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Speller Metcalfe prides itself on delivering some of the UK’s most innovative construction projects, which have been recognised by the country’s highest regarded awarding bodies.

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Constructing Excellence National Finals 2018

Integrated and Collaborative Working

Advance II Alliance team

Following three wins at the regional heats, Speller Metcalfe progressed to the 2018 Constructing Excellence national finals in the Preservation & Rejuvenation, Health, Safety and Wellbeing and Intregrated and Collaborative Working categories. We were delighted to take home the Integrated and Collaborative Working win as part of the Advance II Alliance for our work on the UK’s first IPI scheme for Dudley College. Read more about the win on our news page: West Midlands project takes home national construction award

Building Awards 2018

Project of the Year and Building Performance Award

Hailed as a ‘game-changer’ for the industry, the UK’s first IPI project, Dudley College Advance II  was shortlisted for Project of the Year and the Building Performance Award at the 2018 Building Awards. The Building Awards is one of the most prestigious in the industry and our 2018 nominations follow Speller Metcalfe taking home the ultimate accolade of Contractor of the Year at the 2017 awards.

Education Estates Awards

Contractor of the Year

Advance II

Speller Metcalfe was shortlisted for Contractor of the Year at the 2018 Education Estates Awards having recently completed some of the most innovative and exciting projects within the education sector including the UK’s first Integrated Project Insurance scheme – Dudley College Advance II, and the Kellogg College Hub, the first Passivhaus building for The University of Oxford.

South West Built Environment Awards

Health and Safety Award

We are delighted that our ‘No More Excuses’ campaign won the Health & Safety award at the 2018 South West Built Environment Awards leading us to progress to the Constructing Excellence national finals. Find out more about Speller Metcalfe’s approach to Health and Safety. 

Construction News Awards 2018

Advance II

The ground-breaking Dudley College, Advance II was nominated for Project of the Year (up to £15m) at the 2018 Construction News Awards.

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Construction Enquirer Awards 2018

Best Contractor to Work For

Speller Metcalfe was shortlisted for the second year in a row in the ‘Best Contractor to Work For’ category at the 2018 Construction Enquirer Awards. Despite missing out on the number one spot we were very proud to make the Top 10 following a public vote

WM Celebrating Construction 2018

Speller Metcalfe was shortlisted for three awards including our Health & Safety initiative, No More Excuses, which was nominated for the Health, Safety & Wellbeing award and Dudley College Advance II for both Integrated and Collaborative Working and Project of the Year. The team proudly took the home the Integrated and Collaborative Working award on behalf of the Advance II alliance team, for their work on the UK’s first IPI project at Dudley College.


Building Awards 2017

We were proud to take home the award for ‘Contractor of the Year’ at the prestigious 2017 Building Awards, an accolade recognising those companies with an annual turnover of up to £300 million who embrace innovation and have demonstrated outstanding work over the past 12 months.

In their awarding comments the judges praised our ‘wholly innovative approach’ and described us as having a ‘perfect mind-set’.

Construction News Awards 2017

The UK’s first Multi Comfort Building, Bartholomew Barn at the King’s School Worcester, was shortlisted for Sustainable Project of the Year at the 2017 Construction News awards.

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RIBA West Midlands Regional Awards 2017

St Michael's Hospice

The redevelopment of St. Michael’s Hospice in Hereford was handed the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) West Midlands Award 2017.

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South West Built Environment Awards 2017

As a building contractor proud of its family roots and an organisation that puts people at the very heart of our business, we were very proud to be recognised for our commitment to our teams by winning the People Development Awards at the 2017 South West Built Environment Awards.

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RICS Awards 2017

The STIHL Treetop Walkway at Westonbirt Arboretum won a legacy of awards in 2016/2017, including the RICS South West Tourism and Leisure award.

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LABC Building Excellence Awards 2017

St Michael's Hospice

For the West of England Awards, St Michael’s Hospice took home the award for Most Inclusive Building and was shortlisted for best public service building and best large commercial project. Charlton House was nominated for Best Social/Affordable Housing Development and our Site Manager Phil Turner was presented with the award for Site Supervisor of the Year at the East Anglia Awards

G4C Constructing Excellence Awards 2017

Our SHEQ Manager, Dan Gamson became Speller Metcalfe’s youngest senior manager aged just 27, and in the same year was awarded with the Young Achiever of the Year Award in the Sustainability category at the Bristol G4C Awards. Subsequently, Dan was also shortlisted as a finalist for the overall G4C Young Achiever of the Year awards.

Wood Awards 2016

The Grade I listed Westonbirt Arboretum is home to one of the finest tree collections in the world and won the 2016 Commercial and Leisure category at the Wood Awards. At almost 300m it is the longest structure of its kind in the UK. The walkway bridges across a valley, allowing for ease of access at ground level without any stairs or lifts.

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Constructing Excellence Awards 2016

Having achieved BIM Level 2, four years ahead of Government requirements, Habberley was a flagship project for both Worcestershire County Council and Speller Metcalfe. The project was shortlisted for ‘BIM Initiative of the Year’ at the Constructing Excellence National Finals in 2016.

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Construction News Awards 2016

The Master’s House is a legacy of the highest quality historical restoration that endures not only through its refurbishment, but by the emotional investment and experience earned from everyone involved in the scheme. This fantastic project was Highly Commended in the Project of the Year (up to £5 million) category.

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Considerate Constructors Awards 2016

Both Stratford Leisure Centre and the new sixth form centre at Solihull School won silver in the 2016 Considerate Constructors Scheme awards. The Silver represents the fantastic hard work of the project team to deliver over and above industry standards and is measured across five categories; care about appearance, respect the community, protect the environment, secure everyone’s safety and value your workforce.

Considerate Constructors Awards 2016

Following its completion in 2015 and both silver and gold awards, Habberley Learning Campus was once again nominated for another Considerate Constructors Scheme award in 2016 alongside the distinguished Master’s House in Ledbury, with both taking home Bronze awards.

Construction News Awards 2015

Speller Metcalfe was absolutely delighted to win Contractor of the Year at the 2015 Construction News awards, beating off national household names for the accolade. The judges described Speller Metcalfe as ‘industry-leading’ in fields such as employee engagement and innovation.

Considerate Constructors Awards 2015

Habberley Learning Campus delivered Speller Metcalfe’s first Considerate Constructors Gold award, one of just 98 to receive Gold out of 9000 registered schemes. The team undertook various initiatives to achieve the highest accolade and a final 46/50 CCS score.

Building Awards 2015

Western Power Distribution’s 650m2 depot in Spilsby, Lincolnshire, achieved a BREEAM Outstanding rating of 100.5% at design stage under the BREEAM New Construction 2011: Simple Building’s scheme, making it the highest scoring BREEAM project in the world to date, with an anticipated 101.9% post-completion score.

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Construction Enquirer Awards 2017

We were shortlisted for two categories at the Construction Enquirer Awards 2017 – Best Contractor to Work For and Best Contractor to Work With. With this award being judged with a public vote, we are very pleased that Speller Metcalfe was placed as Top 10 Finalists in both categories.