More than 70 companies have made it to the shortlists of the second specialist contractor awards, sponsored by Building.

The awards ceremony will be held on 4 November at the Hilton Hotel Park Lane, central London.

The firms have been shortlisted in 17 categories, which include the best specialists in fit-out, roofing and cladding.

Laing O’Rourke, PC Harrington, Whelan & Grant and John Doyle Group will fight for the prize of best concrete contractor.

Axiom Group, 4m Flooring UK, Twintec Industrial Flooring and Kingspan will contest the best flooring specialist category.

For a full list of all the categories and the companies that have made the shortlists, click on “Specialist Contractor Showcase” at