Best Of British

This year’s biggest SPATA winners, XL Pools, lived up to their name in the recent British Pool & Hot Tub Awards. The Kent-based team scooped three SPATA Gold awards, as well as The Dick Millward Trophy for Pool Contractor of the Year and the Outstanding Pool of the Year Award. Also celebrating were Wensum Pools, […]

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Winning Streak

The Swimming Pool and Allied Trade Association (SPATA) and the British and Irish Hot Tub Association (BISHTA) joined together for the newly named British Pool & Hot Tub Awards in February, to celebrate the achievements of their member companies. Held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry and timed to coincide with the SPATEX swimming pool […]

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The XL Pools team notched up three gold and two silver accolades, plus the Dick Millward Trophy for Pool Contractor of the Year at the SPATA and BISHTA awards in February.

Winning Streak

The Swimming Pool and Allied Trade Association (SPATA) and the British and Irish Hot Tub Association (BISHTA) joined together for the newly named British Pool & Hot Tub Awards in February, to celebrate the achievements of their member companies. Held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry and timed to coincide with the SPATEX swimming pool […]

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Boost For Home Pool Sector

With business performance in the residential pool sector heavily reliant on a sizzling summer season to boost sales, the UK weather remains as hard to predict as the UK economy. Initial reports by UK Weather Forecast (UKWF) suggest that an ‘average’ summer this year. Despite some spells of sunshine and warmth, there could be some […]

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New Faces Make A Splash

It was a case of the old guard making way for the new as a number of first-time recipients stood up to accept awards at the recent Swimming Pool and Allied Trade Association presentations. With no less than 16 companies all taking home golds; the celebrations were more evenly spread than in living memory. The SPATA organisation represents 178 pool building and retail companies, the majority based in the UK. It announced this year’s winning projects at a ceremony held at the De Vere Grand Hotel in Brighton, in February. The competition was fierce with 133 projects vying for victory in 21 categories compared with 85 entries in 22 categories last year.

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