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Shortlist revealed as North East built environment gears up for prestigious awards


Constructing Excellence in the North East has revealed its shortlist for the Constructing Excellence North East Awards 2023.

Individuals, projects and organisations have been identified for this key calendar highlight for the North East Built Environment, which takes place on 16 June at the Grand Hotel Gosforth Park.

With CDM Recruitment as headline sponsor, category sponsors include DAC Beachcroft, Faithful+Gould, GSS Architecture, H Malone & Sons, Northumbrian Water Group and Notify Technology.

Shortlisted nominees for the prestigious Building Project of the Year include Day Treatment Centre, Dogger Bank Wind Farm Facility, One Strawberry Lane, QE High and Hexham Middle School and The Spark.

The SME of the Year category features Applebridge Construction, BA Joinery, Castle Building Services, Clark Degnan, Crown Architectural Systems, HUSK, Roberts Environmental and Trench Networks.

The Net Zero category includes Dogger Bank Wind Farm Facility, MGL Group and Whinfield Retrofit (Gentoo)

The Sustainability category includes believe housing Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund Scheme, Dogger Bank Wind Farm Facility, Low Carbon Materials, MGL Group, One Strawberry Lane, Roberts Environmental and Summerhill Cycle Hub.

Other award categories include: Innovation, Health, Safety & Wellbeing, Value, Integration & Collaborative Working, Residential Project of the Year, Conservation & Regeneration, People Development and Digital Shortlisted.

There will also be a Client of the Year award and some special awards for outstanding contribution.

Chris Wall, managing director at CDM Recruitment, said: “We are absolutely delighted to announce our headline sponsorship for the Constructing Excellence North East Awards 2023, the perfect platform for our region’s construction industry to showcase excellence in their respective fields.

“Winners enjoy widespread recognition for their achievements and I congratulate the CENE team for providing the built environment sector in the region with the opportunity to shout about the fantastic projects being delivered across the construction spectrum. As headline sponsor, we look forward to collaborating with the CENE team to ensure this year’s awards are the best yet.”

Catriona Lingwood, chief executive at Constructing Excellence in the North East, said: “The Awards evening is a celebration of everything the region’s built environment has to be proud of.

“Winners are selected across various categories and they will go onto the national finals in London in November. We wish everyone the very best of luck for what we know will be a great night.”



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