SPV are proud to have won and been nominated for several industry awards. You can find out more about them below.

SPV Shortlisted for 2020 Construction News Specialists Awards.

After much deliberation from our panel of more than 60 judges, Construction news have today announced the shortlist for the 2020Construction News Specialists Awards.CN-Specialists-Awards-2020---Finalist-Logo.jpg

Now in their 16th year, the Specialists Awards are the only national awards recognising the outstanding achievements of specialist contractors, and that the maximum integrity face-to-face judging process highlights the very best inspirational businesses and projects.

SPV are delighted to have been shortlisted in the 2020 Construction News Specialists Awards in the category of training excellence for our collaboration with Juniper Training- Building Futures!


To decide the winners, all finalists will attend face-to-face judging by our panel of more than 60 judges, made up from the UK’s largest construction firms and the leaders of the country’s major projects, including:

  • Dale Turner, director of procurement and supply chain, Skanska UK
  • Louisa Finlay, deputy managing director (London), Kier
  • Liz Baldwin, project director, Mott Macdonald
  • Alan Brookes, group executive – Europe, Middles East & UK, Arcadis
  • Graham Edgell, director of sustainability and procurement, Morgan Sindall 

The Construction News Specialists Awards ensures that whatever size or specialism there is an appropriate avenue to showcase the achievements of specialist contractors.

Construction News editor Lem Bingley said:

“The UK construction sector is a significant pillar of the national economy and it rests on the unique skills of specialist contractors to deliver at every stage, from demolition to topping off. Our shortlisted organisations demonstrate the breadth of capabilities offered by today’s specialists as well as their ability to innovate and diversify, offer additional value to their clients.

Finalists will now progress to our face-to-face judging stage, where they will have the chance to impress some the UK’s biggest and most significant contractors and developers.”

The winners will be announced on 25 March 2020 at a glamorous ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London where over 1,000 of the industry elite will meet for a night of entertainment, celebration and networking.

The full list of finalists and more information can be found at: specialistsawards.constructionnews.co.uk

2017 Construction News Specialists Awards.

In March 2017 SPV were crowned Roofing Specialist of the Year at the 2017 Construction News Specialists Awards.

The Construction News Specialists Awards brought together over 750 of the UK’s leading specialist contractors for a glittering evening of celebration, recognition and networking.

After a face to face review by a panel of over 60 expert judges, SPV Group won in recognition of their real passion for customer service. The judges commented that SPV took impressive steps forward in quality while retaining a strong family feel and a real commitment to direct employment and their community.2017 CN Roofing Specialist award winner - SPV Group

Tom Fitzpatrick, editor of Construction News said: “Specialist contractors are the inspiration behind the transport and energy infrastructure that keeps Britain moving, the offices where people go to work and the homes we live in. The Construction News Specialists Awards are the only industry awards to specifically recognise this group of companies, who continue to stand strong in the face of uncertainty as Britain prepares to exit the EU. The winners of these awards, judged independently by more than 60 industry leaders, have proved they are the best in the business.

Kate Whatley of SPV commented; “It was a great honour for SPV Group to be recognised in these prestigious awards. We were delighted to be crowned winners and were pleased that the Expert Judges appreciated the passion we have for what we do. Furthermore, it is great recognition for the hard work of all members of our dedicated team

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SPV have been shortlisted as a finalist in the Reinforced Bitumen Membranes Category of the NFRC UK Roofing Awards 2017.

Our project at Four Seasons Shopping Centre, Mansfield was selected due to the degree of difficulty, workmanship, problem solving, contribution to the built environment, environmental qualities and the aesthetics of the build.

Express and Star Business Awards 2017

SPV are through to the finals of the 2017 Express and Star Business Awards in the category of Community Champions

SPV will present to a panel of judges from Jaguar Landrover and Senior Management from The Express and Star to demonstrate why we should be crowned winners!

The winners will be announced at Presentation evening at Wolverhampton racecourse on the 8th June 2017.

Express & Star Editor Keith Harrison said: “It seems that every year the quality of applicants for these awards just keeps getting better. It has been a terrifically hard task to whittle down the scores of applicants to the shortlist of 36 we are announcing today.expressstar.png

The panels of judges – from both the Express & Star and from our sponsors – face a difficult task trying to pick the winners.

In a very real sense, all the companies that we name as finalists are winners in their own right. Simply making the shortlist of finalists says an enormous amount about them and about the quality of our business sector.

In challenging times they provide solid reasons for optimism about the economic future of this country.”

Read more at http://www.expressandstar.com/business/2017/04/04/express-star-business-awards-2017-finalists-unveiled/#WWcOo7ITQfYGRisL.99

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SPV were selected as Gold Winners for the NFRC Health and Safety in Roofing Awards 2017

This annual Safety in Roofing Award recognises NFRC member businesses that are committed to Health and Safety.

Howard Evans, Managing Director of SPV Group commented: “We were delighted to receive this award acknowledging our continued commitment to the highest levels of health and safety within the business

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SPV Group Commercial Director Kate Whatley was shortlisted in the Business Leader of the Year Category of the recent Women in Construction Awards. Now in its 11th year, the Women in Construction Awards provides a showcase for the brightest and the best female achievers in the construction and built environment industries.

Kate commented “It is a great honour to have been shortlisted for such a prestigious award and just to be nominated is a great achievement. It’s great to see the roofing Industry represented within this National Awards ceremony encompassing the whole of the Construction Industry.

West Midlands Celebrating Construction Awards 2017

SPV Group have been shortlisted in The West Midlands Celebrating Construction Awards 2017 in the Digital Construction Initiative of the Year Category for The SPV Intranet.celebconst.png

This category rewards organisations, projects or initiatives that have adopted, advanced and achieved excellence in Digital Construction.

The SPV Intranet was developed in conjunction with Carr Design Ltd and was selected as a finalist in this category as it demonstrates excellent integrated and collaborative working and sharing of information through common data environments and system integration.

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SPV Group, the Walsall based refurbishment specialists have been Awarded as the 2016 Winner of Family Business of the Year at The Express and Star Business Awards.esba.png

Furthermore we are delighted to have received a special commendation in the category of Community Champions.

The event, one of the highlights of the West Midlands’ business calendar shined a spotlight on the businesses that represent that whole range of commercial activity across our region.

The judges commented the following with regards to SPV Group;

“By innovation and exceptional customer service, SPV Group has become a leading specialist in the UK market place and overseas. Employing multiple members of other families, as well as their own, the owners have created a family feel across all departments.”

It was an emotional win for the company with Finance Director Kate Whatley commenting;

“We are very happy. Actually, we’re ecstatic. We didn’t expect to win it. It is great for everyone, because family is really important for us.

We would like to thank everyone within the business for all their continued commitment to the company and hard work as well as our valued clients and supply chain for making this possible”

Construction Investing in Talent Awards 2016

SPV were delighted to be shortlisted in The Inaugural Construction Investing in Talent Awards 2016 and attended their glittering Awards ceremony at Grosvenor House Hotel London on the 8th December where the Winners were announced.investingintalent.png

The Construction Investing in Talent Awards are about rewarding individuals and teams who work so hard to attract and retain the best talent.

Rewarding company initiatives, teams and individuals within construction and engineering, these awards demonstrated how effective HR and recruitment strategies build winning teams, create happy workplaces and benefit the bottom line.

Kate Whatley of SPV Group said: “It was an honour to be shortlisted for these prestigious awards. It is great to know that the initiatives we have in place to encourage more individuals to join our fantastic industry are being acknowledged.  Whilst we didn’t win the award for Best Place to Work we were proud to be up against the best in the Industry.”

NFRC Health and Safety in Roofing Awards

, AwardsSPV were selected as Gold Winners for the NFRC Health and Safety in Roofing Awards 2018. This annual Safety in Roofing Award recognises NFRC member businesses that are committed to Health and Safety.