The hard work and achievements of local businesses was celebrated at the Spelthorne Means Business Awards held at The Orangery, Shepperton Studio on Thursday 17 October.

Cllr Rybinski, Portfolio Holder for Economic Development said, "Spelthorne Borough Council was delighted to continue working together with Shepperton Studios and our sponsors to celebrate the absolute best of business in the Borough. From the independents to the multinationals privileged to be based in this area, the Spelthorne Business Awards is a wonderful opportunity to tell everyone about the excellent work that is being achieved locally in the Borough." 

Finalists for each of the 12 award categories gathered with the sponsors to celebrate their successes and toast the winners in each category:-

Category

Finalists

Winner

Best business in Ashford and Stanwell

sponsored by Powerhouse

 

Karma Connection

The Hit Zone

Blackstone Printing

Blackstone Printing

Best new start up

sponsored by Enterprise Holdings

 

Ella Wood - Perfectly Natural

Nicola Ann Photography

The Hot Yoga Club

Nicola Ann Photography

 

Best business in Shepperton and Charlton

sponsored by Brown Bag Crisps

 

Stars Performing Arts

Quality Fruit & Veg

James of Shepperton

Quality Fruit Veg & Flowers

 

Best small business

sponsored by A2 Dominion

 

Stars Performing Arts

Mums & Sons

The Hot Yoga Club

The Hot Yoga Club

 

Best business in Staines and Laleham

sponsored by Marianne's Community Cafe

 

Vida Homeloans

360 Ultimate Fitness

The Thames Club

Vida Homeloans

and The Thames Club

Creative business of the year sponsored by Shepperton Studios

 

Dramatize CIC

Blackstone Printing

Stars Performing Arts

Stars Performing Arts

Best business in Staines BID

sponsored by Visit Staines BID

 

Strategic Imperatives

McDonalds

Vida Home Loans

McDonalds

 

Exporter of the year

sponsored by Heathrow

PSP Worldwide Logistics

Experium

Homeplay

Experium

 

Best business in Sunbury and Halliford

sponsored by The Hazlewood Centre

Samara Cuisine

Village Matters

Churchill Hui

Village Matters

 

Healthy business award

sponsored by Everyone Active

The Hit Zone

Mums & Sons

Harfield Dance Studios

Harfield Dance Studios

Independent business of the year

sponsored by Spelthorne Business Forum

 

Blackstone Printing

The Thames Club

Homeplay

Homeplay

Best corporate social responsibility

sponsored by Worldwide Energy Logistics Ltd

McDonalds

Tesco

Mums & Sons

Quality Fruit & Veg & Flowers

Quality Fruit Veg & Flowers

Best Business in Spelthorne

All of the category winners

Quality Fruit Veg & Flowers

 

Out of the 12 categories one was chosen to win the accolade of "Best Business in Spelthorne" as the overall winner of the Spelthorne Means Business Awards 2019. Congratulations to Quality Fruit, Veg & Flowers an independent retailer in Shepperton.

The evening consisted of an awards ceremony with guest speaker Julianne Ponan, CEO of Creative Nature who shared her inspiring story. Followed by a gala dinner and dance. A raffle was held for the Mayor's charities, Midas Plus and Eikon which raised over £790.

Leader of Spelthorne Borough Council, Cllr Ian Harvey, said: "The range and quality of the entries we received this year are proof of the wealth of entrepreneurial spirit, talent and innovative thinking which exist locally across a wide range of sectors; Spelthorne is truly rich with business expertise. Many congratulations to all the finalists and winners."

Look out for photographs from the evening on Facebook and Twitter @SpelthorneBC and on our Instagram account @spelthorneboroughcouncil

If you would like to enter the next Spelthorne Means Business Awards, please email s.moralee@spelthorne.gov.uk for more details.