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A Fantastic Way To Start With A Pool

Looking good in any garden, this award winning installation from Spruce Pools features Certikin’s above-ground wooden pool

Despite tough competition from other wet leisure products, there’s still a lot of demand for wooden and other above-ground pools in the UK and the choice on offer is a wide one. Straightforward installation that can often be achieved by a skilful DIYer combined with improved designs mean it’s a sector that’s surely set to shine again this summer. This issue, we see what’s available By Andrea Hartshorne


he dream for many, whether for regular family use or the occasional splash about, is to be able to enjoy a relaxing dip in their own pool, without any restrictions on time or availability. An in-ground pool is usually first choice but often budget constraints or lack of space prevent this from being a realistic option. Many potential customers would be surprised by the versatility and the good looks that above-ground pools can provide to an outdoor leisure area. From small and round to the largest oblong or kidney, the variations of size and finish can satisfy almost any budget and bring as much pleasure as an all singing, all dancing in-ground pool. Above-ground pools can also be a spur of the moment purchase when the weather improves and retailers who offer a range of above-ground options can also look forward to increased chemical and accessories sales too. It’s a win, win situation!

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Easy to install and produced to a high quality, the above-ground market is booming as more variations and accessories are added to the existing options. With the lure of fun-filled hours or lazy and relaxing days spent around a back garden pool a genuine possibility, the idea of an above-ground pool is very appealing and at a lower price than an in-ground pool, there’s nothing to stop that dream from becoming a reality for many homeowners across the UK.

YEARS OF PLEASURE FROM A PLASTICA POOL Plastica Pools have been manufacturing and distributing high quality swimming pool equipment for over 40 years, and 11 years ago they started to manufacture their own wooden pools. Plastica wooden pools are available for less than the cost of a family holiday and are one of the most affordable ranges of quality

above-ground pools on the market. Their wooden pools, made of natural, high-grade red wood with up to a ten year warranty on the structure, blend beautifully into the landscape and give years of pleasure. Choose from a range of 12 different sizes in their price list plus five made-to-order models, starting from the 2.4 metre Fun Pool up to their new 10 metre Chelsea Pool. Any one of their wooden pools can be sited above-ground, in-ground or semi-submerged, so they will always be able to complement their surroundings. All Plastica wooden pools are supplied with

Great above-ground or submerged, Plastica’s Chelsea Pool is a 5m x 10m internally rectangular pool, their largest wooden swimming pool and the flagship of their Premium range 25/05/2016 15:54

SPN (Swimming Pool News) June 2016  

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) June 2016  

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...