UK: Kings-Lynn-based refrigeration contractor JD Cooling has been named as the overall Business of the Year at the Norfolk Business Awards 2018.

The awards, organised by the Eastern Daily Press newspaper group, were presented at the Norfolk Showground Arena last week. Presented by comedian Katherine Ryan, 13 awards were presented in recognition of outstanding talent in Norfolk’s business community.

The award to JD Cooling recognised the company’s sustained growth, which has seen it expand to more than 100 staff, five UK offices and a turnover of £20m.

JD Cooling was well represented on the night, with the company also shortlisted as finalists within the Large Business category, and MD John Dye a finalist for the Director of the Year.

Describing the event as a “fantastic evening”, John Dye said: “It’s opened my eyes to what a fantastic group of businesses we’ve got in Norfolk.”