Shortlist for this year’s Wakefield Retail Awards revealed

Wakefield Retail Awards - All the winners
Wakefield Retail Awards - All the winners

The city’s retailers who “go that extra mile” have been shortlisted in this year’s Wakefield Retail Awards.

This year’s event celebrates the best businesses in the area who provide an excellent service for all of their customers.

There are 13 categories including online retailers and independents alongside those volunteers and employees who go out of their way to help shoppers.

The shortlist was compiled by a panel of judges including Wakefield Express Editor Mark Bradley, Andrew Choi from the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce and Darren Bailey from Architecture 1B.

Mr Bradley said: “Whilst businesses are recovering from difficult economic times, it was great to see that so many local retailers are going that extra mile to ensure that their service remains of a high standard.

“These awards are a great opportunity for us to shine a light on what is going well with the city’s retail offering.”

The awards are supported by the Ridings Shopping Centre, Wakefield City Centre Partnership and the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce.

Winners will be announced at a special ceremony, including a three-course meal and disco, at The Space, Waldorf Way on Saturday May 17.

This year the awards will be presented by BBC Look North’s Clare Frisby.

Tickets are priced at £36 per person. If you are interested in buying tickets, contact Natalie Mitchell on 01422 260201 or email


Online Retailer


Identity Boutique

Just Sandwiches


Ben Manning Music Foundation - team

Wakefield Hospice - team

The Spring Community Shop - team


Iris - Jake Finan

Joseph Bespoke Hairdressing - Josh Frith

Janet Best Hair Deign - Faye Morgan

En Route - Jade Morrin


IndiaCoco - Sarah Fozzard

Room 97 - Nikki Thornton

Ridings - Diane Brearley

En Route - Claire Timlin

Home & Garden

Created in Yorkshire

Wakefield Antiques & Collectables

3Style Kitchens

Evening Retailer

Admiral Duncan

Hogs American Restaurant

Mex Cantina

Hokkaido Japanese

Amala Thai


The Black Olive


Time Bakery



Identity Boutique

Morgana Clothing

Hair, Health & Beauty

Room 97

Joseph Bespoke


Janet Best Hair Design

Hair Cooled Barbers


Crossley Spare Parts

Bier Huis

Wool n Stuff

Customer Service

Hoops A Daisy

Peter Jones China

Jessop Hairdressing


Present Days

Lace & Co

Hype Footwear



Ernest Jones

River Island