Where & when?

December, 2018

The Vox, Resorts World, Birmingham


About

Founded in 2010, the UK Pool & Spa Awards is a competition that is open to all companies involved in the delivery of water leisure, regardless of trade association affiiation.

The aim of the competition is to raise profile for individual pool and spa businesses and the industry as a whole.

Competition categories cover wholesalers, retailers, leisure operators across residential and commercial swimming pools, hot tub and swim spas, wellness and other accessories.

In its nine year history, the UK Pool & Spa Awards has earned itself a reputation as one of the water leisure industry’s most valuable marketing tools. This year’s list of competition entrants reads like a who’s who of the industry elite…

This year's UK Pool & Spa Awards acknowedged some special anniversary dates including the remarkable 90th anniversary of the hth brand. The event also recognised the vital educational and training role of the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers that this year complete the 40th anniversary .

Both celebrating their tenth anniversary,  the outstanding teams of World Leisure and Spafix/Vortex joined the UK Pool & Spa Awards. Meanwhile Martin Ursell and the team from Bos Leisure celebrated 30 years in the water leisure business while a remarkable half century of outstanding business service was acknowedged by Frederic and Dominque from OASE automatic pool covers.

Please read terms and conditions and disclaimer for further information.

 

Competition Terms

  • Any entry that does not adhere to the rules and regulations of the competition may be disqualified.
  • The competition organisers make no assertion or indication that design, construction or safety considerations are evaluated in the course of the competition but any project known to not confirm to regulations will be automatically disqualified with no refund of entry fee.
  • Pool builds/refurbishments must have been completed during the five-year period prior to the entry deadline.
  • An installation may be entered in more than one category.
  • An installation may be resubmitted in subsequent competitions if it meets the competition eligibility and has not won an award previously.

Photography Guidelines

  • At least one digital image and a maximum of five images. Each photo must show a different view of the installation.
  • Each photo must be in high resolution (300 dpi).
  • Before and after pictures must be submitted for the Residential and Commercial Refurbishment categories.
  • Images may not be enhanced or altered.
  • Please note that any images submitted as part of an entry may be used for promotional purposes by the UK Pool & Spa Awards.

Disclaimer

  • The UK Pool and Spa Awards is principally an aesthetic competition. Although basic information is asked for, the competition organisers make no assertion and do not intend to indicate that design, construction or safety considerations are evaluated as part of the voting process in the competition.
  • All claims of compliance with any standard, code or regulations are those made by entrants themselves. However, if a pool is proved to be non-compliant – it will be immediately be removed from the competition with no return of the entry fee.
  • Winners in each category are exempt from entering in the same category in the immediate following year.
  • The organisers reserve the right to withdraw prizes if the winning company is not represented by an individual or individuals at the Awards presentation evening.

 

2018 UK POOL & SPA AWARDS

POOL PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Winner – Star Rider by Splinter Works
Winner – Green Chemistry by Lovibond

 

SPA PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Winner – Sanistream by Darlly Europe
Winner – Climacube by Park Leisure Solutions

 

SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR
Winner - Superior Spas

 

BEST MARKETING INITIATIVE
Winner - O-Care Spa Water Care


WATER LEISURE VENUE OF THE YEAR
Winner - Water Meadows Swimming & Fitness Complex

 

HOLIDAY PARK POOL OF THE YEAR
Winner – Plas Coch Coastal & Country Retreat

 

HOTEL OR HEALTH CLUB POOL OF THE YEAR
Winner – The Spa at InterContinental London by London Swimming Pool Company
Winner – Another Lake by Bos Leisure

 

SCHOOL POOL OF THE YEAR
Winner – Wick Community Campus by Barr + Wray

 

WATER LEISURE OPERATOR OF THE YEAR
Serco Leisure

 

COMMERCIAL POOL PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Winner – Corniche by Aqua Platinum Projects

Winner – Bromsgrove Leisure Centre by Buckingham Swimming Pools

 

COMMERCIAL REFURBISHMENT POOL PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Winner – Aqua Sana by Barr + Wray

 

RESIDENTIAL INDOOR POOL OF THE YEAR

Winner – Aqua Platinum Projects
Winner – Barr + Wray

 

RESIDENTIAL OUTDOOR POOL OF THE YEAR (under £120k)

Winner – Falcon Pools
Winner – Tanby Pools

 

RESIDENTIAL OUTDOOR POOL OF THE YEAR (over £120k)

Winner – Guncast Swimming Pools
Winner – Falcon Swimming Pools

 

RESIDENTIAL POOL REFURBISHMENT OF THE YEAR

Winner – Hydro Active Pools & Spas
Winner – Waterstream

 

LUXURY POOL OF THE YEAR
Winner – Aqua Platinum Projects

Winner – Cheshire Wellness

 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AWARD
Winner – Park Leisure Solutions

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Winner – Buckingham Swimming Pools

OVERSEAS PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Winner – Cheshire Wellness

 

HOT TUB PROJECT OF THE YEAR (above ground)

Winner – All Seasons Living
Winner – Bespoke Buildings & Spas

 

HOT TUB PROJECT OF THE YEAR (sunken or semi-sunken)

Winner – Hydropool Manchester

Winner – North Spas

 

SWIM SPA PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Winner – Bos Leisure
Winner – Hydropool Manchester

 

POOL & SPA SHOWROOM OF THE YEAR
Winner – Merlin Pools & Spas (Essex)

SPA SHOWROOM OF THE YEAR
Winner – Hydropool Channel Islands

POOL RETAILER OF THE YEAR
Winner - Waterstream

SPA RETAILER OF THE YEAR
Winner – Award Leisure
Winner – Cornish Hot Tubs

 

SPA TECHNICIAN OF THE YEAR
Winner – William Gee of Spafix

 

POOL TECHNICIAN OF THE YEAR
Winner – Alex Martin - London Swimming Pool Company
Winner – Dave Tuppen – Home Counties Pool & Spas

 

UK TEAM OF THE YEAR
Winner – Vortex Distributon

 

INTERNATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR
Winner – O-Care

 

OUTSTANDING POOL DESIGN
Winner – The Spa at InterContinental London by London Swimming Pool Company
Winner – YMCA London by Buckingham Swimming Pools
 

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Company Winners -
 Lonza hth 90 years anniversary

ISPE – 40 years anniversary
OASE – 50 years anniversary

Individual Winner
Chris Brady of 1 Stop Spas for services to the hot tub industry