Irish specialist pool installer Poolcourt has scooped the Pool of the Year award at the annual SPATA (Swimming Pool and Allied Trades Association) and BISHTA (British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association) awards ceremony, held in early February during the Spatex pool and spa exhibition. The County Wexford-based company won Gold in the Commercial Pools category, and its commercial installation was judged the best overall entry.
The award-winning pool (pictured) was built in The Garryvoe Hotel, Ballycotton Bay, Castlemartyr, Co. Cork, and the ‘Pool of the Year’ award was accepted by Poolcourt’s Richard Bolger (pictured, centre).
Two companies, Sunderland-based Whitewaters and Surrey-based Tanby Swimming Pools, each carried off two awards, and in addition Tanby also jointly won the Dick Millward Trophy for Pool Contractor of the Year with Dorset company Cresta Leisure. The two companies will share the trophy for six months each.