Shortlist 2022

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2022 CN Specialists Awards. The winners will be announced at the in-person event on Thursday 22 September 2022, at The Brewery, London. Tickets for the event are on sale and can be purchased here. We look forward to seeing you at the event.

Congratulations to all of our shortlisted nominees and best of luck!

Access & Scaffolding Specialist of the Year

Advanced Access Platforms 

Allied Access 

Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding


WellMax Scaffolding

Sponsored by

Apprentice of the Year

NG Bailey - Jessica Baker

Kilnbridge - Alex Cummings

Galldris Group - Reno Edwards

CR Civil Engineering - Jessica Gould

Fife Council - Calum Harrison

VGC Group - Natalia Lagos

JS Wright - Dylan Latham

NG Bailey - Daisie Nash

NG Bailey - Harry Playfair

Erith Group - Sarah Stockley

H E Barnes - Isabelle Wagstaff

Galldris Group - Harry Wall

Demolition Specialist of the Year

AR, The Enabling Partner 

Erith Group

John F Hunt

Sponsored by

Digital Construction Excellence

Kane Group 


Lucas UK Group

Envelope Specialist of the Year

Century Facades 

EOS Framing - Taking a Safety-First System Approach To Building Envelopes

EOS Framing - Pre-Assembled Frames Eliminating Risk in External Envelopes

Schneider Facades 

The Clarison Group

Equipment Specialist of the Year

Brilliant Ideas

Delta Membrane Systems

Edincare Pumps

Welfare Hire Nationwide


Excellence in Social Value

Amey Secure Infrastructure

Bridgman & Bridgman

Canna Developments and Beattie Passive - Cwrt Canna Llangan, Canna Developments for Newydd Housing Association, using the Beattie Passive Build System

City Building Engineering Services

Deconstruct UK

DGP Logistics

Galldris Group - Social Value – Remastered

Montel Civil Engineering - CGX Business Park Infrastructure Works

Novus Property Solutions - Novus Property Solutions and Build Back Better: employee-led social value

Sewell Construction - West Hull Health Hub - The Journey Starts Now

VGC Group

Ground Engineering Specialist of the Year

Erith Group

McAuliffe Group 


Health, Safety and Wellbeing Excellence

AR, The Enabling Partner 

City Building Engineering Services

Erith Contractors - Erith Contractors

Evander - Occupational Health Transformation

Garic - Drivers Safety Climate Workshop

John F Hunt

Lyndon SGB - Mental Health Support, Mental Wellbeing

Montel Civil Engineering - CGX Business Park Infrastructure Works

Innovation of the Year (Contractor)

AR, The Enabling Partner - Demolition Innovations

Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering and Bachy Soletanche  - Slip-form Guidewall for HS2-North Application for Innovation award

City Building Engineering Services Adiabatic Cooling for Supermarket Refrigeration Systems

Keltbray - Mace Dragados office and welfare facility, HS2 Euston Station

NG Bailey - NG Bailey is a true pioneer in the field and a positive advocate of modern methods of construction.

Shutterstrip Concrete Solutions - ShutterStrip Construction joint film

Taziker - The Legacy Footbridge

ZED PODS -  Zero-carbon, Affordable New Homes above public car park

Innovation of the Year (Non-Contractor)

Archaeological Research Services - Geochemical Survey in Construction

Brilliant Ideas - Pole Driller

Brilliant Ideas - Safety Net Recovery System

Brilliant Ideas - Stacker Packers

EMSOL - Community impact tool for site-based pollution control

Encore Environment - Project DIVERT reduces construction waste and helps communities

FuelActive Ltd - Fit-for-life, Floating Fuel Pick-Up Pipe

Shutterstrip Concrete Solutions - Construction joint film

Siderise Group - CT Cavity Tray

Sika - Enterprise House - Sika MonoTop

Smart Storm - Neutralizer - Mobile CO2 pH Balancing Unit

Visqueen - Zedex Non-Combustible Cavity Tray System

WellMax Scaffolding - WellMax Tractor drive system

MEP Specialist of the Year

Dodd Group 

H E Barnes 

Kane Group 

NG Bailey

Net-Zero Trailblazer of the Year

Beattie Passive 

FM Conway 


Michael Lonsdale Group 

Wilson Bio-Chemical 


Offsite Specialist of the Year

Alternative Heat 

Beattie Passive 





Outstanding Contribution to Specialist Construction

AR, The Enabling Partner 

DGP Logistics

National Emergency Services Support Taskforce 

VIS Systems

VOLUMETRIC - MODULHAU - Changing Lives for the Better

Project of the Year by a Specialist Contractor (subcontract from £1m to £5m)

Algeco Offsite Solutions - The UK's first carbon net-zero restaurant

AR, The Enabling Partner - Decomissioning and Demolition of the former precious metal refinery

BriggsAmasco - The St James Quarter Project, Edinburgh

Fitzgerald Contractors - Snow Hill Public Realm - Project 2.1 Cornwall Street, Birmingham

Galldris Group - Imperial Wharf Riverwall & Infrastructure Package

Galldris Group - TEDI Building - Innovation Hub

McCoy Contractors - Pets at Home, Stafford

Metek Waterfront Plaza, Phase 2

Reds10 - Dinton Activity Centre: Designing for Operational Net Zero through MMC

Soilfix - Freek’s Farm Landfill Remediation & Re-engineering Project

Project of the Year by a Specialist Contractor (subcontract over £5m)

AJ Morrisroe + Sons - Blossom Street

BriggsAmasco Limited- Battersea Power Station

Colas / Colas UK Project - Rehabilitation of Cork Airport Runway 16/34

John F Hunt - Demolition works

John F Hunt - Grain House

Kilnbridge - Hinkley Point C Intake and Outfall Heads Construction

Lyndon SGB - Our Town Hall (OTH) Manchester

Project of the Year by a Specialist Contractor (subcontract up to £1m)

Alternative Heat - Prefabricated Energy Centres for NHS Highland Aviemore & Skye Community Hospitals

Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding - Geevor Tin Mine

Geobear - Baker Street

John F Hunt - Liberty of Southwark

Mabey Hire - Thinking beyond the norm, with an innovative bridge lift on Durham city centre project

Structura UK - Marathon House

Specialist Contractor of the Year (turnover over £25m)


DGP Logistics 

Erith Group

Joseph Gallagher


Specialist Contractor of the Year (turnover up to £25m)

Alternative Heat

AR, The Enabling Partner

Archaeological Research Services 


Fitzgerald Contractors 

JLES Group 



Training Excellence

AR, The Enabling Partner 

City Building Engineering Services

Erith Group


Plan A Consultants 

Select Plant Hire 

VGC Group