SPATA

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The Swimming Pool and Allied Trades Association represents swimming pool companies across the UK and abroad, setting the standards for contractors and suppliers. The benefits of using a SPATA member are clear:

  • The association has an internationally-respected reputation for quality
  • Works with other industry bodies to set standards
  • Members work to industry standards and abide by a Code of Ethics
  • Customers – whether domestic or commercial – can find the right supplier

SPATA works for the industry and its customers.  Services include:

  • Register of Members with details of pool contractors in your area
  • Customer Information Packs which include a series of free fact sheets and a Contract Checklist – questions you should ask any potential supplier – and when to engage a designer to plan and manage the project
  • Technical advice, for both members and customers
  • Water Treatment Training Courses:  These are available to members and non-members
  • Dispute Resolution, including a Stakeholder facility to safeguard contract money for both parties
  • SPATEX the leading exhibition for pool trade professionals

Cresta Leisure has been a member of SPATA for 27 years. Since joining, Cresta MD Tim Bareham has taken a number of committee roles, initially as the South West Regional Chairman and then becoming SPATA President. Tim is now a SPATA Pool Inspector, assessing SPATA Pool Installers nationally for their quality of workmanship and compliance with industry standards.

Over the years, Cresta has received a multiple of SPATA awards and is one of only two national pool companies to have been awarded the prestigious Pool Builder of the Year on two separate occasions.