Skip to content

Sandersons Department Store wins national retail award

Sandersons Department Store wins national retail award
« Back to news

Sandersons Department Store wins national retail award

11 September 2019

Sandersons Department Store in North Sheffield has been awarded a prestigious national independent retail award at a glittering awards ceremony held in London today. 

The store, based at Fox Valley, was shortlisted in June this year for Best New Independent Retailer and Best Customer Experience, along with nine other independent stores in both categories.

The Sandersons team attended a fantastic ceremony at the Brewery in London today alongside some of the industry’s top independent retailers from around the UK and received the prestigious award from the editor of Drapers Kirsty McGregor. 

Sandersons Department Store first opened in September 2016 and continues to introduce new independent and national brands every season including Tommy Hilfiger, Apricot and Barbour International. 

The team also continue to trailblaze the experiential retail field, with the launch of an instore Wellness Spa and on counter treatments at the new organic’s skincare area, as well as personal shopping and exciting in store events.

Sandersons was founded by Yorkshire businesswoman Deborah Holmes, who sadly passed away in January this year. Deborah’s husband, Mark Dransfield, owner of the award winning South Yorkshire property company Dransfield Properties, now heads up the business and works with the store team to continue Deborah’s vision to provide a completely unique retail experience.

Managing Director of Sandersons Department Store, Mark Dransfield said: “I am delighted and so proud of my fantastic team who work hard every day to upkeep the high standards and continue the legacy of my wife, Deborah.”

“As a team we have worked hard over our first three years to establish ourselves amongst the big names in UK department stores, but we truly do pride ourselves on offering a completely unique experience unlike anywhere else which is what makes us successful”.

Sandersons Department Store is located at Fox Valley in North Sheffield. For more information please visit


For further information, contact:-

Public Relations Department, Dransfield Properties Ltd
Tel: 01226 360644