CN Specialists 2020 finalists revealed

CN Specialists Finalist QFS

The Construction News Specialist Awards has announced it's 2020 finalists. Now in its the sixteenth year, the Construction News Specialists Awards are the only national awards recognising the outstanding achievements of specialist contractors. Focusing on our sector the Access & Scaffolding and Apprentice of the Year categories have been shortlisted and well represented by scaffolding firms across the country. The Construction News...

Scaffold firm boss wins top business award

Matt Bowler, MD of Milton Keynes based MK Scaffolding Specialists and Vantage Event Structures wins SME National Business Award

The boss of two Milton Keynes based scaffolding firms has been awarded the SME National Business Award for Mentoring. Matt Bowler, MD of MK Scaffolding Specialists and Vantage Event Structures was awarded the Gold Award at Wembley, in recognition for his work with young people and ex-offenders. Tessa Ojo, CEO of the Diana Award Charity, which sponsored the Mentor Award said...

OTT names scaffolder Todd Scanlon as UK’s best apprentice

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On The Tools has a named a scaffolder with Down's syndrome the country's top apprentice. A staggering 4,500 people voted for Todd Scanlon in a recent public vote for the 2019 On The Tools Awards. He had been nominated for the award for overcoming his fear of heights, and for his energy and commitment...

2019 NASC Awards: Winners Revealed

NASC Annual Ball & Awards 2019

Some of the best, and most respected firms and members of the scaffolding and access community came together in Wales on Friday for the NASC Annual Ball & Awards 2019. The popular black-tie event held this year at the impressive Celtic Manor Golf Resort, on Friday 22 November, saw a record-breaking attendance of over...

Scaffolder from Liverpool is Inspirational Apprentice of the Year

Scaffolder Kenny Sandison CITB Inspirational Apprentice of the year 2019

Liverpool Scaffolder wins Inspirational Apprentice of the Year at the CITB Apprenticeship Awards 2019 Kenny Sandison, a 21-year-old scaffolder from Liverpool, was named Inspirational Apprentice of the Year at the 2019 Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) Apprenticeship Awards for his natural ability in scaffolding and attitude to work.  The CITB Apprenticeship Awards celebrate the achievements of apprentices and employers across the...

Connolly Scaffolding shortlisted for 4 awards

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Manchester-based scaffolding firm Connolly Scaffolding has been shortlisted for FOUR industry and business awards. During October it was announced that Connolly Scaffolding Ltd was shortlisted for an NASC Project of the year award (upto £5m turnover) for its work on the Manchester Terminal 2 project. The firm is also in the running for three Salford Business Awards, Salford Business of Year,...

2019 NASC Scaffolding Awards shortlist revealed

NASC Annual Awards 2018

The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has announced the finalists for its forthcoming awards ceremony to be held at the Celtic Manor Resort, Wales in November. The eagerly anticipated glitzy black-tie event will showcase the very best scaffolding projects, processes, products and personnel. Its set to take place at the five-star Welsh resort on the 22 November 2019. Judges have...

Godiva scoops Leadership Team and Sustainability awards

image shows the 2 awards Godiva won

Godiva Access and Scaffolding, the Coventry and Manchester-based specialist contractor, has received a double helping of recognition in the 2019 Coventry Business Excellence Awards by scooping the coveted Leadership Team and Sustainability awards. In a glittering celebration witnessed by more than 500 people, the Awards’ Judges commended Godiva’s senior management team for developing skills and capacity among all employees and...

Palmers bags Heathrow Design & Quality Award

Palmers Scaffolding UK has been awarded a Balfour Beatty Design & Quality Award for its complex work at Heathrow Airport T4 roof lights project. Palmers Airport Divisional Manager, Tony Mileham was presented with the award by Balfour Beatty’s Aviation Framework Director, Paul Woodhams (& Steve Collinson, Head of Integrated Services Heathrow), at a supply...

A High Accolade For PASMA MD Peter Bennett OBE

Working on height safety certainly hasn't been a tall order for proud Glaswegian and Managing Director of the Prefabricated Access Suppliers & Manufacturers Association, Peter Bennett. In fact, it was a small case of bending slightly, as he prepared to receive an Order Of The British Empire medal for contributions to the access and work at...