Thames Valley Business Awards

The judges of the Thames Valley Business Magazine Awards chose Heppelthwaite the Red Van Plumbers as a finalist for the SME of the Year Award 2018. This year’s event promised to be as hotly-contested as ever, with the awards being presented by special guest speaker Sir Trevor McDonald OBE and host Rachel Burden. Heppelthwaite the Red Van Plumbers, were one of six shortlisted companies to make it through to the final.

Finalists for the SME of the Year Award.

  • E3D- Online
  • Hansford Sensors Ltd
  • Heppelthwaite the Red Van Plumbers
  • Jargon PR
  • Navtech Radar
  • Webexpenses

SME of the Year Award

The SME of the Year award is open to thousands of established small and medium-sized enterprises, which are based in the Thames Valley.

Judges consider the following:

  • Current business performance
  • Growth over the past two years
  • Potential for future growth in years ahead
  • Examples of innovation in products, services, and/or business practices
  • Contribution to the industry and/or to the business community
  • Approach to CSR (Corporate social responsibility)
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Heppelthwaite the Red Van Plumbers have been recognised for its dedicated services to thousands of homeowners, landlords and businesses, as well as its aftercare support to new build developers. The company was also recognised for its support to the community, such as working with the BBC on the DIY SOS Big Build Barnet project and for supporting school and charity fund raisers.

Furthermore, Heppelthwaite have invested in sophisticated operating systems and modern technology, which enables their dedicated customer service team to efficiently organise the team of operatives for the benefit of its customers. The company takes great pride in providing a high level of workmanship, customer service and maintaining a trusted and reliable reputation. Heppelthwaites growth has come from ensuring repeat business of satisfied customers and customer recommendations, which is testament to the hard work of the entire Red Van Plumber team.

Over the decades, Heppelthwaite the Red Van Plumbers have successfully adapted to the industry. It has seized every opportunity to evolve and remain an active and innovative plumbing and heating company.

Photos from the awards evening

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