Flame Heating Group Celebrates National Success

Flame Heating Group Staff With Award

Fast-growing heating and plumbing merchant, Flame Heating Group, is celebrating national success after being recognised by one of the UK’s leading business organisations.

North East-based Flame was named Scale-Up Business of the Year by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) at its national Celebrating Small Business Awards 2019. 

This latest success follows Flame winning the North East FSB Scale-Up Business of the Year award in March. 

The FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards recognise the best small businesses and the self-employed from across the UK, from every sector and industry and from businesses of all ages and all sizes.

Gira UK shortlisted for two BKU Awards 2019

Mark Booth from Gira UK - GIRA shortlisted for two BKU Awards 2019

Gira, one of the world’s leading full-range suppliers of intelligent system solutions for building management is in the running for two more awards this 2019, shortlisted for ‘BEST BATHROOM ACCESSORY BRAND’ and ‘BEST KITCHEN COMPONENT BRAND’ BKU Awards.

The BKU awards launched in 2015 and in association with Bathroom & Kitchen Update Magazine, is designed to recognise the retailers, brands, people and services that make the Kbb industry great. 

Making it as a finalist in both the Bathroom and Kitchen Award categories, Gira UK has been shortlisted for the following BKU Awards 2019:



Vogue (UK) win 'Best UK Heated Towel Rail Manufacturer’ 2019

Vogue (UK) win 'Best UK Heated Towel Rail Manufacturer’ 2019

The UK’s largest British designer and manufacturer of design radiators and towel warmers, Vogue (UK), kick start the new year with a WIN, securing a 2019 Home and Garden Award for ‘Best UK Heated Towel Rail Manufacturer’ 2019.

The 2019 Home & Garden Awards is dedicated to rewarding the very best companies that specialise in technical innovation, product design and service and make-up the UK’s construction and property sector. 

In affiliation with Build Magazine, the 2019 Home & Garden Awards recognise businesses that can make a house a home and include a cross-section of industry professionals: from creative minds in landscaping and interior design, through to carpenters and leading heating manufacturers.   

Vogue (UK) win 'Best Bathroom Heating & Accessories Supplier 2018' 

Vogue winners with their award

The UK’s largest British designer and manufacturer of premium radiators and towel warmers, Vogue (UK), win SME News 2018 Midlands Enterprise Award for ‘Best Bathroom Heating &  Accessories Supplier 2018’.  

The SME News Midlands Enterprise Awards recognise ‘industrious and hardworking individuals and businesses’ located in the Midlands region to reward ‘innovation in business practice and outstanding overall performance’. 

Highlighting local traders and businesses in the area for driving innovation and maintaining healthy competition between sectors, Vogue (UK)were awarded the accolade of‘Best Bathroom Heating & Accessories Supplier’ for 2018.

Continued awards success for fast-growing North East merchant

John from Flame Heating happy about awards success

Gateshead-headquartered Flame Heating Group is celebrating further success after being recognised at the Builders' Merchants Awards for Excellence 2018.

Flame was a finalist in the Heating & Plumbing Merchant of the Year category at the awards, following another strong year. 

The Builders’ Merchants Awards for Excellence recognise the achievements of companies and their staff operating across the building services sector and is regarded as one of the most prestigious award ceremonies within the industry.

Since Flame was established, in 2011, it has achieved year-on-year, double-digit growth, and employs in excess of 60 staff.

Keep The Noise Down with Vaillant Boilers

Vaillant Boilers staff with their award

After its success at last year’s ‘Noise Oscars’ ceremony, Salamander Pumps was delighted to return as a sponsor for the Quiet Mark campaign award at this year’s prestigious Noise Abatement Society John Connell Awards. Salamander is pleased to congratulate Vaillant Boilers as recipients of its sponsored award, presented by Sonia Phippard (DEFRA).

Salamander Pumps was previously awarded the Quiet Mark Award of Distinction at the awards ceremony in 2017 for its outstanding commitment in pioneering new noise reduction solutions in the industry, which saw Salamander slash its noise levels of its new range of shower pumps by 15%.

Could you be a BCIA award winner?

Could you be a BCIA award winner?

Now is the time to ask yourself, have you got what it takes to be a winner? Start working on your entry for the next BCIA Awards; the most prestigious event in the building controls calendar for 2017.


The BCIA Awards celebrate excellence in the industry, don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to showcase your best products and projects from the previous 12 months.


For example, in 2016, Daniel Slack of Chartwell Controls was awarded Student of the Year. Daniel is committed to his studies and the controls industry and is participating in the four year Trend Attitude Apprenticeship programme.


Entries now open for the KBBREVIEW Retail & Design Awards 2017

KBB Review Awards

Entries are now open for the most prestigious honours in the kitchen and bathroom industry, the 23rd annual kbbreview Retail & Design Awards.


For the first time ever, the kbbreview Retail & Design Conference and the kbbreview Retail & Design Awards will be joining together under the same roof.  The 2017 combined event will take place at the spiritual home of the kbbreview Retail & Design Awards, the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, on Monday 27th March 2017. The conference, which will run during the day, will provide attendees with valuable, in-depth insights into kitchen and bathroom retail and design trends and debate, plus an indispensable, full day networking opportunity.