Uberglam marquee, Lloyds Ampitheatre 23 April 2020

2019 Winners

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Platinum Award

Winner:

Bristol Old Vic

“Truly a fantastic year for the Bristol Old Vic. Undertaking a glorious renovation that has underlined its position as a city landmark, it is a place that elevates Bristol and an institution deeply worthy of our thanks and recognition.”

@BristolOldVic | bristololdvic.org.uk

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Arts

Winner:

Bristol Old Vic

“After a profound year of change, the new Bristol Old Vic has been an instant success, renovating and redefining their space whilst attracting old and new punters. Impressive!”

@BristolOldVic | bristololdvic.org.uk

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Business Services

Winner:

ETM Recycling

“ETM Recycling is building momentum at an impressive rate. New staff, new investments and a major new contract with Bristol Sport, this company is developing strongly.”

@ETM_recycling | recyclingbristol.com

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Bar

Winner:

Greenbank

“By concentrating on its community, Greenbank has elevated itself into a different league. Diversity, inclusion and success define establishment. A worthy winner.”

@GreenbankEaston | thegreenbankbristol.co.uk

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Café

Winner:

Beets N Roots

“Beets N Roots has established itseld as a hub for health and education. With momentum behind it, this business has a bright future and we’re excited to see what’s next.”

@BeetsNRoots | beetsnroots.com

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Charity

Joint Winner:

The Grand Appeal

“So delightful for locals and visitors alike to see Gromit unleashed. We love this charities’ global impact, its record success and its unceasing reinvention. And so very Bristol. Cracking!”

@thegrandappeal | grandappeal.org.uk

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Charity

Joint Winner:

One25

“2018 was a stand-out year for outreach work and partnerships, aiding some of Bristol’s most vulnerable women. It deals with sensitive, serious issues in a life-changing way.”

@One25Charity | one25.org.uk

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Civic

Winner:

The Bristol Wing (YMCA)

“Thoughtful new community hostel supporting homeless young people: so valuable and impressively achieved. Vital service making a unique contribution while being commercially successful.”

@TheBristolWing | bristolwing.co.uk

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Creative

Winner:

Ignition

“This ambitious company has impressive financials and has never lost sight of maintaining a positive work space to support great performance. Congratulations to this forward-thinking team!”

@Ignition_DG | ignitiondg.co.uk

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Education

Winner:

UWE

“Now top 10-ranked for student satisfaction, the region’s highly active and largest Uni contributes greatly to the city beyond its undoubted academic strength.”

@UWEBristol | uwe.ac.uk

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Event

Winner:

St Pauls Carnival

“This important cultural event deserves to be recognised. 2018’s poignant display dedicated to the Windrush generation was a powerful tribute to Bristol’s heritage.”

@StPaulsCRNVL | stpaulscarnival.net

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Financial

Winner:

Parmenion Capital Partners LLP

“Clever FinTech operators growing at an impressive rate and making a key contribution to Bristol. It’s an exciting time for Parmenion and its team!”

@parmenionuk | parmenionuk.co.uk

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Food/Drink Producer

Winner:

Thatchers

“Deeply-rooted south west success story with increasing national recognition backed by new products and demonstrable commitment to youth: a terrific year for Thatchers!”

@thatchers_cider | thatcherscider.co.uk

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Foodie Pub

Winner:

The Kensington Arms

“This pub has a tremendous reputation for its food. Sustainable, sensible and undeniably excellent, The Kensington Arms is deserved winner.”

@kensingtonarms | thekensingtonarms.co.uk

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Hair & Beauty

Winner:

Nuala Morey Hair & Beauty

“With a clear ethical ethos, Nuala Morey is a bold and compelling model for hair and beauty establishments everywhere. This salon is going places.”

nualahairdressing.com

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Health & Wellbeing

Winner:

Empire Fighting Chance

“It harnesses the power of physical exercise to change lives and mental health. Stand-out year attracting international interest, backed by impressive ambassadors.”

@EmpireFightingC | empirefightingchance.org

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Homes & Interiors

Winner:

Blossom & Brush

“Beautiful designs form the basis for this bold, original Bristolian company. Forward-facing in more ways than one, this kind of innovation is what makes our city so special.”

@BlossomandBrush | blossomandbrush.co.uk

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Legal

Winner:

Barcan + Kirby

“What a stellar year – a statement office move, new services, empowering teams, enhanced comms. Smart, thoughtful company.”

@BarcanKirby | barcankirby.co.uk

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Leisure & Tourism

Winner:

Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust

“What a 2018 the Trust has had! Record-breaking in both visitor numbers and total donations enabling one of the most precious assets in our city to be more accessible for all.”

@brunnelsbridge | clifronbridge.org.uk

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New Business

Winner:

The Coconut Tree

“This is a success story through and through! From what could have been a risky proposition, this team have pulled it out of the bag with a target-smashing year. Congratulations!”

@CoconutTreeUK | thecoconut-tree.com

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Retailer

Winner:

British Corner Shop

“Another very successful year! Confidently pushing against its competitors and securing a strong place in the market through an excellent reputation. Wonderful.”

@BritishfoodBCS | britishcornershop.co.uk

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Restaurant

Winner:

Root

“A creative restaurant with a strong local and environmentally-conscious ethos. Root has leapt from accolade to accolade, and we’re pleased to offer them another. Super impressive!”

@RootBristol | eatdrinkbristolfashion.co.uk/root

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Property

Winner:

Dribuild

“Dribuild continues to go from strength to strength. Growing its team, raising money for charity and gaining national recognition, the company should be proud of its efforts.”

@Dribuildgroup | dribuild.com