Award nominations for Surrey Hills Businesses

19th November 2019

It is an exciting week for Surrey Hills Businesses as many of them have been nominated or shortlisted for a series of top business awards including:-

Mandiras Kitchen – Finalist in the Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence, Surrey Business Awards 2019

Mandira’s Kitchen creates delicious meals using fresh, local produce, family recipes and lots of love. In the short space of time that Mandira’s Kitchen has been around, it has been established as a much loved local business, firmly entrenched in the hearts, taste buds and indeed wonderful farm shops of the local community.

As part of their CSR they have a no single use plastic policy, instead they support women in India by using leaf based plates, they buy local as far as possible, they employ young people as well as those who may find it impossible to work elsewhere, they support local charities and are Members of Surrey Hills Enterprises.

Denbies Wine Estate – Finalist – Tourist Attraction of the Year, Surrey Business Awards 2019

The Denbies Estate, based in Dorking, Surrey, has been family owned and run since 1984. Not only is it one of the UKs leading award winning vineyards, it has become a destination for walkers, artists, shoppers, fine diners and festival goers with restaurants, galleries and a new state of the art hotel.



Helen Noble, Regional Finalist, Wedding Celebrant of the Year 2020

HELEN.jpg Helen is a certified Independent Celebrant who believes that we should all be given the choice to incorporate the elements, cultures, traditions, beliefs and rituals that make us who we are when putting together an important milestone day in your life.

Her creative passion, imagination to formulate unique and bespoke ideas for tailor-made ceremonies, open mindedness and organisational skills have resulted in her nomination as a finalist in the Wedding Industry awards 2020.


Birtley House Group – Finalist in the Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence, Surrey Business Awards 2019

Birtley House is dedicated to providing the highest levels of personalised care, with an emphasis on care of the whole person, and a range of different accommodation options.

“CSR is incredibly important in providing continuity and sustainability within a business, it helps with staff morale and provides reassurance to clients and the wider community that they matter too. Engagement and collaboration with the community helps to create strong storylines for all parties, it is something we have embraced as a business since 1932, and we will always continue to at Birtley House.” Birtley House

Silent Pool Distillery – Finalist – Tourist Attraction of the Year, Surrey Business Awards 2019

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The beautiful and mysterious Silent Pool is home to Silent Pool Distillers – makers of unique, locally distilled gin, brandy & grappa with the flavor palette of the Surrey Hills.  Combining the beauty of the Silent Pool with the excitement of one of UKs fastest growing Gins producers, the distillery has become a firm favorite on the tourist trail through the Surrey Hills running up to 13 distillery tours a week plus afternoon teas, walks and even Christmas wreath making workshops.

The best of luck to you all!