The Assembly Rooms, 27 May 2021

2020 Winners

Platinum

Platinum Award

Winner:

Three Ways School

“Ofsted says Outstanding – we say Outstanding. It has empowered hundreds of students with opportunity, providing hope to children and families alike with a charitable and caring approach. Outstanding? Humbling…”

@threewaysschool

threeways.co.uk

Arts

Arts

Winner:

Little Theatre Cinema

“2019 was a highly successful 80th anniversary for this beloved Bath venue, set apart by its sense of community and clever programming delivering impressive audiences.”

@littletheatreuk
picturehouses.com/cinema/little-theatre-cinema

Bar

Bar

Winner:

The Grapes

“This quirky city central pub has been impressively reinvented and has deftly encouraged a range of activities in a lovingly restored Jacobean living room.”

@thegrapesbath
thegrapesbath.co.uk

Business Services

Business Services

Winner:

OJO Solutions

“Thoughtful OJO completely understands and consistently exceeds its clients’ needs: increased revenue, head count up 50% and an impressive project portfolio. Bigger and better than ever.”

@ojosolutions
ojosolutions.com

Cafe

Café

Winner:

Mes Amis Café Deli

“This lovable, rural independent has expanded its food options and role as a community hub. Queues quite literally out the door!”

@mesamisfood

mesamiscafedeli.co.uk

Charity

Charity

Winner:

We Hear You

“WHY has more than doubled its referrals, increased activities and choice to clients with life-threatening conditions, and enhanced its counselling expertise. 100% satisfaction rate? We applaud you!”

@whywehearyou
wehearyou.org.uk

Civic

Civic

Winner:

Bath City FC

“Pitch success and record attendances is one thing, extensive civic engagement quite another. Scale of regenerative impact is highly impressive. Rejuvenation? Rejoice!”

@bathcity_fc
bathcityfc.com

Creative

Creative

Winner:

Steers McGillan Eves Design

“It has reinterpreted major brands with verve and imagination, breathing life into charity trusts, heritage sites and helping to entice Channel 4’s creative hub to the south west.”

@lookatsme
steersmcgillaneves.co.uk

Education

Education

Winner:

Three Ways School

“Terrific year in gaining an Outstanding from Ofsted and successfully developing it’s 220 students in a heavily over-subscribed year. Peerless”

@threewaysschool
threeways.co.uk

Environmental

Environmental

Winner:

Pure Planet

“Pure Planet is pioneering a greener world from Bath – walking the walk (first British energy company to carbon offset its teams’ commute) and a positive disruptor nationally.”

@joinpureplanet
purepla.net
Event

Event

Winner:

Bath Carnival

“The Carnival brings joyful, wild fun to Bath whilst promoting an impeccably inclusive event, culminating in a massive 40,000 audience. Consistently encouraging Bath that we’re better as one!”

@bathcarnival
bathcarnival.co.uk

foodie pub

Foodie Pub

Winner:

The Marlborough Tavern

“The Marlborough Tavern has built a distinctive atmosphere with a strong team, to establish a thriving foodie hub. Excellent menu, hard-working front of house and a guaranteed good night out.”

@marlboroughtav
marlborough-tavern.com

Hair & beauty

Hair & Beauty

Winner:

Number Three

“Strong year for this highly creative and reliable salon: impressive growth, increased brand awareness and engaging charity events, earning the love of clients.”

@numberthreebath
numberthreebath.com

Health & wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing

Winner:

TONIQ

“TONIQ has united the wider Bath fitness community, while delivering educational health masterclasses, transforming its members physically, mentally and emotionally.”

@toniqlife
toniqlife.com

Homes

Homes & Interiors

Winner:

Bath Bespoke

“Bath Bespoke successfully handled a portfolio of high-profile projects with great élan. And its commitment to nurturing the next generation of craftsmen is highly commendable.”

@bathbespoke
bathbespoke.co.uk

Legal

Legal & Financial

Winner:

Stone King

“A new era which has seen growth across all four of its main sectors, and a landmark collaboration with Mowbray Woodwards. A great Bath employer.”

@stonekingllp
stoneking.co.uk

Leisure

Leisure & Tourism

Winner:

American Museum & Gardens

“Stand out, successful year of great investment for this distinctive museum, bringing Bath much-needed international culture, appealing to all. Quite simply, beautiful.”

@americanmuseum
americanmuseum.org

New business

New Business

Winner:

The Oyster Shell

“What a start! The Oyster Shell has breathed new life into Moorland Road, combining a modern fish and chip shop with a retro vibe. Set for long-term success!”

@oystershellbath
theoystershell.co.uk

Property

Property

Winner:

The Chocolate Quarter

“Keynsham’s ambitious residential reinvention is applauded for its innovative design and restaurant hotspots. It’s proudly St Monica Trust’s fastest-selling retirement community.”

@the_chocolateq
thechocolatequarter.org.uk

Restaurant

Restaurant

Winner:

Eight Stony Street

“Eight Stony Street has created a genuine energy in the heart of Frome, transforming a challenging site into so-oh much more than a thriving pizza restaurant.”

@stonystreet
www.eightstonystreet.com

Retailer

Retailer

Winner:

Portman

“The Portman brand has shown immense promise in delivering individuality and excitement, whilst continuing to thrive in a tough economic climate.”

@london_portman
portmanlondon.uk

Tech

Technology & Innovation

Winner:

TrueSpeed

“Since its creation five years ago, over 100 businesses and communities in the area are benefiting from Truespeed. They’re changing the way we think about broadband.”

@thetruespeed
truespeed.com