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:
Project of the Year
Fladgate LLP is a UK Top 100 law firm located in central London. Their skills base covers a broad spectrum of legal services, in particular construction and engineering, PFI/PPP, real estate and corporate. Specialist construction lawyers deal with a wide range of projects including infrastructure, commercial and retail, residential, hotel and leisure, oil and gas, nuclear power, renewable energy, waste, facilities management, schools and hospitals.
The dedicated BIM team advises on all legal issues associated with the incorporation of the Model; both Legal 500 and Chambers directories recommend the construction team as leaders in their field.
Client of the Year
Sponsorship available call Tina on 0118 9207 204
Conservation and Regeneration
Artelia is a global project management and engineering consultancy, employing over 3,350 people in 39 countries. A large consultancy offering individuality and the freedom to make decisions based around their clients’ best interests, not external shareholders. Their aim is to bring out the best in an organisation; to improve the performance of people, assets and operations.
They know from asking clients directly that great service is not just about imparting technical knowledge. Clients expect responsiveness, to be listened to and have their needs fully understood; they expect best practice to be combined with new ideas to anticipate and solve problems. Artelia are determined to provide a different and better service and they call it their ‘Consciously Unique’ approach.
We are one of the UK’s fastest-growing construction companies. Founded in 2014, we have quickly established ourselves as one of the UK’s leading offsite construction, consultancy and development businesses, picking up multiple awards for our work along the way. We consider ourselves experts in offsite and modern methods of construction for the residential, education, health and commercial sectors.
Winning and delivering multiple projects across the UK for a wide range of clients. Our goal is to help our clients realise the maximum value from their investment in any construction project. We are dedicated to providing enhanced value for our clients and partners delivering projects on time, on budget and to the highest standards possible through innovation and professionalism.
G4C Future Leader
Innovative Future Leaders Programme (IFLP) equips future leaders within your company and across the built environment sector with the expertise, connections, confidence and practice to successfully drive innovation. It is a 12-month programme with a series launch event, quarterly 2-day residential workshops and a showcase event. The team is led by Sarah Winckless MBE – exceptional facilitator of leadership development programmes in Government and private sector – with expert sessions delivered by world-leading innovators in tech companies, motorsport, construction, consultancy, retail, procurement, utilities, policy, government and more.
Health, Safety & Wellbeing
VolkerWessels UK is a leading multidisciplinary contractor that delivers innovative engineering solutions across the civil engineering and construction sectors including rail, highways, airport, marine, energy, water, and environmental infrastructure.
The company employs over 2,800 staff across the country and brings together best practice through five business units: VolkerFitzpatrick, VolkerRail, VolkerStevin, VolkerHighways and VolkerLaser. These business units each have a long and successful heritage built on delivering quality and bespoke projects as well as providing specialist skills, plant and equipment. Their success is founded on their ability to deliver in challenging environments and regularly winning repeat business from established clients.
Collaboration is also at the heart of what they do as we share best practice and draw on the specialist skills of each business unit to deliver a truly integrated service to their clients. By utilising the specialist skills of each business unit within VolkerWessels UK, they are able to provide development to ensure their staff provide unrivalled resources and expertise to their clients.
For almost 20 years, RIFT has been working to ensure people and businesses get the most from their money. From handling tax refunds and Self Assessment returns for individual clients to making innovation pay for companies through R&D Tax Credits, we're a sharp pair of eyes and a safe pair of hands for hundreds of businesses and thousands of people.
“RIFT's foundations are deeply planted in the construction industry. As a company, we strive to champion innovation, sustainability and outstanding customer service in everything we do. These are all core values of Constructing Excellence, so we're thrilled to continue our sponsorship of the Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards.” Julie Barry, Head of Business Development for RIFT R&D.
Integration & Collaborative Working
Waterloo is the Supplier of Choice for Air Terminal Devices, and for nearly six decades has been at the forefront of air distribution.
They work collaboratively with their customers to ensure a smooth process from start to finish of a project and pride themselves on offering high-quality bespoke products on short timescales.
All the products in their extensive range are made to order. Their flexible and agile in-house manufacturing enables them to provide customers with the exact solution they need to fit correctly, function efficiently and look great.
They are a highly regarded trusted brand, who joined the Swegon Group in the Spring of 2020 and are pleased to be able to enhance their offering to their customers as they grow and develop with the support of the largest European provider of ventilation and indoor climate control systems.
Sponsorship available call Tina on 0118 9207 204
Outstanding Customer Satisfaction
SCF is a joint venture between Devon County Council and Hampshire County Council. It draws on the authorities’ collective strengths and experience of running construction frameworks to provide an efficient and modern construction procurement vehicle for the benefit of all public authorities in the South of England.
Cheesmur Building Contractors are a multi-award winning 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 its 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 its employees.
SME of the Year
Baxall Construction are a long-standing, successful regional construction company delivering design and build, refurbishment and project management services to private and public sector clients across Kent, Sussex, Surrey and London. Established in 1964, we have grown organically over time to become the reputable firm we are today, with a solid ongoing order book of both new and repeat business.
A financially sound company, Baxall is wholly owned by its employees as part of an Employee Ownership Trust and is led by Malcolm Clarke (Chairman and Managing Director), along with Chris Tompsett and Steve Turner (Contracts Directors). All directors are hands-on with no other outside business interests and are supported by a loyal and experienced Senior Management Team. A long-standing member of the National Federation of Builders (NFB), the company is also registered with the NFB Continuous Improvement Club, Constructing Excellence (Kent), CHAS (Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme), Constructionline, BSRIA and the National House Building Council (NHBC).
We place a strong emphasis on quality - both in the services we provide and how we deliver them. Accredited to the ISO:9001 Quality, ISO:14001 Environmental and ISO 45001 Health & Safety Standards, we operate within the strict parameters of our Quality Management System and associated policies to deliver our buildings safely, sustainably, on time and to budget, with minimal disruption and to exceptional standards. This is strongly reflected in our well below-average accident statistics, registration of all staff to the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) and achievement of numerous awards.
Willmott Dixon is a privately-owned contracting and fit-out company. Being a large company means they have the scale to create a huge and lasting positive impact on our society. This is not only done through what they build and maintain – it is achieved through the fantastic efforts of all their people who make a major contribution to enhancing their local communities.
They achieve very positive impacts on the industry and the wider community and provide a great example to others. In 2017 they won the Sunday Times ’Giving Something Back’ award for our focus on strengthening the fabric of society.
As the company grows, they are invested in working as ‘one team’ to ensure they continually deliver exceptional projects to their customers