The Castle Point Mayors Award 2019 - OPEN FOR NOMINATIONS!

It's on again!  The Mayor's Award 2019 is now officially open for entries.

Please help us to celebrate the success of local businesses and apprenticeships by recognising the efforts and achievements of our local people.

Launched by the Mayor of Castle Point, Councillor Clive Walter, at the Business Forum on the 10th October 2018, entries are now being sought for the following award categories:

  • Business of the Year Award 2019
  • Apprentice of the Year Award 2019

Local businesses are encouraged to nominate themselves or others for the prestigious Business of the Year Award (sponsored by the Federation of Small Businesses) and the Apprentice of the Year Award (sponsored by local training provider USP College). The awards provide an opportunity for local businesses to showcase their achievements and gain recognition in the local area.

To apply for one of the awards or to nominate a local business, please download, complete and return a nomination form to us by the 31st January 2019

Nomination Form:  Mayors Awards - Nomination form 2019.pdf [pdf] 899KB

Nominees will be invited to complete a full application. Finalists will be invited to attend the Mayor’s Annual Dinner at Runneymede Hall in Spring 2019 where the winners will be announced.

Why don’t you take this opportunity to put your business in the limelight? 

Please don't miss out - enter now!

Launch of the Mayors Awards 2019

Launch of the Mayor's Awards 2019 - USP College Head of Marketing Emma Thomas, The Mayor of Castle Point Councillor Clive Walter, Regeneration and Business Portfolio Holder Councillor Chas Mumford, Leader of the Council Councillor Norman Smith and Cabinet Member Councillor Howard MBE at the Business Forum on the 10th October


Previous Winners:

Castle Point Borough Council Mayors Business Award 2018  
Business Award – (l-r) Mark Evershed (Castle Point Business Forum), Susan Dixon (Green Clean Services, Mayor, Cllr Brian Wood, Tony Onwuaso (Green Clean Service), Joanne Mojsak (Clean Green Services) Terry Taber (Judge)

The Apprentice of the Year award once again attracted many outstanding candidates, demonstrating the excellent talent pool of young people available to the local business community and was sponsored by Seevic College.  Shelby, a Castle Point resident, took the award for her key contribution to the successful day to day operation of the Blu Nuvo Salon in Benfleet.

  Castle Point Borough Council Apprentice Award
Apprentice Award Mark Evershed (Castle Point Business Forum), Jackie Kenworthy (Seevic Sponsor) Shelby Martin (Blu Nuvo) Julia Walker (seevic Sponsor) Terry Taber (Judge)

A commendation was presented to runner-up Sommer Higgs of Benfleet Dental Centre.

The evening was sponsored by Castle Point Business Forum, and Seevic College. The awards were presented by this year’s Mayor, Cllr Brian Wood. The search for the outstanding businesses and apprentices of Castle Point for the 2019 award will be commence in the Autumn with the launch scheduled for the Castle Point Business Forum on the 10th October 2018 at the Hadleigh Old Fire Station. If you are interested in attending the Business Forum or entering the Mayors Award please register your interest now by emailing the team here: (Additional details will be announced nearer the event)


Castle Point Mayors Award - Roll of Honour:

Business of the Year:
2018 - Clean Green Cleaning Services
2017 - Hook & Partners
2016 - HSM Services Ltd
2015 - Edward Carter Solutions and Epic Marketing Services
2014 - Jet Wheel Tyre
2013 - Castle Point Motors
2012 - Williams Optometrists
2011 - Thames Group
2010 - King Surveying Services
2009 - R W Carpenters Ltd
2008 - Castle Point Gas & Heating
Apprentice of the Year:
2018 - Shelby Martin
2017 - Jamie Coronado
2016 - Brett Barber
2015 - Dale Walter
2014 - Jack Sweetenham
2013 – Chelsea Parker
2012 - James Hemmings
2011 - Rebecca Allgood and Keira Shelley
Young Entrepreneur of the Year:
2016 - Amanda Bubb, Blu Nuvo
Mayor's Community Award:
2016 - Simon Foxen, Simon Foxen Barber Shop
Mayor's Special Award:
2016 - Stibbards and Sons Funeral Directors - For 150 Years of Outstanding Service to the Community