WASDELL packaging, from Swindon, has come out on top at the South West Business Leader Awards.

The pharmaceutical packaging company, which have a warehouse based in Blagrove, was awarded Business Leader of Year for 2018.

The awards, sponsored by NatWest, celebrates the companies in the South West who have led the way in their sector, as well as the firms showing solid growth and financial performance, investment in research and development and a commitment to corporate social responsibility.

Martin Tedham, chief executive of Wasdell, said: “The pharmaceutical market is still strong across the globe and thanks to our planning and investment in new ways of working and technologies we have grown rapidly over the last twelve years.

“This award is testament to the skills and dedication of our 600-strong workforce in Swindon and as we look forward to an exciting future and the possibilities the market will bring us, we hope to continue the growth and success we have achieved.”

Wasdell joined over 600 other South West businesses to see the winners announced in Bristol.