Retail, Leisure and Hospitality Awards 2022

Retail, Leisure and Hospitality Awards 2022

The event was put on by the Telegraph & Argus in partnership with hosts The Broadway and Bradford BID, and begain with a drinks reception for hundreds of guests featuring Bradford’s best in the retail, leisure and hospitality industries.

Ian Ward, general manager of The Broadway and chairman of Bradford BID, said: “These awards are all about sharing our love, appreciation and thanks to recognise the heroes of our industry.

“The Retail, Leisure and Hospitality Awards provide a great opportunity for businesses who have proved through the pandemic that they can overcome the difficulties.”

A total of 11 awards were presented on the evening:

  • Hospitality Venue of the Year, being presented to Martinez Wine Bar.
  • Pennine Cycles was the next award winner when they won the Retailer of the Year.
  • Marios took home the top prize in the Hair and Beauty Salon of the Year category.
  • The Midland Hotel won the Hotel of the Year.
  • Bradford city centre restaurant received the Customer Service Excellence award.
  • St George’s Hall was the winner in the Leisure Venue of the Year category
  • Beth Smith from Brew Dog said she was “genuinely in shock” after winning the Customer Service award.
  • Long-time business Robertshaws Farm Shop, based in Thornton, took home the Team of the Year award.
  • Virtual reality experience firm VR City won the New Business of the Year.
  • Elizabeth Ambler of Hedley Venue won the Rising Star award.
  • Bradford City AFC won the Established Business of the Year.