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Winner of Stars Underlines UK Best Shop Awards 2018 'Excellence & Outstanding Achievement Award'

Chantilly was once again awarded the 'Excellence & Outstanding Achievement Award' at Café de Paris, London.

Winner of the 'Superstar' Award at the Stars Underlines Best Shop Awards 2017

Chantilly was awarded the very prestigious Superstar of 2017 award at the Globe Theatre at London's Bankside.

Winner of the Best High Street Retailer Award at the Rochdale Business Awards

The following night after the Best Shop Awards, Chantilly was awarded Best High Street Retailer at the magnificent Rochdale Town Hall at the Rochdale Business Awards.

Winner of the Excellence and Outstanding Achievement Award at the Stars Underlines Best Shop Awards 2015 

Chantilly was awarded the Excellence and Outstanding Achievement Award at this year's gala dinner and ceremony held at the Globe Theatre at London's Bankside.

This award is by public vote after Chantilly was shortlisted by a panel of industry experts. The list included seven other shops and large stores from all over the UK and Eire.

We were obviously thrilled at being shortlisted so we asked our customers to vote for us and they duly responded in impressive numbers and with many wonderful comments. So we feel we must be doing something right!

A BIG thank you to everyone who voted for us.

Voted Best High Street Retailer of the Year by Rochdale Business Awards 2014

Chantilly voted 'Best High Street Retailer of the Year' by Rochdale Business Awards 2014.

Stars Underlines Awards 2012

Chantilly wins in the 'Best Personal Touch' category at this year's Stars Underlines Awards 2012 in London.

Underlines Best Shop Awards announced Chantilly as the winner at a glittering Gala Ceremony at the Cumberland Hotel in London's West End.

450 nominations from the UK and Ireland paid homage to the excellence of retailers.

Stars Underlines Awards 2011

Chantilly was named as a finalist in the 'Best Independent' category at this year's Stars Underlines Awards 2011 in London.

Drapers Awards November 2010

Chantilly named as a finalist in the 'Lingerie Retailer of the Year' category at this years prestigious Drapers Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

Town Centre Management Awards 2009

In November 2009, Chantilly wins 'Best Independent Retailer' for the second year running at the Town Centre Management Awards for 2009.

These awards, which are sponsored by Rochdale Council, are to recognise excellence in customer service.

Award for 'Best Independent Retailer' presented to Majorie Thompson 2008 and 2009

Each of the award nominees were comprehensively assessed by Mystery Shoppers who visited each business over a 3 month period. The winner was selected by the highest score achieved on levels of service, product knowledge, range of products, providing good and clear information and guidance on the products they sell and also demonstrating excellent inter-personal skills with customers.

For further information please read the article on the Rochdale Online News website.

Visit to Belgium September 2009

Marjorie Thompson, MD of Chantilly, was invited to visit the headquarters and design centre near Ghent in Belgium of Van de Velde who design and manufacture premium brands Marie Jo and Prima Donna lingerie. The visit included a factory tour and an opportunity to view the new ranges due in Spring/Summer 2010. Marjorie was very impressed by the attention to detail and their focus on quality and Marie and Prima Donna bras are renowned for their ability to combine support with comfort and fashion with beautiful fabrics and materials.

Most of the bras produced by Van de Velde have over 54 individual components compared to around 15 in the cheaper bras. Marjorie's 25 year experience in the lingerie trade has been driven by a mission to help women in the North West experience the comfort and support offered by a professionally fitted, quality bra and she is as determined as ever to reduce the rather discomforting statistic that over 70% of women in the UK wear the wrong size bra.

Marjorie and Dirk de Vos, Van der Velde Sales Director

Marjorie is pictured with Dirk de Vos who is the Van der Velde Sales Director.

Live Models on view at Chantilly November 2009

Live models in the Chantilly shop window

Chantilly recently joined with two other independent retailers on Cheetham St., Rochdale, to help showcase their products to shoppers. To see more, you can watch the video.


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