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Flame Awards 2015: The winners list in full

The physical activity sector’s brightest and best were honoured this evening (24 June) as 14 awards were presented at the highly-anticipated Flame Awards 2015.

The prestigious awards ceremony – which is sponsored by Matrix Fitness – took place at Telford International Centre. As ever, they were held in conjunction with the annual Flame Conference – which this year saw Champion Jockey AP McCoy deliver a keynote speech, while there were also speeches from Debra Searle and new ukactive chair Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.

Following the success of last year’s rejigged format, there were again 14 award categories to recognise facilities, suppliers, operators, educational institutes, health practitioners and large corporations, that have demonstrated exceptional standards.

One of the standout features of the awards sees all entrants receive individualised assessment reports which include national benchmarking data based on analysis of information received from more than 100 leisure centres and health clubs, translating to 11,774 consumers across the UK. This allows facilities to benchmark their site performance against the national average across key consumer-focused areas such as customer loyalty, commitment, belonging, warmth, staff attitude, equipment and facilities.

“After months of detailed assessments of each entrant, the winners have finally been rewarded with their Flame Awards. They are all extremely worthy winners,” said ukactive executive director Steven Ward.

“I would like to congratulate everyone who entered this year and especially the finalists for reaching this stage. The assessment process has been established as exceptionally rigorous and this year it was even tougher so all the winners should be very proud of what they have achieved.”

The full list of winners:

Supplier of the Year

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Shaping Young LivesMytime Active

Healthy Partnerships

Activity Sheffield, Miracle Cure Project

Go Outdoors1Life, St Albans Half Marathon

Spark of Innovation

GymCube

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Workplace Wellbeing

Southampton Solent University, Solent Health Spark

Health Club Operator of the YearThe Club Company

Leisure Centre Operator of the Year

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Spirit of FlameSarah Denning, Les Mills UK

Health Club of the Year (Multi-use)

Benton Hall Golf & Country Club, The Club Company

Health Club of the Year (Streamline)Spirit Health Club Gloucester

Leisure Centre of the Year (Multi-use)

Maltby Leisure Centre, Places for People Leisure

Leisure Centre of the Year (Streamline)Stradbroke Swim & Fitness Centre, Everyone Active

Outstanding Achievement

PureGym, Operator of the YearSony & Halo Leisure, Workplace Wellbeing

3-1-5 X-Force, Spark of Innovation

The physical activity sector’s brightest and best were honoured this evening (24 June) as 14 awards were presented at the highly-anticipated Flame Awards 2015.
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