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DIY Week Awards finalists announced

Published: 13 March 2019 - Fiona Garcia
The overall winners in each category will be announced atthe DIY Week Awards lunch on Friday, May 10 at the Tower Hotel, London. Book your ticket now
The overall winners in each category will be announced atthe DIY Week Awards lunch on Friday, May 10 at the Tower Hotel, London. Book your ticket now

The judging for all retailer and supplier categories has now taken place and the shortlists can now be revealed in full.

Following two days of judging and much discussion; the successful products, companies and initiatives that made the cut and are now in with a chance of taking home the title in their respective category are detailed below.

The retailer shortlist is as follows:

Business Expansion Award
Batley DIY Centre
GJ's
Tile Mountain
Walton Flooring Centre

Digital Innovation
Hayes Garden World
Tile Mountain

Marketing Initiative Award
Baileys DIY
Blundells
Tile Giant

Retailer of the Year
Garsons
Hayling Hardware
Kings DIY
Leyland SDM

Sustainability Award (>£20m)
Ikea
Kingfisher

Sustainability Award (<£20m)
Capital Gardens
Gordale

Team of the Year
Bute Tools
Whiteleys Garden Centre

 

The supplier shortlist in full is as follows:

Digital Investment
Plastikote
Silverline
VegTrug

Retailer Support Initiative
Bord na Mona
Stax
Toolbank
Toolstream

Decorating product of the Year
Avron Trading – Dekton Painters Buddy
Crown Paints – Clean Extreme Scrubbable Matt, 5 litre
Mitford Design – Paint Topper
Plastikote – Plastikote Garden Colours spray paint range

DIY Product of the Year
Barrettine Products - Barrettine Anti-Slip Top Coat Decking Oil 5 litre
Gorilla Glue – Gorilla Glue clear
QEP Co UK Ltd – Homelux After Fit trim 8mm and 10mm
Robert Bosch Ltd – Zamo III set
Suki International – Screw-It-Again

Garden Leisure Product of the Year
Halls Group – Qube Greenhouse
Plastikote – Plastikote Garden Colours spray paint range
Smart Garden Products – Firefly Lit Balloons
Smart Garden Products – Bluetooth solar lighting range

Garden Care Product of the Year
Barrettine Products - Barrettine Anti-Slip Top Coat Decking Oil 5 litre
Halls Group – Qube Greenhouse
VegTrug Grow Care range

Garden Tool of the Year
Burgon & Ball – Corona FlexDial branch and stem pruner
Fiskars – PowerGear X telescopic tree pruner
Spear & Jackson – 3-in-1 rake

Hand Tool & Accessory of the Year
Olympia Tools (UK) Ltd – Roughneck professional pliers
QEP Co UK Ltd – Vitrex Pointed grout float
Robert Bosch Ltd – Zamo III set
Stanley Black & Decker – DeWalt Tough System racking- Standard
Stanley Black & Decker – Stanley Track & Wall system 20-piece kit

Home & Kitchen Product of the Year
Addis Housewares – Fold Flat laundry basket
Hunter Douglas Sunflex – Swish cordless roller blinds
Stanley Black & decker – Black & Decker 21.6V Multipower pet vacuum

Lighting & Electrical Product of the Year
Smart Garden Products – Bluetooth solar lighting range
Technical Consumer Products – TCP Smart Wifi classic RGB and warm white B22 light bulb

Security Product of the Year
Master Lock – Large digital fire and water chest
Yale – Sync Smart home alarm

Power Tool of the Year
Avron Trading – Dekton power cordless caulking gun
QEP Co UK Ltd – QEP Xtreme wet cutter – XT
Stanley Black & Decker – 18V hammer drill kitbox - BCD700S1K

We had another stellar line-up of judges this year. For more about the panel, visit https://www.diyweekawards.co.uk/the-judges/

The overall winners in each category will be unveiled at the DIY Week Awards on Friday, May 10 at the Tower Hotel, London. Book your tickets now to be part of the industry’s leading networking event and to celebrate the successes of the home improvement and garden sector.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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