BSPF brings together in one organisation the UK bodies representing contractors, manufacturers, distributors and retailers of swimming pools, spas, hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms and associated equipment.
The British Swimming Pool Federation comprises:


BISHTA (The British and
Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association)
The association for the domestic self-contained spa and hot tub market, promoting safe spa water for the public.

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SPATA (The Swimming Pool & Allied Trades Association)
Setting and publishing technical standards for construction and operation of pools, spas, saunas and steam rooms. Technical advice and mediation services are also available.

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The annual trade exhibition for the Industry bringing together professionals in the design, installation, retailing, maintenance, operation and management of pools, spas, saunas and ancillary equipment. And the showcase for the private market, pool owners and would-be owners alike.

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STA (The Swimming Teachers Association)

The worlds largest swim teaching and lifesaving organisation, providing qualifications to the sports and leisure industry.

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BSPF Works Closely With

Having a unified voice for the wet leisure industry allows better dialogue with government and other relevant organisations.


The European Union of Swimming Pool and Spa Associations.


British Standards Institute


Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

water treatment advisory

The Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group