THE COOL POOL / 3 February 2021

It’s time to unveil the British Pool & Hot Tub Awards 2021 winners

The crème de la crème of the UK’s most talented water leisure companies The aspiration for pool and hot tub ownership saw a surge in demand last year, with home, lifestyle and health at the forefront of people’s minds. Other factors, such as travel restrictions and the great British weather which blessed the UK in […]

THE COOL POOL / 23 November 2019

The UK’s No 1 wet leisure supplier set to stay local in new move

Certikin International, the country’s largest manufacturer and distributor of swimming pool equipment has agreed a pre-let for a new 125,000 sq. ft headquarters in Witney, Oxfordshire. Since 1990, Certikin’s headquarters and main distribution hub has been based in Witney, where from its location on the Station Lane Industrial Estate over 8,000 product lines for both […]

THE COOL POOL / 5 July 2019

The high performance Dolphin family expands again

Certikin is proud to announce the addition of the smart M600 pool cleaner to the market leading Dolphin range. Exclusive to Certikin in the UK, the all-new Maytronics Dolphin M600 robotic cleaner makes cleaning the pool easier than ever before. Its cloud-connected function gives you control right in your hand, no matter where in the […]

THE COOL POOL / 19 July 2018

Short of water? Certikin has the solution

  For those areas of the UK threatened with the imposition of a hosepipe ban, Certikin has a low cost, simple, lasting solution …in the form of the ingenious OC-1 filtration media. Its reduced requirement for backwashing and a more efficient backwash means that water consumption is greatly reduced, along with chemical usage and heating. Introduced two years ago, […]

THE COOL POOL / 5 July 2018

Witney swimmers benefit from Certikin sponsorship

Witney-based Certikin International, the UK’s largest manufacturer and supplier of water leisure equipment, is now one of the proud partners of Witney and District Swimming Club (W&DSC). Employing over a hundred people in the West Oxfordshire region, Certikin is the premier distributor of swimming pool, spa and wellness equipment in the UK and exports to […]

THE COOL POOL / 31 May 2018

Certikin seals the deal to become NIVEKO’s exclusive UK distributor

Certikin Sales Director, Richard Way and NIVEKO CEO Šimon Janča, shake hands after signing a contract making Certikin International the exclusive distributor of the brand in the UK. Established in 1991, Czech Republic-based NIVEKO is widely regarded as the home of premium quality one-piece pools, installing around 450 pools across Europe each year. The stunning […]

THE COOL POOL / 27 September 2017

Introducing the new
Fantasy Drift®

  The stunning new edition of the popular Fantasy Drift® ‘plug and play’ hot tub will be available in the UK from November 2017. And, as you would expect coming from the Watkins stable, the world’s leading manufacturer of hot tubs and spas, this great selling model has been significantly upgraded and bears the hallmark […]

THE COOL POOL / 13 March 2017

The new E.Swim
variable speed pump

The new energy saving, variable speed E.Swim pump is available and ready for the 2017 pool season. Compact and suitable for different pool types, it is ideal for the replacement of old pool pumps as the pipe connections are identical to the popular Euroswim Pump. The E.Swim by DAB offers variable speed or variable flow function […]

THE COOL POOL / 19 January 2017

OC-1 range expands
with two new filters

  Two new filters now compliment the OC-1 filtration media that is taking the Industry by storm. Introduced last year, OC-1 is stealing a march on traditional media with its outstanding benefits now eclipsing the likes of sand, gravel and glass. Lightweight and easy to transport, it is ideal for use with variable speed technology […]

THE COOL POOL / 2 November 2016

a good investment for holiday lets

  Looking to inject the X factor into their holiday cottage business, Ruth and Gordon Christopher installed two beautiful CalderaSpas hot tubs and it proved to be one of the soundest business decisions they ever made. Holt Farm is an independent, family owned business set in the stunning Herefordshire countryside, offering luxury accommodation in four holiday […]

THE COOL POOL / 20 September 2016

OC-1 Filtration Media:
the future of swimming pool filtration

Unlike traditional methods that use entrapment, OC-1 Filtration Media works through settlement and harnesses advances in pump technology and variable speed pumps/controllers. The new British manufactured filtration media has some exceptional benefits – by replacing commonly used media (such as sand and glass) with OC-1 it is possible to reduce the head loss in the […]

THE COOL POOL / 16 September 2016

easily the best chlorine feeder in the world!

…Says Eddie O’Neill of Port Talbot pool contractors, Pioneer Maintenance Services. Eddie has been installing Certikin’s market leading Accu-Tab system for the past 12 years and says its unique performance outstrips all other chlorine feeder water treatment systems. “It is no exaggeration to say that Accu-Tab has totally transformed the business of pool water maintenance […]


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