Benny Kelly, pictured, a director at Sir Robert McAlpine, was named Personality of the Year at the 2007 Building Awards on Wednesday.

The award came on the back of the successful completion, on time and to budget, of Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium, and topped an excellent night for the contractor. McAlpine also picked up awards for Major Contractor, Building Project of the Year (for the Emirates stadium) and the Constructing Excellence Award.

Other winners included:

  • Paul Morrell, who won Outstanding Contribution to the Industry
  • John Dodds, Chief Executive of the Year
  • PRP, Architect of the Year
  • Simons Construction, Contractor of the Year
  • Davis Langdon, Consultant/Surveyor of the Year
  • Midas Homes, Housebuilder of the Year
  • Keltbray, Specialist Contractor of the Year