Business Excellence Awards 2024

16 | Acquisition International, Business Excellence Awards 2024 Soft Play Centre of the Year 2024 - Essex Anton and Emma began on the journey of revitalising a rundown children’s play centre back in 2014. Little did they know the adventure that awaited them. Little Monsters House of Fun, located in Great Dunmow, Essex, has since evolved into a beacon of cleanliness, professionalism, and, above all, fun. Let’s delve into their story as the Little Monster Team are recognised for their exceptional efforts. Little Monsters House of Fun offers an exhilarating experience for children of all ages. Their indoor play area boasts an array of activities including slides, ball pools, crawl tubes, rope nets, and bridges, catering to even the most energetic of children. But that’s just the beginning. There’s a designated soft play area where parents, babies, and toddlers can interact in a safe environment just for the littlest monsters. Additionally, there is an outdoor play area with spacious sandpits which ensures endless fun during the summer months. The Little Monsters Café completes the experience with a selection of coffees and freshly prepared food and drinks. Little Monsters also have their very own baby and toddler Mini Monsters classes led by the acclaimed children’s educator, Helen Aldridge. These classes focus on learning through play, offering various experiences for children under 5. From sensory exploration to rhyme time and bright minds sessions, children are encouraged to learn and grow in a fun-filled environment. On top of all this, Little Monsters pride themselves on hosting the best children parties. Their unique party hosting style has earned them a stellar reputation. It is their aim to make each party a magical experience for the children and completely hassle free for the parents. With multimedia party rooms that can accommodate up to 40 guests, and themed party packages including special appearances from superheroes, princesses, and even cuddly monsters. Post-pandemic, Little Monsters implemented several changes, including reducing the number of tables and introducing set play sessions to facilitate thorough cleaning between sessions. The also introduced a digital booking platform streamlined customer experience, allowing online reservations for classes, sessions, and food orders. Central to their success are the dedicated staff who share the company’s values. Little Monsters fosters a family-like environment, encouraging staff growth and development. Feedback and ideas are welcomed, ensuring a vibrant and dynamic workplace. For families seeking a stress-free soft play experience, Little Monsters House of Fun is the ideal destination. Whether it’s for a funfilled day out or a memorable party, Little Monsters promises an experience that will leave children and adults alike with cherished memories. For its exceptional customer experiences, we have bestowed our award for Soft Play Centre of the Year – Essex on Little Monsters House of Fun. Contact: Anton James Company: Little Monsters House Of Fun Web Address: