Top Ten winners enjoy construction’s big night out

Grant Prior 6 months ago
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The Top Ten winners of the Construction Enquirer Awards gathered in Birmingham last night to celebrate their success.

Construction's finest put on a proper party in Birmingham

More than 18,000 votes were cast by Enquirer readers for their favourite companies and projects.

Those polling the highest number of votes among the Top Ten winners in each category were also presented with a special prize.

They were:

Best Client to Work With (Public and Private) – Scape

Best Specialist Contractor to Work With – Fitzgerald Contractors

Best Construction Supplier to Work With – Danny Sullivan Group

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

Best Main Contractor to Work With (Over £250m) – North Midland Construction

Best Specialist Contractor to Work For (Under 25m) – Bespoke Construction Services

Best Specialist Contractor to Work For (Over £25m) – Stanmore Contractors

Best Project to Work On (Civils) – A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme

Best Project to Work On (Building) – Bloomberg, London

Best Consultant to Work For – Jomas Associates

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

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

Best Main Contractor to Work For (Over £250m) – Laing O’Rourke

The crowd of 500 was entertained by host George Clarke and quickfire comedian Gary Delaney.

Aaron Morby, Editor of the Enquirer said: “It was fantastic to see the industry come together to  celebrate construction’s favourite firms.

“Our readers voted in their thousands for these awards making them a true reflection of which firms are doing business in the right way and keeping their staff and suppliers happy.”

One winner added: “I love these awards – they are a great chance to get together and enjoy everything that’s good about our industry.”

Photos from the night are available here,

The awards were the first day highlight of UK Construction Week which is currently underway at Birmingham’s NEC.

The evening was sponsored by:

The full list of Top Ten winners is:

Best Client to Work With (Public and Private)

  • Argent
  • Birmingham City Council
  • Birmingham City University
  • Crossrail
  • Highways England
  • Manchester Airport Group
  • North West Construction Hub
  • Scape
  • Thames Tideway
  • University of Manchester

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

  • BAM Nuttall
  • Graham
  • J Murphy & Sons
  • Kier
  • Laing O’Rourke
  • McLaren Construction
  • North Midland Construction
  • Sir Robert McAlpine
  • Sisk
  • Willmott Dixon

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

  • Bardsley Construction
  • Barhale
  • Blu-3
  • Colmore Tang
  • Jenner (Contractors)
  • MCS Group
  • Speller Metcalfe
  • Stepnell
  • Taylor Woodrow
  • United Living

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

  • Bespoke Construction
  • Coombs
  • CW Duke
  • Gelder Group
  • GMI Construction
  • Hightown Group
  • Jarvis Contracting
  • Knights Construction Group
  • Pilon
  • Torsion Group

Best Specialist Contractor to Work For (Over 25m)

  • Aarsleff
  • Astins
  • Billington Structures
  • Briggs & Forrester
  • Carey Group
  • Danny Sullivan Group
  • Lucas
  • N G Bailey
  • Stanmore Contractors
  • Vital Energi

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

  • Avanti Traffic Management
  • Bespoke Construction Services
  • Cidon Construction
  • Clarke Facades
  • DMC Contracts
  • EYG Group
  • Northvale
  • O’Donovan Waste Disposal
  • O’Brien Contractors
  • SMD

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

  • Costain
  • Graham
  • Laing O’Rourke
  • Lendlease
  • McLaren Construction
  • North Midland Construction
  • Sir Robert McAlpine
  • Sisk
  • Vinci
  • Willmott Dixon

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

  • Bardsley Construction
  • Barhale
  • Caddick Construction
  • Colmore Tang
  • Farrans
  • Jenner (Contractors)
  • Knights Brown
  • Russells Construction
  • Shaylor
  • Stepnell

Best Specialist Contractor to Work With

  • Billington Structures
  • Bourne Group
  • Dodd Group
  • Fitzgerald Contractors
  • ISO Spaces
  • Lucas
  • MGF Excavation Safety Solutions
  • Prater
  • SMD
  • Plastic Surgeon

Best Construction Supplier to Work With

  • Aluprof UK
  • Barhale Construction Services
  • Danny Sullivan Group
  • Etag Fixings UK
  • Falcon Green
  • Groundforce
  • Jomas Associates
  • JSP
  • MGF Excavation Safety Solutions
  • Newton Waterproofing Systems

Best Consultant to Work For

  • Arcadis
  • Bidsmarter
  • Engineering Design Consultants
  • Invennt
  • Jomas Associates
  • Kingston Barnes
  • McLeod + Aitken
  • Purpol Marketing
  • Soben Contract and Commercial
  • Turner + Townsend

Best Construction Project to Work On (Civils)

  • A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme – Balfour Beatty/Costain/Skanska 
  • Chelsea to Battersea Tunnel and Pipeline – Barhale, Cadent Gas, Mott MacDonald, Skanska and tRIIO
  • Crossrail
  • Elan Valley Aqueduct Rehabilitation – BNM Alliance
  • Hinkley Point C – BYLOR
  • Leeds Flood Alleviation – BAM Nuttall and Mott MacDonald
  • London Bridge Station redevelopment – Costain/Balfour Beatty
  • Mersey Gateway – Kier/Samsung/FCC
  • New Wear Crossing – Farrans/Victor Buyck
  • Queensferry Crossing – Galliford Try/Hochtief, Dragados, American Bridge

Best Construction Project to Work On (Building)

  • Bloomberg London – Sir Robert McAlpine
  • Bracken House, London – McLaren Construction
  • Elephant Park, London – Lendlease
  • Gascoigne Estate – Bouygues UK
  • Manchester Airport Transformation Programme – Laing O’Rourke
  • Old Admiralty Building, London – Willmott Dixon
  • Port Street, Manchester – Bardsley Construction
  • St Mary’s Row, Moseley – Bespoke Construction
  • Trago Mills – Kier
  • Nottingham University GERA Building – Aluprof

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