The Federation of Master Builders

Northern Counties Master Builder Awards

On Thursday 8th June, Master Builders from across the North met for the Northern Counties Master Builder Awards 2017. Held at the Hilton Hotel, Gateshead the event was opened by Hayley Ellis who spoke about the importance of celebrating the best in the industry and what a pleasure it was to join the members for an evening of celebration.

This year’s awards have been the most entered yet and Northern Counties newly elected President Carol Ridley, who presented the awards to winning members, was very impressed by the calibre of all entries received this year.

The National Master Builder Awards 2017 was presented by TV’s Nick Knowles and took place at the InterContinental, Park Lane on Friday the 15th of September.

Winners from the night are detailed below,

Small Renovation Project - Radford Construction Services Ltd 

Large Renovation Project - Carrock Design Build Ltd

Kitchen or Bathroom Project - McKnight & Son Builders

Heavenly Builder - Premier Building (Northern) Ltd

New Home - J D Joinery & Building Services Ltd

Heritage Project - Carrock Design Build Ltd

Commercial Project - Radford Construction Services Ltd

Lifetime Achievement - Bob McKnight of McKnight & Son Builders

Apprentice - Patrick Todd of G M & G Marley

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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