Made in North Devon Award 2020 finalists
Sponsored by The Sign Maker, the Business Action ‘Made in North Devon Award’ recognises North Devon manufacturers and producers whose products are enjoyed locally and exported across the UK and internationally.
The finalists in the Made in North Devon Award 2020 are listed below in alphabetical order.
Watch out for the announcements of all category winners.
Heritage Cob and Lime
Heritage Cob and Lime Ltd is a family business that manufactures quality lime mortars, lime plasters, cob blocks and sells all traditional building materials, including breathable paints such as Earthborn and Keim paints.
Specialists in building restoration, it takes on both small and large projects and is happy to work to an architect’s specification. It employs 11 members of staff.
Its lime mortars are used across the UK and its cob blocks have been used in Ireland. Its products have also been used by Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace.
• Visit heritagecobandlime.com
Nicola Schellander Design
Nicola Schellander Design produces bespoke hand-blown and hand-cast glass lighting and interior accessories, handmade in England. Involving the finest crystal and glass craftsmanship, Nicola Schellander offers a unique service as one of the only craftmaker of both hand-blown, hand-carved and hand-polished crystal and glass in the UK.
Nicola works in her own studio, but harnesses experienced glass-blowing and glass-casting skills and superior craftsmanship from an exclusive collection of suppliers and craftspeople with whom she collaborates.
• Visit nicolaschellander.com
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.
• Visit sheds4you.co.uk
The Clovelly Soap Company
The Clovelly Soap Company creates handmade soap, home fragrance, bath and bodycare products.
It has 14 employees and two owners and operates a retail shop in Clovelly, Amazon sales, online sales via Etsy and its own web site. It uses Instagram and Facebook to drive traffic to its site and has stockists throughout the UK and beyond.
Its products have always been completely natural and it has never used Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, artificial fragrances, colours or parabens.
• Visit theclovellysoapcompany.com