Construction awards opens for entries

The Centre for Construction Innovation and the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford have opened the applications process for the North West Regional Construction Awards 2015.

Now in their ninth year, the awards celebrate outstanding examples of best practice within their field of the built environment.

A spokesman for the awards said: "The awards aim to recognise exceptional companies and projects from across the region that have demonstrated desire and commitment throughout their project delivery in a collaborative and sustainable manner. We know that the construction industry in the North West is of a high standard and we prove it each year as the winners from our region go head to head with other regional winners from across the UK at the annual Constructing Excellence National Awards."

Entries to the 2015 Awards are welcomed from all organisations and project teams involved in delivering buildings and civil engineering projects in the North West including developers, clients, contractors, specialist and sub-contractors, engineers of all disciplines, members of the design team, any other associated consultants

The award categories are:

  • Leadership and People Development Award
  • Integration and Collaborative Working Award – Value in Construction
  • Sustainability – Our Legacy Award
  • Business Innovation Award
  • Health and Safety Award
  • Heritage Award
  • New for 2015: BIM Project of the Year
  • Sub-Regional Project of the Year Awards
  • Consultant of the Year
  • Contractor of the Year
  • SME of the Year
  • Client of the Year
  • Young Achiever of the Year
  • Project of the Year

All entries will be considered by an independent panel of judges. The deadline for submissions will be 5.00pm on Friday 13 February 2015.

To apply, please register your details at and you will be sent an application pack which will include the application form, criteria and guidance notes. Please only register once even if you are applying for more than one Award.

We also have some exclusive and exciting sponsorship opportunities for companies wishing to raise their profile within the construction sector and be associated with a well respected and prestigious event. If you are interested in sponsoring the event please contact Rachael on

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