Big Wins for Love Wimbledon Businesses at the Merton Best Business Awards

Merton Best Business Awards celebrate and recognise the crème de la crème of businesses within the borough.

Now in its tenth year, the prestigious awards embrace the range of businesses within Wimbledon and the Borough of Merton. These businesses have shown determination and passion to survive the events of the past two years, and have shown resilience, excellence, innovation, and best practice.


Craig Hurring, CEO of Love Wimbledon commented:

‘Love Wimbledon is proud to be part of the Merton Best Business Awards, and to specifically sponsor the Business Innovation Award, recognising the ingenuity of local businesses in exploring new markets, channels and products in an unprecedented business environment. This was an inspirational night celebrating the best of Merton’s business community, and I was particularly delighted to see so many businesses in Wimbledon Town Centre being nominated and winning awards.’


A range of new categories and an easy application process attracted a high number of applications, with Wimbledon Town Centre businesses scooping a number of awards and runner-up positions:


The Alexandra

Aya Lebanese Cuisine

Love Wimbledon BID business, The Alexandra took home The Contribution to the Community Award, while The Polka Theatre, won The Sustainable Impact Award and finally Aya Lebanese Cuisine, was awarded with Enterprising Young Person of the Year Award.


The Polka Theatre

Runners up:

  • Mint Wellbeing – The Best Enterprising Business and Independent Business Award
  • Elys Wimbledon – Business Innovation Award
  • The Polka Theatre – Champions of Change Award
  • Harnham – Large Independent Business Award
  • Scrivener Tibbatts – Employer of the Year


Congratulations to all the finalists and winners, a full list can be found on the Merton Best website here.

Love Wimbledon was proud to be gold sponsors of this event and sponsored the ‘Business Innovation Award’. The winner of this award continues to survive, revive, and thrive against the odds.