THE Daniel Department Store in Windsor has won a top award.

It has been named‘Department Store Toy Retailer of the Year 2018’ at this year’s Toy Industry Awards ceremony.

This is the second time that the legendary store in Peascod Street has won the prestigious accolade.

The awards recognise the best in toy retail, product design and toy supply for the UK and Ireland.

The British Toy & Hobby Association judges and presents the Retailer of the Year Awards, which recognise outstanding performers within the independent, specialist multiple, grocer, department store and online retail channels.

The judging panel is made up of nationwide industry experts from British Toy and Hobby Assocation membership, the BTHA Council and the toy industry press.

Daniel Department Store’s ‘Toy Kingdom’ is the heart of the family run, independent department store.

Toy buyer Warren Du Preez said: "This year was extra special, as it coincided with our 100 year anniversary celebrations, so it was truly wonderful to be presented with this prestigious award. Our thanks are extended to our team’s tireless efforts and contributions, which make the department a truly magical experience for our customers to come and enjoy.”