NFB awards 2015 finalist announced

The finalists have been announced for the National Federation of Builders’ (NFB) fourth annual awards. Sponsored by NHBC, theawards celebrate the high quality work and commitment delivered by NFB members across England and Wales. The awards truly reflect the dynamic nature of the construction industry and the excellent standards that have been achieved.

The award scheme closed for entry on 15 April 2015 which was followed by a detailed review process. Richard Beresford, Chief Executive of the NFB, commented:

“We received so many quality entries this year that the process of creating a shortlist has been tough and involved much deliberation. Our panel of expert adjudicators selected entries from companies that demonstrated exceptional skill and the employment of robust business processes to really stand out from the crowd.”

The NFB is pleased to announce the following companies as finalists of the NFB Awards 2015:

Finalists

Commitment to Health, Safety and Welfare sponsored by British Safety Council
Clement Dickens & Son Ltd
Knox & Wells Ltd

Commitment to Environment and Sustainability sponsored by Freeths
Arden Construction Ltd
Baxall Construction Ltd
Derry Construction Ltd

Commitment to Collaborative Working sponsored by NFB Business & Skills
Arden Construction Ltd
Robert Woodhead Ltd
Shaylor Group Plc

Client of the Year 2014 sponsored by Woodsford TradeBridge
Derry Construction Ltd, Mrs Martha Mitchell
RAP Office Contracts Ltd, Family Mosaic
RAP Office Contracts Ltd, Liberty Property Trust
Shaylor Group Plc, Crown Transformation Programme

New Build of the Year 2014 sponsored by Union Square
Baxall Construction Ltd
PLP Construction Ltd
Robert Norman Construction Ltd

Corporate Social Responsibility Project of the Year 2014 sponsored by the Arthur J. Gallagher
Keepmoat
Turney-Wylde Construction Ltd

Refurbishment of the Year 2014 – category a sponsored by Croner
Derry Construction Ltd
J Corbishley & Sons Ltd t/a Bernard Watson
RAP Office Contracts Ltd

Refurbishment of the Year 2014 – category b sponsored by Croner
Arden Construction Ltd
Herbert H Drew & Son Ltd
T Manners & Sons Ltd

Heritage Project of the Year 2014 – category a sponsored by The Yorkshire Builders Federation
Derry Construction Ltd
J Corbishley & Sons Ltd t/a Bernard Watson

Heritage Project of the Year 2014 – category b sponsored by The Yorkshire Builders Federation
Herbert H Drew & Son Ltd
John Turner Construction Group Ltd
Robert Woodhead Ltd

Apprentice Scheme of the Year 2014 sponsored by CSCS
Randall Orchard Construction Ltd
Lockwoods Construction (Liverpool) Ltd

Apprentice of the Year 2014 sponsored by CITB
Amy Breffitt, Keepmoat
Darragh Spencer, Randall Orchard Construction Ltd
Lee Keeley, Keepmoat

House Builder of the Year 2014 sponsored by NHBC
Bennett Homes
Pearce Construction (Barnstaple) Ltd

Finalists were selected by an expert panel of adjudicators including Joscelyne Shaw, Acting Policy and Communications Director, British Safety Council; Vassos Chrysostomou, Improvement Counsellor for the Built Environment; Martyn Price MBE, apprenticeship ambassador; John Robinson and Mike Jones, Housing and Heritage experts respectively.

Winners will be announced on Friday 22 May 2015 during an awards luncheon at Church House Conference Centre in Westminster. Tickets for the event are available at nfbawards2015. eventbrite.co.uk.

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