The Ely Standard Business Awards shortlist is in – and here are the local businesses up for our prizes

24th August 2017

The Ely Standard Business Awards is undoubtedly one of the nights of the year for the region’s businesses, celebrating innovation, customer engagement and success.

And 2017 looks to be no different, with dozens of local businesses and entrepreneurs due to be recognised on September 28 at Ely Cathedral’s Lady Chapel.

This year, we have 10 awards up for grabs, and over the coming weeks we will reveal the businesses on our shortlist and what they offer the local community.

Medium Business of the Year (Sponsored by Ellgia Recycling)

Isle of Ely Produce

Isle of Ely Produce trades potatoes from its HQ in Ely. Using its unique marketing platform #fieldtofrier they have influenced the market place from farmer to the consumer.

ST1 Group

ST1 Group Ltd provides construction industry services incorporating Chartered Quantity Surveying, Project Management and Specialist Legal Support services.

Thorlabs Ltd

Thorlabs is a global vertically integrated photonics products manufacturer serving the laser and electro-optics research market. The Ely office manufactures vibration isolation and motion control products.

Ellutia Ltd

Ellutia offers a range of gas chromatographs, GC accessories, software, and consumables. Ellutia’s instruments are designed and manufactured in the UK at the company headquarters. The instruments are designed to be compact with great energy efficiency, whilst also delivering industry standard analytical performance.

Ellutia works closely with its customers and regularly produces fully customized systems tailored to their individual requirements rather than delivering off the shelf products.

Business in the Community (Sponsored by JDR Cables)

Milton Executive Cars Ltd

An executive chauffeur company and leading provider of airport transfers, to London Heathrow, Stansted, Gatwick & Luton. Serving the business community for over 20 years.

Witchford Lighting

Lighting showroom providing all aspects of lighting and electrical work. Including design and installation.

Domestic and commercial work including new builds and renovation.

Ely Farmhouse Furniture

Refurbishment and manufacture of Bespoke solid Pine and Oak Furniture

Corkers Crisps

We are a premium crisp company based in the beautiful fens on a farm. We hand cook our own vegetables which we can see growing in the fields around us.

Tickets to the awards night are £65.00 + VAT. Tables can seat 10 and are charged at £650 + VAT.

• To purchase tickets, please contact Lynne Pearson on 01438 866011 or email