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09 June 2021

National Pest Awards 2021 finalists announced

The shortlist of finalists for this year’s National Pest Awards has been announced by organisers Pest magazine.


Run in association with BPCA, the National Pest Technicians Association (NPTA) and Basis Prompt, the National Pest Awards are aimed at recognising and rewarding the best in the industry.

The judging panel is headed by Simon Lewis, group managing director of Lewis Business Media, the publisher of Pest magazine.

The rest of the panel consists of Ian Andrew, chief executive of the BPCA; Steve Hallam, chief operating officer of the NPTA; Stephen Jacob, chief executive of BASIS; and Simon King, editor of Pest magazine.

Mr Lewis said: “I was delighted to chair the judging panel for the first National Pest Awards. I’m delighted that Lewis Business Media and Pest are able to bring you the National Pest Awards.

“I’d also like to thank the judges who gave up their time to judge the entries. I know it’s nerve-racking to enter, but we treat applicants with respect, so don’t be put off. Start planning your entry and why not have a go next year.”

There were lots of BPCA members included in the list of finalists, take a look below. 

National Pest Awards 2021 finalists

Unsung Hero of the Year

  • Tim Bloomer, Killgerm (BPCA member)
  • Jonathan Giles, Aderyn Pest Control (BPCA member)
  • Richard Packer, Rentokil (BPCA member).

Young Pest Controller of the Year (sponsored by Bayer)

  • Sam Bogie, Environmental Health Solutions
  • Gabrielle Hogg, Pest Solutions (BPCA member)
  • Oliver Roe, Cleankill Pest Control (BPCA member).

Pest Controller of the Year (sponsored by Lodi UK)

  • Christopher Dean, AMS Pest Control (BPCA member)
  • Kevin Pugh, Pest Solutions (BPCA member)
  • James Wood, Beaver Pest Control (BPCA member).

Local Authority of the Year (sponsored by Barrettine Environmental Health)

  • Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
  • Luton Borough Council.

Sole Trader of the Year (sponsored by Edialux Professional)

  • Matthew Freeman, Hawthorn Pest Control (BPCA member)
  • Andrew Hancock, Greenway Integrated Pest Management
  • Phil Martin, PGM & Son Pest Control.

Small Company of the Year (sponsored by Killgerm)

  • Combat Pest Control
  • Dealey Environmental (BPCA member)
  • Pest Solutions (BPCA member).

Large Company of the Year (sponsored by Bell Laboratories)

  • Beaver House Service (BPCA member)
  • Graham Pest Control (BPCA member)
  • Rokill (BPCA member).

Pest Business of the Year, taken from the winners of the Local Authority, Sole Trader, Small Company and Large Company of the Year titles – sponsored by principal sponsor, Syngenta.

Lifetime Achievement Award, to be revealed at the ceremony.

Source: Online

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