Published Friday, 24th November 2023
Winners of the 2023 Reigate & Banstead Business Awards were announced on Thursday 23 November at a colourful ceremony hosted by television presenter Ortis Deley.
Some of the winners posing for a group photo at the Reigate & Banstead Business Awards 2023
The ceremony, which was held at Reigate Manor, had twelve category winners. It was attended by over 140 guests and brought together some of the leading business figures in the borough including finalists, sponsors, and judges.
The winners are:
- Lucy’s Ladle - Business Support Grant
- Lawn Tiger – Micro Business of the Year
- Reigate Manor – Resilient Business of the Year
- Ora Hair – High Street Hero
- The Social Table - Customer Service Award
- So Online Radio UK – Social Impact Award
- Include.org, The Lucy Rayner Foundation, and Stripey Stork – Charity & Social Enterprise Award
- DPR Motorsport – Sustainable Business of the Year
- Lauren Day of Reigate Architects – Apprentice of the Year
- The Plan Group – Employer of the Year
Speaking about the awards, Cllr Richard Biggs, Council Leader and Portfolio Holder for Economic Prosperity said: “The Reigate & Banstead Business Awards are about celebrating the vital role that local businesses of all sizes play in our local economy – in terms of employment, sustainability, innovation and productivity.
“All finalists should be extremely proud. To have been selected as finalists is no mean feat. They really put the judges through their paces as the bar was set very high this year.
“I’d also like to take this opportunity to thank our event sponsors and judges for their time, energy and support. It really wouldn’t be possible without them. In particular, I am very grateful to Morr & Co, our Headline Sponsor, and supporter of the Awards since they were launched .”
Catherine Fisher, Managing Partner, on behalf of the Award’s Headline Sponsor – local solicitors, Morr & Co said: “We are delighted to be supporting the Reigate & Banstead Business Awards again this year. We know as a business just how important it is to celebrate the work that people do, day in, day out. We have been extremely impressed by the quality of entries this year and congratulate all the finalists and winners on your fantastic achievement.”
The annual business awards have been running since 2019. They celebrate the role played by local businesses in the local economy and communities. Proceeds from the night will be donated to the Mayor’s chosen charities: the Lucy Rayner Foundation and the Royal British Legion.