The winners of the inaugural Ilford South Business Awards were announced at a gala black-tie ceremony on Small Business Saturday in Ilford.

The ceremony, put on in association with Ilford BID and the Ilford Recorder, saw ten winning businesses announced, one for each ward in the constituency.

The winning businesses were awarded a certificate and an engraved trophy for having received more nominations than any other business in their ward. Winners came from a variety of fields, with hair dressers, restaurants, caterers and clothing retailers among the winners.

The full list of winning businesses:

Clementswood ward – Manjaros

Loxford ward – Barney Bears nursery

Cranbrook ward – Kanchans

Goodmayes ward – Golden Barbers

Chadwell ward – Hair by Liane Firmin

Ilford Town ward – Digipix

Mayfield ward – Massi’s Kitchen

Seven Kings ward – Satkeer catering

Newbury ward – Tom Fresh

Valentines ward – Tight Fit Jeans

Congratulations to all the winners and to the hundreds of other businesses nominated. Look out for the 2022 awards!