Croydon Best Bar None Awards
Croydon's 'Best Bar None' awards were held this week by the Croydon Borough Police, Croydon Council and the Croydon Guardian.
Nominations included Pop World, Park Street and Reflex, High Street who were up against some very strong local competition.
Police and Council representatives undertook in-depth, three hour interviews with the Managers from the bars which covered; due diligence, procedures, managing incidents, and all aspects of managing a safe, secure and successful business. In all, 200 people from 17 different companies were at the event; all of whom had passed the interview stage.
There were several accreditation awards for bars who had reached the standards required by the Police and the Council. General Manager of Reflex, Mat Finch - a previous overall winner in 2004 - achieved an accreditation award, which was a huge accolade for the bar.
In addition, Pop World achieved the Best Club Award, an incredible achievement following a challenging year for the bar. Gaining such recognition from the Police and the Council in Croydon is and outstanding achievement.