SPE Members are rightly proud of the standards of the products that they manufacture and sell. For this reason a criteria for membership exists to maintain and enhance the reputation of SPE members. SPE welcomes new membership applications from companies fulfilling the criteria below


  • Must be engaged in the manufacture and distribution of sports equipment primarily within the education and leisure industries.
  • Must be registered in the UK.
  • Must be VAT registered.
  • Must normally be trading for at least one year.
  • All members must adhere to a strict Code of Practice that ensures quality of products and reliability in service. A Mediation Panel exists under the Code of Practice to ensure that the expectations of the customers of the Sports & Physical Education(PE) Association UK are met and to mediate between them.
  • All applicants must be supported by two members of the Sports & Physical Education (PE) Association UK of at least twelve months standing.
  • All members must provide evidence of employers’ liability and public liability insurance cover (minimum £2 million).

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