Winners revealed in 25th Peterborough Telegraph Business Excellence Awards

More than 250 people attended a sparkling ceremony to celebrate the best in business in Peterborough.

By Paul Grinnell
Saturday, 20th November 2021, 9:04 am
Peterborough Telegraph Business Excellence Awards 2021. Winners group EMN-211120-003554009
Peterborough Telegraph Business Excellence Awards 2021. Winners group EMN-211120-003554009

Trophies were presented to the winners of 12 hard fought categories at the 25th annual Peterborough Telegraph Business Excellence Awards recognising excellence and achievement in many vital areas of business life.

The winners are:

EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR: Sponsor, Larkfleet Group

Guests at the Peterborough Telegraph Business Excellence Awards 2021.

WINNER: Whirlpool Appliances UK


WINNER: Coloplast

LARGE BUSINESS: Sponsor, Princebuild

WINNER: Whirlpool Appliances UK

MEDIUM BUSINESS: Sponsor, Moore Thompson

WINNER: Darke Engineering

YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR: Sponsor, Inspire Education Group

WINNER: Luke McCluskey of Circle Select


WINNER: LOF Office Furniture

INNOVATION OF THE YEAR: Sponsor, Coloplast

WINNER: Peters’ Cleaners


WINNER: Virtue Property & Renovations

DIGITAL & TECHNOLOGY: Sponsor, CityFibre

WINNER: Kamarin Computers

BEST BUSINESS RESPONSE TO THE CRISIS: Sponsor, Peterborough City Council & Opportunity Peterborough

WINNER: Bluebird Care Peterborough & Oundle and Stamford & Rutland

SUSTAINABILITY: Sponsor, Peterborough Telegraph

WINNER: Roythornes Solicitors

BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR: Sponsor, Hegarty Solicitors

WINNER: Paul Holt, managing director, Photocentric

The awards were held at the Holiday Inn West, in Thorpe Wood, and were hosted by BBC Radio Lincolnshire presenter Melvyn Prior.

Guests also enjoyed an inspirational talk from British polar explorer and motivational speaker Ann Daniels.

Ann told how she and team-mate Caroline Hamilton were the first women to reach both the North Pole and South Pole as part of all-women teams, in 2002.

She also led Catlin Arctic Survey expeditions in 2009, 2010 and 2011, with Pen Hadow.

Peterborough Telegraph editor, Mark Edwards, said: “Each year we celebrate local business success whatever the challenges – and since March last year those challenges have been unprecedented.

“So tonight is an opportunity to reflect that the Peterborough business community has stood strong throughout the pandemic and has dealt with everything that has been thrown at us.

“It’s been quite an achievement.”

- More pictures to come plus see next week’s Peterborough Telegraph