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How energy efficiency can boost your bottom line

How energy efficiency can boost your bottom line

Today’s energy landscape is changing fast bringing new challenges for businesses.



SportsArt creates line of sustainable fitness equipment

SportsArt creates line of sustainable fitness equipment

SportsArt has developed a new line of environmentally-friendly fitness equipment that could dramatically reduce a facility's carbon footprint, as well as lower operational costs.



London's new pollution-eating living wall has air purifying power of 275 trees

London's new pollution-eating living wall has air purifying power of 275 trees

Commercial real estate company The Crown Estate has partnered with Westminster City Council and Evergen Systems to install a CityTree in London’s West End.




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Location: Peterborough, UK
Company: truGym



Self-Employed Personal Trainers
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Company: Everyone Active



General Manager
Salary: £26,000.00 Per Annum
Location: Ynysawdre Swimming Pool & Fitness Centre, Bridgend, United Kingdom
Company: Halo Leisure



Fitness Instructor / Personal Trainer
Salary: £15,210 per annum, 39 hrs per week + PT income
Location: Worcester, UK
Company: Malvern St James School


Swimming teachers
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Location: Nuneaton
Company: Everyone Active
Recreation Assistant
Salary: £4.50 - £7.83 per hour
Location: Cardiff, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Sales Advisor/Receptionist
Salary: Up to £16,349.04 per annum plus OTE
Location: Kidlington, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Regional Aquatics Manager
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Company: Parkwood Leisure
General Manager
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Location: Luton, Hertfordshire, UK
Company: truGym
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Location: Southampton, UK
Company: The Gym Group
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Location: Slough, UK
Company: The Gym Group
General Manager
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Location: Acton, London, UK
Company: The Gym Group
General Manager
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Location: Southampton, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Leisure Assistant / Lifeguard Apprenticeship
Salary: £4.99 per hour
Location: Bishop's Stortford, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Motivator / Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive rate of pay
Location: Stowmarket, UK
Company: Everyone Active


in this issue

• Third of children live sedentary lived
• Victus Soul opens first studio in London
• Brutalist building to reopen as luxury hotel


Property & tenders
FOR SALE - Hasting's Pier, A Symbol of Regeneration
Location: White Rocks, Hastings Company: GVA
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News headlines
Six Senses sustainability team meets in Bali  
Six Senses sustainability team meets in Bali

By Jane Kitchen

The sustainability leaders at Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas celebrated their successes and made plans for 2019 as they met in Bali for their annual sustainability conference. This year’s theme was titled 'A Little Dirt Never Hurt'. Twenty-two sustainability managers, community liaisons, spa leaders and .... more>>
European Commission looking to partner with aquariums to fight plastic pollution  
European Commission looking to partner with aquariums to fight plastic pollution

By Luke Cloherty

The European Commission (EC) is calling for aquariums around the world to sign up to a worldwide coalition to fight plastic pollution. Joining forces with the United Nations Environment Programme, the EC is aiming to get aquariums to change their procurement policies, particularly in canteens and shops, to .... more>>

Sydney urban village to get eco-friendly cycleway bridge  
By Andrew Manns

Construction has commenced on an elevated cycleway and pedestrian overpass in Sydney’s North Rye neighbourhood. Designed by Australian architectural firm KI Studio and developed by .... more>>
Fiserv Forum praised as first bird-friendly sports arena  
By Andrew Manns

Fiserv Forum, the new home of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Milwaukee Bucks, has been named the world’s first bird-friendly stadium. The 714,000sq ft Populous-designed venue, .... more>>
Six Senses to operate hotel, residences at flagship Bangkok wellness community  
By Jane Kitchen

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas will operate a 60-bedroom hotel at The Forestias, a THB90bn (US$2.8bn), 119-acre green development at Bangna in Bangkok being developed by Magnolia Quality .... more>>
Spiritual spa opens in Peru’s Sacred Valley of the Incas  
By Jane Kitchen

Peru’s Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba in the Sacred Valley of the Incas has opened a new spa with a rustic design that has been inspired by traditional Andean architecture. The Mayu Spa – .... more>>
Exeter aims to be the most active city in England by 2021  
By Andy Knaggs

Exeter City Council has published a new corporate strategy and 'emerging vision' for 2040, with a key priority being the promotion of active and healthy lifestyles for residents. The .... more>>
Massive six-star hot springs project planned for Australia  
By Jane Kitchen

A luxury hot springs spa hotel and retreat is planned for Victoria, Australia, with Six Senses, GOCO Hospitality and Banyan Tree Spa all vying for the project, the Sydney Morning Herald .... more>>
BAF and Carlo Ratti scoop futuristic “library as a town” project  
By Andrew Manns

Carlo Ratti Associati and Bio-architecture Formosana (BAF) Architects have been selected to design the newest addition to the Taiwan National Library and Repository. The firms beat nine .... more>>
C&A to open sustainable fashion museum in Amsterdam  
By Luke Cloherty

Retailer C&A is set to open a fashion museum in October, with the new attraction in Amsterdam, Netherlands, to be focussed on circular and sustainable design. Sponsored by C&A’s charity .... more>>
Massive Turkish wellness project includes three hotels, thermal baths, residences  
By Jane Kitchen

Turkish architects Project Design Group have designed the KentPlus Yalova Wellness Spa Resort in Armutlu, Yalova in Turkey, which is due to open at the end of this year. The project .... more>>
Chicago Parks District charts course for new Southside headquarters  
By Andrew Manns

The Chicago Parks District has announced plans to relocate its Streeterville office to 4800 S. Western Ave in Brighton Park on the city’s southside. The proposed 17-acre facility, which .... more>>
Chiva-Som employees help local initiatives while developing skills  
By Jane Kitchen

Chiva-Som International Health Resort in Hua Hin, Thailand, is closed for six months while it has been undergoing the third of four phases of an extensive remodelling, but its employees .... more>>
San Francisco’s Salesforce Transit Center and rooftop park opens to the public  
By Tom Collins

A new $2.2bn (€1.9bn, £1.7bn) transport terminus in San Francisco is topped by a 5.4-acre park designed by landscape architect Peter Walker and includes an amphitheater, playground, .... more>>
UNStudio’s ‘Green Spine’ wins Melbourne Southbank competition  
By Luke Cloherty

An innovative two-tower design – consisting of vertically networked platforms, terraces and verandas – has been selected winner of an AU$2bn (US$1.4bn, €1.3bn, £1.1bn) competition for a new .... more>>

Features
Back to nature

Environment:
Back to nature


British wildlife is being attacked on many fronts. Stephanie Hilborne, CEO of The Wildlife Trusts, wants to involve everyone in preserving nature
Going it alone

Leisure Trusts:
Going it alone


What’s it like being an independent trust in this challenging financial climate? We talk to three leisure operators to see how they’re surviving and thriving
High Waters

Aquariums:
High Waters


We visited the brand new Aquatis Aquarium-Vivarium in Switzerland for a journey through our planet’s freshwater environments
A love of nature

:
A love of nature


Well building guru Jason McLennan opens his home and shares his thoughts about environmental design with Well Home
The Future of sustainability

Sustainable Sports design:
The Future of sustainability


High-performance sports venues of the future
Stefano Boeri

People profile:
Stefano Boeri


Stefano Boeri is working on a number of major green schemes in China
Holovis

Supplier profiles:
Holovis


Specialising in experiential design, we bring your data to life in high-end virtual reality environments
The Wellness

Promotional feature:
The Wellness


Spa Business talks to Mohammed Ibrahim, CEO of The Wellness about creating wellness and leisure experiences that are sensual, sociable and sustainable
Comfort Zone headquarters

New opening:
Comfort Zone headquarters


Spa Business gets the first glimpse of Comfort Zone’s new €40m, uber-green home in Italy
Product news
Bamford Haybarn opens New York spa with English design and eco-friendly products

Bamford Haybarn opens New York spa with English design and eco-friendly products

FROM GREEN-KIT.NET

UK-based luxury day spa operator Bamford Haybarn Spa, founded by organic pioneer Carole Bamford, has opened its second US location.
 
Scrummi Spa launches eco-friendly headbands

Scrummi Spa launches eco-friendly headbands

FROM GREEN-KIT.NET

Scrummi Spa, a UK-based supplier of eco-friendly spa linens, has expanded its range of towelling products with the launch of its new single-use headband.
 
Running down running costs: how to put your portfolio on a low-energy diet

Running down running costs: how to put your portfolio on a low-energy diet

FROM GREEN-KIT.NET

Running down running costs: how to put your portfolio on a low-energy diet
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Our commitment is to manufacture and install all products directly to clients, fully meeting and beating their expectations.

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