The UK’s leading supplier of pool and spa products
Certikin is the leading supplier of wet leisure and water treatment equipment in the UK. We are a major innovator and manufacturer in our own right, but also take pride in the strategic relationships we build with other key global suppliers in order to enhance our portfolio. We hold stock of over 8,000 different product lines to equip both domestic and commercial installations, with products as diverse as spas, water park slides, dosing equipment and mono-pools, as well as all the core essentials and spare parts, contributing to the widest range available in our industry.
Peter Geekie Pools is established as a company and begins supplying and installing Vycon liner in-ground pools.
Peter Geekie constructs four in-ground pools at the Cumnor Hill show site, demonstrating the company’s unique capabilities.
During one of the hottest summers on record, the company doubles in size. All building work is contracted to the Oxford Pool Building company, leaving Peter Geekie Pools to manage wholesaling.
Peter Geekie Pools, now incorporating Pool Gear Ltd, become the first company to introduce dehumidifiers as the most economical way of managing pool humidity.
A chemical distributor named Ellis & Everard Pools (now named Univar) purchase Certikin Ltd.
The Rt Hon John Patten MP officially opens the Witney facilities. Neil Murray joins the company.
Peter Geekie Pools incorporated into Ellis & Everard Pools.
Hawtin PLC, a Cardiff-based leisure company, purchases Ellis & Everard Pools – Certikin International is born.
Certikin International acquired by Fluidra.
Certikin International celebrates 50 years of trading with a visit from the then Prime Minister, David Cameron.
Certikin launches the innovative OC-1 Filtration Media, embracing the recent advances in modern pump technology.
Certikin set to move to a purpose built 125,00 sq ft HQ in Witney.
The Certikin brand has become synonymous with premium quality, and we are the market leader and UK’s foremost technical specialists for a wide range of products such as pool covers, heating and ventilation equipment and pool cleaners.
Established in 1963, Certikin currently operates at two locations, with a combined total of four acres of office, warehouse and factory space, including specialist elements for storing pipe and fittings, testing and servicing pool cleaners and CNC machining of HDPE products at our headquarters and main distribution hub in Witney, Oxfordshire. Certikin North, our state-of-the-art computer-controlled manufacturing plant in Leeds, produces tailor-made pool liners and covers. Our Export division serves over 50 different nations, providing the same technical expertise and product offerings as are available to our UK customer base and we have also become a major supplier to the Aquatics industry in recent years through applying our same model of providing key brands and exceptional service.
Certikin was one of the first companies in its field to gain the internationally recognised ISO9001/2015 accreditation which confirms we provide a proven and consistent level of quality in the service we offer and that we are committed to a programme of continuous improvement.
We are a subsidiary of the publicly quoted Spanish international group Fluidra, who themselves have over 50 years’ experience in the water and swimming pool industry.
Founded in 1969, Fluidra has long-standing experience in developing innovative products and services in the global residential and commercial pool market.
Fluidra operates in more than 45 countries through its subsidiaries. They have more than 140 sales offices and more than 34 production centres around the world, in addition to strategically distributed logistics platforms that support their production and distribution centres. This global platform enables Fluidra to distribute a great variety of versatile products by adapting to the requirements of each region, pool and customer.