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AQUALISA

Aqualisa is a British company, with a reputation for innovation, quality and service. For over 40 years, the brand has been at the forefront of the UK bathroom industry, committed to delivering the very best showering experiences and continuously working to improve products and exceed customer expectations. This proud heritage of innovation is driving the company forward to an exciting future with the development and application of new product designs and technologies. 

Ground-breaking innovation began back in 1977 with the launch of an industry-changing thermostatic shower valve, since when, Aqualisa has moved into all shower technologies, actually creating the digital category in 2001.  This year, the introduction of the first internet connected shower, fully integrating 

showering and bathing into the smart home, confirms Aqualisa as the leading shower technology brand in the UK. 

Tel: 01959 560 010 

Email: enquiries@aqualisa.co.uk 

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BA 

BA is proud to be one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of factory-built kitchens and bedrooms, bespoke, made-to-measure doors accompanied with one of the largest ranges of matching accessories in the marketplace today.

Marking 30 years of manufacturing expertise in 2020, the key to BA’s success story has been the blend of quality, sustainable materials and cutting-edge design. Complemented with a robust supply chain and an award winning customer service that underpins their manufacturing prowess.

Embarking on a new programme of continued investment, BA has recently launched a new consumer-facing brand called Blossom Avenue to promote their full bedroom and full kitchen offer, available throughout their extensive retail partner network.

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claygate

Distributing bathroom products to the merchant trade, Claygate is proud to cater for any type of bathroom. From sanitaryware to bathroom accessories, Claygate not only provides quality products, but also reliable after sales support.

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compusoft

Compusoft is a KBB services and software company with over 25,000 licences installed across Europe and Australasia. Compusoft cares about delivering measurable value for its customers which in day to day operations means: very user friendly sales tools that are built on 100% Windows based platforms, accurate up to date data as well as easy to use cost reducing business management tools. Compusoft is the absolute number one market leader in Europe with 21 wholly-owned subsidiaries across 16 countries employing 370 staff.

Compusoft has made it its trademark to not only have cutting edge technology in its KBB software solutions, but also to apply the highest possible standards in after sales service. More than 50% of its staff has chosen to be shareholders, helping to maintain the high level of motivation needed to achieve such high standards. In 25 years Compusoft has grown from a start-up into a 50 MIO EUR powerhouse in the KBB niche market.

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HiB

Celebrating 30 years of operation in 2020, HiB is a world leading bathroom product manufacturer providing cutting-edge, quality bathroom products to retailers throughout the UK, Europe and the Middle East.

Known as a pioneer within the bathroom sector, the business is responsible for firsts such as steam-free mirrors and cabinets, in-built charging sockets and LED lighting, and more recently USB charging sockets – many of which are now standard within the industry.

Alongside its high quality product portfolio, HiB supplies training and marketing support to showrooms across the country, making it the bathroom furniture, mirror, cabinet and accessory brand of choice for retailers.

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Kudos Showers

Kudos has been designing and manufacturing shower products at their Cumbria facility since 1999. Their product portfolio includes shower enclosures, shower trays, over-bath screens and wet-room solutions sold via bathroom showrooms and merchants across the UK. With complete control over all aspects of the components they specify and the manufacturing process, they confidently maintain the highest standards of quality and performance in all products that leave their premises. Each one made to deliver the very best in functionality, performance and value.

The latest products to join their collection are the new low profile Connect2 shower trays, designed to avoid joints with an innovative dual waste system and the Original6 Shower Enclosure collection featuring 6mm toughened glass throughout, standing 1950mm in height with discreet fixings and slimline profile. They’ve also recently introduced matt black profiles within their Ultimate2 shower panels range.

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MEREWAY

Mereway Group are leading manufacturers of high-quality kitchen and bathroom furniture, supplying to an extensive network of independent retail outlets nationwide.

Since 1986 years we have built an enviable reputation for not only creating beautiful hand crafted kitchens and bathrooms here in the UK but by offering the kind of customer service that others can only aspire to. All our furniture is constructed using traditional materials and methods with an obsessive attention to detail. We are confident that you will not find a comparable kitchen or bathroom built quite like this.

Kitchens are the very heart of the home and we believe that Mereway is at the very heart of the UK Kitchen manufacturing sector. Not only are we leading the way in terms of innovative design we have raised the bar so high in terms of quality, craftsmanship and customisation. Our ethos is about creating individuality and understand that no two kitchens can, or indeed should be, the same.

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rak ceramics

RAK Ceramics is a leading ceramic tile and sanitary ware manufacturer committed to providing the highest quality products and services at extremely competitive prices.

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vado

VADO is a leading British brassware manufacturer providing high quality taps, showers and accessories to customers across the globe.

VADO believe in channelling expertise and engineering know-how into innovative brassware technology to deliver outstanding products that guarantee the very best of British design.

As experts in the brassware industry, VADO take pride in heritage and history, ensuring only the finest materials are crafted into premium product ranges.

Having built a renowned reputation for creating products that use water sustainably and deliver a truly sensory user experience, VADO’s unique product range can be found in some of the most prestigious hotel, commercial and residential developments across the world.

Progressive product innovation, outstanding customer service and an agility to support large scale developments ensures a globally trusted brand, so when you choose VADO superior quality comes as standard.

Make your dream bathroom a reality with VADO, and let your inspiration flow.

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want to get involved?

There are an array of sponsorship opportunities available at the BKU Awards. Find out how your brand can benefit from the scheme’s unique platform while showing your support for the highest standards of excellence in the industry – contact Carl Hearnden on 01622 699 128 or at chearnden@datateam.co.uk to curate your bespoke package today.