Builders' Merchants Awards for Excellence

Published:  19 November, 2010

LONDON: The Builders' Merchants Awards for Excellence 2010 enjoyed a record turnout at the Lancaster Hotel in London today, where DIY SOS presenter Nick Knowles hosted the event.

The quality of nominations was high and, in one of the toughest years on record, these winners have gone that extra mile to achieve excellence in their field. The winners for 2010 are:

TRAINEE OF THE YEAR (sponsored by Kerridge Commercial Systems)

George Bence & Sons (Rebecca Townsend)

BEST BUILDERS' MERCHANT SHOWROOM (sponsored by Hotpoint)

Coomers

BEST BUILDERS' MERCHANT HARD LANDSCAPING DISPLAY (sponsored by Bradstone)

BSG Buildbase (Purdeys Way, Southend)

BEST BUILDERS' MERCHANT WEBSITE (sponsored by Builders' Merchants News)

Parker Building Supplies

BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE BY A BUILDERS' MERCHANT (sponsored by Triton)

C&W Berry

BEST BUILDERS' MERCHANT MARKETING INITIATIVE (sponsored by Finnforest)

LBS Builders' Merchants

BEST MERCHANT ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVE AWARD (sponsored by Knauf Insulation)

EH Smith (Builders' Merchants)

ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR (sponsored by IKO)

Ridgeons Group (Dean Crawford)

BUILDERS' MERCHANT MANAGER OF THE YEAR (sponsored by TradePro Group)

EH Smith (Builders' Merchants) Leicester (Dave Keeling)

BEST INDEPENDENT BUILDERS MERCHANT: 1-5 BRANCHES (sponsored by BCGXL)

Coomers

BEST INDEPENDENT BUILDERS' MERCHANT: 6+ BRANCHES (sponsored by Lafarge)

LBS Builders' Merchants

BEST PLUMBING AND HEATING MERCHANT – ENVIRONMENTAL FOCUS (sponsored by Grundfos)

Plumbase (Station Court, Solihull)

NATIONAL BUILDERS' MERCHANT OF THE YEAR (sponsored by Hanson)

Buildbase

SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR (sponsored by Reisser)

Lafarge Cement

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (sponsored by H+H)

John Lawson (Lawsons)

Awards host, Nick Knowles, John Lawson – Lifetime Achievement Awards recipient – and Mark Oliver of category sponsor H+H.

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