BECK, has been presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade, 2018; the most prestigious award for business excellence in the UK. The award was presented by Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Father Hislop, on Wednesday 18th July at a ceremony at BECK’s head office in Chessington.
The company has been recognised in the highest order due to its exemplary international trading and showcasing UK craftmanship at its best.
BECK’s fit out expertise continues to be witnessed worldwide in the hotel, museum, retail, leisure and residential sectors.
We are currently involved in some exciting projects in London including The Belmond Cadogan Hotel in Knightsbridge, London’s first Hard Rock Hotel, Marble Arch as well as a prestigious residential project in Chelsea, among others.
The museum sector is an ever- growing area for us having recently completed the Macallan Distillery Visitors Centre in Scotland and the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Skopje and following the opening of our office in Dubai, are looking forward to being involved in opportunities at EXPO 2020 in Dubai.
Recently we received global recognition for the Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre (SAASCC) in Kuwait. This centre comprises of four museums: Natural History, Science, Space and Islamic Museums and was the largest cultural and science project in the world.
BECK’s overall strategy remains in bringing visions into reality by keeping focused and tailoring our approach to meet the needs of individual clients in carefully selected markets, all with a personable touch. To win the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, one of the most prestigious business awards in the country, has strengthened BECK as a leader in its field.
“This was a very special day for us all here at BECK with the Deputy Lord Lieutenant presenting the crystal and scroll for The Queens Award for Enterprise,” said Mark Banham, Group Director. “The award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of all our personnel and it will help us to strengthen our reputation as a leading competitor in the global market.”
”Home-grown talent starts at BECK with our traditional and long standing apprenticeship scheme, Group Director, Mark Banham, is living proof of this having worked his way up the ranks from starting in the joinery workshop more than 25 years ago, and many of the young apprentices over the years are still employed by BECK today in various roles throughout the company.” said Chris Galloway, Group Managing Director. “The continuing development of our apprenticeship scheme is something that is close to me and I manage personally.”
The company is celebrating its 25th anniversary next year and is looking forward to new projects and international opportunities with a continued focus to deliver quality every time.