The Federation of Master Builders

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Master Builder Awards 2017 winner

The overall winner of the Master Builder Awards 2017.

The Master Builder Awards winner 2017 will win a new Vauxhall Light Commercial Vehicle worth up to £20,000.

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New Home

For builders demonstrating a strong commitment to building quality new homes.

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Energy Efficiency Project

Project that demonstrates best use of energy efficient measures designed to reduce energy consumption, save on energy bills and minimise the overall impact on the environment. An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) must be provided.

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Small Renovation Project

Residential/domestic restoration, refurbishment or extension costing up to £150,000.

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Heritage Project

A pre 1919 building which has been renovated, sympathetic to the original style.

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Large Renovation Project

Residential/domestic restoration, refurbishment or extension over £150,000.

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Commercial Project

New build or refurbishment of a commercial building.

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Kitchen or Bathroom Project

A kitchen or bathroom from a new build/ renovation project.

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Heavenly Builder

This category recognises builders who have gone above and beyond to deliver exceptional service.

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Apprentice Award

We firmly believe in supporting businesses that invest in the future workforce by taking on and training apprentices. The Master Builder Apprentice 2017 Award will be presented to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional practical skills in their chosen trade, as well as those special qualities that make them stand out from the crowd.

This award is open to any construction apprentice from a SME builder – not just apprentices working for an FMB company member.

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Builders Merchant Award

The Builders Merchant Federation will be looking for a builders’ merchant that has most successfully developed and improved its business since January 2016.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

This award will be presented to a Master Builder who has contributed positively to the building industry, the FMB and/or their community.

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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

I personally cannot thank him enough and hope this nomination goes some way to provide the recognition he is due as a 'Heavenly Builder'.

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.

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