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The Offsite Construction Awards - let the judging commence!

Created to showcase innovation, celebrate best practice and recognise overall expertise - the Offsite Construction Awards 2016 are set to identify landmark projects, influential people and manufacturing excellence in this progressive arena.

Offsite construction methods have been hailed as the future of the building industry, with some truly ground-breaking projects being delivered in the UK. This prominent event provides one of the most effective platforms for engaging with the offsite industry, presenting the ideal opportunity to maximise exposure and penetrate this economically important market. The Awards will take place on the evening of 01 December 2015, at the Inmarsat Conference Centre in London and are set to become a major event in the offsite calendar, attracting over 300 national business leaders and high profile decision makers from the across the construction and offsite industry.

The submissions are in and with an impressive 145 entries received - judging has now commenced.

Award categories range from specific material and systems to building sectors. There are twelve sought-after Awards up for grabs - Best Use of Concrete, Best Use of MEP Prefabrication, Best Use of Steel, Best Use of Timber, Best Use of Volumetric Technology, Commercial/Retail Project of the Year, Housing Project of the Year, Best Hybrid Construction Project, Infrastructure Project of the Year, Public Sector Project of the Year, Product Innovation Award and Offsite Professional of the Year.

Judges are assessing 12 categories through a strict and confidential secure online marking system. The judges are accomplished offsite construction specialists and include:

Andrew Ogorzalek, Director - PCKO Architects
Frank McLeod, Director - WSP
John Skivington, Director - LHC
Martin Milner, Director - Milner Associates
Robert Hairstans, Head of Centre for Offsite Construction and Innovative Structures - Edinburgh Napier University
Rosi Fieldson, Head of Environment - Simons Group
Zara Lamont, Performance Improvement Director - Carillion
James Cameron, Partner - James Cameron Associates
Darren Richards, Managing Director - Cogent Consulting

Darren Richards, Managing Director of Cogent Consulting and Chair of the judging panel says of the Awards: "This is an exciting time for offsite construction, the last few years have shown a resurgence in the industry and the Offsite Construction Awards are perfectly positioned to celebrate and reward those leading in this forward-thinking sector."

The shortlist will be released week commencing 16 November 2016. If you would like to book tickets to the Offsite Awards, please contact Amy Pryce on 01743 290001 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.