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Industry top-runners strike gold at the DIY Week Awards

Published: 17 February 2016
Hundreds of top names from the DIY industry flocked to the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, for the DIY Week awards last night.
Industry top-runners strike gold at the DIY Week Awards
The awards, now in their sixth year, celebrated the best of the industry, from top products to best retail communicators and one-of-a-kind store managers.

The evening event, which had a bright-tie dress code, was compered by actor, prresenter and writer Ryan Philpott. Guests enjoyed a drinks' reception, followed by a three-course dinner and the awards presentations.

The winners on the night were as follows:

Security Product of the Year- Yale UK: keyless connected smart lock

Security Retailer of the Year- Safeguard

Garden Fertiliser or Chemical of the Year- Westland Horticulture: Gro-Sure Tomato Easy Feed

Garden Accessory of the Year- Lifestyle Appliances: Milano Delux stainless steel outdoor gas pizza oven and barbecue

Decorating Product of the Year- Akzo Nobel: Dulux Weathershild Multi-Surface

Decor Retailer of the Year - Homebase

Retail Communicator of the Year- Broad Street DIY

Lighting and Electrical Product of the Year- Avron: Dekton Laser Lane Bike Light

Hand Tool and Accessory of the Year- QEP UK: Vitrex Versatile Knife

Power Tool of the Year- Robert Bosch: Bosch psb 18v Li-2 ergonomic combi drill

Tool Retailer of the Year- Exmouth Power Tooks

Store Manager of the Year- Jason Robbins, Jeffries Hardware

Garden Hand Tool of the Year- Positec Power Tools (Europe): Worx Aerocart

Garden Power Tool of the Year- Ryobi: 36V ONE+ Hybrid Lawnmower

Garden Retailer of the Year- Old Railway Line Garden Centre

Home and Kitchen Product of the Year- Sunflex: Swish Cordless Aluminium Venetian Blind

DIY Product of the Year- FiberFix USA: FiberFix Rigid Patch

Hardware Retailer of the Year- Abbotts' DIY

For more info and pictures from the night, visit www.diyweekawards.co.uk

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