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Gatwick Airport are the 2016 Tork Loo of the Year Award Winner

06 December 2016 14:34

Gatwick Airport, the world’s busiest single runway airport was delighted be awarded the prestigious Overall Tork Loo of the Year Award Trophy at the Loo of the Year Awards annual presentation event on Friday 2nd December.


This is the first time in the Awards twenty-nine-year history that an airport has achieved this top award and was in recognition Gatwick being awarded Platinum Awards for every one of their thirteen entries which included toilets for all types of users including Changing Places toilets. Gatwick was also awarded the UK and Ireland Market Sector Award for Transport.


Awards managing director, Mike Bone quotes “Gatwick Airport first entered Loo of the Year Awards in 2015 with two entries in the South Terminal and won the National Category Award for England in the Airports Category and the UK and Ireland Market Sector Award for Transport. All their 2016 entries were exceptionally clean and well maintained. Gatwick work closely with their cleaning contractor ISS to ensure that the highest toilet cleaning standards are maintained despite coping with the needs of more than 40 million passengers each year”.


Other major UK and Ireland Trophy Winners included Asda, Bluewater Shopping Centre, Buttercrane Shopping Centre Newry, City Facilities Management, Heathrow Airport, intu, Mid & East Antrim Borough Council, Oxford City Council, Richmond Royal Park, We Clean and J D Wetherspoon. The winners were selected from entries in sixty entry categories across all market sectors.


Nearly 400 guests from throughout the UK, including representatives from leading cleaning and FM companies, attended the special Awards Presentation Event at the four-star St Johns Hotel Solihull. Peter Piper provided comedy as the excellent after lunch entertainment and guests enjoyed the supplier exhibition that forms part of the annual event.


The 2016 Awards were run in association with Headline Sponsor Tork and Associate Sponsors Clos-o-Mat and Dolphin Solutions. Leading suppliers; Danfo, Evolve Security and Willings Services supported this year’s Awards.


Full details of all of the 2016 Loo of the Year Awards and Attendant of the Year Awards can be found on the Awards tab of this website.