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2023 Winners

Business Person of the Year



Andy began his career at technical services specialists Sudlows as an electrical manager tasked with revitalising and developing its electrical division.

In 2018, Andy was promoted...

Business of the Year £5m – £10m

Rowan Ashworth Ltd

Rowan Ashworth Ltd is a civil engineering contractor established in 2001 and based on a 250-acre farm site in Shaw.

Its work includes highways infrastructure, drainage, retaining...

Business of the Year £1m – £5m


TPS is a trusted infrastructure specialist. It is a rapidly growing business and fast becoming one of the leading providers of infrastructure, technology, break fix services, connectivity and...

Business of the Year Under £1m


Dream Big Sports works in the crowded education and community sports sector and has created a niche in the industry based on trust, reliability and an evidence-based approach. Launched with the...

Young Entrepreneur



B&L Aesthetics is a beauty and aesthetics training academy, teaching students new to the beauty industry through to more experienced therapists wanting to refresh on their existing...

Start-up Business of the Year


Chances Mentoring Alternate Provision is a sports-led business that prides itself on achieving high levels of success in re-engaging students back into education. It is currently based in a...

Micro Business of the Year - – The Dawn Torrington Award


Winner of the Micro Business of the Year - M Group Manchester, which is based in Failsworth, is predominantly an electrical firm within the construction industry serving the domestic, commercial...

Supporting Young People


Conexus Tuition specialises in expert tuition solutions in the core subjects of English, maths and science and only uses qualified teachers to ensure quality.

Operating in Chadderton,...

Community Engagement

Ultimate Products

The firm’s Charity Committee was rebranded into Community Committee to encompass the wider work in the community. This year its chosen charity is Oldham Foodbank, which it has supported through...

Workforce Health and Well-being

Oldham College

Oldham College has developed a holistic strategy towards employee health and wellbeing shaped by feedback from employees.

Wellbeing has been a key element of the college’s overall people...

Supporting Young People

Pearson Solicitors

The Supporting Young People Award 2023 sponsored by Oldham College goes to Pearson Solicitors, for their outstanding dedication. The firm recruits apprentices through Oldham Sixth Form College,...

Special Recognition

Krzysztof Zemlik

Billington’s Oldham.

We are thrilled to present a Special Recognition Award to Krzysztof Zemlik, the man behind the sympathetic and sustainable restoration of Billington’s Dance Studio, also known as the ‘Ascroft...

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Entry Process & Information

The Oldham Business Awards are open to all business in the Borough of Oldham with 11 different categories available to enter including, Start Up, Business of the Year > £5M, and Community Engagement. The entry process is simple and it is ok to enter multiple categories so long as an individual entry form is submitted for each category. All applications are judged by an independent panel made up of an Oldham Business Awards Steering Group Member and the individual Category Sponsor.

Please direct any queries to info@oldhambusinessawards.co.uk

Plans for the 2024 Oldham Business Awards are now underway.

Applications open: Thursday 7th March.

Applications close: Friday 19th April.

Awards Judging: Will be held during May 2024.

Finalists Announcement: Finalists will be announced on 27th June.

The Event – The Oldham Business Awards Gala Dinner and Award Celebration will take place on Friday 13th September 2024 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Oldham.