NW construction awards shortlist announced

BAM Construction leads the way with three nominations in this year's North West Regional Construction Awards organised by the Centre for Construction Innovation.

The shortlist in full is as follows:

Skills & Education Award

  • Balfour Beatty
  • B4Box
  • Capita Symonds
  • Conlon Construction

Local People, Local Jobs

  • Blackpool Coastal Housing
  • Capita Symonds & Carillion – Waterfront Business Park, Barrow
  • Elevate East Lancashire
  • Impact Housing, Manchester

Places for People

  • Liverpool City Council – City Centre Movement Strategy: Public Realm Works
  • Rochdale Borough Council – Middleton Arena
  • Morgan Ashurst – Wright Robinson Sports College, Gorton
  • Forestry Commission Northwest – The Newlands Programme

Environmental Sustainability

  • Lancaster University – County and Grizedale Eco-residences
  • Taylor Woodrow – Tesco, Cheetham Hill
  • Thomas Barnes – Police Headquarters, Carlisle
  • Willmott Dixon – St Agnes Primary School, Longsight


  • BAM Construction
  • Pennine Vibropiling – Lean Manufacturing Process
  • Plus Dane Group & Cruden Construction – Rethinking Construction Principles
  • Rider Levett Bucknall – 4DCM


  • Blencowe Partners – Blencowe Hall
  • Donald Insall Associates – Buckshaw Hall, Chorley
  • Donald Insall Associates – The Bluecoat, Liverpool
  • Heritage Works – Murray's Mill, Ancoats
  • Heritage Trust for the North West – The King's Head, Blackburn

Contractor of the Year

  • BAM Construction
  • The Forshaw Group
  • Willmott Dixon

SME of the Year

  • Cara Construction
  • FCE Projects
  • Freemont
  • Wardens

Client of the Year

  • Cumbria County Council & West Lakes Renaissance nominated by Capita Symonds & Carillion
  • Greater Manchester Police Authority nominated by Mansell
  • Liverpool Housing Trust
  • Manchester City Council nominated by Turner & Townsend

Project of the Year

  • BAM Construction – Sixth Form College, Ashton on Mersey School
  • Birse Coastal – Cleveleys Coast Protection Scheme
  • Kier Construction – Southport Station
  • Taylor Woodrow – Tesco, Cheetham Hill

The winners will be announced at a dinner in Southport Theatre & Convention Centre on the evening of Thursday 21 May 2009. For further information and to purchase tickets please visit the event website www.glasgows.co.uk/nwca09

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