Here are the marketplace products & services highlighted in the latest issue.
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Fit For Purpose
Superior Spas, the UK distributor for the leading Wellis brand of hot tubs, has unveiled a new hot tub designed specifically for the holiday market with its Holiday Lets spa.
The Holiday Lets unit comes complete with surface treated wooden frame, thermo cover, 10x1 (LED) exclusive chromotherapy lighting and hydro massage pumps. The 22-jet tub follows the latest health and safety protocols with recessed antibacterial filters making it an ideal addition to any holiday let. The latest addition to their impressive range, Superior Spas are helping park operators make the most of the demand for hot tubs in holiday accommodation.
Tel. 01246 559 071
With the new Energy Controls App, users of the company’s SMART Pre-pay meters can make energy payments from their smartphone, tablet or PC. This dramatically reduces admin and eliminates the need for cash handling for landlords whilst providing a safe, simple and secure way for consumers to purchase electricity credits anytime and from anywhere. Energy Controls is the UK’s leading supplier of SMART meters and Pre-payment metering systems.
Having been a market leader for over 25 years they are the UK’s exclusive distributor for the world’s largest meter manufacturer, Landis and Gyr.
For more details contact the team today or visit the Energy Controls website.
Tel. 03452 304 535
Ask The Experts
The Compass Park Business Insurance product combines park business risks within a single policy, keeping insurance all under-one-roof. The policy is further backed by the Compass Major Disaster Plan, which offers on-park assistance 24/7/365.
Compass also offers high-quality holiday home cover for private owners via the Compass Scheme. Parks can promote the Scheme to their customers in two different ways - those that do will receive commission on every Compass policy sold.
Tel. 01452 511430
World of Rides have launched their brand-new range of ‘Parent & Child’ 12v battery operated Future Bikes to UK leisure operators!
The Future Bikes come with full underbody LED lighting as standard, and the toy bodies themselves are made with an UV reflective decorative finish, that allows each of the rides to glow in one of six available colours. Whether during the day or outdoors during the dark summer evenings, this not only allows operators to run the rides in the normal way, but also as a ‘Dark Ride’ whilst indoors, whenever they want to create a new colourful and popular attraction!
World of Rides
Tel. 01914 920 999
Rolec Services recently announced a £299 + VAT special promotional package which includes:
• A 5m galvanised street light column
• A street light cut out including fuse
• A 30 watt LED highway spec street light head
• A street light door key (one with every order)
• Delivery to a UK mainland address
Darren North, Rolec’s Leisure Division General Manager, commented: “This special limited time offer represents a full 50 per cent discount off the standard price of high level street lighting and is proving extremely popular with the caravan park industry.”
Tel. 01205 724754
Quick Move Properties is the UK’s largest property part exchange company. They work with leisure parks across the UK to offer a professional property part exchange service for customers looking to secure a holiday home, without the hassle of selling an existing second home on the open market. Property part exchange takes away the anxieties and uncertainties of the transaction, effectively turning the leisure home browser into a proceedable cash buyer!
Quick Move Properties also provide a ‘Stock Support’ service to UK park operators and have arange of units ready for siting that can bring forward completion by several weeks.
Quick Move Properties
Tel. 01793 840917
New from Rinnai, the UK’s leader in continuous flow hot water heating, is a site sizing service designed to give the right amount of hot water delivery to meet existing and planned needs. The new service initiative from Rinnai - available over email, iPhone and site visit - is to give contractors and users the right mix of products and system which fit the needs of the site, rather than a ‘one size fits all approach’ seen with traditional hot water heating systems.
The Rinnai product range includes the Infinity HDC1600i, a premium condensing hot water heater tested to below 20 ppm NOx, producing the lowest emissions on the market, with 97 per cent gross efficiencies.
Tel. 01928 531 870
As a caravan park insurance specialist, Wilby currently arrange insurance for more than 100 parks across the UK, from the North of Scotland to the South coast of England. Wilby’s caravan park insurance aims to cover most risks and contingencies you may face as the owner of a holiday or caravan park business.
With detailed knowledge of the holiday and caravan park industry and related insurance risks, we can offer more than just insurance. We have our own team of risk management consultants who can help you to put procedures in place to limit the risks your park faces and therefore potentially reduce the likelihood of claims.
Tel. 01422 358525
HAGS have been designing, manufacturing and installing play equipment for over 60 years. But did you know the HAGS team also repair, service and refurbish all makes of play equipment too? Regular inspections of your play and sports areas are vital to ensure they are safe, well maintained and to prolong their life.
An inspection may highlight the need to undertake repairs but in some instances more significant refurbishment works are needed to keep the product EN1176 compliant. If a refurbishment is deemed necessary, HAGS will identify which parts can be reconditioned and which parts need replacing providing a fully-costed proposal.
Tel. 0845 260 1655
Time To Relax
Looking after your pool, so you don’t have to, the New Bayrol Salt Relax Pro is innovative in its use of salt water to produce the chlorine to disinfect pool water.
The key features include a low salt concentration (only 1.5g/l) and an adjustable automatic reduction of chlorine production and pool cover operation with self-cleaning electrodes and adjustable timing. The Bayrol Salt Relax can be used in pools up to 70m3 and offers flexible cell output for up to 5000 hours.
Pollet Pool Group
Tel. 01658 234 038
In Safe Hands
Leisuredays is one of the UK’s leading holiday caravan, lodge and chalet insurance specialists and work closely with over 900 UK parks. They offer hassle free insurance arrangements that will boost your profits and increase customer satisfaction. Whether your park is a small family run operation or a large park group, Leisuredays aim to build long term partnerships with you and your customers. Visit their VIP lounge at the forthcoming Lawns show (stand one) or contact their team to discuss your insurance needs today.
Tel. 01422 396 770
Combining fashion and function, at touch of a button outdoor fires allow guests to extend the holiday season and make the most of their evenings. Ivy Living offer a range of outdoor fires including the Table, the Large, the Inclusive and the Compact for hospitality and lodges.
They are suitable for roofed or partially enclosed areas to create a magical social experience without sparks, fumes, smoke, or ash, just warmth and atmosphere. Easy to clean and resistant to sun, rain and frost, all Ivy Living units are completely self-contained with their own propane gas cylinder, or can be linked into a stored propane system.
Tel. 0844 800 2214
Introducing the new range of Teknos Woodex exterior wood coatings; professional and protective exterior wood coatings for surfaces including log cabins, holiday homes, lodges, camping pods, treehouses and more. The Woodex range includes priming oils for untreated timbers, semi-transparent stains, wood oils and attractive opaque wood stains and with products suitable for all kinds of timber. Woodex coatings are available in any colour.
Applying Woodex coatings protects wood from weather, UV damage, moisture, rot and fungal growth and will help to prevent damage to the wood that requires costly repairs.
Holman Specialist Paints
Tel: 01793 511537
Hippo Leisure rejuvenated the outdoor poolside at Bude Holiday Resort (Peter Bull Resorts) by installing an Interactive Waterball. Toddlers enjoy the fun provided by fill n’spill buckets, handwheels and cannon jets. The Waterball’s mast provides surprise and anticipatory play to entertain older children. Children are sprayed, showered and splashed by features including a waterwheel, shark shower and tipping bucket. Adding water features like the Waterball will help to encourage repeat visits to resorts.
Tel: 01752 771 740
Free Sites Survey
Canopies provide rain and sunshine protection, giving communal spaces added value functionality all year round. Utilising years of experience working in the holiday and leisure sector means that Fordingbridge can help you to transform underutilised areas to create the perfect communal space within your holiday park.
The company understands the importance of creating great outdoor socialising opportunities for your clients, regardless of what the British weather is doing. Ask for your free site surveys to enable Fordingbridge to design and build a canopy for your space, providing a seamless service from start to finish, all backed by a 25 years guarantee.
Tel. 01243 554 445