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2021 National Master Builder Awards

The 2021 Master Builder Awards final took place on 24 September 2021 and celebrated the best building projects and tradespeople throughout the UK. We were delighted to welcome Nick Knowles as our host for the afternoon, who guided us through the proceedings and winner announcements. 

Watch the ceremony below or see all the deserved winners and read about their projects on the 2021 winners page. Or for the latest see our 2023 Awards - there's still time to book a place at the national ceremony on the 22 September. 


Watch the 2021 Master Builder Awards highlights

Join us for the celebrations at the next Master Builder Awards, hosted by Nick Knowles on 22 September 2023.

Our valued sponsors

Thank you to our valued sponsors for supporting the 2021 Master Builder Awards. There are still opportunities to get involved with the 2023 awards taking place on 22 September 2023 - call us on 020 7025 2900 or email [email protected] to find out more.

Headline sponsor

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At Isuzu, we only make commercial vehicles. We focus on making our Isuzu D-Max range tough, strong and built to go the distance. As the pick-up professionals we focus only on pick-ups and we aim to meet our customers every individual need as this is all that we do. It’s a single minded focus that means we make outstanding vehicles that are truly fit for purpose.

The winner of numerous accolades awarded by What Van? Trade Van Driver, Professional pickup & 4x4, praised for both style and substance, it is clear that the Isuzu D-Max is the ultimate all-rounder.

For more information, visit www.isuzu.co.uk


Award category sponsors

Heavenly Builder of the Year
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"We are delighted, once again, to be a sponsor of this fantastic event, which highlights the expertise and work of tradespeople within the industry."

TradePoint is the trade only arm of B&Q, offering a huge range of trusted brands. We supply products and services for every project, all under one roof at convenient locations nationwide. Our range not only covers building, decorating, electrical, plumbing, tools, hardware, landscaping, timber, joinery, safety, workwear and much more, but we also have dedicated kitchens and bathrooms showrooms with takeaway same day ranges.

Whether you're a builder, decorator or kitchen and bathroom fitter, you could be eligible for free TradePoint membership, giving you access to a great range of materials and tools.

For more information, visit www.trade-point.co.uk

Sustainability Award 
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Jewson and Build Aviator 

Jewson is one of the largest building merchants within the UK, with branches from the Scottish Isles to Penzance, as well as click & deliver and click & collect services available online. Jewson aims to reduce the hassle for tradespeople, through providing a great service, expert advice, competitive prices and the highest quality of materials.

Since opening its first branch in 1836, Jewson has expanded to offer a wide range of supplies for all trades, including building materials, roofing and landscaping.  From the everyday essentials, such as bricks and timber to specialist equipment. You can also find kitchen and bathroom showrooms nationwide, as well as a trusted Tool Hire service. In addition, tradespeople can also take advantage of Build Aviator and Build Aviator Lite, to help take the stress away through support with estimating, compliance and scheduling.

We are delighted to be sponsoring the Sustainability Award. We are helping our customers reduce carbon footprint in their construction projects enabling them to build sustainable homes with new products and solutions.

Visit www.jewson.co.uk for more information.

Apprentice of the Year Award
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Openreach Limited runs the UK's digital network.  We're the people who connect homes, schools, hospitals, libraries, businesses - large and small, broadcasters and governments to the world. It's our mission to build the best possible network with the highest quality of service, and make sure that everyone in the UK can be connected.

In the midst of an evolving workplace, with demographic shifts and rapid technological change the order of the day, skills development has never been higher on the agenda. There has never been a better time for businesses to reap the rewards of apprenticeships. There are more ways to develop staff than ever before and learning has become a real melting pot of innovation.

For more information, visit www.openreach.com

House Builder Award
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West Fraser

West Fraser is proud to be sponsoring the Master Builder Awards 2023.

West Fraser is a diversified wood product company with more than 60 facilities in Canada, the US and Europe. From responsibly-sourced and sustainably-managed forest resources, the company produces lumber, engineered wood (OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood and particleboard), and other products including pulp, newsprint, wood chips and renewable energy. Our UK-manufactured products are FSC-certified.

We at West Fraser, trading as Norbord, are proud to be sponsoring the House Builder Award, part of the 2023 Master Builder Awards.

West Fraser is a new name in the UK, having acquired Norbord Europe, but we are the same people with the same trusted products, and we are proud of our strong relationships with housebuilders. We are helping UK construction to comply with net zero targets to balance emitted and locked up carbon with our net carbon negative UK manufactured products.

Our brands, SterlingOSB Zero, CaberFloor and CaberMDF, are well known in the construction industry and widely specified by housebuilders.

For further information, call 01786 812 921 or visit https://uk.westfraser.com/

Commercial or Public Sector Project
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Welcome to Abilo, the cloud-based mobile app that is reshaping the construction industry. With improved communication, reduced costs, and increased work productivity, Abilo empowers businesses to achieve excellence and exceed customer expectations. By choosing Abilo, you gain improved control over your business, reduced overheads, and enhanced cash flow management. Our collaborative platform helps you save time, resources, and achieve unparalleled results. Abilo connects all departments, ensuring technology accessibility for staff, operatives, suppliers, contractors, and clients alike. Embark on your journey today and harness the power, capacity, and potential of Abilo for a more connected and prosperous business. With 13 years of development and expertise, Abilo embodies abilities, skills, and potential. Abilo offers a comprehensive solution that covers all aspects of your business. Say goodbye to fragmented software alternatives. Your journey towards maximum productivity and minimum effort begins here. Power up your business with Abilo, the ultimate unified app!

Find out more at Abilo.com

Building Company of the Year


Promote UK

Promote UK Ltd are delighted to be sponsoring such a prestigious awards event for the 2023 Building Company of the Year award.

As official partners of the FMB, we are proud to offer all members industry leading digital marketing services at incentivised rates. In the building industry, it is imperative to showcase the quality of work and services in order to win new business and recommendations. There is no stronger way to do this than to have a quality and stunning website, running along side the FMB branding for credibility, promoted on the first page of the worlds largest search engine, Google.

For more information email [email protected] or visit www.promoteukltd.com

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People's Partnership

Founded in 1942, People’s Partnership are a profit-for-people organisation creating simple financial products. We manage assets of more than £17bn for over 6m members and have over 100,000 employers using our service. Our 3 core values of Creating Simplicity, Understanding People and Keeping Promises drive everything we do. With roots in construction, we’ve grown into other sectors but kept the needs of working people, and their families, at heart. The People’s Pension, our master trust product, is an award-winning workplace pension scheme that is suitable for any industry sector.

As a provider of high-quality financial products with award-winning customer service, we’re proud to sponsor the FMB Master Builder Awards 2023 to celebrate the same level of excellence in construction.

Read more about People’s Partnership and what we do


Media partner

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Grand Designs Magazine

Grand Designs Magazine are offering an exclusive discount to FMB members on subscription packages. The limited time only offer:

  • £2.10 per month Direct Debit (cancel any time) saving 52% off the cover price.
  • 13 issues by Direct Debit for £19.99, and 65% off the shop price.
  • 13 issues by Credit Card for £22.99, saving 59% off the shop price.

Go to Grand Designs exclusive FMB offer to take advantage today.


Hall of Fame

Take a look at some of our members' finest achievements recognised at previous Master Builder Awards.