Celebrity hosts confirmed for Construction Enquirer Awards

Grant Prior 9 months ago
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The celebrity hosts of this year’s Construction Enquirer Awards will be TV architect George Clarke and top comedian Seann Walsh.

George Clarke will be hosting the awards followed by a comedy set by Seann Walsh

Clarke was a big hit at the inaugural awards last year and he will be joined by comic Walsh who will round the night off with a storming set of stand-up.

It is less than a month to the big night on October 10 and tables are selling out fast.

The Top Ten winners were confirmed earlier this month after more than 10,000 votes were cast by the industry. All the winners are also listed below.

Awards night in Birmingham will see the construction world gather to pay tribute to its favourite firms during UK Construction Week.

Being voted for by your peers makes an Enquirer Top Ten place a unique badge of honour – awarded to construction companies by construction people.

The industry has spoken and chosen its best places to work at and the best companies to do business with.

Winning contractors, clients and suppliers have been backed in their thousands by staff and their supply chains.

Tickets are now on sale for the event which is the perfect chance to say thank you to the staff and suppliers who have helped win these prizes.

Enquirer editor Aaron Morby said:“It will be great to see all the winners on the night and tables are booking up fast as firms rightly reward their staff with a top night out.”


A raft of big-name sponsors are already backing the awards.

On board so far are Engage, Torsion Group, JLT, Hadley Group, Screwfix, Cemex, Laing O’Rourke and Velux.

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Further sponsorship opportunities are available to associate your brand with awards which are engaging the whole of construction.

To discuss sponsorship packages please email Lucy Stott

Tickets for the awards night cost £250 or £2,500 for a table of ten with a 10% discount available until September 1

To book your places please click here

The full list of winners is:

Best Client to Work With (Public and Private)

  • Argent
  • Berkeley Group
  • Dyson
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Kemira Chemicals UK
  • Highways England
  • Land Securities
  • North West Construction Hub
  • Rotherham Metropolitan Council
  • Scape

Best Main Contractor to Work For (Over £250m)

  • Ferrovial Agroman UK
  • Graham Construction
  • ISG
  • J Murphy
  • Laing O’Rourke
  • McLaren Construction
  • Morgan Sindall
  • Sisk
  • Taylor Woodrow
  • Willmott Dixon

Best Main Contractor to Work For (£50m – £250m)

  • 8Build
  • Barhale
  • Beard Construction
  • Farrans
  • FM Conway
  • McNicholas Construction
  • Raymond Brown Construction
  • Novus Property Solutions
  • Shaylor Group
  • Speller Metcalfe

Best Main Contractor to Work For (Under £50m)

  • Carillion Highways Maintenance M40
  • Colmore Tang
  • Colorado Group
  • GPC74
  • Hightown Group
  • Jarvis Contracting
  • Jenner Contractors
  • PiLON
  • Torsion Group
  • VolkerWessels UK

Best Specialist Contractor to Work For (Over 25m)   

  • Astins
  • BAM Ritchies
  • Briggs Amasco
  • Briggs & Forrester
  • Carey Group
  • McGee
  • NG Bailey
  • Severfield
  • Vital Energi
  • Watkins                                                                                    

Best Specialist Contractor to Work For (Under £25m)

  • Aarsleff Ground Engineering
  • Ardmac
  • Builders Beams
  • Clarke Facades
  • Hazelwood Carpentry Contractors
  • PHD Modular Access
  • Scitech Engineering
  • SMD
  • Taylor’s Hoists
  • VolkerLaser

Best Main Contractor to Work With (Over £250m)

  • Balfour Beatty
  • BAM Construction
  • BAM Nuttall
  • Graham Construction
  • Kier
  • Laing O’Rourke
  • Lendlease
  • Sisk
  • Skanska
  • Willmott Dixon

Best Main Contractor to Work With (£50m – £250m)

  • Bardsley
  • Barhale
  • Clugston Construction
  • Caddick Construction
  • Farrans
  • McNicholas Construction
  • North Midland
  • Shaylor Group
  • Speller Metcalfe
  • Watkin Jones

Best Main Contractor to Work With (Under £50m)

  • AE Yates
  • Cheetham Hill
  • Colmore Tang
  • Jarvis Contracting
  • Manton Building Contractors
  • PiLON
  • Torsion Group
  • VolkerWessels UK
  • Warden Construction
  • Wildgoose Construction                                          

Best Specialist Contractor to Work With (Over £25m)

  • Briggs Amasco
  • Carey Group
  • J Reddington
  • Keltbray
  • Lakesmere
  • McGee
  • NG Bailey
  • Prater
  • TClarke
  • Vital Energi

Best Specialist Contractor to Work With (Under £25m)          

  • A1 Flue Systems
  • Bauer Technologies
  • Bracknell Roofing
  • G&H Group
  • GKR Scaffolding
  • M&J Group
  • MVS Group
  • SMD
  • Style Partitions
  • Tiger Scaffolding

Best Construction Supplier to Work With (Over £25m)

  • FP McCann
  • Hudson Contract Services
  • JCB
  • Mabey
  • Marley Eternit
  • Metsec
  • PERI
  • SIG
  • Tarmac
  • VP Groundforce

Construction Supplier to Work With (Under £25m)

  • Basestone
  • Biosite Systems
  • Bryson Products
  • Constructionarium
  • One Way resourcing
  • Purpol Marketing
  • PSP Aluminium
  • Safewise
  • TD Construction Testing
  • Visual 5D

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