Scaffolding Success At The 2014 Construction News Specialist Awards


Two scaffolding firms have won prestigious accolades at this years Construction News Specialist Awards held in London.

The tenth Construction News Specialist Awards 2014 took place on March 19th at the London Hilton on Park Lane in London. Over 650 of the UK’s leading specialist contractors took part to recognise and celebrate the very best specialist contractors across the UK.

Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding Ltd Wins Project Of The Year 2014 

Cornish scaffolding contractor Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding Ltd picked up the Project Of The Year 2014 (in the subcontract up to 500K category), for their incredible work on South Crofty Tin Mine (Scaffolding Pyramid)


Chris Sedgeman of Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding Ltd said:

“We are extremely pleased to have been given this coveted award for Project of the Year. The contract at South Crofty tin mine has been a real team effort and has attracted a lot of interest, understandably. The pyramid scaffold there featured more than 9000 Plettac System Components, 8000 boards, 20,000 fittings and 3,300 scaffold tubes. It’s been a massive task, and one we have all relished taking part in and to be given this accolade by Construction News is absolutely superb.”

 Allied Scaffolding Ltd Wins Access & Scaffolding Specialist Award 2014

Manchester based Allied Scaffolding Ltd scooped the 2014 Access & Scaffolding Specialist Award, for their outstanding work on Manchester Town Hall and a strong commitment to the local community.


James Brierley, Managing Director of Allied Scaffolding Ltd said:

“We are delighted to have won the award, and would like to thank Construction News, and our hard working staff. Thanks also to Laing O’Rourke and Manchester Council for giving us the opportunity on the Town Hall Transformation Project. It was a great night. Well done to all award winners.”

For a full list of 2014 finalists, award winners and images from the event, visit: