The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers
The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers has recognised the willow expertise of Michael Musgrove and made him a Yeoman Member. This prestigious accolade recognises the workmanship and skills of a very select band of craftsmen. There are only 35 members.
The Rural Business Awards
Winner – ‘Best Rural Diversification Project‘ South West 2021/22. Subsequently named national winner.
Winner – ‘Best Rural Retail Business‘ in the prestigious Rural Business Awards 2020/21.
Sedgemoor Business Awards
Musgrove Willows was named ‘Family Business of the Year‘ in both the 2021 & 2020 Sedgemoor Business Excellence Awards.
Musgrove Willows also made the shortlist in the category ‘Business of the Year‘ 2020 (6+ employees).
Somerset Business Awards
‘Family Business of the Year’ 2021. A finalist in the same category in the 2022 awards.
Shortlisted in the ‘Family Business of the Year‘ category of the Somerset Business Awards 2019.
Business Leader Awards
Shortlisted (in the final 3) of the ‘Family Business of the Year‘ category 2020 & 2021.
Funeral Furnishing Manufacturers’ Association
In 2017, Musgrove Willows received accreditation from the Funeral Furnishing Manufacturers’ Association. This award recognised that our coffins passed rigorous testing for weight, strength and environmental impact.
The Good Funeral Awards
Musgrove Willows was named ‘Coffin Supplier of the Year’ in the Good Funeral Awards 2016