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  • Writer's pictureLinda Andrews - Editorial Assistant, Nuse Online

Centurion Leisure Honoured As The 2024 SPATA Swimming Pool Contractor

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 as an integral part 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.

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.

Centurion Leisure, a distinguished member of SPATA located in Hornchurch, Essex, secured the following prestigious SPATA Awards at the 2024 British Pool & Hot Tub Awards ceremony.

• Residential Outdoor Liner Pools under £75,000 (SILVER STANDARD)

• Residential Outdoor One-Piece Pools (GOLD STANDARD & SILVER STANDARD)

• Residential Outdoor Concrete Pools under £125,000 (SILVER STANDARD & SILVER STANDARD)

• Residential Outdoor Concrete Pools £125,000 and Over (GOLD STANDARD)

• Residential Indoor Freeboard Pools under £150,000 (GOLD STANDARD)

• Residential Indoor Freeboard Pools £150,000 and over (GOLD STANDARD & GOLD STANDARD)

• Special Requirement Pool of the Year (SILVER STANDARD)

• Commercial Pools (GOLD STANDARD)

• Inground Spas (Overall Winner GOLD STANDARD & GOLD STANDARD)

• Paul Kite Award for Pool Star of the Year (FINALIST - Kerry Blunden)

• Dick Millward Trophy for Pool Contractor of the Year (WINNER)

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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