Our occupiers scoop awards

Congratulations to our occupiers assett55 and Ocado who have been successful at regional and national awards ceremonies in recent months. 

asset55 have picked up two awards…

  • Sunderland Echo Business Excellence Awards 2023 –WINNER – Best Independent Business of the Year

This category is aimed at independent businesses in the region. This could be a privately owned business, a sole proprietorship or a business owned by a very small group of individuals. The ceremony took place at the Stadium of Light, November 16 2023.

  • EIC National Awards 2023 –WINNER – Optimisation

As part of Energy Industries Council’s (EIC) annual Survive and Thrive Report, the EIC member companies demonstrate how they faced a specific challenge and introduced a new business solution or any initiative that drove successful result. From this you may be shortlisted as a finalist in the 15 award categories. We were shortlisted in both the digital and optimisation category and were delighted to be announced the winners of the Optimisation category.The awards were held at the EIC’s national dinner and awards ceremony, held since 1955. The awards ceremony took place at the Grosvenor Hotel, London, 19 October 2023, with Joanna Lumley as the presenter.


  • Sunderland Echo Business Excellence Awards 2023 – WINNER – Employer of the Year 

This award recognises the business that has shown pre-eminent commitment to the development and welfare of its people, by encouraging communication, creativity and proactivity throughout the organisation. The winner will be able to show appreciation, genuine commitment to, and trust in, its people leading to success in business, as well as a fulfilling and stimulating working environment.  An award for a business that has great staff relations, good staff retention, with excellent training and who cares for their employees. The best company to work for!’

Well done to all involved, keep up the good work