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…

 

 

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 four digital 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 and Waterland Media publications.

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.
  • Project winners in each category are exempt from entering the same project in subsequent competitions but can enter the same project in a separate category.
  • 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.

2019 UK POOL & SPA AWARDS

COMMERCIAL POOL PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Winners – Ursell Pools & Wellness and Aqua Platinum Projects

COMMERCIAL REFURBISHMENT POOL PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Winner – The Porchester Centre by Hydrospec

HOLIDAY PARK POOL OF THE YEAR
Winner – Butlin's Bognor Regis

HEALTH CLUB/HOTEL POOL OF THE YEAR
Winner – Plas Coch Coastal & Country Retreat by Park Leisure 2000

SCHOOL POOL OF THE YEAR
Winner – Strathclyde University by Barr + Wray

HOT TUB PROJECT OF THE YEAR (above ground under £10k project cost)
Winners  -- Cornish Hot Tubs and North Spas

HOT TUB PROJECT OF THE YEAR (above ground over £10k project cost)
Winners  -- Hydopool Channel Islands

HOT TUB PROJECT OF THE YEAR (sunken or semi-sunken)
Winners – Hydropool Manchester and North Spas

SWIM SPA PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Winner – Aqua Spas & Pools

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AWARD
Winner – Spas - Sunbeach Spa
Winner - Pools - Heatform by Lighthouse Pools

HEALTH & WELLNESS PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Winner – The Hot Tub & Swim Spa Company

RESIDENTIAL INDOOR POOL OF THE YEAR (under £150k)
Winners:  Origin Leisure

RESIDENTIAL INDOOR POOL OF THE YEAR (over £150k)
Winners: Falcon Pools and London Swimming Pool Company

RESIDENTIAL OUTDOOR POOL OF THE YEAR (under £120k)
Winner: London Swimming Pool Company

RESIDENTIAL OUTDOOR POOL OF THE YEAR (under £120k)
Winner: HTP Hot Tubs and Pools, Tanby Pools and Ursell Pools & Wellness

RESIDENTIAL REFURBISHMENT PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Winners: Bespoke Swimming Pools, Portrait Pools & Enclosures and Tanby Pools

LUXURY POOL OF THE YEAR
Winners: Falcon Pools and London Swimming Pool Company

OVERSEAS PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Winner – Barr + Wray

POOL PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Winner –  Coral Manta 3000 by Coral Drowning Detection Systems
Winner - CCH Endurance by hth

SPA PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Winner – Ikon Spa by Vortex Leisure

POOL SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR
Winner - Lighthouse Pools

SPA SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR
Winner - Superior Spas

BEST MARKETING INITIATIVE
Spa Winner - Outdoor Living for DIY SOS
Pool Winner - Falcon Pools’ Virtual Reality App

UK TEAM OF THE YEAR
Winner – Superior Spas

INTERNATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR
Winner – Niveko

POOL TECHNICIAN OF THE YEAR
Winner – Chris Walker (London Swimming Pool Company)

SPA TECHNICIAN OF THE YEAR
Winner - Tompall Gibbs (The Hot Tub and Swim Spa Company)

POOL & SPA SHOWROOM OF THE YEAR
Large Showroom Winner – 1 Stop Spas

Small Showroom Of The Year - Ursell Pools & Wellness and London Essex Hot Tubs

POOL CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR
Winner - Falcon Pools

SPA RETAILER OF THE YEAR
Winners - Outdoor Living Limited and Hydropool Scotland

WATER LEISURE VENUE OF THE YEAR
Winner: Bangor Aurora

WATER LEISURE OPERATOR OF THE YEAR
Winner: Serco Leisure

OUTSTANDING POOL DESIGN
Winner – Falcon Pools
Winner London Swimming Pool Company

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Company Winner -
Fluidra 50 years anniversary

Individual Winners -
Lloyd Burden of Jacuzzi Europe
Jim McClure of Maax Spas