Winners revealed for kbbreview Retail & Design Awards 2019

The winners of the kbbreview Retail & Design Awards 2019 have been revealed in an amazing night celebrating the very best of retail, design and products in the kitchen and bathroom industry.

Hundreds of kitchen and bathroom industry leaders and influencers gathered in Manchester for the biggest social and networking bash of the year.

The event, celebrating its 25th year in 2019, was held in the Victoria Warehouse – a converted cotton warehouse symbolising the proud industrial heritage of the city.

BBC Business presenter Steph McGovern hosted the ceremony.

There were double wins for bathroom designer Hayley Robson from Day True, who took home the trophy in both the ‘Bathroom Designer of the Year: project cost over £25,000’ and ‘Bathroom Designer of the Year: project cost £10,000 – £25,000’ categories.

The other double winner on the night was Kitchens International, based in Broxburn, Scotland. It won both the ‘Kitchen Showroom of the Year’ and ‘Kitchen Retailer of the Year’ prizes.

The Special Achievement Award for 2019 went to Roca UK managing director Alan Dodds, who is celebrating 20 years in the job.

“It was an amazing night,” said kbbreview managing editor Andrew Davies. “What a way to celebrate 25 years of the event. I’m so proud to have done it in such a unique venue and in such a unique city.

“Most importantly, we gave out trophies to some incredible winners, so congratulations to them all.”

Hettich UK sponsored the ‘Welcome to Manchester’ Drinks Reception and Virtual Worlds was the event’s Social Media Partner .

A special initiative was unveiled to highlight the importance of sustainability in the KBB industry that involved every table using a live tree as a centrepiece that will now be donated to RHS Garden Bridgewater in Salford .

The Sustainability Partners were HPP, Kaldewei  and Used Kitchen Exchange.

 

kbbreview Retail & Design Awards 2019
The Winners

Kitchen Retailer of the Year
Sponsored by Neff

WINNER
Kitchens International, Broxburn

FINALISTS
Kitchens by JS Geddes, Kilmarnock
The Myers Touch, Winchester
Ramsey’s, Nottingham

 

Kitchen Showroom of the Year
Sponsored by InSinkErator

WINNER
Kitchens International, Glasgow

FINALISTS
Kitchens by JS Geddes, Kilmarnock
Celtic Interiors, Cork
Greenhill Handmade Kitchens, Co. Tyrone

 

Bathroom Retailer of the Year
Sponsored by Roca

WINNER
Soaks Bathrooms, Belfast

FINALISTS
The Bathroom Company, Perth
Versatile Bathrooms + Tiles, Navan, Co. Meath
TileStyle, Dublin

 

Bathroom Showroom of the Year
Sponsored by Vitra

WINNER
BathroomsByDesign, Brentford

FINALISTS
Soaks Bathrooms, Belfast
The Bathroom Company, Edinburgh
Stone & Chrome, Camberley

 

Kitchen Designer of the Year: project cost over £50,000
Sponsored by Miele

WINNER
Shane Hilton, Arundel Bespoke

FINALISTS
Jamie Blake, Blakes London
David Hall, David Hall Kitchen and Furniture Makers
Chris Stocks and Olivia Shaw, Pol Kefton

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Kitchen Designer of the Year: project cost £30,000 – £50,000
Sponsored by AEG

WINNER
Alan Drumm, Uncommon Projects

FINALISTS
Donna Fox, Four Seasons
Rhiannon Phenis, Sola Kitchens
Alex Findlater, Alex Findlater Ltd

 

Kitchen Designer of the Year: project cost up to £30,000
Sponsored by Franke

WINNER
Louise Berry, Naked Kitchens

FINALISTS
Marcin Aniolek, Remeb UK
Alan Craighead, Craighead & Woolf
Jason Bretherton, Stag Kitchens & Interiors

 

Bathroom Designer of the Year: project cost over £25,000
Sponsored by Geberit

WINNER
Hayley Robson, DayTrue Interiors

FINALISTS
Tim Baber, Angel Interiors
Julia Janosa, Temza
Stephen Dick, Residence Interior Design

 

Bathroom Designer of the Year: project cost £10,000 – £25,000
Sponsored by Kudos Showering Solutions

 

WINNER
Hayley Robson, DayTrue Interiors

FINALISTS
Alice Poole, Alice Poole Architects
Rhona Bruce, Pol Kefton and Morpeth Bathrooms
Pippa Paton, Pippa Paton Design

 

Bathroom Designer of the Year: project cost up to £10,000
Sponsored by PBG

WINNER
Alison Teverini, Milward Teverini

FINALISTS
Joanne Sangster, Ripples, Reigate
Mirka McNeill Farmer, Mirka McNeill Design
Justine Bullock, The Tap End

 

Kitchen Customer Service of the Year
Sponsored by Häfele

WINNER
Wright Kitchens, Harlow

FINALISTS
Bridgewater Interiors, Gateshead
Nicholas Anthony, Cambridge
Mode Designer Kitchens, Stoke

 

Bathroom Customer Service of the Year
Sponsored by Jaquar

WINNER
City Plumbing, Andover

FINALISTS
York and Young, Liverpool
Quality Bathrooms and Kitchens, Yeovil
Bayliss Bathrooms, Sutton Coldfield

 

Kitchen Product Innovation of the Year
Sponsored by Compusoft

WINNER
Dialog Oven from Miele

FINALISTS
Exclusive ‘Metal’ and ‘PVD’ specialist finishes from Newform
MIA by Carlo Cracco from Scavolini UK
Absolute Black Built In 73 Litre Multi-Function Pyrolytic Oven from De Dietrich
Ghost Overflow from KWC
AXI Collection from Hoover
Sterling Deluxe S900 DF GTG from Stoves
AluSplash from Häfele
4N1 Touch taps from InSinkErator
Dolce Stil Novo oven with retractable handle from Smeg

 

Bathroom Product Innovation of the Year
Sponsored by kbb 2020

WINNER
GoClick from Flova

FINALISTS
Focus Shower Trays Collection from Acquabella
UNION from Crosswater
STEAM Basin monobloc Duo control from Arte Form
Arysto Eight Sliding Door from Merlyn
Nuance from Bushboard
Plural from Vitra
Summertime from Treesse (Marc Sadler Studio)
Penta PE288 Two-hole Satin Steel Basin Mixer from Grange Design
SONAR designed by Patricia Urquiola from Laufen

 

Special Achievement Award
Sponsored by Hansgrohe

WINNER
Alan Dodds, managing director Roca UK

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