Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre (TIC) has won a Classic Award in the Creative and Experience” stream of the BEST Growth Hub NOVO Awards 2021. The Awards recognise innovative businesses based in Essex, celebrating not only commercial success but also ethical innovation and the legacy created. The TIC’s entry included reference to business continuity during the pandemic, including the development of an e-shop and of the fact that the TIC was thought to be the first TIC in the country to re-open after the third lockdown. The entry also referenced the TIC’s new stock lines which have included Saffron Walden branded products and a new Moorcroft vase designed especially for the town.

The Awards were presented at a glittering event held at Braxted Park last week, at which Audley End Miniature Railway were also heartly applauded as their team claimed a Gold Award.