Our Sponsors

Construction relies on teamwork, the awards are no different - this is our team

Our sponsors help us to make the London and South East Constructing Excellence Awards a reality, you can find out more about each of them and the categories they sponsor below:

Headline Sponsor and Project of the Year

Westfield Corporation is one of the world’s leading shopping centre companies with iconic retail destinations in London, New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles among its portfolio of 35 centres. Last year approximately 400 million customer visits to Westfield Corporation shopping centres generated $16 billion in retail sales.

Westfield’s strategy is to develop and own superior retail destinations in major cities by integrating food, fashion, leisure and entertainment and by using technology to better connect retailers with consumers. In the UK, Westfield owns and operates Europe’s two largest shopping centres, Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City and has a strong development pipeline including the expansion of Westfield London and new developments in Croydon and Milan.

Westfield manages every aspect of its portfolio – from design, construction and development to leasing, management and marketing – ensuring that its centres constantly meet the highest expectations of today’s retailers and consumers.

Client of the Year

We are a privately owned company that is one of the biggest in the construction and property sectors. Our £1bn+business employs over 3,500 people dedicated to meeting the ambitions and visions of our customers.

Being a responsible business underpins everything we do; since 2012 we have been carbon neutral and were the only company from our industry to receive a Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development in 2014. Our delivery of successful projects in London & South East is driven by continuous improvement.

Integration & Collaborative Working

Waterloo Air Products plc has over 100 years’ experience in ventilation system design, engineering and manufacture. With a collaborative approach to projects, Waterloo delivers the most suitable air terminal devices to fulfil the air flow requirements of even the most complex buildings. By introducing innovative new products and continuously sharing technical and commercial knowledge with customers, Waterloo remains the UK’s leading manufacturer of air terminal devices.


The SIG360 Technical Centre is a service proposition dedicated to taking cost and complexity out of construction through SIG’s impartial product selection of thermal and acoustic insulation solutions, supported by free a U Value and SAP service.

SIG360 saves time and effort getting to grips with the regulations; providing a full package of specification and technical support services, backed up by reliable deliveries through SIG’s unrivalled, nationwide distribution network. At the heart of all this activity is a focus on the investigation and development of new products and services.


Temple Group Limited (Temple) is a leading environment, planning and sustainability consultancy in the UK. Temple’s experienced professionals deliver specialist advice to infrastructure and development clients on the most challenging and complex projects to the very niche. Established in 1997, Temple has grown rapidly in recent years and together with its sister company, The Ecology Consultancy, is now one of the UK’s 25 largest environmental consultancies.

Outstanding Customer Satisfaction

O'Donovan Waste Disposal is passionate about the waste and construction industry and about working as safely and sustainably as possible. The multi-award winning, family run business champions a range of ongoing initiatives which demonstrate top-down commitment and as such is widely regarded within the construction, waste and logistics industry as a champion for health and safety, training and environmental excellence. The company is a Construction Logistics and Community Safety (CLOCS) Champion and Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) Gold operator held for over five consecutive years.

Apprenticeship Initiative

CoTrain, a shared apprenticeship scheme, makes it easier for contractors to employ apprentices. Established in response to industry demand, this innovative collaboration shares a commitment to long-term employment and training enabling local companies to invest in developing local talent
before it’s too late.

CoTrain recruits and employs candidates, then places them with one company for 4-6 months, then another, and another until the apprentice gains the required experience to qualify. Contractors are provided with a risk free mechanism to meet local training obligations and gain from an injection of energy from talented young people when workload peaks.

Leadership and People Development

Cheesmur Building Contractors are an SME contractor based in Sussex and specialising in educational, residential and commercial construction, building maintenance and refurbishment, facilities management services and heritage building restoration.
Specialist services provided cover partnering, design and build projects, and sustainable construction, including Modern Methods of Construction (MMC).

Fully recognising the contribution made by it’s award-winning  team, Cheesmur delivers projects with a collaborative and proactive ethos engendered in the company mission statement to deliver "traditional values in a changing world". This is achieved through the continuing development and resulting achievements  and contributions from it’s employees.


Sustainable Direction Limited (SDL) helps organisations identify, prioritise and actually take action to move in a sustainabledirection, thereby achieving more permanent prosperity. Through direct interaction with our clients we heighten understanding of whole life value and the value chain, and use this to improve business processes, find ways to reduce costs and environmental burdens, improve productivity and staff skills and motivate and change behaviour. Ultimately we save our clients’ money by a better use of all resources, and help them realise the opportunity in efficiency.

SME of the Year

The Chartered Institute of Building is at the heart of a management career in construction; the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. They have a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society, and have been doing that since 1834. Their members work worldwide in the development, conservation and improvement of the built environment.

As well as the different grades for individual membership (eg Chartered Fellow/Member, Applicant or student), the CIOB can also offer Chartered status for businesses, under the Chartered Building Company or Chartered Building Consultancy (CBC) scheme.

Digital Construction

Clearbox delivers a simple, scalable integrated single source of information across an asset’s lifecycle – from conception to operation. We’re not just another software company…we’ve come from the construction industry, we’ve lived your problems and we wanted to find a solution to ease the pain.

We deliver a powerful information environment, with the processes and visualisation tools required to gather, enrich and manage project information across the entire asset lifecycle. Information is secure but available in context, anywhere, anytime and across a variety of devices.

Our solutions are easy to use, require minimal training, will save you and your business time and money, and will go on to extend your project knowledge across your entire portfolio.

Awards Brochure

Knauf UK is part of the Knauf Group, one of the largest independent building materials groups in the world, employing around 22,000 staff in over 50 countries. As one of the leading suppliers of lightweight building materials in the UK, Knauf is committed to continuous product innovation and provides a full range of products and systems for walls, floors, ceilings and facades.

The Judging Day

Fladgate LLP is a UK Top 100 law firm located incentral London. Their skills base covers a broad spectrum of legal services, inparticular construction and engineering, PFI, Real Estate and Corporate.

Specialist construction lawyers deal with a wide range of projects includinginfrastructure, commercial and retail, residential, hotel and leisure, oil andgas, nuclear power, renewable energy, waste, facilities management and hospitals. The dedicated BIM team advises on all legal issues associated withthe incorporation of the Model; both Legal 500 and Chambers directoriesrecommend the construction team as leaders in their field

Constructing Excellence in London and the South East

SECBE is the regional partner for Constructing Excellence, driving positive change across our sector. It provides a range of not-for-profit membership and consultancy services to construction clients and supply-side companies to achieve 33% cut in costs, 50% cut in both programme & emissions. 

SECBE also delivers government-funded programmes, and supports apprentices through its CoTrain operations.

We use inspiration, innovation and collaboration to help companies deliver great results – and to deliver outstanding Constructing Excellence awards!

Health, Safety and Wellbeing

CLOCS (Construction Logistics and Community Safety) brings the construction logistics industry together to revolutionise the management of work related road risk (WRRR) and ensure a road safety culture is embedded across the industry. By working together we can help protect pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists and other road users who share the roads with construction vehicles. CLOCS has developed the National common standard for use by the construction logistics industry. Implemented by construction clients through contracts, this new Standard provides a framework enabling the management of road safety that can be adhered to in a consistent way.


Association for Project Safety (APS) Founded in 1994, the Association for Project Safety (APS) is committed to shaping and sharing good practice in design and construction health & safety risk management.

Amongst APS 6000 members are the country’s leading architectural, engineering, surveying, project management, and health & safety professionals. As a pan-industry body, APS believes in integration not only of project teams but also the cross fertilisation of professional institutes, with the aim of providing construction professionals with the means to improve and maintain their capability to fulfil their duties under the CDM Regulations.

Young Achiever of the Year

Tarmac, a CRH company, is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Tarmac combines the knowledge and expertise of two of the construction industry’s most iconic brands: Tarmac, the pioneers of the modern road and Blue Circle, the company that patented Portland Cement.

The company’s innovative products and solutions not only safely deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the UK economy today but also help to create a more sustainable built environment for the country’s long term future. Tarmac has contributed to some of the UK’s biggest construction projects, including The Sainsbury Laboratory, Wembley Stadium, Heathrow Terminal 5, Blackpool Sea Defences, The Shard and London 2012.

Celebrating Excellence is a cloud based collaboration platform allowing both main contractors and subcontractors to save significant time and cost by automating the application for payment, valuation, variation and certification process.

The platform provides a secure, efficient environment for the exchange of information necessary to certify a contract payment. By accurately issuing conforming applications for payment and payment notices, ensures compliance with common law contracts and the Construction Act.

This easy-to-use software can be accessed anywhere at any time, on any device and can be up and running within your business in a day. Integrating with ERP and finance solutions, gives both main contractor and subcontractor a holistic approach to their billing and payment needs.

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