Multiple Award Winners

We're delighted to have received 11 national awards over just the last three years, recognising many aspects of what makes Home Leisure Direct so special. Our team have worked tirelessly to build an industry leading website, stunning showrooms and deliver best in class customer service. A special mention must go to all of our customers for not only purchasing from us but also the fantastic feedback they've given us over the years. 
2016 - eCommerce Awards: Best Website & Best Home

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We won not one, but two awards at the eCommerce 2016 Awards for Best Website and Best Home and Garden. Andy and Michelle, Home Leisure Direct Founders, attended the prestigious event, along with our web developers Bluebox.

 

It was an incredible achievement, to win these two awards alongside such names as Amazon, Jack Daniel's, HMV, Currys PC World, Karen Millen and Chalotte Tilbury.

 

Rob Beckett, comedian, presented the awards so he kept everyone laughing all night. 

 

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2016 - FSB Awards: Online Business of the Year
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Early this year we were announced as finalists for the Federation of Small Business Awards where we were again named Online Business of the Year. Andy and Michelle, founders of Home Leisure Direct, attended the awards ceremony.

 

The award was presented by Apprentice winner Tim Campbell, who proved to be a compelling and enthusastic speaker on the night. To win this award for two years running was an exceptional achievement, especially when we were up against over 1,000 entries.

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2016 - ECMOD Awards: Best Website

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Another Best Website award came our way at the prestigious ECMOD Direct Commerce Awards. We were up against a huge number of specialist online businesses, including House of Fraser. Bonmarche, Lovehoney, and Weird Fish.

 

Andy and Ben attended the event in London. Sky News legend Dermot Murnaghan again presented the award, he looks almost more pleased than we did.

 

 

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2015 - eCommerce Awards: Best Leisure, Entertainment and Sport
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 In 2015 we won another eCommerce Award in the Best Leisure, Entertainment and Sport category, managing to pip global super-brand Red Bull to the post in the process. We were thrilled when it was announced, another great success for our team here at Home Leisure Direct.

 

Comedian, writer and actor (amongst many other talents ) Danny Wallace presented the award, and kept us well entertained all night, asking all the winners to pose for a "normal" photo, and then less conventional one, which you can enjoy below...

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2015 - ECMOD Awards: Best Gifts, Gadgets, Hobbies, Home Entertainment

 

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We were up against some tough competition for this award including House of Fraser and Seasalt, so we were over the moon when we were announced as the winners of this award! 

 

Dermot Murnaghan, from Sky News, again kept proceedings under control as well as announcing the winners. He managed to raise a glowing smile despite suffering an uncomfortably long hug from Roger.

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2014 - eCommerce Awards: Best Leisure, Entertainment & Sport and Small eCommerce Retailer of the Year

 

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This year was a double success for our team, they spent the day at the eCommerce Expo keeping up with the latest industry advances then attended the black tie event in the evening. 

 

Alistair McGowan officiated, delivering an excellent piece of stand-up beforehand. We were over the moon to pick up two awards on the night, particularly when amongst so many well known names, such as Lloyds Bank, Cath Kidston, Coast, Oasis, Heineken, Argos, Thomas Cook, Waitrose and Toys R Us.

 

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2014 - FSB Awards: Best Online Business of the Year

 

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We were stunned to win the Federation of Small Business Online Business of the Year. We knew we were up against a huge number of entries from the countries' best small businesses, but didn't expect there to be as many as 900!

 

Innocent Drinks founder Richard Reed was speaking as well as presenting the awards. He spoke well and was enthusiastically received by everyone attending. Our co-founders Michelle and Andy collected the award.

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2014 - ECMOD Awards: Best Website

 

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Having won the Reader's Choice award the previous year we were desperate to follow up with another win. We had worked hard to add significant improvements to our website and felt we stood a great chance.

 

Roger and Andy were delighted to collect the Best Website from Dermot Murnaghan, Sky News broadcaster. Other winners included Charles Tyrwhitt, House of Bath and jewellers F. Hinds.

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2013 - ECMOD Awards: Reader’s Choice Award

 

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This was our very first award here at Home Leisure Direct and was very well received by our fantastic team who all travelled up to London to attend the event. The award recognised how hard the team had worked since Home Leisure Direct was founded in 2007. 

 

We took the whole team to the event, as well as two of the team from our wonderful web developers Bluebox. From left to right: Jim (Bluebox), Dermot Murnaghan (Sky - Presenting), Charlotte, Abi, Roger (not sure about the cravat), Andrew (Bluebox), Andy, Michelle and Dave.

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