Westgrove Annual Awards

Celebrating our Colleagues' outstanding achievements.

Annual Reward & Recognition Award Winners 2022

Each year we receive hundreds of nominations from across the UK showcasing some of the amazing work that our teams carry out on a daily basis and 2021 was no different.

There have been some outstanding achievements from our colleagues and as a business we are extremely proud of all our nominees, finalists and award winners.  From saving lives, to acts of kindness, and going above and beyond with their customer service, our colleagues are what makes Westgrove the company we are today.

We are extremely proud to announce this year’s winners:

Site Manager of the Year

  • Mark Driscoll, Templars Square Shopping Centre

Team of the Year

  • St Johns Shopping Centre

Site of the Year

  • Queens Square Shopping Centre

Colleague of Year

  • Daxa Chauhan, Touchwood Shopping Centre

Newcomer of the Year

  • Joseph Leicester, Stamford Quarter

Community Champion

  • Queens Square Security Team

CSR of the Year

  • Royal Priors Shopping Centre

Outstanding Act

  • Ben Jaggers, Telford Centre
  • David Phillips, Market Place Shopping Centre
  • Helen Smith & Irfan Zafar, Cornbow Shopping Centre
  • Telford Security Team
  • Arcades Shopping Centre
  • David Field, Ryemarket Shopping Centre

Service Excellence

  • Jon Walton, Telford Centre
  • Alex Burnett, The Meadows Shopping Centre
  • Jennifer Evitts, Cornbow Shopping Centre
  • Paul Lavery, John Costello & Mark Quinn, St Johns Shopping Centre
  • Tata Technologies Team
  • Greenwich Peninsular Team
  • The Galleries Shopping Centre Team
  • Alistair Currie & Jennifer Denman, Doncaster Sheffield Airport
  • Technical Services Team, Head Office
  • Stewart Todd, Birchwood Park

Mystery Shop Winners

  • Runcorn Shopping City
  • Maylord Shopping Centre

Westgrove Commendation Award

  • Ian King, Lion Yard Shopping Centre
  • Raymond Bent, Spindles Town Square
  • Riverside Hemel Shopping Centre Team

Annual Reward & Recognition Award Winners 2021

In 2021, we welcomed colleagues from across the UK to the ‘virtual’ Westgrove Annual Reward and Recognition Awards Ceremony.

Due to Covid restrictions we weren’t able to host the awards in person but we still wanted to celebrate the many successes of our fabulous colleagues with a virtual ceremony. We heard from Westgrove Managing Director Claire Mckinley-Smith, Westgrove Brand Ambassador and Adventurer Alex Staniforth and British Security Industry Association (BSIA)’s Andrew Cooper.

Click on the link below to watch the full awards ceremony (skip to 8 minuted to start):

And the winners are:

Site Manager of the Year

• Mo Osman, Queens Square Shopping Centre

Team of the Year

• Templars Square Shopping Centre

Site of the Year

• Castle Quay Shopping Centre

Colleague of Year

• Paul Nevins, Haymarket Shopping Centre

Colleague of Year (Runner Up)

• Yordanka Kazakova, Quayside MediaCityUK

Newcomer of the Year

• Kianya Lightbourne, Touchwood Shopping Centre

Covid Spirit

• Paul Lavery – St Johns Shopping Centre

• Linda Edgar, Haymarket Shopping Centre

• Marcus Hann & Tanya Hann, The Galleries Shopping Centre

Community Champion

• Lianne McArdle, Runcorn Shopping City

CSR of the Year

• Wayne Morgan, Quedam Shopping Centre

Outstanding Act

• Sean Stanton, Cornbow Shopping Centre

• The Team, Grosvenor Shopping Centre

• The Team, Gloucester Quays Outlet

• Ahmed Karim & Alan McCabe, St Johns Shopping Centre

Service Excellence

• Paul Clarke & Ian Plumbley, Birchwood Park

• The Team, Castle Quay Shopping Centre

• Daniel Jackson, The Galleries Shopping Centre

• The Team, Doncaster Sheffield Airport

• Simon Kilkenny & Tony Warburton, Runcorn Shopping City

• Simon Phillips, Cornbow Shopping Centre

Annual Reward & Recognition Award Winners 2020

The Westgrove Group were delighted to welcome colleagues from all over the country to celebrate the remarkable work they do each and every day, often going above and beyond in their work.  The Westgrove Annual Reward and Recognition Awards ceremony, held at the Village Hotel in Warrington is always an emotional and inspiring day.

We heard from guest speakers Alex Staniforth, our Westgrove Brand Ambassador who told us of his next awe-inspiring challenge, British Security Industry Associations (BSIA) Andrew Cooper who gave us insight into the security industry and Retail Trusts Tom Bostock who shared information on the amazing work Retail Trust do and the support they can offer to our business.

During 2019, the business received an unprecedented number of Reward and Recognition nominations from colleagues and partners and we are delighted to announce the winners from each category:

Site Manager of the Year

  • Stewart Todd, Birchwood Park

Site of the Year – Market Place

  • Market Place

Team of the Year

  • Security Team, St Johns

Colleague of the Year

  • David Philips, Market Place

Service to the Customer

  • Tata Technologies

CSR of the Year

  • Gloucester Quays, Martin Davidson
  • Royal Priors, Neil Peters & Aston Ford

Community Champion

  • Spindles Town Square

Service Excellence of the Year

  • Ajaz Shah, MSO
  • Barry Burnham, Templars Square
  • Renay Snelson, Runcorn
  • Waqas Maroof, Tata Technologies
  • Cleaning Team, Lion Yard

Outstanding Act of the Year

  • Ahmed Abdul Karim, St Johns Shopping Centre
  • Martyn Hoare, Paul Pritchard, Derek Washington, Alex Wilkins and Colin Marshall, Concourse
  • Christopher Edwards, Maylords
  • Security Team, Templars Square
  • Mark Smithson, Doncaster & Sheffield Airport
  • Matthew Barrett & James Thompson, Stamford Quarter – Rohan Kumar, Queens Square

Newcomer of the Year

  • Macauley Stones, The Lowry

Mystery Shop Winners

  • Runcorn
  • Templars Square
  • Bay View
  • The Core

Chairman’s Special Award

  • Hannah Denning, Head Office, HR

We would also like to thank our sponsors, without whom the Awards ceremony would not be possible: Ideal 365, Elite Washrooms, Cleaning Machine Support, Clever it, Hillyer McKeown, Watson Laurie

Annual Reward & Recognition Award Winners 2019

We had a great day with speakers from Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, The Senate Group, Runcorn Shopping City and Brand Ambassador Alex Staniforth. We were also privileged to hear from Paul Ogden from Market Place talking about overcoming mental health issues.

The Annual Winners were;

Site Manager of the Year

  • Steve Allen, Haymarket

Team of The Year

  • Market Place

Site of the Year

  • Ropewalk

CSR Initiative of the Year

  • Samantha Lee, St Johns

Achiever of the Year

  • Natalee Watmough, The Lowry

Colleague of the Year

  • Steve Brooks, Templars

Service Excellence of the Year

  • PRM Team

Outstanding Acts of the Year

  • The Arcades

Service to the Customer

  • Paul Nevins, Haymarket

Community Champion Award

  • Paul Ogden, Market Place

Chairman’s Special Commendations

  • James Ellery, Lion Yard
  • Ben Lyons, Barbican
  • David, Harper, Barbican
  • Simon Kilkenny, Runcorn
  • Jane Gerrard, Spindles






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