In a celebration of the North West’s achievements in construction, 350 guests gathered at Liverpool’s Titanic Hotel last night for the annual Regional Construction Awards.
The awards, organised by the University of Salford and Constructing Excellence North West, recognise excellence among the region’s construction professionals and businesses.
Attendees were in high spirits, and the evening, sponsored by Hill Dickinson, Place North West, Hays Construction, Redrow, Vextrix and Kier Group, saw 16 award winners and three finalists highly commended for their accomplishments.
The full list of winners is as follows:
Project of the Year, sponsored by Place North West: Farnworth Tunnel, Bolton
Highly commended: The Whitworth, The University of Manchester
Integration & Collaborative Working Award: Liverpool Schools Investment Programme
Highly commended: The Manchester Veterans’ Village
Innovation Award: Life Cycle Costing in Construction, Knowledge Transfer Partnership
Heritage Award: Revealing the Roch
Leadership & People Development Award: iSTEM Centre, Preston’s College
Health & Safety Award: Farnworth Tunnel
Highly commended: Exhibition Centre Liverpool & Pullman Hotel
BIM Project of the Year: 4D Simulation Environment for Track Renewal Programme
Sustainability Award: Leigh to Ellenbrook Guided Busway
Young Achiever Award: Mike Norris – Kier Construction Northern
SME of the Year: Manchester & Cheshire Construction Co
Contractor of the Year: Willmott Dixon Construction
Client of the Year: Wigan Council
Cheshire, Wirral and Warrington Sub-Regional Project of the Year: The Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Incubator, Warrington
Lancashire Sub-Regional Project of the Year: Anchorsholme Park Storage Tank
Liverpool Sub – Regional Project of the Year: Exhibition Centre Liverpool & Pullman Hotel
Manchester Sub-Regional Project of the Year: Revealing the Roch
Winners will go forward to the National Constructing Excellence Awards to compete with the other English regions and Wales in London later this year.