Nominations now closed for Walton 2024 Business Awards – Voting will open soon

12 July 2024: Thank you to everyone who nominated Walton Businesses for the 2024 Awards.

20th June 2024: We are really excited to announce the first ever Walton BID Business Awards. Our new yearly awards will go out to the very best that central Walton-on-Thames has to offer, as voted by you: their customers and the citizens of Walton!

At Walton BID (Business Improvement District) our primary role is to promote the incredible businesses in our town centre, and we could think of no better way than by letting you choose who is absolutely smashing it, and who should get some shiny awards each year.

Voting will be open from Monday 15th July until Friday 30th August 2024

Here are the amazing categories:

  1. HOSPITALITY BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 2024
  2. RETAIL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 2024
  3. BEAUTY, HAIR & NAIL SALON OF THE YEAR 2024
  4. PROFESSIONAL, FINANCIAL, LEGAL & REAL ESTATE SERVICES OF THE YEAR 2024
  5. YOUNG BUSINESSPERSON OF THE YEAR 2024
  6. COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD 2024
  7. BEST INDEPENDENT BUSINESS 2024
  8. BEST LONG-STANDING BUSINESS 2024
  9. BEST SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT 2024
  10. EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR 2024

Businesses must be located in the BID Zone, shown here in yellow: Bridge Street, Church Street, Hepworth Way, High Street, and New Zealand Avenue.

Walton BID Boundary

All votes will be counted and then winners will be notified during the first week of September 2024. The BID Board decision is final.

Each winner will be presented with a prize trophy at a photo ceremony at their premises during September.

The Employee of the Year Award will be judged by Ned Clarke, Walton BID Chairman and People & Training Manager, Urban Village Pub Company and Sandra Porter (Chartered FCIPD), Managing Director of HR Dept, who has had her business in Walton for over 20 years.

Thank you for supporting Walton Business Improvement District, Love Walton and the Businesses within the zone by making your nomination today.