The Blend 2023 Awards
We proudly announce that there are two awards categories open for applications from anyone in the garage industry in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Specially selected automotive industry experts will judge the nominees based only on the information submitted; the list of finalists will be published on The Blend's official website and publications on 14th September. The winner will be announced at The Blend 2023 Awards Ceremony on 7th October.
Submission deadline: Extended 7th of August
Garage of the Year Award
This award is designed to recognise independent garages in the UK and Ireland that have demonstrated exceptional care for their team, have offered superior service to their customers, and have implemented strategic improvements to their business. Whether they have made a remarkable contribution to their local community or revolutionised their services, we want to hear their story.
WINNER: Cleevely Motors
Staff Recognition Award
This award aims to celebrate the unsung heroes in independent garages across the UK and Ireland who excel not only in their professional development but also in their personal growth. We believe in acknowledging individuals who have navigated challenges with resilience and have used their skills to enhance their garage's performance.
WINNER: Laura Guild from Lawson AutoTech
Winners in Garage Hive closed Awards categories
Garage Hive's Community’s Garage of the Year: Fife AutoTech (Sponsored by GSF Car Parts)
Garage Hive's Community’s Member of the Year: Mark Kettle of EAC Telford (Sponsored by Pagid)
Garage Hive Innovator Award: Kirsty Watson of Autocentre Chorley (Sponsored by Garage Hive)