The Federation of Master Builders

Master Builder Awards 2017

The Master Builder Awards 2017 had a record number of nominations, with some fantastic entries from across the UK. FMB Northern Ireland secured an incredible 4 wins, including the overall Master Builder 2017 award. So next year they’re the ones to beat! Take a look and be inspired for your next project.

Major honours go to John Dynes & Son from Northern Ireland who not only scooped the highly prestigious and coveted award for Master Builder 2017, but also won top prize for best New Home Project at the Federation of Master Builders’ (FMB), Master Builder Awards 2017, on Friday 15th September.

Driving away with a Vauxhall Light Commercial Vehicle and £1,000 cash for his client, John Dynes was the worthy winner for work on a stunning family home in semi-rural Knockbracken. With an imposing façade and contemporary kitchen with views of the fields, the unique and innovatively designed house has many bespoke and original features, including a floating walnut staircase and hanging stone fireplace.

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Overall winner - Master Builder Awards 2017

Congratulations to John Dynes & Son, worthy winner of the 13th Master Builder Awards.

Small Renovation Project

True Build Director, Paul Dempsey regards this Edinburgh build as "the most challenging project yet".

Large Renovation Project & Heritage Project

Alan Staley Building Contractors Ltd has secured the titles for work on a prestigious listed property surrounded by amazing gardens.

Energy Efficient Project

Northern Irish builder Setanta Construction Ltd has picked up the national Energy Efficient Project title for a passive modern farmhouse.

Builders Merchant Award

The judges were impressed by the company’s culture, both as a place to work and to do business with.

Heavenly Builder

Donald went above-and-beyond to ensure that David was comfortable and as undisturbed as possible during building works...

Commercial Project

Lowry Building & Civil Engineering Ltd, relished the challenge of pulling off a redevelopment worthy of the national title.

Apprentice Award

Northern Irish apprentice Kieran Magee has been chosen from a vast selection of impressive candidates to be crowned Apprentice 2017.

Kitchen or Bathroom Project

This smart and thoughtful move has secured Project One Installations the national award for best Kitchen or Bathroom Project.

Lifetime Achievement Award

The new Lifetime Achievement category is presented to a Master Builder who has contributed positively to the building industry.

Categories and Sponsors

Master Builder Awards 2017 categories and sponsors.


The Master Builder Awards Winner 2017 (builder) will win a Vauxhall LCV worth up to £20,000.

Northern Ireland Master Builder Awards

Northern Ireland Master Builder Award winners

Cymru Master Builder Awards

Wales Master Builder Award winners

Scotland Master Builder Awards

Scotland Master Builder Awards winners

Eastern Counties Master Builder Awards

Eastern Counties Master Builder Awards winners

Southern Counties & London Master Builder Awards

Southern Counties Master Builder Awards winners

Midland & South West Master Builder Awards

Midland and South West Master Builder Awards winners

North West and Yorkshire & Trent Master Builder Awards

North West and Yorkshire & Trent Master Builder Awards winners

Northern Counties Master Builder Awards

Northern Counties Master Builder Awards winners

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