Have you entered the Tandridge Business Awards?

Entry for the first Tandridge Business Awards is now live. These awards are free to enter for all businesses with a trading address in the Tandridge District and celebrate the remarkable diversity and achievements of our local businesses.

The Oxted BID (Love Oxted) is very happy to be a category sponsor of the “Best Customer Service” category.

You can enter up to THREE out of the nine available categories. Entries will be shortlisted by a judging panel, with finalists revealed in September and winners announced at the prestigious Tandridge Business Awards ceremony on Thursday 3 October at the Lingfield Park Resort. 

2024 Categories
• Small Business of the Year (less than 10 employees) – sponsored by Champ Consultants
• Business of the Year (more than 10 employees) – sponsored by East Surrey College
• Employer of the Year – sponsored by My Club
• Rising Star of the Year – sponsored by North Downs Hospital, Caterham
• Customer Service Award – sponsored by LoveOxted
• Sustainability Award
• Community Service Provider Award – sponsored by Ann Summers
• High Street Business Award – sponsored by Business Surrey
• Hospitality Award

Please submit a new application form for each category you want to enter. Enter by 11.59pm on Sunday 4 August. Forms are online HERE

Preparing your entry

We have provided an Entry Preparation worksheet, to help you prepare your application in advance. This will allow you time to draft a response as well as research and gather evidence so you can quickly and easily complete your online entry form.

Training session

You can also join our training session, online or in person to maximise your chance of success. This is on:

  • Wednesday 10 July: 6pm-8pm, online using Microsoft Teams, or come to the Council Offices, Oxted. Please arrive at 5.30pm for a 6pm start.    

The Council Offices are at 8 Station Road East, Oxted RH8 0BT.

What happens next?

Independent judges will evaluate entries with finalists announced on Monday 2 September.

Awards ceremony

Save the date! Winners will be announced at our black tie Tandridge Business Awards ceremony on Thursday 3 October at the Lingfield Park Resort.

All finalists must be able to attend the award ceremony. We are also extending the invitation to businesses in the district.

The ceremony, hosted by Richard Stillgoe includes a three course meal and welcome drink and a fantastic lineup of entertainment.

More details about the ceremony will be shared soon, including how to purchase tickets.


A huge thank you to our incredible sponsors. We would not be able to host the awards without them: 

Interested in sponsoring an award category?

If you or your business would like the opportunity to provide sponsorship in return for marketing and PR do get in touch. The details are in this Sponsorship booklet or contact the Business Support Team.

Sponsors can still enter the awards, except for the category they are sponsoring. 

Any surplus sponsorship not used to cover the cost of the event will be shared among our Chairman’s charities.

Key dates

  • Wednesday 10 July: Training session (online / in person).  
  • Sunday 4 August: Entry deadline is at 11.59pm.
  • Monday 2 September: Finalists announced.
  • Thursday 3 October: Awards ceremony from 7pm at Lingfield Park Resort