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:
Hill Dickinson is a leading and award-winning international commercial law firm with more than 850 people, including 185 partners and legal directors. From offices in the UK, mainland Europe and Asia, we deliver advice and strategic guidance spanning the full legal spectrum.
The firm acts as a trusted adviser to businesses, organisations and individuals across the globe and from a wide range of market sectors. Advising all sectors of the construction industry on all practical and strategic aspects of construction and engineering law, our construction team brings commercial perspective and experience to the drafting and negotiation of all forms of contracts and to all forms of dispute resolution process.
Costain's purpose is to improve people’s lives by helping to: connect and keep the nation moving: keep water clean and flowing: power communities sustainably and keep people safe.
Conservation and Regeneration
Sponsorship available. Contact Will Hunter 0118 920 7205 / email@example.com
Artelia UK is part of an international, multi-disciplinary consultancy, engineering and project management group, specialising in the sectors of building construction, infrastructure, water, industry and environment. The group employs over 6,000 people across more than 30 countries.
We are passionate about the built environment and the opportunity that our role presents to imagine, design and develop more efficient, harmonious and sustainable facilities and leave a lasting legacy for future generations.
Our values reflect our identity and guide our behaviours:
When you partner with Artelia, you will be working with an enthusiastic, connected and technically skilled group of local and international people, with a passion for the property and the construction industry.
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is the world’s largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership.
Our members work worldwide in the development, conservation, and improvement of the built environment. Our training and our professional and vocational qualifications are a mark of the highest levels of competence, providing assurance to clients and other professionals procuring built assets.
Our members come from all walks of life, if you're a student just graduating or an experienced leader with 20 years of project management, the CIOB has tailored solutions to help guide you through the process of becoming chartered.
Just as individuals work towards Chartered Membership, entire organisations can achieve Chartered status with the CIOB’s Chartered Company Membership Scheme. The scheme provides its members with validation that their business is managed professionally and meets ethical codes, allowing them to be recognised as a trusted resource by clients.
The Training Partnership scheme is a joint venture between a company and the CIOB with the common aim of having a fully chartered workforce and provides unique support for an organisation’s long-term learning and development strategies.
SNC-Lavalin's Faithful+Gould business is a world-leading integrated project and programme management consultancy.
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.
RIFT has been working for over 20 years to ensure people and businesses get the most from their money.
From handling Travel Tax refunds, Self-Assessment returns and supporting innovative 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." -Katy O’Neill, Partnerships Director
Swegon is your partner for indoor environment solutions that work exactly as desired, at the lowest possible lifecycle cost. We are a total system supplier, and our offer includes ventilation, heating, cooling and climate optimisation systems, as well as connected services and expert technical support.
Count on us to add value to your project – from start to finish, and beyond. In everything we do, we are guided by a single purpose; to enable healthy, comfortable and safe indoor environments for people to be at their best, today and tomorrow.
MMC (Modern Methods of Construction)
Sponsorship available. Contact Will Hunter 0118 920 7205 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Southern Construction Framework (SCF) is a leading construction procurement framework delivered by the public sector for the public sector in the South of England. It has delivered £7.5 billion worth of combined construction schemes since it began in 2006 and is the market leader in Two Stage Open Book tendering.
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. Founded in 1852, we have a purpose beyond profit to leave a positive legacy by delivering brilliant buildings, transforming lives, strengthening communities and enhancing the environment; so our world is fit for future generations.
Sustainability and social value are at the heart of our business and underpin our sustainability strategy, Now or Never - the decisive decade, with a series of ambitious targets we are set to achieve by 2030.
In 2018, we were one of only six companies to receive a Queen's Awards for Enterprise in the promoting opportunity through social mobility category and followed this in 2019 by winning another Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for sustainable development.