The Building Magazine is celebrating its 170th year of publication this year. The finalists for the 2013 Building Awards have just been announced, and a list is available on their website, just click on the banner above to go to the Building Award Website.
There are many categories for nomination and industry entries and these are listed below:
Construction Consultant/Surveyor of the Year (fewer than 100 staff)
Construction Consultant/Surveyor of the Year
Architectural Practice of the Year
Engineering Consultant of the Year
Contractor of the Year (up to £300m)
Major Contractor of the Year (over £300m)
Housing Project of the Year
Public Building Project of the Year
Manufacturer of the Year
Housebuilder of the Year
Specialist Contractor of the Year
Project/Construction Management Firm of the Year
Building Magazine Project of the Year
Integrated Supply Chain of the Year
Cut the Carbon Award
Sustainability Project of the Year
(NEW) BIM Initiative of the Year
Construction Client of the Year
Chief Executive of the Year
Building Magazine Personality of the Year
The awards are very prestigious and are proudly boasted by all companies who have been winners. If you are thinking of buying a new property and you want to know if your developer has been nominated you can check out the Building Awards website which gives information on this years finalists as well as last years winners.
If you are in the building trade you can book your place for the awards online via the same website.
DIY Doctor supports Good Builders
Those of you who are regular visitors will know that we support measures to improve standards in the building industry. We give consumers as much help and advice as possible to help them employ reliable builders and avoid cowboy builders.
We have a complete section on our website that gives homeowners and consumers help advice and tools on employing a reputable builder or trades-person. We call it HIPS (Home Improver’s Protection Solution) and it includes our free Desired Outcome Building Contract and Price Doctor – a free online price checking tool to help you keep control of your building costs.
Go to the Home Improvers Protection Solution section of our website for more information and to try out the free tools.