Harrison Wipes® celebrate their achievement of Best Family Business of the Year, following their double-award win at last year’s Havering Business Awards.


The Havering Business Awards are open to all 7,000 businesses based in the London Borough of Havering. The awards recognise business excellence from financial success to innovation and community spirit.

The judges were impressed with Harrison Wipes® company philosophy and practices. Founded in 1891, Harrison Wipes® is a longstanding business which has remained within the Harrison family.

Stephen Harrison, Managing Director said “We are pleased to have attained Best Family Business of the Year in recognition of our company culture which underpins our fundamental, long-term strategy. The award is a great benefit to both our team and our customers as it demonstrates our longevity as a traditional, family business.

Harrison Wipes Scoops ‘Business of the Year’ and ‘A Decade of Success’ at the London Borough of Havering Business Awards 2014

Harrison Wipes® is the proud winner of the prestigious ‘Business of the Year’ and inaugural ‘A Decade of Success’ in the tenth annual Havering Business Awards.

The Havering Business Awards aim to celebrate business excellence and showcase the innovation and entrepreneurial character within the London Borough of Havering business community, where there are over 7,000 businesses. The awards ceremony was held on Friday 3rd October in the grounds of Thames Chase Community Forrest Centre in Upminster attended by over 500 people. 

The Havering Business Awards stated ‘Business of the Year’ as being the pinnacle of achievement and was the focus of the evening, recognising the business which has performed best during the year. On receipt of the award Geoff Brady, Non-Executive Director said: “It’s the biggest award and we are very proud to win it.” 

 The tenth year of the awards brought with it a brand new category ‘A Decade of Success’ which aimed to acknowledge the great work that long-standing businesses provide in the borough. Stephen Harrison, Managing Director said: “We are delighted that Harrison Wipes has achieved such a coveted accolade in our local community.

As a team, we strive to provide the best service to our customers and are very pleased that this has been recognised.” 

Based in Romford since 2002, Harrison Wipes is a long established family business with over 120 years’ experience in the market, making us one of the oldest and most knowledgeable manufacturers and suppliers of non-woven wipes in the world.

Along with sustained supplier loyalty and customer relationships, Harrison Wipes® annual turnover has gone from strength to strength due to increased investment of new plant machinery and sales output. 

Priding ourselves on outstanding levels of customer service, traditional values and industry knowledge, we are a stand out business making us worthy awards winners.