Check out all the winners and the best photos from the British Wedding Awards 2019 in association with Prezola.

BWA Prezola LogoThursday night saw the return of the British Wedding Awards in association with PREZOLA, and what a night it was. Over 150 industry insiders came together for a fun-filled awards ceremony to celebrate the best wedding companies in the UK.

Representatives from some of the biggest bridal and wedding brands joined us at The Royal Horseguards and One Whitehall Place for a fabulous evening of awards and celebrations.

The night began with a champagne reception in at The Royal Horseguards before guests took their seats in for the awards.

The British Wedding Awards 2019: Designers, Venues and Brands Recognised on the Night

We were honoured to welcome so many of the wedding industry’s biggest names to The British Wedding Awards in February – here’s some more info on a few of the wonderful designers, venues and brands we recognised in this year’s coveted event. Congratulations to all those who won or were highly commended!

Maggie Sottero Designs

Bridal Brand of the Year – Winner


Maggie Sottero Designs creates with you in mind, understanding and embracing the individuality of each bride. And with each of its labels – Maggie Sottero, Sottero and Midgley, and Rebecca Ingram – there’s a gown for you, no matter what your love story, style, or budget may be.

National Railway Museum

City Wedding Venue – Highly Commended


Highly commended at The British Wedding Awards, the National Railway Museum offers one-of-a-kind spaces for couples looking to treat their guests to a unique experience. Personalise your wedding day with a venue that breaks away from more traditional celebrations.


Bridal Brand of the Year – Highly Commended


Dutch brand Ladybird has been an important player in the wedding dress market for more than two decades, with an extensive collection of styles for all types of bride, from glamorous princess dresses to figure-hugging silhouettes.

St Audries Park

Best Coastal Venue – Winner


St Audries Park is a picture-perfect stately home nestled in the Quantock Hills overlooking the Bristol channel. Exclusively yours for your very special day, this beautiful venue features a breathtaking Victorian Orangery and accommodation for over 100 guests.

Crondon Park

Countryside Wedding Venue – Winner


Crondon Park is an exclusive wedding venue set within 160 acres of glorious Essex countryside. Its long tree-lined drive offers views over the beautiful and panoramic valley of Crondon.

Barn Wedding Venue – Highly Commended


The Baronial Hall at Crondon Park is a unique example of a 17th century Tudor–Jacobean Barn. It has a charm all of its own; its vaulted ceiling, timber beams and grand chandeliers certainly give it the wow factor you’d want for your wedding celebrations.

Purely Diamonds

Best Bridal Accessories – Winner


Multi-award winning Purely Diamonds has been at the forefront of the bridal jewellery industry since its inception in 1979. The family-run company skilfully crafts all diamond rings and jewellery to order from its London workshop, just for you.

Sass & Grace

Bridal Retailer – Winner


Sass and Grace is a luxurious, award-winning bridal boutique nestled in the Hampshire countryside, offering an extensive range of dresses, exceptional service and friendly atmosphere. The bride’s experience is at the heart of everything Sass and Grace does, which is why they’re honoured to receive this special award.


Best Gift List Service – Winner


Prezola has assisted thousands of style-savvy couples with creating their ultimate wedding gift list completely unique to them, their homes and lifestyles. As well as featuring a hand-picked collection of over 50,000 gifts from 500 retailers, Prezola also gives couples the flexibility to add charity donations, unique romantic experiences and personalised funds towards their dream honeymoon, all on a single list.

Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa

Destination Wedding Venue – Winner


St. Lucia’s Coconut Bay provides a heavenly backdrop for celebrations of any size. With nuptials offered on the beach, in the elegant ocean-front gazebo or lush tropical gardens, the resort provides enchanting settings for every wedding style. Its various wedding packages include a number of lovely treats for newlyweds too, from bridal spa treatments to a sunset catamaran trip and even private island tours.

All the Winners from the British Wedding Awards 2019

Best Wedding Planning Service

Winner: Bridebook

Highly Commended: Kefalonia Weddings 

Best Wedding Stationery

Winner: Papier

Highly Commended: Project Pretty

Best Wedding Florist

Winner: Maples Flowers

Highly Commended: Frenchie Loves Flowers

Best Wedding Caterer

Winner: Lemon Zest Cuisine 

Highly Commended: Caviar & Chips Catering

Best Wedding Cake Provider 

Winner: Bee’s Bakery

Highly Commended: BuBakes

Best Bridal Retailer (sponsored by Maggie Sottero

Winner: Sass & Grace

Highly Commended: Victoria’s Bridal Boutique London

Best Bridal Accessories

Winner: Purely Diamonds 

Highly Commended: Ivory & Co 

Best Finishing Touches

Winner: Airstream Studio

Highly Commended: Three Piece Bar

Best Photographer/Videographer

Winner: David Michael Photography

Highly Commended: Katie Ingram Photography

Best Gift List Services 

Winner: Prezola 

Highly Commended: The Wedding Shop

Best Hen & Stag Provider

Winner: City Dance Parties

Highly Commended: Mojito Events 

Best Honeymoon Specialist

Winner: Kuoni

Highly Commended: Mr & Mrs Smith

Best Stately Home Venue

Winner: Blenheim Palace

Highly Commended: Stoke Park 

Best Outdoor Wedding Venue

Winner: The Arabian Tent Company

Highly Commended: Cornish Tipi Weddings 

Best Barn Wedding Venue 

Winner: The Old Kent Barn

Highly Commended: Crondon Park Wedding Venue

Best Countryside Wedding Venue

Winner: Crondon Park Golf & Country Club

Highly Commended: Leez Priory

Best Coastal Wedding Venue

Winner: St Audries Park

Highly Commended: Osborne House, Isle of Wight

Best Castle Wedding Venue

Winner: Hever Castle & Gardens

Highly Commended: Warwick Castle

Best City Wedding Venue

Winner: Manor by the Lake

Highly Commended: National Railway Museum 

Best Destination Wedding Venue

Winner: Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa

Highly Commended: Elite Island Resorts

Best Bridesmaids Collection

Winner: Jenny Yoo 

Highly Commended: Rewritten Bridesmaids

Best Bridal Shoe Collection

Winner: Rainbow Club

Highly Commended: Paradox London

Best Groomswear Collection

Winner: Slater Menswear

Highly Commended: Marc Darcy Menswear

Best Bridal Gown Collection 

Winner: Maggie Sottero

Highly Commended: Justin Alexander

Best British Bridal Designer 

Winner: Jenny Packham

Highly Commended: Ivory & Co

Best British Newcomer (sponsored by Purely Diamonds)

Winner: Saddlers Bar

Highly Commended: The Beautiful Frame Company

Best Bridal Brand of the Year

Winner: Maggie Sottero

Highly Commended: Ladybird

Thanks to Creative Planet Video for this amazing film of the night

Photos from British Wedding Awards 2019

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What are the British Wedding Awards 2019?

The British Wedding Awards is a celebration of the UK’s favourite wedding companies, voted for and chosen by real brides.

Revealing the very best the wedding industry has to offer, the categories focus on all key aspects of wedding planning, from the dress and accessories to the venue and stationery – we’ve got it covered.

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