Steve Bartin from Taunton has been announced on an exclusive shortlist to win the prestigious UK Plumber of the Year 2018 title.
Launched by JT, the UK’s leading shower tray manufacturer in partnership with Bristan, the UK’s largest shower and tap company and Wolseley UK, the UK’s leading suppliers of plumbing and heating products, the competition aims to find the nation’s top plumbing talent.
After being overwhelmed with entries from all over the UK, a judging panel from partners Watersafe have selected Steve as one of three plumbers in the South England region to go into the next stage of the competition.
The public will now vote for who they believe deserves the title in each of the chosen regions (North England, South England, Midlands and West, London, Wales and Scotland), with the six regional finalists going through to the grand final to be crowned Plumber of the Year 2018.
Now in its fourth year, the competition called on plumbers nationwide to enter in a bid to find Britain’s finest. The competition is designed to reward and recognise the remarkable talent within the UK plumbing industry and ask entrants to demonstrate their plumbing, service and business skills.
made up of experts from JT, Bristan and Wolseley UK. The UK Plumber of the Year 2018 will win £10,000 worth of prizes, including JT, Bristan and Wolseley UK products/vouchers plus products from Proper Job Beer Rothenberger, CK Tools, Salamander, Filplastic, First Stop and BigWipes.
Steve Bartin, owner of Plug and Chain said: “I’m over the moon to have made the shortlist for UK Plumber of the Year 2018. I take pride from being able to have built my business on ‘word of mouth’ from loyal customers I’ve worked with over the years and many of my customers come back to me time and time again. Customer service and getting this right is one of the most important aspects of my business and I’m looking forward to many more years doing something I take great pride and pleasure from.”
To vote for Steve, go to . The deadline for votes is Wednesday, September 5.