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TTA Awards 2015 – Finalists Announcement

After an impressive increase in both the number and the quality of submissions this year, our all-new panel of judges have had an extremely tough job in choosing the finalists for the 2015 TTA Crystal Anniversary Awards.

Finalists voted for by both members of the public and TTA members via the microsite are as follows:

Wall Tile of the Year

Nero Sicilia by Casa Ceramica
Prismatics Range by Johnson Tiles
Scales Collection by Peronda Ceramicas SA

Floor Tile of the Year

Fusion by Craven Dunnill & Co
The Marvellous Marvel Range by Minoli
Winchester Range by Nicholls and Clarke

Tile Fixer of the Year

Andrew Oates of Stortford Tiling and Marble
Nick Carrier of The Natural Tiler
Phillip Harrison of Harrison Tiling Contracts

Finalists chosen by our expert panel of judges are as follows:

Excellence in Manufacturing

Craven Dunnill Jackfield Ltd
Nicholls and Clarke
Norcros Adhesives Ltd

Excellence in Distribution

Craven Dunnill & Co Ltd
Nicholls and Clarke
Trade Price Stone

Excellence in Independent Retailing

Ceramic Tile Merchants
Creative Stone & Tile
Floors of Stone
Stafford Tiles and Flooring

Excellence in Multiple Retailing

N&C Tilestyle
Tile Choice

Best Innovation

Building Adhesives Limited ? BAL Rapid Mat
Bedrock Tiles ? Lite Tiles
Instarmac ? Ultra Tiles? Specialist Fibre Enhanced Range
Tilemaster Adhesives ? Rapid Level 30
Schl?ter-Systems Ltd – Schl?ter?-DITRA-HEAT-E
Globus ? Temres Gloves

Excellence in Marketing

Building Adhesives Limited ? See It For Yourself Campaign
Fila ? Fila App
Larsen Building Products ? Colourfast 360
Mapei ? Integrated Grout Selection Campaign
Norcros Adhesives Ltd ? The Launch of Ultim8 and Ultim8+
Tile Choice ? Marketing Strategy

Best Environmental Initiative

Building Adhesives Limited ? BAL Integrated Environmental Strategy
Bedrock Tiles ? Sustainability in Manufacturing
Craven Dunnill & Co ? New Biomass Boilers, Energy Efficient Lighting and Solar Technology
Mapei ? Green For Over 20 Years

Employee of the Year

Harry Foster of Johnson Tiles
Kelly Carolan of Stortford Tiles and Marble
Maria Brown of Bedrock Tiles
Martin Jeavons of Tile Choice
Michael O?Hare of Ceramic Tile Merchants

Trainee of the Year

Hayden Coomer of Stafford Tiles and Flooring
Jess Smith of Smart Marketing Works Ltd

Excellence in Tile Contracting

Arrow Tiling Ltd
Avantgarde Tiling Limited
The Great Northern Tiling Co. Ltd.

Best Use of Tile in a Domestic Environment

Fisherman?s Church ? Norcros Adhesives Ltd
Incommunities ? Nicholls and Clarke
Leet House ? Casa Ceramica
Manor House in East Sussex ? Reed Harris
Private Residence in Nottingham ? East Midlands Ceramics
The Old Vicarage ? Craven Dunnill & Co

Best Use of Tile in a Commercial Contract

British Museum ? ARDEX UK Ltd
Kings Cross Tunnel ? Craven Dunnill & Co Ltd
Kingston Riverside & Kingston Heights Development Scheme ? Shackerley Holdings Group Ltd
Nottingham Train Station ? ARDEX UK Ltd
Residential Development at Queensway, London ? Stone & Ceramic Ltd
Shoe Heaven ? Trainor Contracts
Watches of Switzerland ? Reed Harris

Best Use of Tile in a the Leisure/Hospitality Industry

Bob Bob Ricard ? Diespeker & Co
Blues Kitchen, Shoreditch ? Craven Dunnill Jackfield
Commonwealth Games Swimming Pool ? ARDEX UK Ltd
Jamie Oliver Restaurant, Denman Street ? Reed Harris
The Core Bar ? Parkside Tiles
The Forge ? Parkside Tiles

Congratulations to all finalists, we hope to see you at St John?s Hotel, Sollihull on the 18th April to celebrate this year’s industry achievements.

We urge you to book tickets as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as places are already selling fast!

You can book tickets online at, email us at or call us on 0300 365 8453.