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Service Excellence Award Winner 2017

8th June 2017

Richard Steel & Partners were honoured to receive the Service Excellence Award at the 2017 Winchester Business Excellence Awards on Friday 2nd June.

Nominated without their knowledge by members of the Winchester community, the Service Excellence Award is only presented to local firms who exceed expectations at every occasion and are rigorously assessed by the judging panel.  Richard & Iain Steel received the award from sponsors The Hampshire Chronicle and Hampshire Chamber of Commerce.

“We are truly delighted to receive this on behalf of all our team of dedicated staff. They give of themselves 24 hours a day, every day, to help bereaved families in Hampshire” said Iain Steel.

At the end of the Awards evening at The Guildhall – the judging panel choose an overall winner from the 7 presentations made from the 28 nominations.  Richard Steel & Partners were chosen as The Business of the Year 2017 and presented with a second award and framed certificate.

“I like to think that this reflects that the Steel family have been providing funeral services to the local community since 1860, as one of the longest established family businesses in Winchester that remain in the same family ownership – it as a privilege and an honour to help.  My father, Stanley Steel, who was twice Mayor of Winchester, would be so proud of the continued dedication to the City of Winchester and the surrounding area.” said Richard Steel BEM.

The Awards and certificates are displayed in the reception of Alderman House, beneath the portraits of the Steel family.

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