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Build UK Members Celebrate Construction News Specialists Awards Success

23 March 2017

Build UK Members Celebrate Construction News Specialists Awards Success

Build UK and its members celebrated a hugely successful evening at the Construction News Specialists Awards 2017, with members winning awards across a wide range of categories.

The annual black-tie awards dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, was attended by the industry’s leading figures, clients and contractors. Supported by Build UK since its inception 13 years ago, the Specialists Awards are the only national awards designed to celebrate the essential contribution of Specialist Contractors in the construction industry.

Build UK members were short-listed in a superb 17 of 18 award categories, taking home the winner’s trophy in 12 of them. The number of awards and highly commended accolades given to our members at this year’s event further demonstrates the outstanding work that Build UK Specialist Contractors continue to be a part of.

Congratulations to the following members who won awards on the night:

Category Winner Build UK Member
Access & Scaffolding Specialist of the Year GKR Scaffolding NASC
Apprentice of the Year Daniel Holdcroft, Novus Property Solutions PDA
Building Services Specialist of the Year Cuddy Environmental ARCA/NFDC
Demolition Specialist of the Year AR Demolition NFDC
Ground Engineering Specialist of the Year Keltbray Piling ARCA
Health & Safety Excellence AR Demolition NFDC
Project of the Year (subcontract up to £1m) AR Demolition – Glensanda NFDC
Project of the Year (subcontract £1m to £2m) IMS Access – Center Parcs IPAF
Roofing Specialist of the Year SPV Group NFRC
Specialist Contractor of the Year (turnover up to £25m) M J Rooney Construction ASUC
Specialist Contractor of the Year (turnover over £25m) Cementation Skanska BDA
Training Excellence GKR Scaffolding NASC


Congratulations also go to the following companies who were Highly Commended in their categories:

• Severfield (IPAF, BCSA) - BIM Excellence
• Keltbray (ARCA) - Demolition Specialist of the Year
• CA Roofing Services (NFRC) - Roofing Specialist of the Year
• Severfield (IPAF, BCSA) - Specialist Contractor of the Year (turnover over £25m).

Build UK Chief Executive Suzannah Nichol MBE said:

“The Construction News Specialists Awards are hugely prestigious in our industry and recognise the continued high level of work completed by Specialist Contractors in construction. It was fantastic to see so many Build UK members on the short-list and taking away awards on the night, and we’d like to congratulate them all on their achievements.”

The full list of winners is available on the Construction News website.