The Federation of Master Builders

Northern Ireland Master Builder Awards

On Friday 31st March, Northern Ireland held their Master Builder Awards at the world famous Europa Hotel in Belfast. The fantastic evening, featuring karaoke and a spaghetti and marshmallow structure building competition, was hosted by Cool FM presenter Gary Myles.

Northern Ireland Master Builder Awards

The calibre of entries this year was so high that the judges felt it was only appropriate to highly commend Bill Eastwood Contracts for the Commercial Project category and also apprentices Jordan Jeffers, Armondas Tamulis, Stuart Graham and Eion Quinn for their outstanding contributions to the industry. 

Northern Ireland Master Builder Awards winners

Winners went forward to the national judging which took place on Friday 5th May, with national category winners announced at the Master Builder Awards on Friday 15th September.  To view the images from the Northern Ireland Master Builder Awards please click here

Northern Ireland Master Builder Award winners 2017

Small Renovation Project - Alskea Contracts Ltd

Large Renovation Project - Nickell & Richmond

Kitchen or Bathroom Project - Nickell & Richmond

Heavenly Builder - Regan Building Contractors Ltd

New Home - John Dynes & Son

Heritage Project - Alskea Contracts Ltd

Energy Efficient Project - Setanta Construction Ltd

Commercial Project - Lowry Building & Civil Engineering Ltd

Lifetime Achievement - Eric Lyttle

Apprentice Award - Kieran Magee

BMF Merchant of the Year Award - Haldane Fisher



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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