Hard Surfaces 2023

Be inspired by award-winning tiling projects


Presented by The Tiling Association on 12 April 2019, a TTA Award is an outstanding symbol of excellence for the UK tiling industry. 

Visitors to the 2019 show were able to find out more about the winning projects in a dedicated photographic gallery (area J30) at the Hard Surfaces Show.

There are 16 Award categories in total, a selection of which are highlighted below together with the companies shortlisted for this year.

Domus Puzzle

Best Commercial Project – Small (under 250m2)

DMC Contracts Ltd – Prince of Wales Drive, Battersea

Parkside – Pizza Express, Rushden Lakes

Roccia – Zakaria Community and Education Centre, Dewsbury

Best Commercial Project – Large (over 250m2)

ARDEX UK Ltd – St Andrew Holborn

Ceramic Tile Merchants – Hotel Indigo, Chester

DMC Contracts Ltd – Crossrail

Dyson-Briggs & Sons Ltd – Fleet Southbound Services

WB Simpson & Sons (Midlands) Ltd – HSBC New Retail & Commercial Bank HQ

Best Domestic Project

Arrow Tiling Ltd – Mansion House, Surrey

Atlas Tiling – The Gart, Callander

Casa Ceramica – Water End House, Lake District

Ceramic Tile Merchants – Victorian Bathroom

Pontcanna (Victorian) Tiling & Restoration – Victorian Period Property, Barry

Stone & Ceramic Ltd – The Royal Star & Garter

Best Heritage Project

Armatile – St Joseph’s Church, Co Dublin

Craven Dunnill Jackfield Ltd – Harrods Food Halls, London

Best Innovation

Building Adhesives Ltd – BAL Flexbone 2Easy

Mapei (UK) Ltd – Keraquick XL Fibrelite

Mosa – Pattern Generator

Norcros Adhesives – Pro Gyp-Base Fast Track Sealer

Saint-Gobain Weber – weberjoint premium

Tilemaster Adhesives – Magix  

Wall Tile of the Year 

Casa Ceramica – Étoile de Rex

Craven Dunnill & Co Ltd – Cracklelux

Mosa – Murals Fuse

Topps Tiles – Staunton

Walls & Floors – Mixx Metro

Floor Tile of the Year 

Craven Dunnill & Co Ltd – Brighton

EMC Tiles – Comfort

Mosa – Terra Tones

Parkside – Kaste01

RAK Ceramics – Hard Wood

Best Environmental Initiative 

Arrow Tiling Ltd

Building Adhesives Ltd


Hard Surfaces will be complemented by the market leading Natural Stone Show, which offers an extraordinarily varied palette of stone surfaces from around the world, together with the latest ‘Fix, Seal & Maintenance’ solutions for the hard surfaces industry. 

A packed education programme will also take place over the 3 days with 30 CPD-accredited seminars attracting over 5,000 building professionals. All visitors to Hard Surfaces will be able to cross over into the Natural Stone Show free of charge.