The Building Awards returns to celebrate the best in UK construction

The Building Awards have returned and are accepting entries for their 22nd edition. As the industry’s longest-running and most prestigious accolade, the ceremony held on 8th November 2016 at Grosvenor House is a celebration of the best in the UK construction, and is attended by over 1,200 key decision makers each year.

Previous Building Award winners across the programme include PRP Architects, Berkeley Group, Marks and Spencer ‘Cheshire Oaks’ by Simons Group, Argent, MACE and Stanton Williams.

Organisations can submit their entries before Friday 17th June 2016, with a choice of 21 award categories to select from; entries are submitted through the website. In a time of changing construction landscape, this year’s Building Awards have recognised the need to celebrate new sectors within the industry, and have introduced four new categories; Product Innovation of the year, Refurbishment Project of the Year, Skills Initiative of the Year and CEO’s CEO of the Year.

The full list of 2016 categories:

Construction Consultant/Surveyor of the Year (less than 100 staff)
Construction Consultant/Surveyor of the Year (over 100 staff)
Architectural Practice of the Year – sponsored by Comar
Engineering Consultant of the Year
Contractor of the Year (up to £300m) – sponsored by Kawneer
Major Contractor of the Year (over £300m)
Housing Project of the Year
Product Innovation of the Year
Housebuilder of the Year – sponsored by AluK
Specialist Contractor of the Year- sponsored by Lakesmere
Building Magazine Project of the Year – sponsored by Schueco
Small Project of the Year (up to £5m)
International Project of the Year – sponsored by Gowling WLG
Refurbishment Project of the Year
Skills Initiative of the Year
Sustainable Project of the Year
BIM Initiative of the Year – sponsored by Asite
Building Magazine Woman of the Year – sponsored by AECOM
Construction Client of the Year
Building Magazine Personality of the Year – sponsored by Hays
CEO’s CEO of the Year

Sarah Richardson, Editor of Building magazine, said:

“We are delighted to see the return of the Building Awards for its 22nd consecutive year. The brand new categories added this year reflect that the UK construction market is developing significantly, and we seek to recognise and celebrate the quality of this growth.”

The 2016 Awards Gala Dinner will take place at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane on 8th November.