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BBRA winners announced

Published: 13 November 2009
Awards dinner a huge success as the industry turns out to celebrate the best of the best at the Hilton Deansgate last night.
BBRA winners announced
The annual Britain's Best Retailer Awards took place last night at the Hilton Deansgate in Manchester. The glittering event comprised a drinks reception, three-course meal and awards ceremony as well as entertainment from actress and ventriloquist Nina Conti.

Winners on the night were:

Britain's Best DIY Superstore Manager
GOLD: Craig Gilmour, Homebase
SILVER: Linda Burton, Homebase
SILVER: Emlyn Jones, Homebase
SILVER: Frank Cox, B&Q
SILVER: Simon Cowling, Wickes
Sponsored
by Rust-Oleum



Britain's Best Hardware Retailer
GOLD: Pextons Hardware, York
SILVER: Jans Mica Hardware, Isle of Skye
SILVER: R W Morten, Ilkley
SILVER: D&G Hardware, Winchester
Sponsored by Stax


Britain's Best Tool Retailer
GOLD: Taskers, Liverpool
SILVER: Mahjacks, Windsor
SILVER: A C Jones, Bradford
SILVER: Focus DIY
Sponsored by Irwin


Britain's Best Security Retailer
GOLD: Access Key & Lock, Southampton
SILVER: Mahjacks, Windsor
SILVER: Saxon Security Locks, London
Sponsored by Sterling


Britain's Best Garden Retailer
GOLD: Cadbury Garden & Leisure, Congresbury
SILVER: Bents Garden & Home, Glazebury
SILVER: Fermoy's Garden Centre, Newton Abbot
SILVER: Shoots Garden Centres, Slough
Sponsored by Decco

Britain's Best Décor Retailer
GOLD: BJ Décor, Lurgan
SILVER: Decoron Wallpapers, West Bromwich
SILVER: Taskers, Liverpool
Sponsored by Crown Paints

Britain's Best Retail Website
GOLD: Lakeland. www.lakeland.co.uk
SILVER: B&Q, www.diy.com
SILVER: The Garden Centre Group, www.wyevale.co.uk
Sponsored by Plasti-kote


Britain's Best Multiple Housewares Retailer
GOLD: Lakeland, Windermere
SILVER: Kitchen Kapers, Camberley
SILVER: Robert Dyas, Leatherhead
SILVER: Livsstil, Birmingham
Sponsored by Amefa


Britain's Best Cookshop
GOLD: Le Lievres, Jersey
GOLD: Cook To Perfection, Kings Lynn
SILVER: Dinghams, Salisbury
SILVER: Countryside Cookware, Kelso
SILVER: Coopers of Stortford, Bishops Stortford
Sponsored by BHETA

Britain's Best Independent Department Store
GOLD: Camp Hopson, Newbury
SILVER: Webbs of Crickhowell, Powys
SILVER: Philip Morris & Son, Hereford
Sponsored by Emap


Retail Shooting Star 2009
GOLD: D&G Hardware, Winchester
SILVER: Ocean Builders Supplies, London
SILVER: SL Corden & Sons, Warminster
SILVER: TR&C Carpenter, Sandwich
Sponsored by Sam's Trade Centre

Comments

Published prior to March 2014
By Toby Roberts
What a wonderful event put on by a wonderful crowd of people.

Everybody enjoyed it - get to see such a big turn out.

Thanks again

Toby

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