Company profile

Barr + Wray Ltd

Company profile: Barr + Wray Ltd
1 Buccleuch Avenue
Hillington Park
Glasgow
G52 4NR
UK
Web: www.barrandwray.com
Email: sales@barrandwray.com
Tel: +44 (0)141 882 9991

Background
Founded in 1959, Barr + Wray is recognised as a world-leading provider of spa design, engineering and pool+ spa equipment.

Main products and services
Our worldwide services include the following:
• Engineering Consultancy: for wet area items such as pool water filtration systems and bespoke thermal experiences – saunas, steamrooms, ice fountains, hammam, heated loungers and snow cabins.
• Interior Design: a highly innovative design team offering a fully coordinated and integrated spa interior design solution.
• Supply & Install: Installation of all wet area equipment by our own in-house team of fitters.
• Aftersales: offering a quality aftersales and maintenance service for all projects.

Additional products
Pools: vitality/hydrotherapy, lap/exercise; cold plunge; Onsen and mineral. Thermal cabins: saunas; steamrooms; hammams; snow cabins; rasuls; experience showers; ice machines; and heated loungers/benches. FF&E: massage tables.

USPs
Being able to create award-winning spas, offering a full interior design package and a technical ability to supply spa wet area solutions, offering flexible and cost-effective services unrestricted by geography or size.

How many spas do you supply?
More than 300 spas worldwide.

Top clients
Four Seasons, Le Meridien, Jumeirah Group, Mandarin Oriental, Ritz Carlton, IHG, Fairmont Raffles, Shangri-La, One & Only, St Regis, Grand Hyatt and Leela.

Where in the world?
Headquartered in the UK with subsidiary offices in Dubai and Hong Kong.

Future plans
To continue to remain a key driver in the design and engineering aspects of spa resorts worldwide, supplying to both new and existing customers. Barr + Wray hopes to increase its presence across new international territories and markets, helping to expand our client-based portfolio.

Trade shows
SPATEC Europe; Global Spa & Wellness Summit.

Who’s who?
Alister MacDonald, chair and CEO
Lorne Kennedy, operations director

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Company profile

Barr + Wray Ltd

Company profile: Barr + Wray Ltd
1 Buccleuch Avenue
Hillington Park
Glasgow
G52 4NR
UK
Web: www.barrandwray.com
Email: sales@barrandwray.com
Tel: +44 (0)141 882 9991

Background
Founded in 1959, Barr + Wray is recognised as a world-leading provider of spa design, engineering and pool+ spa equipment.

Main products and services
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Pools: vitality/hydrotherapy, lap/exercise; cold plunge; Onsen and mineral. Thermal cabins: saunas; steamrooms; hammams; snow cabins; rasuls; experience showers; ice machines; and heated loungers/benches. FF&E: massage tables.

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