A SILSDEN company has won a coveted award.

Snugpak, which manufactures sleeping bags and insulated clothing, has scooped the accolade in the sleeping category of the UK Outdoor Industry Awards.

The honour is in recognition of the Howden Road firm’s innovative Hammock Cocoon, designed to keep the user warm and comfortable when sleeping outdoors.

Snugpak sales director, Darren Burrell, said: “We are very pleased at winning the award.

“The company prides itself on innovation and craftsmanship.

“Winning the award is a real testament to the pioneering quality of our products and gives the brand superb endorsement, not only from industry experts but also from the general public, in a very competitive market.”