Awards

A.F. Blakemore has a long history of winning industry awards and accreditations. 

Below is a list of the recognition we have achieved recently. 

2014

 
Business in the Community
Employee Volunteer of the Year - North West
Laura Horsefield - Blakemore Retail Upton
  Business in the Community
Highly Commended Employee Volunteer of the Year - North East
Danielle Russell, Blakemore Wholesale Middlesbrough
  Business in the Community
Blakemore Fine Foods - Big Tick & Example of Excellence
Enterprise Growth category
  Business in the Community
Blakemore Logistics - Big Tick & shortlist
Sustainable Products and Services category
  Business in the Community
A.F. Blakemore Group - Big Tick & shortlist
Education category
  Express & Star Business Awards
Community Champion
  Investors in People
Blakemore Design & Shopfitting and Blakemore Property
  Investors in People
Blakemore Wholesale and Blakemore Fresh Foods
2013
 
Investors in People
Blakemore Retail - Bronze
  Federation of Wholesale Distributors Gold Medal Awards
Cash & Carry Manager of the Year (multiple sector)
Alan Evans, Blakemore Wholesale Newport
  Landmark Wholesale Annual Awards
Penrith Cash & Carry - Delivered Depot of the Year
  Business in the Community
Big Tick - Education
  Business in the Community
Blakemore Fine Foods (formerly Heart Distribution) - Big Tick - Responsible Supply Chain
2012
 
Federation of Wholesale Distributors
Middlesbrough Cash & Carry - Gold Medal Cash & Carry Depot
  Investors in People
Blakemore Foodservice - Bronze
  Re:fresh Awards
Produce Convenience Retailer of the Year
  CTP Awards
Blakemore Retail - Best Managed Convenience Chain as Voted by Shopppers
  Business in the Community
West Midlands Carbon Reduction Award
  Business in the Community
Big Tick - Education
  Business in the Community
Blakemore Fine Foods (formerly Heart Distribution) - Big Tick - Responsible Supply Chain
2011
 
Wolverhampton EBP
Special Employer Contribution Award
  Business in the Community
Big Tick - Education
  Business in the Community
Blakemore Fine Foods (formerly Heart Distribution) - Big Tick - Responsible Supply Chain
  Business in the Community
North East Employee Volunteer of the Year - Brian Freeman
  Convenience Tracking Programme  
Tates (Blakemore Retail) - Best Managed Retailer (over 50 stores)
  Walsall EBP
Commendation - AFB Community Programme
  Walsall Civic CSR Awards
Outstanding Example of Excellence
2010
 
Food & Drink Federation Community Partnership Awards
Highly Commended - Education
  Walsall Education Business Partnership
Employer of the Year
  Business in the Community
Collaborative Big Tick - Employability Category - Business Action on Homelessness
  Sustainability West Midlands
Blakemore Logistics MD Barry Davies - Top 50 Green Leaders
  SGS
Blakemore Logistics - ISO 14001
  SGS
Blakemore Logistics - ISO 9001
  SGS
BRC Food Storage & Distribution Standard
  Walsall NHS Community Health Promotion Unit
Gold Award - Blakemore Logistics
  Walsall NHS Community Health Promotion Unit
Bronze Award - Blakemore Food Service, Fresh Foods & BDS
  Convenience Retail Awards
Best Multiple Store - SPAR Crewe
  Convenience Retail Awards
Best Wholesale Business Initiative - Pounds Down
  True Taste of Wales Food & Drink Awards
Multiple Retailer Category - Gold Award
  Groundwork Black Country
Platinum Status - Environmental Business Charter