Derby-based Specialist Contractor, Cawarden has been crowned ‘Demolition Contractor of the Year’ at the third annual British Demolition Awards, a prestigious celebration of all things demolition, held on Friday 3 September at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton.
The rigorous judging process involved the written submission of detailed evidence showcasing Cawarden’s impressive projects carried out throughout 2020 – 2021.
In addition to recognising the challenging projects successfully carried out across the UK, the judges were won over by Cawarden’s commitment to future-proofing the business and sustainability.
Commercial Director, Oliver Crooks commented: “We are all delighted to receive the Demolition Contractor of the Year Award. To be recognised by the independent panel of judges during a time that has been hugely disruptive and challenging for the business is fantastic. The award win is a testament to the dedication, resilience and adaptability of the entire Cawarden team over the last 12 months. During such uncertainty, the team has gone above and beyond to deliver a breadth of outstanding projects for our valued clients. Every challenge has been risen to and safety, quality and sustainability have always been at the fore.”
The judges commented: “Cawarden demonstrated not only their huge commitment to completing quality and safe work but that of robust forward business planning and sustainability.”
A total of ten awards were up for grabs on the night. The judging panel was made up of Richard Vann from specialist engineering consultancy RVA Group; Holly Price, Skills and Communities Director for Keltbray and former President of the NFDC; and Paul Argent, renowned demolition and construction journalist who works as Demolition Hub magazine’s Demolition Editor.
The ceremony was attended by more than 300 guests, including a large proportion of all UK-based contractors and global machinery specialists. Also in attendance was the National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC) leadership.
A full list of the winners can be found HERE.