Berton Boat Company, who design and build, repair and refit yachts from their Lymington base are the recipients of this year’s prestigious New Forest Business of the Year Award.
Yard Manager Keith Longman received the top prize from the Hon. Ralph Montagu at the New Forest Brilliance in Business Awards which took place at Careys Manor Hotel on Wednesday 28th November.
The business also took first prize in Hampshire County Council sponsored category for Developing Young People for its wide ranging and impressive commitment to apprenticeships and training.
Details of all category winners and finalists are listed below. Click the links for profiles of each company. Photos from this year’s Presentation Evening are available here.
The Princecroft Willis Award for Best New Business
Celtic Equine Vets
The New Forest District Council Award for Outstanding Customer Care
Burley’s Home Care Services
The Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Brand New Forest Campaign
The NFBP Business of the Year
Berthon Boat Company