Bath's Most Loved Businesses: The 2012 Results
24th February 2012
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Artizan in Bath voted a Most Loved Business

A national campaign to find Britain’s most loved local businesses has discovered that Artizan in Bath is a national favourite.


Thousands of local people from the UK put forward their nominations for their favourite local business as part of a national campaign run by local business champions: thebestofbath

The 14 Days of Love campaign aimed to raise awareness about the continuous plight faced by local businesses and prove that local communities can

make a difference to a town’s economy and pride. Support for independent businesses is essential for the British high street, which saw an

increase of 0.9% in January retail sales last week.


Amongst the most loved businesses in Bath are:


1st Place: Artizan - Hairdressers

2nd Place: Razorcat Tours – Sightseeing trike tours

3rd Place: Ashman Jones Vets

4th Place: Dine with Style  -Caterers

5th Place: Not Just Pets - Pet shops

6th Place: Bright White Smiles - Teeth Whitening

7th Place: Appoint recruitment - Recruitment Agencies

8th Place: Minuteman Press - Printers

9th Place: Melanie Giles Hairdressing - Hairdressers
10th place: Prior Park Garden Centre - Garden Centres and Nurseries
11th Place: The Courtyard Hair Consultants - Hairdressers

12th Place: Shred-it - Document and Data Destruction Services
13th Place: Madison Oakley - Estate Agents

14th Place: Archers Marquees - Marquee and Tent Hire
15th Place: Vizion - Hairdressers

16th Place: Mailboxes Etc. - Mailboxes

17th Place: Genesis Lifestyle Centre - Gym and Fitness
18th Place: Bijok Accountants - Accountants

19th Place: Total Bathrooms - Bathroom Equipment and Fittings

20th Place: Inigo -Telephone Answering and Messaging Services

You can view the full results here:


James Tribe of thebestof Bath said: “It’s really encouraging to see such a huge number of people voting in the 14 Days of Love campaign. It just

goes to show how much our communities are supporting their local independent businesses, which is great news for the British high street

especially during difficult economic times. Small businesses are the engine room of our economy and lots of local business owners – and their

loyal staff – are feeling great this morning because their efforts have been recognised and appreciated by so many of their customers.” 


Artizan Hairdressers said the following: “It is great to see people coming out to support local businesses and the British high street, thank you to all our customers who voted for us in the 14 Days of Love campaign, we’re really honoured to be named the most loved business in Bath.”

Last but not least – these local Bath businesses achieved an amazing result in the national competition:


Not Just Pets - 1st in the UK for Pets Shops

Ashman Jones - 4th in the UK for Vets

The Little theatre Cinema - 3rd in the UK for Cinemas

Appoint Recruitment - 4th in the UK Recruitment Agencies

Inigo - 5th in the UK Telephone Answering and messaging services

Razorcat Tours - 2nd in the UK for Days Out and Attractions.

You can view the full results here:

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