Uckfield Business Awards 2018 – Finalists announced

This morning (Tuesday 9th October), we announced LIVE on The Gary King Breakfast Show the FINALISTS in the categories at this year’s Uckfield Business Awards which take place on the 8th November at the East Sussex National Hotel.

Jan Edwards from ‘The Marketing Eye’ and organising team of the awards joined Gary to make the important announcements.

Listen back to an edited highlights of the Announcement HERE:

The Uckfield Business Awards 2018 is organised by the Uckfield Chamber of Commerce – more details about tickets to the event can be found at www.uckfieldbusinessawards.co.uk

Meet the Finalists

Business of the Year

CJ Thorne

Dawson Hart

Green DIY

The Picture House Cinema & Restaurant

Small Business of the Year

Lawson Commercial

J.F. Bishop (Uckfield) Ltd

GBA Motor Services Ltd

Horlock Holdcroft Financial Consultants Ltd

Business Person of the Year – Female

Nus Ghani MP

Lucy Ritchie – Blush Beauty Room

Maria Mann – The Beauty Spot

Rachel Watkyn – Tiny Box Company

Business Person of the Year – Male

Anytime Fitness

Chris Dowling – Chris Dowling Business Mentor & Adviser

Edward Cockill – Uckfield Motor Services

Kevin Markwick – The Picture House

Retailer of the Year


Carvills Furnishings Ltd

Paws 'n' Claws

S G Home Interiors

Best Place to Eat


Amira's Kitchen

Hare & Hounds

The White Hart Buxted

Employer of the Year



Barney's Playbarn

C J Thorne & Co Ltd

Young Employee of the Year

TR Fastenings

Maggie Charlesworth – Crockstead Farm Hotel

Megan Kempson – Truffles Bakery

Rebecca Fermer – Aworth Land Surveys Ltd

Tradesperson of the Year

Neva Consultants

Garrison Roofing Contractors Ltd

GBA Motor Services Ltd

Oven Rescue

Customer Service Award


Beechwood B&B

First Choice Cars

Uckfield Motor Services

Contribution to the Community

Uckfield Matters Magazine

Chailey Heritage Enterprise Centre (CHEC)

Dawson Hart

Sussex Support Service

Best Rural Business


Barnsgate Manor

Hurstwood Feeds Ltd

Rose Gas Ltd

Best New Business

Eastbourne Motoring Centre

Amira's Kitchen

Safe + Secure Storage

Oliver Twist Designs

Health & Leisure Award


Isenhurst Health Club

Turning Tide Pilates

Uckfield Runners

Outstanding Achievement Award

Garrison Roofing

To be announced at the Awards Ceremony