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TILED SPAS & SWIM SPAS to ensure that they exceed each client’s expectations. With an internal Contracts team, each project is assigned a manager to oversee construction to completion – ensuring all aspects adhere to SPATA and PWTAG regulations. Cheshire Wellness are highly regarded for their creativity, dedication and innovative ideas. It is through these skills and values that they are able to provide all clients with their own unique and grand spa. Whether it’s for a domestic client or for a hotel, leisure centre or school, Cheshire Wellness combine luxury with style, functionality with quality and aesthetic brilliance with an exquisiteness. For residential clients, whether a tiled spa is outdoors or part of an extension, the company ensures that it is built with the highest level of care, meeting all requirements and exceeding all expectations. As you would expect, the same level of care and attention to detail applies to commercial installations too where the company’s innovative and unique designs blend in

GMT Spas International is uniquely placed within the spa industry and focus on manufacturing what they believe are the highest quality products on the market today

perfect harmony with the architect and landscape of the venue, giving clients the feeling of being in a luxury 5* resort.


Cheshire Wellness are highly regarded for their creativity, dedication and innovative ideas

Over the past few years GMT spas has established itself as the leading manufacturer of mosaic tiled spas, gaining many new exclusive contracts such as AstralPool UK and Certikin International as well as maintaining excellent relations with their own long-term loyal customers including a growing oversees clientele through representatives in Europe. The company are uniquely placed within the spa industry as they are the only UK spa manufacturer not to install. This business model of supplying to the trade only enables GMT to concentrate on, and remain true to their ethos of manufacturing superb high-end quality products. It also gives assurance to customers that they will never compete for contracts. GMT Spas work closely with designers, architects and pool installers, merging their extensive knowledge and with flair to produce bespoke luxurious spas, swim

spas and hydrotherapy pools to fulfil the needs of the most exacting clients. As a result, GMT have been involved in many award winning and elaborate projects. The company’s graduate run drawing office uses the latest 3D design to produce working drawings and 3D renders for clients. They also Finite Eliment Analysis (FEA) a stress testing programme which enables them to test the integrity of a product before it goes into production, eliminating problems such as excess deflection and pressure on surrounding structures – essential on yacht, balcony or rooftop projects. By using FEA, the life of the spa is prolonged due to the exacting design. Using the finest marine quality materials and the expertise of an experienced workforce, GMT Spas are able to produce a range of products that are as unique and individual as their clients. GMT are committed to manufacture a quality product for each and every customer – be that a spa from their standard range or an exclusive design – and they are the only UK Spa Manufacturer to offer a ten-year shell warranty.

CASE STUDY TILED HYDROTHERAPY SPA HELPS WICKWOODS REACH FOR THE STARS Displaying the brilliant craftmanship of West Sussex-based Fowler Swimming Pools, the multi-million-pound Spa Garden at Wickwoods Country Club, Hotel & Spa near Brighton was one of last summer’s success stories. Set amongst 22 acres of landscaped gardens and woodland within the South Downs National Park, the beautiful Spa Garden is part of an investment by The Hunter Group to establish Wickwoods as the leading lifestyle venue and private members club in the south. Given the brief to create a year-round facility, a sheltered sun deck with a swimming pool, tiled hydrotherapy spa, bio sauna and heated loggia, Fowlers took their

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inspiration from a Nordic Spa. Proudly lying alongside the pool is a bespoke deck level spa. The enticing fully tiled mosaic spa (5m x 3.5m x 0.9m) features stainless steel fittings, a combination of 70 various sized water jets including air to give its users a therapeutic, all over body massage. To add atmosphere, the spa is fitted with mini

colour changing LED lights. Delighted with the result, Lee Goossens, MD of The Hunter Group, declared: “As a high-end residential and commercial developer, the collaboration between ourselves, Fowler Swimming Pools and Certikin has produced an exceptional facility, adding value to the underlying asset value and enhancing the client experience. The eye-catching, newly added outdoor swimming pool and hydro pool mean that members of the popular country club can now enjoy the mature woodland setting.” Fowler Swimming Pools 01403 864373 www.fowlerswimmingpools.co.uk

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