Assembly Rooms, 3 March 2022

2021 Winners

Platinum

Platinum Award

Winner:

3SG

“3SG embodied far-sighted leadership in a time of need to bring together businesses, charities, educators, retail, social enterprises and volunteers; to collaborate with all industries of Bath to fight and survive the pandemic, united in common purpose. Inspirational!”

@banes3sg | www.3sg.org.uk
Sponsored by: Bath Life
Arts

Arts

Winner:

44AD

“44AD garnered immense popularity with its exhibition series, whilst this year granting over 800 artists a platform. Great work looking out for the whole creative community.”

@Studio44AD | www.44ad.net

Bar

Bar

Winner:

Flow Bar Frome

“This beautiful Frome Bar has performed remarkably despite only opening at the end of the first lockdown, serving over 50,000 customers and strongly growing its online awareness.”

@FlowBarFrome | www.flowbarfrome.co.uk

Sponsored by: Minuteman Press

Business Services 2

Business Services

Winner:

Bind Media

“Fast growth in sales and team size despite the pandemic, this team has innovated commendably, gaining national recognition for its digital marketing capability, backed by clear ethical values.”

@bindmedia | www.bind.media

Sponsored by: Hotel Indigo Bath

Cafe

Café

Winner:

Good Day Café

“2020 has been an evolutionary year for Good Day Café, bringing with it quality coffee, cakes and charitable donations from its brownie box initiative. Not just surviving but absolutely thriving!”

gooddaycoffee.co.uk

Sponsored by: Crumbs

Charity

Charity

Winner:

Bath Mind

“An incredible response to the Covid crisis, helping to provide over 12,000 one-on-one calls, prevent over 180 suicides and train thousands with its wellbeing sessions.”

@BathMind | www.bathmind.org.uk

Sponsored by: Stone King

Civic

Civic

Winner:

3SG

“It supported thousands of Bathonians with emergency food deliveries by creating powerful partnerships, providing its services to 300 organisations all backed by recruiting 2,500 volunteers at great speed.”

@banes3sg | www.3sg.org.uk

Sponsored by: Truespeed

Creative 2

Creative

Winner:

Emma Rose

“It’s certainly been a busy, successful, energetic year for Emma, full of her trademark passion, colour and dynamism, backed by a new website.”

@emmaroseartwork | www.emmaroseartworks.com

Sponsored by: Marsh Commercial

Education

Education

Winner:

Inspiring Kids

“As its name suggests, this inspirational organisation is based on a highly-beneficial concept providing expert tutoring, mentoring and therapy to build self-esteem and confidence.”

@InspiringKids2 | www.inspiringkids.co.uk

Sponsored by: Clearly PR

Environemntal

Environmental

Winner:

Share & Repair

“An efficient, caring charity that has become a champion in reusing, recycling and repairing and has completely repurposed over 75% of all customers’ items. Encouraging us all to think eco.”

@ShareRepairBath | www.shareandrepair.org.uk
Event

Event

Winner:

Bath Festivals

“Bath Festivals gained remarkable reach despite having to cancel live events, with its Reading is Magic festival strongly engaging an estimated 155,000 children in 67 countries worldwide.”

@Bathfestivals | www.bathfestivals.org.uk
Sponsored by: Bath Boules
Hair

Hair & Beauty

Winner:

DermaGuru

“DermaGuru fully understands its valued customers’ needs with its skin treatments, creating specialised homecare boxes and online consultations that quadrupled its lockdown sales.”

@DermaGuru | www.dermaguru.co.uk

Health Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing

Winner:

Community Wellbeing Hub

“The Hub has received rave reviews from its users with 97% happy with its support. This much-needed initiative brought the Bath community together with over 50 businesses collaborating to great effect.”

www.communitywellbeinghub.co.uk

Homes

Homes & Interiors

Winner:

Woodhouse & Law

“Woodhouse & Law completed an impressive, stylish portfolio including prestigious builds on Sion Hill and a full renovation project in Twickenham. Pivoted perfectly with its virtual site visits.”

@WoodhouseandLaw | www.woodhouseandlaw.co.uk
Legal Financial

Legal & Financial

Winner:

Seccl

“Seccl is a terrific combination of tech and financial. It’s on course to scale to over £1 billion of assets administered within the next 9-12 months via its innovative wealthtech.”

@SecclTech | www.seccl.tech

Sponsored by: Apex Hotels

Leisure

Leisure & Tourism

Winner:

Homewood Hotel & Spa

“Homewood has come on leaps and bounds since the pandemic.  Bold, distinctive design has created high-demand for its luxurious dining domes, filling out the yearly calendar with 98% occupancy.”

@homewoodbath | www.homewoodbath.co.uk

Sponsored by: Bath Rugby

New business

New Business

Winner:

The Happy Donut Bakery

“Incredible bravery by two 23-year-old entrepreneurs to set up a bakery during the pandemic. Clever thinking, from its clear values to social media use to its delivery services. And now a shop looms…”

www.thehappydonut.co.uk

Sponsored by: Novia Financial

People Services

People Services

Winner:

The University of Bath Students’ Union

“One of the smartest responses to the pandemic of any UK student organisation. As active as it is thoughtful, it adapted fast to provide exceptional support in rapidly-changing circumstances.”

@thesubath | www.thesubath.com

Property 1

Property

Winner:

Aspire to Move

“It’s a fresh era for this bright letting agent: a slick new office, increased annual turnover by over 300% and already third on Rightmove after just two years. Quality numbers in a year to remember.”

@AspireMove | www.aspiretomove.co.uk
Sponsored by: Spaces
Restaurant

Restaurant

Winner:

The Mint Room

“Stand-out moments in 2021 included the highly successful Mintroom@home; being listed in The Times 30 best venues for a curry; and delivering over 1,000 meals to NHS workers and charities.”

@TheMintRoom | www.themintroom.co.uk
Sponsored by: Savills
Retailer

Retailer

Winner:

Larkhall Butchers

“Larkhall Butchers has been a lifeline in Bath, delivering essential goods to thousands when shops went bare. Tripled its team in a matter of weeks and met high demand with exceptional service.”

@LarkhallButcher | www.larkhallbutchers.co.uk

Tech

Technology & Innovation

Winner:

Pure Planet

“This tech wonder celebrated many milestones in 2021, most notably a vital digital energy partnership with BP, a new height of 200,000 members and an innovation-led approach making going green simple via its app.”

@joinpureplanet | www.purepla.net