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TTA would like to congratulate all those who made it on to the shortlist for this year’s TTA Awards – and to thank everybody who entered. TTA also acknowledges the work put in by the judges and thanks everyone who took the time to vote online. More than 2,000 online votes were cast this year.

All shortlisted companies – and others – should now be booking their tickets for the Awards night on 12th April. Email: Tel: 0300 365 8453.

Tickets to attend the event are still available and cost £175 +VAT for individual tickets and £1575 +VAT for a table of 10, and £1400 +VAT for a second table of 10.

Once again TTA acknowledges the generous support of the record number of Gold sponsors this year: Banks & Lloyd, Jackoboard, Mapei, Norcros Adhesives, Shackerley (Holdings) Group Ltd., Tilemaster Adhesives, Topps Tiles, Trimline Group, UltraTileFix, Walls & Floors and Warmup. Silver sponsors are CITB and Lithofin.

The full roll of honour of shortlisted entrants in each category is as follows:

Best Commercial Project – Small (under 250m2)

DMC Contracts Ltd – Prince of Wales Drive, Battersea

Parkside – Pizza Express, Rushden Lakes

Roccia – Zakaria Community and Education Centre, Dewsbury

Best Commercial Project – Large (over 250m2)

ARDEX UK Ltd – St Andrew Holborn

Ceramic Tile Merchants – Hotel Indigo, Chester

DMC Contracts Ltd – Crossrail

Dyson-Briggs & Sons Ltd – Fleet Southbound Services

WB Simpson & Sons (Midlands) Ltd – HSBC New Retail & Commercial Bank HQ

Best Domestic Project

Arrow Tiling Ltd – Mansion House, Surrey

Atlas Tiling – The Gart

Casa Ceramica – Water End House, Lake District

Ceramic Tile Merchants – Victorian Bathroom

Pontcanna (Victorian) Tiling & Restoration – Victorian Period Property, Barry

Stone & Ceramic Ltd – The Royal Star & Garter

Best E-Commerce Website 

Trimline Group

Walls & Floors

Best Environmental Initiative 

Arrow Tiling Ltd

Building Adhesives Ltd


Best Heritage Project

Armatile – St Joseph’s Church, Co Dublin

Craven Dunnill Jackfield Ltd – Harrods Food Halls, London

Best Innovation

Building Adhesives Ltd – BAL Flexbone 2Easy

Mapei (UK) Ltd – Keraquick XL Fibrelite

Mosa – Pattern Generator

Norcros Adhesives – Pro Gyp-Base Fast Track Sealer

Saint-Gobain Weber – weberjoint premium

Tilemaster Adhesives – Magix

Excellence in Supply & Services


Building Adhesives Ltd

Craven Dunnill & Co Ltd

Tilemaster Adhesives

Trimline Group

Walls & Floors

Excellence in Marketing

Building Adhesives Ltd – BAL Digital Strategy

House of Mosaics – Instore Point of Sale

Instarmac Group plc – UltraTileFix Launch

Parkside – Brand Launch at Clerkenwell Design Week

Saint-Gobain Weber – weberjoint premium

Topps Tiles – TV Campaign

Excellence in Retail 

N&C Tiles and Bathrooms

Topps Tiles


Excellence in Tile Contracting 


DMC Contracts Ltd

Dyson-Briggs & Sons Ltd

Pro-Tilers UK Wall & Floor Ltd

Stortford Tiling & Marble Ltd

Employee of the Year

Glynn Griffin – Tilemaster Adhesives

Jessica Paddock – RAK Ceramics

Vince Ruffini – ARDEX UK Ltd

Wall Tile of the Year 

Casa Ceramica – Étoile de Rex

Craven Dunnill & Co Ltd – Cracklelux

Mosa – Murals Fuse

Topps Tiles – Staunton

Walls & Floors – Mixx Metro

Floor Tile of the Year 

Craven Dunnill & Co Ltd – Brighton

EMC Tiles – Comfort

Mosa – Terra Tones

Parkside – Kaste01

RAK Ceramics – Hard Wood

Tile Fixer of the Year 

Brian Jeffery – RAK Ceramics

Carlos Albuquerque – DMC Contracts Ltd

Steve Wagstaff – Pro-Tilers UK Wall & Floor Ltd

Trainee Tile Fixer of the Year 

Alex Hammond – The Great Northern Tiling Company Ltd

Charlie Green – WB Simpson & Sons (Midlands) Ltd