THE winners of the St Helens Borough Business Awards 2023 were revealed at a glamourous ceremony at the Totally Wicked Stadium.

In collaboration with St Helens Chamber and St Helens Borough Council - sponsored by Brendon International Ltd, and supported by Faun Zoeller, Lucam Consultancy, Glass Futures and Torus - the awards recognised and celebrated the success and accomplishments of businesses and people over the past year.  

St Helens Star: Mercury Hampton with their awardMercury Hampton with their award (Image: St Helens Chamber)

The event also raised money for local charity, the Mobile Food Pantry, who provide essential services in the area.

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Who were the winners?

The winners who were crowned at the ceremony on Friday, October 20, were as follows:


Mercury Hampton

 Innovation Business of the year

Glass Futures

 Innovation Business of the year

Standing Tall Foundation

 Social Business of the year

Standing Tall Foundation

 Business of the year

St Helens Town AFC

 Borough of Culture Community Champion


 Net Zero Business of the year


 Scale Up Business of the year

Stone Tyres

 Smaller Business of the year


 Employer of the year

Domestic Abuse WA12

 Social Impact business of the year

Lucy James National Nuclear Laboratory

 Apprentice of the year


Tracy Mawson, chief Executive at St Helens Chamber, said: “We have been overwhelmed by the volume and calibre of entries to the St Helens Borough Business Awards. It has been a pleasure to see so much talent on display during this year's judging process.

“For me the Awards demonstrates the depth and breadth of the business community here in the Borough and that diversity is our strength.” 

St Helens Star: St Helens Borough Business AwardsSt Helens Borough Business Awards (Image: St Helens Chamber)

Councillor Kate Groucutt, cabinet member for economy, business and skills at St Helens Council, added: “It’s great to celebrate and recognise some of the many examples of resilience, innovation, and achievements in the local economy.


“Seeing the calibre of finalists, their stories, their people and progress gives me the utmost certainty that we can look forward with confidence as a borough. The quality of entries this year has been outstanding, and we are proud to support with this event, that throws a spotlight on business from all sectors.”