Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber awards 2020
Organised by the Centre for Knowledge Exchange, an enterprise hub based at the School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing, the awards reward achievement across thirteen different categories which reflect the core values of the constructing excellence change movement.
Professor Akintoye, Dean of the School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing, stated: “Our awards continue to showcase the breadth and diversity of the contribution that the built environment makes to the Yorkshire and Humber region, as well as highlighting the talented individuals and teams that make these projects happen.
“We are extremely proud to be working with the regional construction industry to promote best practice and develop the next generation of talent our industry needs to thrive.
“Many congratulations to all the finalists, highly commended and the winners. The winners of each award category now go on to represent the Yorkshire and Humber region at the National Constructing Excellence Awards in early 2021.”
This year’s event was online and hosted by Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber Chair, Tom Oulton, and included speeches from headline sponsor Esh Construction, this year’s chosen charity Wheatfield’s Hospice, and BBC Radio 5 Live’s Business Correspondent Danni Hewson.
The winners included:
- The Area 12 GIS Integrated Area Programme Highways scheme which took the Digital award
- Moxy Hotel in York by Simpson (York) Ltd which took the Building Project of the Year award
- The Whitby Piers Coastal Protection scheme, submitted by Royal Haskoning DHV, was chosen for the Conservation and Regeneration award
- The Anlaby and East Ella Flood Alleviation scheme, entered by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council won the Civil Engineering Project of the Year and the Best of the Best categories
- University of Sheffield Heartspace building took the award for Sustainability
- Hull York Medical School received the award for Value
- NG Bailey was given the Offsite award for their work on the University Hospital of the North Tees Energy Centre
- Roche Civil Engineering took the People Development prize
- Ollio Consult were given the Innovation award
- Arc Building Solutions took the SME of the Year prize
- Calderdale and Huddersfield Solutions Limited were given the Client of the Year award
- WYG received the award for Integration and Collaborative Working
The team also took the opportunity to use the event to raise much needed funds for local charity, Sue Ryder Wheatfield’s Hospice, raising more than £2,300 so far.
The full list of winners can be found on the Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber website.
The video of the ceremony can be viewed on the School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing YouTube channel.
If you are interested in being involved in the Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2021, please contact Liz or Donna at the Centre for Knowledge Exchange on 0113 812 1902 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.