Winners of the Havering Business Awards

The prestigious ceremony was hosted by impressionist and comedienne, Francine Lewis, and Mark Dover, Time 107.5 FM Presenter, at CEME Conference Centre in Rainham.

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The winners of each category were:

Staff Training and Development Award
Containers4Sale UK Ltd
Sponsored by – Havering College of Further & Higher Education

Growing Business of the Year
Halls of Ivy Beauty Academy Ltd
Sponsored by – Haines Watts

Havering Business of the Year
Lakehouse
Sponsored by – Harrison Wipes

Golden Anniversary for Achievement
Coborn Engineering Co. Ltd
Sponsored by – Enterprise for London

New Business of the Year
Pandora Images Ltd
Sponsored by – Time 107.5FM

Apprentice of the Year
Jessica Ravenhill, Havering College of Further & Higher Education
Sponsored by – Neopost

Customer Care
CEME Conference Centre
Sponsored by – Metro Security (GB) Plc

Small Business of the Year
Evans Insurance Brokers Ltd
Sponsored by – Romford Recorder

Environmental Award
Safield Distributions Ltd
Sponsored by – Willmott Dixon Energy Services

Business Person of the Year
Sarah Walters, Romford Contemporary Arts Programme
Sponsored by – NC Construction Services Ltd

Family Business of the Year
Harrison Wipes
Sponsored by – Chigwell Construction

Innovation Award
Metro Security (GB) Plc
Sponsored by – Coborn Engineering Co Ltd

Councillor Robert Benham, Cabinet Member for Environment, said:

“I’d like to congratulate all of the winners, we had some very good finalists and the judges had a very hard job choosing a winner in each category this year.

“I also want to thank our sponsors for making this happen, it was a great night and it couldn’t have gone ahead without their help. It’s great that Havering businesses see the value in the awards and want to support each other.”

It was also announced that Martin Bumpus, Chair of Judges, is retiring and he received an award for his hard work and dedication to the awards since they began eleven years ago.

The event could not have gone ahead without sponsors, including; Romford Recorder, Chigwell Construction, Kall Kwik Romford, Haines Watts, Harrison Wipes, Time 107.5 FM, Neopost, Metro Security (GB) PLC, Havering College of Further & Higher Education, NC Construction, Enterprise for London, Coborn Engineering Co Ltd, Willmott Dixon, McDonald’s, Acumen Design, Utilize, London Riverside BID and the venue sponsor CEME Conference Centre.