Construction director Benny Kelly is also crowned personality of the year as Emirates Stadium scoops project of the year award

Sir Robert McAlpine walked away with four big awards at the Building Awards last night. The company was named Major contractor of the year and its construction director Benny Kelly was presented with the personality of the year award at the ceremony held at London's Grosvenor House Hotel.

The company also scooped the award for constructing excellence and picked up the building project of the year award for the Emirates stadium.

Davis Langdon partner and Cabe chair Paul Morrell was named the winner of the lifetime achievement of the year award and other successes on the night included PRP Architects, who picked up the architect of the year award, and Davis Langdon who were named consultant/surveyor of the year.

Simons Construction won the top prize in the contractor of the year category, while major housebuilder of the year went to Miller Homes.

Other winners on the night were:

  • Engineering consultant of the year: Buro Happold
  • Client of the year: Hammerson
  • Housebuilder of the Year: Midas Homes
  • Construction skills achiever: Daniel Rea
  • Manufacturer of the year: Kingspan Insulated Panels
  • Specialist contractor of the year: Keltbray
  • Major housing project of the year: The Paragon
  • PFI/PPP project of the year: Queen's hospital, Romford
  • Entrepreneur of the year won: 8Build
  • Wrap sustainabilty award: Wilson James
  • Integrated supply chain of the year: by Birmingham Construction Partnership
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