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An Award-Winning Year for Albatross Pools & Spas

Who proudly receives six prestigious
National Industry Awards from SPATA

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Showcasing excellence in the industry, the annual British Pool & Hot Tub Awards, presented by SPATA (Swimming Pool and Allied Trade Association) and BISHTA (British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association), highlight businesses dedicated to achieving the highest standards. These companies adhere to the trade association’s guidelines and uphold an industry-recognised code of ethics, setting them apart as top-tier professionals committed to elevating standards within their field.

These awards acknowledge companies for their exceptional work, honouring technical expertise and aesthetic achievements, and establish an inspiring showcase of award-winning projects for consumers to explore. It instils confidence in consumers, knowing that as members of the trade association, every company must adhere to British and European standards and conduct business ethically.

This year’s awards ceremony took place on Tuesday, 6th February, as an integralpart of the Industry Gala Evening organised by the BSPF (British Swimming Pool Federation). Held at the Coventry Building Society Arena in the West Midlands, the evening is part of SPATEX, the UK’s exclusive international showcase for pool, spa, and wellness, held from 6th- 8thFebruary 2024.

This year’s VIP guest was competitive swimmer Joe Litchfield, who is set to participate in the Paris Olympics 2024, fuelled by his lifelong love for swimming. With a distinguished career, he has earned titles as county, regional, and National champion. In 2022, he won two silver medals at the Commonwealth Games and a bronze at the World Championships, followed by a gold with his team at the subsequent World Championships. His outstanding achievements led to his recognition as the Guest of Honour at the 2024 Wet Leisure Industry Gala Evening.
Albatross Pools & Spas, a distinguished member of SPATA located in Billericay, Essex,securedthe following prestigious SPATA Awardsat the 2024 British Pool & Hot Tub Awards ceremony.

  • Residential Outdoor Concrete Pools under £125,000 (Overall Winner – GOLD STANDARD & SILVER STANDARD)
  • Residential Outdoor Liner Pools under £75,000 (Overall Winner – GOLD STANDARD & SILVER STANDARD)
  • Refurbishment Pool of the Year (GOLD STANDARD)
  • Residential Indoor Freeboard Pools under £150,000 (SILVER STANDARD)

Dave Jones from Albatross Pools & Spas commented: “Albatross Pools & Spas excel in the wet leisure sector, with a 40-year track record of successfully completing projects nationwide. Our commitment to quality and service is a cornerstone of our business values. We take immense pride in our dedicated team and are honoured to have received national awards from SPATA at the 2024 British Pool & Hot Tub Awards”

Before being submitted to the specialised panel of judges from the pool industry, all entries undergo a review for their technical merit to ensure they meet industry standards as a minimum requirement. With 22 SPATA award categories available, the entries for this year showcase the pool industry’s extensive talent and the unwavering dedication to the quality and service of the trade association’s members.

Chris Hayes, Managing Director of SPATA and BISHTA, praised the winning companies for their exceptional quality of work and expressed optimism for their continued success. The event received generous support from various partners and sponsors, underscoring the industry’s collaborative spirit and commitment to excellence.

Supporting the 2024 British Pool & Hot Tub Awards, the Partners and Sponsors are; Adtrak, AstralPool UK, Certikin International, Complete Pool Controls, Dantherm Group, Dryden Aqua, EVi Pools, Fairlocks Pool Products, Golden Coast part of Pollet Pool Group, Heatstar, HTH T/A Innovative Water Care, Jacuzzi, Nsure, Oase, Plastica, Spawer, Sprayed Concrete Solutions, SPN and What Pool & Hot Tub Magazine.

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For SPATA – please contact;
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SPATA – Swimming Pool and Allied Trades Association
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