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mgt awards



Thank you everyone who voted in our 2023 awards. There have been 8000 individual votes cast which is more than ever before! Huge CONGRATULATIONS to all our finalists, runners-up and of course the winners.


Best Activity Class or Group for Under 5s

WINNER - Hartbeeps Romford, Hornchurch & Upminster
RUNNER-UP - Fairytale Tots Upminster

Best Activity Class or Group for School-age Children

WINNER - Romford District Scouts
RUNNER-UP - The Outdoors Project Havering

Best Holiday Club or Class

WINNER - The Outdoors Project Havering
RUNNER-UP - Essex After School Club

Best Pre/Post-natal Support Service

WINNER - Basking Babies Romford
RUNNER-UP - Latch On Havering - Breastfeeding Support


Best Lifestyle Service for Parents

WINNER - The Babybank HQ
RUNNER-UP - The Mum Club Havering

Best Party and Celebrations Provider

WINNER - Old Macdonald's Farm & Fun Park
RUNNER-UP - Hartbeeps Romford, Hornchurch & Upminster


Most Family Friendly Cafe/Restaurant/Pub

WINNER - Eastbrookend Country Park Tea Room
RUNNER-UP - Scrums Cranham

Best Local Event

WINNER - Havering Christmas Land
RUNNER-UP - Visit Santa at Romford Shopping Hall


Best Local Independent Business

WINNER - Maa Eyecare
RUNNER-UP - Eastbrookend Country Park Tea Room

Best Family Attraction

WINNER - Hopefield Animal Sanctuary
RUNNER-UP - Stubbers Adventure Centre



Full terms and conditions for the 2023 Awards nominations and voting are available here.*Please see our terms and conditions for the definition of "surrounding area".