A MOTHER and daughter's spa business has just bagged itself a nomination in England’s Business Awards.

Serenity Beauty Spa, located in Brampton, is owned by mother and daughter, from Walton, Lyndsey, 48, and Abbie, 20, Ferguson.

The business started in 2014, after Lyndsey had been on a ‘disappointing’ spa day, realising there was a gap in the market for a private spa.

“There’s a lot of women self-conscious about wearing a bikini in open spaces, so the bespoke spa days are private to you and have been proving popular ever since opening,”said Lyndsey.

In the initial stages, Lyndsey commandeered her husband’s ‘man-cave’ to carry out treatments, but after growing popularity, the business expanded to its own premise, with a gym, spa suites, hot tub, infra-red sauna, steam enclosure and two treatment rooms – with another experience room en-route.

“When people come to a spa day, they want something different so we try do the more unusual treatments such as the bamboo message, warm sea-shells. We do all the standard treatments as well but we try offer something a bit more unique,” she said.

Lyndsey, who was previously a dental nurse for 14 years, holds hygiene as a number one priority for the busines – showcased by their five-star hygiene rating.

“I believe everything should be done to the highest spec and we are always learning how to improve on that, and because I’ve trained Abbie, we both share the same ethos. I believe you should always be striving to be better in what you do.

“Unfortunately for Abbie, everyone says we’re the spitting image of each other, but we really do work well together.

"She has really found her feet here and her confidence has grown immensely and I can see she’s got a real talent for this and is great with all the clients.”

Looking to the future, the spa will be launching its teaching academy, bringing to use both Abbie’s and Lyndsey’s teaching qualifications, and will also be working hand in hand with the William Howard Secondary School.

“It’s important to invest in the future," said Lyndsey.

"We’ve got to try and encourage others to get involved with placements with us and because of Abbie’s age, she has a real connection with the students.”