Consumer Service Excellence Award 2020 finalists
The Business Action ‘Consumer Service Excellence Award’ recognises North Devon businesses who provide services direct to residents and the public.
The finalists in the Consumer Service Excellence Award 2020 are listed below in alphabetical order.
Watch out for the announcements of all category winners.
Russell Port founded Kula Fitness in 2017 after researching the area and recognising a need for private health and fitness training. The studio is a specific strength and conditioning gym that Russell manages with partner Emily. It supports ‘anybody’ in the community wanting to start getting fit.
Based on 25 years’ combined fitness industry experience and a number of qualifications, the studio can look after 99% of an individual’s goals covering health, fitness and nutrition support. Services include goal setting, nutrition advice and exercise sessions.
• Visit kulafitness.co.uk
SHEDS 4 you
SHEDS 4 you originally started by buying in off-the-shelf buildings and provided an installation service for those who were unable to do it themselves. When demand trebled, it started to manufacture its own buildings, sheds and bespoke buildings at its premises in Clovelly Road.
Over the past three years, the operation has grown in reputation and size. It now employs eight members of staff from the fitting team, to manufacturing and office staff. The team pull together to provide an all-round service for customers, going the extra mile and completing a lot of extras. Services have expanded to include installation and erection of garden buildings, small garden works, remedials to customers’ existing buildings, fencing, gates, disposal of old buildings and production of a variety of bespoke garden projects and buildings.
• Visit sheds4you.co.uk
The Hair Lounge
Tori Kiff opened The Hair Lounge in May 2014 at the age of 22. Tori is a fully qualified hair stylist and state registered hairdresser. She regularly completes training to ensure that she keeps up to date with the latest industry practices, trends and product ranges, in order to maintain a professional, high quality service.
The salon offers hairdressing services, including cutting, colouring, smoothing and styling. Services are available for everyone and, being a smaller salon, the aim is to offer a true relaxation experience. This includes one-to-one appointments, which are perfect for busy people who need time out, people with additional needs or with children.
• Visit hairloungebarnstaple.co.uk
Torrs Park Dental Practice
Torrs Park is a small, independent, family-run dental practice. It started more than 100 years ago and has been under the present ownership for the past 15 years. A team of seven runs two surgeries with a view to expanding further.
The practice offers a range of dental services from routine maintenance and prevention to advanced restorations, with one dentist qualified at postgraduate level in cosmetic dentistry and pain relief. All services are provided in a relaxed environment where comfort is key. Although a private practice, it aims to be accessible to everyone and tries to work with clients to enable them to access its award-winning care.
• Visit on Facebook @torrsparkdentalpractice