CWSC 2013 Supporters
We would like to thank the following organisations for their support.
Antic and the Antelope, Tooting Broadway, are proud to provide the bar for the UK Cold Water Swimming Championships. They will be serving warming mulled drinks, hot toddies, traditional ales and other delights to keep you warm while you watch all the action.
ATD Travel Services
Attraction Tickets Direct is the UK's largest provider of worldwide attractions and experiences. From swimming with dolphins in Orlando, to enjoying a desert safari in Dubai, they provide more than 2,000 worldwide experiences to over 250,000 customers.
ATD have donated a pair of tickets to a London experience – an exhilarating speedboat ride along the River Thames – for the CWSC raffle.
bigfire hot tubs
bigfire is proud to support the 2013 UK Cold Water Swimming Championships by supplying two Dutchtubs for the event. The wood fired hot tubs will be warming contestants up after their races. bigfire is the sole UK distributor for the iconic Dutchtub by Weltevree.
A family-run estate agent, the Currell Group of companies are known for their commitment to, and reputation for, professionalism, integrity and exceptional market knowledge.
Currell Residential are supporting the UK Cold Water Swimming Championships by sponsoring boards advertising the event, in collaboration with SLSC members. Their new Battersea office located at 205 Lavender Hill SW11 will open in early 2013.
Curry Cook House
You will find the Curry Cook House just outside the main marquee serving good, honest, authentic home cooked curry. Cooked fresh everyday, using only fresh ingredients. All flavour, zero gunk.
Thank you to DC Leisure for the lovely lifeguards.
Delicious fruit and nut bars using the best, wholesome ingredients.. and no dodgy additives.
Eat Natural are providing some of their yummy bars for the winners' goody bags.
CWSC 2013 merchandise – choose the t-shirt or sweatshirt you want, choose where you want the logo to go and hey presto it will be done before your eyes!
In the main tent.
Finisterre is an award winning, ethical, outdoor clothing company, specialising in fabric innovation.
Finisterre are providing warm and cosy prizes for the endurance swimmers and an award-winning Finisterre insulated jacket for the raffle. Find Finisterre in the main marquee.
Gone Swimming is run by Dan and Gabs who love swimming, love where they live and want to share it with you. They specialise in no-stress, laid back, relaxing swimming holidays in the beautiful Welsh mountains and coast.
Gone Swimming have donated a lovely "Wet Weekend" holiday, worth £250. This will be raffled at the Championships.
H2Open is the world's first and only dedicated open water swimming magazine. This refreshing magazine includes lots of open water stuff from reviews of classic swims, interviews with stars of the sport, swimming training and racing advice, beautiful places to swim and relax to swimming holiday ideas and much more.
H2Open have donated a magazine for every competitor at the Championships.
Lucinda Denning will be selling her Lido paintings and cards in the main marquee. Lucinda is a local artist who loves the Lido and swims regularly. Her paintings are exuberant and vibrate with life. Come and see for yourself.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Cancer is the toughest fight most of us will ever face. But you shouldn’t have to go through it alone. The Macmillan team is with you every step of the way, from the nurses and therapists helping you through treatment to the campaigners improving cancer care.
Macmillan will be at CWSC with details of some exciting events to get involved with in 2013.
Men's Health and Women's Health
Women’s Health is the first UK lifestyle magazine to bring you the best in health, beauty, fashion, weight loss, fitness, nutrition, celebrity, love and sex, all wrapped up in one super glossy lifestyle title. Women's Health
Men's Health is one of the UK's best selling magazines– great tips on health, fitness, nutrition, sex, style, weightloss and much, much more. Men's Health
Both have been donated for the CWSC winners' goody bags.
Nim's Fruit Crisps
Nim’s are a deliciously healthy range of completely natural, air-dried fruit crisps. Suitable for everyone including vegetarians, vegans and coeliacs – fat, gluten and dairy free.
Nim's have kindly donated some of their fabulous snacks for the winners' goody bags.
Specialists in al fresco dining, barbeques and spit roast catering.
Roast Hog will be serving scrummy sandwiches filled with succulent spit roast pork, crackling, apple sauce and spicy rocket.
Delicious drinks from a dinky van.
Friendly, Lavazza-trained baristas serving Lavazza coffee, Twining tea and Ghiradelli hot chocolate. Whether it's to wake up or warm up, we look forward to serving you.
Truly homemade products from the best ingredients. Simmons Creperie will be serving fresh, traditional, Brittany galettes and crèpes.
Strel Swimming provide open water swimming holidays throughout Europe. They take care of the entire organisation of each trip, including guiding, coaching and accommodation.
Strel have kindly donated a Slovenian swimming holiday worth 518 Euros, which will be raffled on the day of the Championships.
Swimming Without Stress
Everything you need for stress-free swimming: quality advice, courses and kit.
Swimming Without Stress will have a stall in the marquee and are providing a suitably stress-free prize.
SwimTrek is the world's leading swimming holiday operator. SwimTrek have kindly donated the lovely cotton bags for all the competitors and SwimTrek woolly hats for the winners' goody bags. Ferries are for wimps, let's swim!
The Big Blue
The Big Blue is a swimming adventure holiday company specialising in swims between the beautiful Greek islands of the Ionian Sea. You can find them in the main marquee.
The Big Blue have kindly donated water bottles for the winners' goody bags.
Outdoor change robes, towel robes and easy, fast hands-free surf towels. Whatever your sport, Wandering Star have got you covered.
Visit them in the main marquee.
Tooting Bec Lido is the blue jewel in Wandsworth's crown – a shining example of the Council's commitment to the community.