architect, Michael Pilkington appointed Oxfordshire pool builders, Clearwater Pools, to construct the 9m x 4m pool. It was quite a task as all works had to be completed within a 20 week timeframe but Clearwater more than stepped up to the plate with the final result being this stunning tiled pool surrounded by Certikin’s HDPE grating. Clearwater Swimming Pools, who have been constructing both private and commercial swimming pools for over 40 years, chose the high quality grating because of its eye catching good looks and high impact strength. It can be made to suit any existing or new grating channel and it comes in any depth, any width and virtually any colour. Certikin can also manufacture bespoke items from HDPE such as manhole covers, drain covers, inlet covers and steam diffusers. Certikin’s HDPE has proved a massive success story thanks to the company investing in the impressively named and sizeable Maxi-m5 2030 twin head, twin ATC precision CNC Router at Certikin’s HQ

said: “We have a range of 16 different tools to choose from and each tool is ingeniously and automatically selected by the machine’s computer, facilitating very complex machining. It’s this which makes it the best in the marketplace.” Certikin International 01993 778855 in Witney, Oxfordshire. This mega machine allows for a high manufacturing output and fantastic product versatility. Neil Garner, Certikin’s Production Manager

Clearwater Pools Ltd 01865 766112

Golden Coast’s Summer Swimmer Giveaway Like oversized ice creams and muddy festivals, summertime sees the return of Golden Coast’s Swimmer giveaway, offering customers an efficient, quiet and durable DURA heat pump at no cost with every purchase of its Platinum and Mercury Swimmer Pool Kits. Following popular demand, the UK’s biggest independent supplier of wet leisure products to the trade will once again supply – for a limited time only – a free, appropriately-sized DURA pump with each purchase of the kits for block and liner and polymer builds. For those looking for more, there’s the option to upgrade to the highly-efficient DURA PRO for a cost. Kits come with everything needed to create a luxurious pool: liner, walk-in step unit, underwater light, solar cover, winter debris cover and telescopic roller.

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In addition, kits include a multi-cyclone pre-filter that helps improve water clarity and pool plant efficiency – saving thousands of gallons of water normally lost through traditional backwashing methods. The high efficiency range of DURA pumps have proven very popular with UK pool owners as they deliver good all-round value and low running costs. What’s more, they’re covered by a two-year warranty. Built to a high specification, they benefit from oversized titanium heat exchangers and

are highly resistant to corrosion by salt, chlorine and bromine. Importantly, swimmer pool kits are supplied in a single delivery – complete with high quality pool fittings plus vacuum and chemical equipment – ensuring that pools can be created as efficiently as possible. The Swimmer Giveaway offer runs until the end of September 2017. Golden Coast Managing Director Jamie Adams said: “The DURA is the perfect addition to an already excellent pool kit. The Platinum and Mercury Swimmer Pool Kits represented great value for money before. But, now, with a free heat pump, they’re truly unmissable.” Golden Coast 01271 378100 27/07/2017 14:21

SPN (Swimming Pool News) August 2017  

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...

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