28 March 2018

Winners of the NFB Awards 2018 announced at ceremony in Birmingham

Nearly 200 construction companies and industry figures from across England and Wales gathered in The Midlands to celebrate outstanding contributions made to the built environment, and the high quality work and commitment delivered by NFB members across the regions.

Hosted by stand-up comedian Dominic Holland, the sixth annual awards ceremony took place at the prestigious and award-winning Belfry Hotel & Resort, which has become synonymous with golf and fantastic achievement. The awards followed an NFB golf tournament which took place earlier in the day.

The NFB awards celebrated some of the best talent offered in construction and provided a unique opportunity for NFB members to showcase and be recognised for their hard work.

The winners are:

Apprentice of the Year 2018, sponsored by CSCS

WINNER – Walker Construction Limited – Luke Chapman

Collaboration of the Year 2018

WINNER – Baxall Construction Limited

HIGHLY COMMENDED – Henry Boot Construction Limited

Heritage Project of the Year 2018

WINNER – O Seaman & Son Limited

HIGHLY COMMENDED – Bolt & Heeks Limited

Housebuilder of the Year 2018, sponsored by Midland Building Products

WINNER – Verto Homes

Innovation in Project Delivery

WINNER – Baxall Construction Limited

HIGHLY COMMENDED – Kent Building Developments Limited

Inspirational Individual Award 2018

WINNER – Golden Houses Developments – Monika Slowikowska

Training Programme of the Year 2018, sponsored by A-Plant

WINNER – Walker Construction Limited

HIGHLY COMMENDED – Randall Orchard Construction Limited

New Build Project of the Year 2018 (up to £5.5 million turnover), sponsored by Weir Waste Services

WINNER –Verto Homes

New Build Project of the Year 2018 (over £5.5 million turnover), sponsored by Weir Waste Services

WINNER – Henry Boot Construction Limited

HIGHLY COMMENDED – S E H French Limited

HIGHLY COMMENDED – Herbert H. Drew & Son Limited

Refurbishment Project of the Year 2018 (up to £5.5 million turnover), sponsored by BUILT

WINNER – Kisiel Limited

Refurbishment Project of the Year 2018 (over £5.5 million turnover), sponsored by BUILT

WINNER – Simpson (York) Limited

HIGHLY COMMENDED – T Manners & Sons Limited

Site of the Year 2018 sponsored by Elliott, an ALGECO SCOTSMAN Company

WINNER – Colmore Tang Construction

Construction Employer of the Year 2018, sponsored by B & CE

WINNER – Phelan Construction Limited

All of the winners were extremely proud of being recognised for all of their hard work and commitment.

Read the judges comments on our events page.

Richard Beresford, chief executive of the National Federation of Builders summed up the event saying:

“The NFB awards showcase all that is special about our industry. Each project has a real story and vision behind it. The entries we received this year demonstrate the breadth of skills and talent that our members have. Judging was no easy feat! The NFB is proud to represent it’s members and the NFB awards give us all the opportunity to celebrate achievements as well as the progression of the industry."

The NFB wishes to thank our event partners, Ideal Standard and Lorica, as well as the category sponsors for each award.