Name: Dartford Business Awards
Description: Dartford Business Awards

Dartford Business Awards

Dartford Business Awards

The Dartford Business Awards celebrate the best of the borough’s businesses

Business owners and leaders from across Dartford gathered at the Winter Marquee Bluewater in September to celebrate the achievements of the Dartford business community.

Dartford Borough Council organised the 2017 awards with the support of a number of key sponsors, and together they sifted through a huge number of applications and nominations to come up with a final list of winners and those commendable for their efforts. The final list of triumphant businesses reflects both the diversity of industries and skills in Dartford, and the wide range of work that they have been involved with. This year’s winners are:

The Dartford Living Customers’ Choice Award – Orchard Garage Ltd.
The Commitment to Skills Award – Austen Allen Homecare
The Exceptional Skills Award - Benjamin Murray, Crago Auto Repairs and Matthew Holt, The Orchard Theatre
Best Business to Business – Jones FM
The Innovation Award – Secure Technology Solutions Ltd.
Best Owner Managed Business – Fox Estate Agents Ltd.
The Happy at Work Award - Edward Bond Wealth Management
The Good for the Community Award (Big Business) – Marks & Spencer Bluewater
The Good for the Community Award (Small Business) – Downton & Ali Associates
Best Use of Online (Big Business) – Bluewater
Best Use of Online (Small Business) – Bippity Boppity Shopity
Shop of the Year – Longfield Village Butchers

Jeremy Kite, Leader of Dartford Borough Council said, “It was a wonderful occasion and a great opportunity to celebrate the hard-working and creative businesses we have in Dartford, our business community contributes so much and it’s absolutely right that we should thank them for the difference they make to our town.”

To find out more about the Dartford Business Awards, visit or contact business awards Additionally, you can like the Awards on Facebook at or follow on Twitter at

2017 Dartford Business Awards’ sponsors include:

Dartford Borough Council
Dartford Living
Leigh Academies Trust
Oxford Innovation
The Creation Lab
The Learning Shop
The Nucleus
Thomson Snell & Passmore LLP
Wilkins Kennedy LLP

Last Updated: 05th September 2018 Print Link