Award categories 

Any nominated projects must have been completed between 1 January 2019 and 1 January 2021.

Small Renovation Project

For excellent residential / domestic restorations, refurbishments or extensions including heritage projects valued at up to £50,000.

Medium Renovation Project

For excellent residential / domestic restorations, refurbishments or extensions including heritage projects valued at over £50,000 but under £150,000.

Large Renovation Project

For excellent residential / domestic restorations, refurbishments or extensions including heritage projects valued at over £150,000.

House Builder Award

For house builders and developers demonstrating a strong commitment to building quality new homes, either as bespoke one-off properties or as part of a housing development.

Kitchen Project

An outstanding kitchen from a new build or renovation project.

Bathroom Project

An outstanding bathroom from a new build or renovation project.

Commercial or Public Sector Project

For an outstanding commercial building project (either a new build or refurbishment) OR outstanding public sector project (e.g. buildings used for health, leisure, sports, education, or community build initiative).

Sustainability Award

For green building projects that demonstrate commitment to reducing environmental impacts using a variety of methods such as: use of renewables and energy efficient systems; waste management practices; use of local and/or recycled materials; or through the application of innovative/Passiv design, materials, or technology, etc. This category is open to domestic and commercial projects including new builds and renovation projects of all sizes.

Sponsored by Jewson and Build Aviator 

Apprentice Award

This award recognises an individual apprentice employed by a Master Builder company, who has demonstrated exceptional practical skills and commitment to their chosen trade. Nominees must be in at least their second year of working towards completing a construction apprenticeship programme or have finished their apprenticeship within the 12 months prior to 31 January 2021.

The apprentice being nominated must have worked for a Master Builder company between 1 January 2019 and 1 January 2021.

Tradesperson of the Year

This award is presented to an individual tradesperson who works for a Master Builder company and has demonstrated outstanding commitment to their trade, contributed to high quality projects and delivered exceptional customer service. A tradesperson can be independently nominated by a client for this award.

The tradesperson being nominated must have worked for a Master Builder company between 1 January 2019 and 1 January 2021.

Sponsored by TradePoint

Building Company of the Year

This award recognises a Master Builder company that has displayed outstanding leadership and business management and demonstrated strong dedication to support staff and clients.

Nominations must highlight achievements and challenges that the company has faced between 1 January 2019 and 1 January 2021.

Overall Master Builder of the Year Winner

The overall winner is selected from the list of national winners for the following categories: Small Renovation Project, Medium Renovation Project, Large Renovation Project, Bathroom Project, Kitchen Project, House Builder Award, Commercial or Public Sector Project, and Sustainability Award. Master Builders cannot nominate for this category directly.

 Sponsored by Isuzu.

Tips for preparing an award-winning entry

Before you start your nomination, read our guidance on the steps to take to prepare an award-winning entry.