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Construction awards shortlist revealed

The finalists have been announced for the 12th North West Regional Construction Awards, ahead of the awards ceremony in July 2018.

The awards are hosted by the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford, Constructing Excellence North West and the Centre for Construction Innovation.

Place North West is returning media partner for the North West Regional Construction Awards, which aim to celebrate outstanding examples of best practice, commitment, and collaborative and sustainable project delivery across the built environment.

The Awards ceremony will take place on Friday 6 July 2018 at The Principal Hotel, Manchester.

Head judge Professor Peter McDermott from the University of Salford said: “The judges were faced with a difficult task this year, given the incredibly high standard of submissions. It is a privilege to witness how the sector in the North West is responding to both the challenges of the market place and a changing policy environment.

“The North West’s clients and supply chains are not waiting around, they are driving change themselves through excellence in procurement and through new business models. We look forward to meeting all of our finalists at the awards ceremony in July and showcasing the talent we have in the region.”

Winners from the 2017 awards include Cheshire West & Chester Council for client of the year; Morgan Sindall as contractor of the year; and Maggie’s Cancer Centre in Oldham, built by F Parkinson, as building project of the year.

The shortlist in full

Client of the Year

Babcock International submitted by Kier Construction

Liverpool City Council submitted by Morgan Sindall

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust submitted by Interserve

Together Housing

University of Manchester submitted by Manchester & Cheshire Construction

Contractor of the Year

Kier Construction

Morgan Sindall

Willmott Dixon Construction

Digital Construction Award

The Christie Proton Beam Centre
Interserve, The Chrisite NHS Foundation Trust, HKS Architects and Arup

St Margarets CE School
ISG, Manchester City Council, Premier Modular, Lovelock Mitchell, BCM, and Scott Hughes

G4C Future Leader Award

Ryan Southern, Kier Construction

Stephen Healy, B4Box

Health, Safety & Wellbeing Award

Safety First and Foremost, NG Bailey

The Casey Group

Innovation Award

Greater Manchester Smart Community Demonstration Project
Procure Plus, Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Northwards Housing, Six Town Housing, Wigan Council, New Energy and Industrial Technology

Road Mole

Smart M&E Plug & Play for Offsite Construction
Patrick Parsons, Richmond Housing Partnership, Legal & General Homes, Wimshurt Pellereti Architects, Extreme Low Energy

Urban Splash House
Urban Splash, shedKM, TDO Architecture, George Clarke & Partners

Integration & Collaborative Working Award

Cumbria County Council Infrastructure Recovery Programme
Cumbria County Council and Mott MacDonald

Knowledge Quarter Liverpool

Sensor City
Kier Construction, University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University, IBI, Curtins, and Lorne Stewart

St Margarets CE School
ISG, Manchester City Council, Premier Modular, Lovelock Mitchell, BCM, and Scott Hughes

Stockport Homes and B4Box

The Christie Proton Beam Centre
Interserve, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, HKS Architects, and Arup

The Sovini Group Collaborative Partnership
The Sovini Group, One Vision Housing, Sovini Property Services, The Carroll Group, and Sovini Trade Supplies

Warrington Strategic Infrastructure Programme
Balfour Beatty, Warrington Borough Council, and Scape Group

Wigan Community Fire & Ambulance Station
Willmott Dixon Construction, Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service, Blue Sky Architects, Olenka Brain, and Curtins Consulting

Offsite Construction Award

Barnes Village
Icarus LSF

Holiday Inn Trafford City
Chapman Taylor, Bowmer & Kirkland, Trafford City Hotel, Tower Hotel Management, IHG, CIMC MBS, Capita, Topland, Mill Lane Estates, and Marick

Osco Homes, Together Housing & HM Hindley Prison
Together Housing Association, OSCO Homes/Procure Plus, Acanthus WSM, and Identity Consult

ShedKM

St Lukes Primary School
Atkins, Salford City Council, Urban Vision, and Laing O’Rourke

Outstanding Achiever Award

John Finlay, Manchester City Council

Martin Brown, Manchester & Cheshire Construction

Stuart Anwyl, Balfour Beatty Mott MacDonald

People Development Award

Manchester & Cheshire Construction

The Development of Flexible and Accelerated Built Environment Degrees at the University of Salford

Wates Construction

Preservation & Rejuvenation Award

Alder Grange
Mersey Design Group, Downfield Homes, Southey Building Services, Mercury Consulting Engineers, BCA Landscaping, Tree Health Consulting, and Emile K Sanan

Cumbria Infrastructure Recovery – Brougham Old Bridge
Cumbria Council County, Mott MacDonald, Metcalfe Plant Hire, Curtins Consulting, and Capita

Former Unitarian Chapel, Upper Brook Street, Manchester
Czero, HH Smith & Sons, and Buttress Architects

Stanley Grove Primary Academy
Interserve, Education Funding Agency, WYG, and JM Architects

Storyhouse Theatre, Chester
Kier Construction, Cheshire West & Chester, Bennetts Associates, Ellis Williams, WSP, and Charcoal Blue

Tatton Park Farm, Cheshire
F Parkinson, Cheshire East Council, Tatton Park Farm, Buttress Architects, and Focus Consultants 2010

SME of the Year

Krol Corlett Construction

Lane End Developments Construction

Lowbury Construction

Manchester & Cheshire Construction

MBC Building Contractors

Sub-regional Project of the Year – Cheshire, Wirral and Warrington

Jodrell Bank Telescope
MBC Building Contractors, University of Manchester, Network Scaffolding, Taziker and SHAL Steel

Storyhouse Theatre, Chester
Kier Construction, Cheshire West & Chester, Bennetts Associates, Ellis Williams, WSP, and Charcoal Blue

Tatton Park Farm, Cheshire
F Parkinson, Cheshire East Council, Tatton Park Farm, Buttress Architects, and Focus Consultants 2010

Unilever Advanced Manufacturing Centre
Unilever, DLA Architecture, Bam, Arcadis, GHD Structural Engineers, and Hoare Lea

Sub-regional Project of the Year – Cumbria

Cumbria Infrastructure Recovery – Brougham Old Bridge
Cumbria Council County, Mott MacDonald, Metcalfe Plant Hire, Curtins Consulting, and Capita

Sub-regional Project of the Year –  Liverpool

Alder Grange
Mersey Design Group, Downfield Homes, Southey Building Services, Mercury Consulting Engineers, BCA Landscaping, Tree Health Consulting, Emile K Sanan

Blackburne House, Liverpool
Cunard Construction, Blackburne House Group

Chancery House
Falconer Chester Hall, Paul Young, Nu Construction, Ridge & Partners, and Civic Engineers

Merseyside Police Operational Command Centre
Morgan Sindall, Merseyside Police, Mace, Ryder Architecture and Curtins

Sensor City
Kier Construction, University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University, IBI, Curtins, and Lorne Stewart

Victoria Street Multi-storey Car Park
Willmott Dixon Construction, Liverpool City Council, Leach Rhodes Walker, and Hill Cannon

Sub-regional Project of the Year – Manchester

Limelight
Willmott Dixon Construction, Trafford Housing Trust, PRP Architects, and Identity Consult

Samuel Alexander Building
Manchester & Cheshire Construction, University of Manchester, Gardiner & Theobald, Halliday Meecham, and WYG

Sir William Siemens House, Didsbury
PP O’Connor, Siemens, HDP Associates, Booth King Partnership, and Planit-IE

Stanley Grove Primary Academy
Interserve, Education Funding Agency, WYG, and JM Architects

The Christie Proton Beam Centre
Interserve, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, HKS Architects, and Arup

Project of the Year

Alder Grange

Blackburne House, Liverpool

Chancery House

Cumbria Infrastructure Recovery – Brougham Old Bridge

Jodrell Bank Telescope

Limelight

Merseyside Police Operational Command Centre

Samuel Alexander Building

Sensor City

Sir William Siemens House, Didsbury

Stanley Grove Primary Academy

Storyhouse Theatre, Chester

Tatton Park Farm, Cheshire

The Christie Proton Beam Therapy Centre

Unilever Advanced Manufacturing Centre

Victoria Street Multi-storey Car Park, Liverpool

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