Staffordshire Environmental Quality Mark Application

Registered Businesses

See below for a list of all the Staffordshire businesses that have been awarded the Environmental Quality Mark.

Cathy Bower Photography
Name: Cathy Bower
Address: 112 Buxton Rd, Leek, Staffs.
Postcode: ST13 6EJ
Landline: 01538 382846
Mobile:
Fax:
Email: cathybower@live.co.uk
Website: www.cathybower.co.uk
EQM Citation:
Cathy Bower is a freelance photographer with a wide-ranging portfolio. Her work promotes Staffordshire by using the county's gorgeous locations and also by producing images for some of Staffordshire's promotional organisations. Without dedicated business premises, she makes good use of local facilities and businesses to meet clients and has put in place an SEQM discount for customers who hold the SEQM award. 

Colton House
Name: Ron Lawrence
Address: Colton House, Colton, Rugeley, Staffs
Postcode: WS15 3LL
Landline: 01889 578580
Mobile:
Fax:
Email: mail@coltonhouse.com
Website: www.coltonhouse.com
EQM Citation:
As well as implementing successful energy saving techniques in a listed building, the owners of Colton House display a high level of commitment to preserving and promoting Staffordshire's heritage and characteristics. Information on what makes the county so special is communicated to guests at every opportunity, showing huge enthusiasm for Staffordshire. 

Dalraddy Cottage
Name: Sonia Young
Address: Pottal Pool House, Pottal Pool, Teddesley Hay, Penkridge, Staffordshire
Postcode: ST19 5RR
Landline: 01785 715700
Mobile: 07949 721677
Fax:
Email: soniajyoung@gmail.com
Website: www.dalraddycottage.com
EQM Citation:
Dalraddy Cottage's enviable location within the Cannock Chase AONB ensures that it is inextricably linked to its local environment. Information about the AONB is on hand for guests wishing to explore and produce from local farms make up a welcome hamper for guests on arrival. Penkridge Farmers' Market is a few minutes away and information on how and what to recycle is available. Truly an oasis of eco-friendly calm in South Staffordshire! 

Denstone Hall Farm Shop & Café
Name: Rupert Evans
Address: Main Road, Denstone, Uttoxeter, Staffs
Postcode: ST145HF
Landline: 01889590050
Mobile: 07958507692
Fax: 01889591806
Email: rupert@denstonehall.co.uk
Website: www.denstonehall.co.uk
EQM Citation:
The farmshop began in a restored farm building, anchored on the ethics of: sustainability, showcasing local produce and supporting the local community. Since moving into the adjacent, purpose-built new premises, the business has expanded, enabling it to sell more local produce and offer more jobs to local residents. It has also invested in new technologies to drive down energy usage. The business has grown into a destination for visitors, with its offer of local produce, home-cooked food and the sympathetic development of its site. 

Discovery Trails
Name: Ivan Poole / Sue Lawlor
Address: 8 Malthouse Lane, Bradley, Stafford
Postcode: ST18 9DU
Landline: ------
Mobile: 07521 411101
Fax: ------
Email: ivan.poole@treasuretrailspartners.co.uk
Website: www.treasuretrails.co.uk/staffordshire
EQM Citation:
The business operates as part of a national organisation, compiling trails which help visitors discover the county on foot or bicycle. The managers display a clear passion for Staffordshire and this is communicated to participants through the trails which encourage new discoveries about the county. The business is to be commended on its encouragement to people to go out and enjoy all that Staffordshire has to offer. 

Dudson Museum
Name: Alison Morgan
Address: The Dudson Centre, Hope Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs.
Postcode: ST1 5DD
Landline: 01782 285286
Mobile: 07710 399752
Fax:
Email: dudsonmuseum@vast.org.uk
Website: www.dudson.com
EQM Citation:
Housed in a beautifully-preserved bottle oven, the museum's collection of fine Dudson pottery is a great celebration of the industry and heritage of this part of Staffordshire. The museum's involvement with the SEQM process has led directly to the implementation of a new lighting management system which, in turn, has led to a marked decrease in its carbon footprint and energy costs.  

Essington Fruit Farm
Name: Richard Simkin
Address: Bognop Rd. Essington, Wolverhampton
Postcode: WV11 2AZ
Landline: 01902 735724
Mobile:
Fax:
Email: info@essingtonfarm.co.uk
Website: www.essingtonfarm.co.uk
EQM Citation:
Essington Fruit Farm is a business which embraces the concept of low food miles. Its 'Locavore' concept, marketed on its menus, explains the benefits of sourcing locally and why this is important. It is also hoping to take on more of an educational role, informing school pupils on healthy eating and local food. The array of awards is testament to the high standards always maintained in the business. 

ExtraMile Communications Ltd
Name: Nick Evans
Address: 14a High Street, Eccleshall, Stafford
Postcode: ST21 6BZ
Landline: 01785 850774
Mobile: 07780 977038
Fax:
Email: nick@extramilecommunications.com
Website: www.extramilecommunications.com/
EQM Citation:
 

Foxtwood Cottages
Name: Alison Worrall
Address: Foxt Road, Froghall, Staffordshire Moorlands
Postcode: ST10 2HJ
Landline: 01538266160
Mobile: 07870280907
Fax:
Email: alison@foxtwood.co.uk
Website: www.foxtwood.co.uk
EQM Citation:
Foxtwood Cottages are situated in a beautiful location by the Caldon Canal in Froghall. The extensive grounds are managed with great regard for the environment, being traditionally farmed and maintained under the Countryside Stewardship Scheme. The Environmental Policy is comprehensive and viewable to guests on the website and promotion of Staffordshire and its valued characteristics is extensive. Energy saving measures and recycling are at the core of day-to-day operations. The wonderful comments in each cottage's Visitors' Book are testament to a business which combines guest experience with environmental management. 

Heywood Hall
Name: Alison Petitjean
Address: Heywood Hall, College Road, Denstone, Nr Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Postcode: ST14 5HR
Landline: 01889 591747
Mobile: 07412 271792
Fax:
Email: info@heywoodhall.co.uk
Website: www.heywoodhall.co.uk
EQM Citation:
Heywood Hall is a business which is very proud of its Staffordshire location. There are strong links with local businesses and suppliers, (some of which are SEQM award holders), a commitment to quality and great promotion of the county. Energy saving measures are in place and continually being improved. 

Lime Trees & Beech Wood at Stockton Brook Water Works
Name: Louise Adams
Address: The Fenns, Moss Hill, Stockton Brook, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Postcode: ST9 9NW
Landline: 01782 502237
Mobile: 07979 808946
Fax:
Email: louiseadams103@btinternet.com
Website: www.stocktonbrook.co.uk
EQM Citation:
The business shows a keen commitment to its local environment, with sensitive restoration of the waterworks and the landscape. There is also clear evidence of promotion of Staffordshire and its valued characteristics and of networking with local businesses. Both a pride in Staffordshire and a strong regard for the environment are communicated clearly in the business' application for SEQM. 

Lymestone Brewery
Name: Viv Bradford
Address: Unit 5, Mount Rd Industrial Estate, Mount Rd. Stone. Staffs
Postcode: ST15 8LL
Landline: 01785 817796
Mobile: 07884345451
Fax:
Email: mrsbrad@btconnect.com
Website: www.lymestonebrewery.co.uk
EQM Citation:
Lymestone Brewery has been trading for three years and prides itself on its use of local suppliers and its location in Stone. Every beer produced contains the town's name! It is currently developing its facilities for more brewery tours and is exploring extended promotion of its recipes and suppliers. When it has developed its facilities it will become a major micro-brewery attraction in Staffordshire. 

Oakland Holiday Park
Name: Adam Breakspeare
Address: Oakland Holiday Park, Shutt Green Lane, Nr Brewood
Postcode: ST19 9LX
Landline: 01902 851302
Mobile: 07854801071
Fax:
Email: info@oaklandhp.co.uk
Website: www.oaklandholidaypark.co.uk
EQM Citation:
Oakland Holiday Park is a beautiful oasis in which to relax and enjoy all that Staffordshire has to offer. Energy saving measures are in place, suppliers are local whenever possible and the business promotes other local businesses and attractions. The Park is a keen believer in sustainability in business and is likely to adopt new policies as part of the SEQM process.  

Simply Staffordshire
Name: Emily Whitehead
Address: 3 Croftstead Avenue, Denstone, Staffordshire
Postcode: ST14 5HJ
Landline: 01889 591844
Mobile: 07736 414425
Fax:
Email: emily@simplystaffordshire.co.uk
Website: www.simplystaffordshire.co.uk
EQM Citation:
If you want to know how to care for your environment whilst working tirelessly to care for and promote Staffordshire, take a look at Simply Staffordshire. From eco-friendly self-catering accommodation to a Staffordshire blog and an online shop featuring Staffordshire producers, crafts and other businesses, Simply Staffordshire simply loves the county. 

Swinfen Hall Hotel
Name: Helen Wiser
Address: Swinfen Hall Hotel, Swinfen, Nr Lichfield, Staffordshire
Postcode: WS14 9RE
Landline: 01543 481494
Mobile:
Fax: 01543 481494
Email: reservations@swinfenhallhotel.co.uk
Website: www.swinfenhallhotel.co.uk
EQM Citation:
Swinfen Hall Hotel is a lovingly restored building set in beautiful grounds. The business actively supports local organisations and promotes Staffordshire extensively. Its renowned and celebrated restaurant is a keen user of local produce. Customers and visitors are informed at all opportunities of the environmental activities of the business. 

The Bore Hole
Name: Viv Bradford
Address: Unit 2 Mount Rd Industrial Unit, Mount Rd. Stone. Staffs
Postcode: ST15 8LL
Landline: 01785 813581
Mobile: 07884345451
Fax:
Email: theboreholestone@hotmail.com
Website: www.lymestonebrewery.co.uk
EQM Citation:
The Borehole pub is operated by the Lymestone brewery, already an SEQM award holder. This new venture is run with the same principles as the brewery: selling Staffordshire-made products, sourcing locally, community involvement, energy usage reduction and employing local people. The building, a former office on the industrial estate near the brewery, has been carefully refurbished and is highly popular with its customers. 

The Lymestone Vaults
Name: Viv Bradford
Address: Pepper Street. Newcastle under Lyme. Staffs
Postcode: ST5 1PR
Landline: 01782 615 801
Mobile:
Fax:
Email: thelymestonevaults@hotmail.co.uk
Website:
EQM Citation:
The Lymestone Vaults is owned and managed by Lymestone Brewery, another SEQM award holder. The same ethos of environmental awareness, celebration of local produce and support for the local community is very evident in the establishment. Customers in search of good service and local food and drink from an environmentally-conscious business (with a great log burner) would do well to visit!  

The Willoughbridge Garden Trust
Name: Kathryn Robey
Address: The Dorothy Clive Garden
Postcode: TF9 4EU
Landline: 01630 647237
Mobile: 07847 555530
Fax:
Email: kathryn@dorothyclivegarden.co.uk
Website: www.dorothyclivegarden.co.uk
EQM Citation:
Dorothy Clive Garden is indeed a gem in the north of Staffordshire. Networking with other Staffordshire attractions is evident and a commitment to preserve and protect the local landscape is at the core of the Garden's operations. Innovative environmental schemes are in evidence both as finished projects and in forward planning. 

Tollgate Hotel & Leisure
Name: Adrian Oldfield
Address: Ripon Road Stoke-on-Trent
Postcode: ST3 3BS
Landline: 01782-313029
Mobile: 07899-944222
Fax: 01782-593959
Email: adrian.oldfield@tollgate.co.uk
Website: www.tollgate.co.uk
EQM Citation:
The business has reduced its environmental impact very impressively with the use of many solar panels and an underground water supply. It is already using some local food and ethical cleaning products and this will increase as part of the SEQM process. Strong links to local organisations are noted.