Independent and Symbol/Franchise shortlist

Congratulations to those who have have been shortlisted, please view our independent and symbol/franchise shortlists below:

Best Use of Technology – Independent

Sponsored by: 

                                                                                                        

  • Londis Dagenham, East London
  • Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry, County Down
  • Premier Heyside, Oldham, Greater Manchester
  • RaceTrack Pitstop Autoport Services, Premier, Glasgow
  • Welcome Liberty Quays, Southampton, Hampshire


Chilled Retailer of the Year – Independent

Sponsored by: 

  • Campbell’s Eurospar Banbridge, County Down
  • JD Hunter’s, Markethill, County Armagh
  • Lynch’s Eurospar Skeoge, Derry, County Londonderry
  • McCool’s SuperValu Kells, County Antrim


Drinks Retailer of the Year – Independent

Sponsored by: 


  • The Avenue Convenience Store, Premier, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire
  • Bargain Booze Thornton Square, Macclesfield, Cheshire
  • Kenninghall Stores & Post Office, Premier, Norfolk
  • Lilley’s Centra, Dublin Road, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
  • Lusty’s Centra Larne, County Antrim
  • Lynch’s Eurospar Skeoge, Derry, County Londonderry
  • MJ’s Store, Premier, Royton, Lancashire
  • Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry, County Down


Food-to-go Retailer of the Year – Independent

Sponsored by:


  • Centra A1, Banbridge, County Down
  • Costcutter Kirk Sandall, Doncaster, South Yorkshire
  • Lilley’s Centra, Dublin Road, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
  • Morley Convenience Store, Premier, Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry, County


Forecourt Retailer of the Year – Independent

Sponsored by:

  • Daly’s Service Station, Spar Eglish, County Tyrone
  • Fraser’s Budgens Three Mile Cross, Reading, Berkshire
  • McDade’s Centra, Clogher, County Tyrone
  • Patterson Centra M1, Dungannon, County Tyrone
  • RaceTrack Pitstop Autoport Services, Premier, Glasgow


Fresh Produce Retailer of the Year – Independent

  • JC Stewart, Magherafelt, County Londonderry
  • JD Hunter’s, Markethill, County Armagh
  • Morrison’s VivoXtra, Saintfield, County Down


Independent Community Retailer of the Year

Sponsored by: 

  • Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry, County Down
  • Premier Eldred Drive Store, Orpington, Kent
  • Premier Linktown Local, Kirkcaldy, Fife
  • Welcome Brockenhurst, Hampshire
  • West Boldon Post Office, South Tyneside
  • Windmill Stores, SuperShop, Lisburn, County Antrim

Independent Retailer of the Year

Sponsored by: 


Up to 1,200sq ft:

  • Massingham Stores & Post Office, Great Massingham, Norfolk
  • Premier Linktown Local, Kirkcaldy, Fife 

1,201sq ft to 3,000sq ft:

  • Lilley’s Centra, Dublin Road, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
  • Londis Ferme Park Road, Finsbury Park, London
  • MJ’s Store, Premier, Royton, Lancashire
  • Parkfoot Spar, West Malling, Kent

3,001sq ft to 6,000sq ft:

  • Lusty’s Centra Larne, County Antrim 
  • Lynch’s Skeoge, Derry, County Londonderry

Over 6,000sq ft:

  • JC Stewart, Magherafelt, County Londonderry
  • JD Hunter’s, Eurospar, Markethill, County Armagh
  • SuperValu Fruitfield, Richhill, County Armagh


Most Improved Store

sponsored by: 

  • Costcutter Southborough Store, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  • Kenninghall Stores & Post Office, Premier, Norfolk
  • Morley Convenience Store, Premier, Leeds, West Yorkshire


Newcomer of the Year

sponsored by:  

Judges’ choice


Post Office Retailer of the Year – Independent

  • Best-one Post Office, Dudley Road, Wolverhampton
  • Londis Standens Barn Supermarket, Northampton
  • Premier Wishfield, Felpham, Bognor Regis, West Sussex
  • Welcome Brockenhurst, Hampshire
  • Welcome Stoke Bishop, Bristol


Store Manager of the Year – Independent

Sponsored by: 

  • Chris McClure, JD Hunter’s, Markethill, County Armagh
  • Jeanette Smith, Welcome Ashurst, Hampshire


Store Team of the Year – Independent

Sponsored by: 


  • The Avenue Convenience Store, Premier, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire
  • Costcutter Southborough Store, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  • Jule’s Convenience Store, Premier, Telford, Shropshire
  • Lilley’s Centra, Dublin Road, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
  • Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry, County Down


Symbol/Franchise Group of the Year

  • Bargain Booze
  • Centra
  • Costcutter
  • Go Local
  • Londis
  • Nisa
  • One Stop
  • Premier
  • Simply Fresh
  • Spar
  • SuperValu
  • Welcome


Trailblazer of the Year

Sponsored by:


  • Dilan Patel, Welcome Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
  • Ajay Singh, Morley Convenience Store, Premier, Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Shamly Sud, RaceTrack Pitstop Autoport Services, Premier, Glasgow