Nov, 2019 Blog Posts

SPV Shortlisted in The Construction News Specialists Awards 2020

Nov 25, 2019

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


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