The Mayor of Hackney's Business Awards

Best Hackney business

Winner

  • We Are Pop Up - We Are Pop Up is a simple way to book unique pop up spaces and shop shares in London and NYC

Shortlist

  • ACT Training Services - Not-for-profit organisation which offer short training programmes to those who seek to gain qualifications and develop skills and competencies in a short time in order to access employment opportunities
  • The Bikery - Artisan Bakery and Bike Shop offering trainee placements to those recovering from mental ill health
  • Charterhouse Aquatics - Builder of bespoke aquariums and largest online aquatic retailer in the UK
  • Hackney Co-operative Developments - HCD support the growth of Hackney's economy through the delivery of low-threshold employment space, business development support, in-to work training and management of Gillett Square as a community events space
  • Little Gems - Retailer of barefoot children's shoes, pre walker and baby shoes. Also sells design led organic and Fairtrade fashion and babywear, gifts and toys
  • Lucidica Ltd- IT support company for businesses across London
  • Sound Diplomacy - Sound Diplomacy provides cutting-edge research and market expertise, placing music and music business strategy in city, urban and development plans
  • Square Root London - Soft drinks company that manufacturers and bottles unique sodas by hand
  • Sugru - Sugru is the world's first mouldable glue, which sticks to almost anything and into a strong flexible rubber overnight

Best Hackney entrepreneur

Winner

  • The Kenton - The Kenton is a traditional British pub with a Scandinavian twist

Shortlist

  • The Mill Co Project - The Mill Co Project provides workspace and a community environment aimed at the creative sector with a range of buildings offering studios, event and shoot space across London
  • Miss Suri - Miss Suri was created by Bianca-Tia Mesuria creating bespoke cakes since 2013

Best creative business

Joint winners

  • Fee Fee La Fou HQ - Circus themed curiosity shop in Dalston, it also specialises in interior and costume design
  • Studio Souffle Ltd- Studio Souffle designs and handcrafts inflatables

Shortlist

  • ACT Training Services - Not-for-profit organisation which offer short training programmes to those who seek to gain qualifications and develop skills and competencies in a short time in order to access employment opportunities
  • Chats Palace Ltd - Arts Centre and theatre in Hackney comprising of flexible performance space, a theatre bar and café, rehearsal studio, meeting rooms and office space
  • Hackney WicKED- Championing the creativity of HWFI through Art Exhibitions, Open Studios, Markets, Film, Music, Theatre, Workshops and more
  • Independent London - The creator of online and hard copy guides to the best independent shops, café's and bars in London
  • The Mill Co Project - The Mill Co Project provides workspace and a community environment aimed at the creative sector with a range of buildings offering studios, event and shoot space across London
  • Miss Suri - Miss Suri was created by Bianca-Tia Mesuria creating bespoke cakes since 2013
  • Shakespeare in Shoreditch - Developing, commissioning and producing plays to reconnect Shakespeare in Shoreditch where he lived and worked

Hackney business charter award for best overall contribution to the borough 

Winner

  • Hackney Co-operative Developments - HCD support the growth of Hackney's economy through the delivery of low-threshold employment space, business development support, in-to work training and management of Gillett Square as a community events space

Shortlist

  • A & S Cycles - Cycle sales, repairs and servicing
  • GLL - Provider of Leisure and cultural services within local communities
  • Hackney CVS - The umbrella body for charities and community groups in Hackney, working as a bridge between communities and the state
  • Isle of Olive - Isle of Olive is a Greek Deli in London Fields that specialises in natural Greek products, sourced directly from small producers and agricultural cooperatives
  • Kachette - Unique event space set within railway arches
  • Jon Sheaff and Associates - Landscape architecture practise designing and building public open spaces and advising local authorities on the funding and management of public parks
  • Made in Hackney - Eco-Community Kitchen opened in 2012
  • PEER - Art Gallery and Education workshop
  • Sugru - Sugru is the world's first mouldable glue, which sticks to almost anything and into a strong flexible rubber overnight
  • Urbanis - Construction management specialising in pan-London property refurbishment of public sector housing
  • Village Underground - Part creative community, part arts venue, Village Underground is a non-profit space for creativity and culture in the heart of East London

Best fairtrade business

Winner

  • Liberation Foods - Liberation Foods is the only Fair Trade, farmer owned nut company

Shortlist 

  • Lemonaid - Manufacturer and distributor of Fairtrade drinks

Outstanding Hackney 100 employee (open only to businesses who participate in the Hackney 100 programme)

  • Dila Tumer from Hackney Today newspaper

Best place to eat and drink (people's choice award)

Nominated

 

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