Gold Awards 2008

NSPI Gold Pool Awards


Gold award : Sundance Maintenance


Lize Perdigao, sales executive for NSPI Swimming Pools & Spas with Tom Botha of Sundance Maintenance. Apart from the gold award, Tom also won a special tongue-in-cheek award for the first entry in this year?s competition. It was received the day after last year?s awards ceremony.


Gold award for Pool of the Year and  regional Gauteng award : Penguin Pools Johannesburg

2 Gold Awards & Silver award : Penguin Pools West Rand


Gary Lamb of Penguin Pools Johannesburg, left, won a gold award and the Pool of the Year award and regional Gauteng  award for the same pool. Penguin Pools West Rand won a silver award and two gold awards, and Kim and Shaun Hopton were there to claim their prizes.


Gold award : Braun Pools


Clive Gelderblom of Solar Specifics congratulates Mervyn Weavers of Braun Pools after he collected the gold award on behalf of his company.


Western Cape Regional Pool of the Year and Silver award : Prime Pools


Proud winners of the Western Cape Regional Pool of the Year, Cindy and Mark Ekron of Prime Pools also won a silver award in the competition.


Gold and Silver awards :  Pacific Pools

Silver award : East Coast Pools


Eastern Cape winners from left to right: Gavin Willat and Jason Willat of East Coast Pools with their silver award, and Mandy and Mike Godfrey of Pacific Pools with their silver and gold awards.


Gold and Silver award :


Horizon Pools show off their gold and silver awards. From left to right:

Kurt Mealing, Grant Clapton, John Jager, Terence Niedermeyer and John Farrell.


2 Gold, regional Eastern Cape award and Cemcrete floating trophy for engineering excellence : Astro Rembrandt Penguin Pools


Lize Perdigao, sales executive for NSPI Swimming Pools & Spas helps Deon Bakker of Astro Rembrandt Penguin Pools display his awards. Apart from winning two gold awards and the regional Eastern Cape award, the company won the Cemcrete floating trophy for engineering excellence.


Gold and Silver awards : Bristol Pools

5 Awards : Robust Pools


KwaZulu-Natal winners show off their awards. From left to right, Don Bristowe of Bristol Pools and his wife Maureen with their silver and gold awards, and Sonja and Bruce Deeley-Smith of Robust Pools with their three awards. Robust Pools won five awards, more than any other pool company in the country.


Gold award : Penguin Pools, West Rand


Pattern, colour and texture feature in this interesting, freeform pool design. It was constructed by Penguin Pools, West Rand, using gunite and marple plaster, and tiles were used in combination with grass and other plants to add interest around the pool. The pool won a gold award.

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Gold award : Pride Pools


2008 National Spa and Pool Institute Gold award winner for swimming pool restorations.


Gold award : Pretoria Pools


Graphic lines and a combination of materials add interest to a pool that has been designed for social interaction. Instead of the usual Martini seat, a table and seats have been built onto a shelf in one expanded corner of the pool. The pool won Pretoria Pools a gold award.


Gold award : Astro Rembrandt Penguin Pools


A stylish design that makes the most of the view won Astro Rembrandt Penguin Pools a gold award. The pool measures 6 m x 3 m and was constructed using gunite and then finished with chip tile.


Gold award : Braun Pools


This attractive 5,5 m x 4 m rimflow pool built with handpacked concrete won a gold award for Braun Pools. A timber deck completes the picture.


Gold award : Robust Pools


Raised above the ground, this 6,2 m x 2,3 m concrete pool is lined with fibreglass, and both tiles and timber have been used for the surround. Built by Robust Pools in won a gold award.


Gold award : Robust Pools


Both tiles and timber have been used around two sides of this rimflow pool that won a gold award for Robust Pools, a company based in kwaZulu-Natal.


Gold & Silver award : Robust Pools


The glowing tones of a timber deck combined with tiles along the rimflow edge of this gold award-winning pool give both colour and pattern to a sophisticated outdoor entertainment area. The pool, built by Robust Pools measures 8 m x 3,5 m and it was constructed using gunite. It won a silver award in the 21 m2 to 41 m2 ?other surround? category.