Revealed: 85 firms shortlisted for the CN Specialists Awards 2022

2022 CN Specialists Awards

The shortlist for the CN Specialists Awards 2022 has been revealed today. A total of 141 entrants made it through the first round of judging, with 85 companies represented across 21 different categories. Demolition specialist AR leads the field with the most nominations – shortlisted across no fewer than seven…

CN Specialists Awards deadline extended

2022 CN Specialists Awards

The entry deadline for the 2022 CN Specialists Awards has been extended by two weeks. The new closing date gives subcontractors and other specialists across the UK until midnight on Friday 29 April to submit their entries. Entrants will be judged on their achievements between January 2021 and April 2022.…

In pictures: CN Specialists Awards winners celebrate


The CN Specialists Awards returned in person on Tuesday night – more than two years since its last physical staging – celebrating the nation’s top specialists at a evening in the Brewery, London. An expert panel of judges chose winners across 21 categories, including a significant addition, honouring outstanding leadership…

CN Specialists Awards 2021 – the full list of winners


Click on the front cover below to read the winners’ brochure for the CN Specialists Awards 2021 in full from your PC or mobile device now. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome

Specialist Contractor of the Year (turnover over £25m): winner


Winner: Cantillon Among demolition specialist Cantillon’s achievements this year was completing its largest ever contract, a £35m job for British Land on its mixed-use Blossom Street development in east London. “Cantillon provided great client testimonials, and demonstrated its commitment to the circular economy and sustainability” Judges’ comment It was also…

Specialist Contractor of the Year (turnover up to £25m): winner


Winner: Cast Interiors Amid the challenges brought on by the pandemic, there have been powerful stories of success in the industry against the odds. Few are more remarkable than Cast Interiors. “It’s fantastic to see growth and development during the pandemic” Judges’ comment Established by Zoe Moss and Etain Neary…

Project of the Year by a Specialist Contractor (subcontract from £1m to £5m): winner


Winner: Geobear – Shugborough Tunnel Shaft Void Filling & Tunnel Lining The Shugborough Tunnel, carrying the West Coast Mainline, was built in 1846-47 and is located beneath a National Trust property featuring extensive gardens in Staffordshire. “The scheme epitomised an exemplar delivery of a complex engineering challenge and the project…

Project of the Year by a Specialist Contractor (subcontract over £5m): winner


Winner: Pantera – Wood Wharf A3 Carpentry & Joinery Wood Wharf, which will feature up to 3,600 new homes spread across four buildings, is the first ever residential development to take place in Canary Wharf. Pantera’s role on the 346-apartment A3 site was the company’s biggest-value project to date and,…

Project of the Year by a Specialist Contractor (subcontract up to £1m): winner


Winner: WellMax Scaffolding – The British Museum The iconic Grade l-listed British Museum in central London is home to one of the largest collections of artefacts in the world. Delivering the scaffolding package for vital conservation works was no small task, with the company obliged to meet the client’s requirements…

Access & Scaffolding Specialist of the Year: winner


Winner: Benchmark Scaffolding Benchmark Scaffolding has chosen to focus on “the more technically challenging type of projects”, where it aims to differentiate itself through technical expertise and the application of the latest design technology. “It was great to see such vision regarding net-zero carbon, and the demonstrable use of innovative…