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Applications open for 2017 Awards

Applications for the 2017 Young Builder of the Year Awards are now open Justin Phillips, who was a Highly Commended Finalist at last year’s Awards, launched the 2017 Young Builder of the Year Awards, at Youthbuild UK’s Building Pathways Event, … Continue reading

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Queen’s Award for Cyfle Building Skills

Cyfle Building Skills, a long term supporter of Youthbuild UK and current patron, has been awarded  the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation for 2017. Shane Evans, the 2011 winner of Youthbuild UK’s Young Builder of the Year Awards, is a … Continue reading

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Patrons’ Event 9th March 2017

Many thanks to everyone who attended the Youthbuild UK Patrons’ Event, held in the River Room at the House of Lords on Thursday, 9th March 2017. In particular we would like to express our thanks to our President, the Rt … Continue reading

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Rebecca wins Tradeswoman of the Year award

Rebecca Russell, the Runner Up in 2015 Young Builder of the Year Awards, was named as the 2017 Tradeswoman of the Year at the Women in Construction Awards held at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate on Wednesday 1st March 2017. Rebecca pictured … Continue reading

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New Chair of Judging Panel

Youthbuild UK are delighted to announce that Alasdair Reisner, the Chief Executive of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), has been appointed as the new Chair of the Young Builder of the Year Judging Panel. Alasdair first became a Judge in 2012. … Continue reading

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Winners of the 2016 Young Builder of the Year Awards Announced

2016 YOUNG BUILDER OF THE YEAR WINNERS ANNOUNCED Youthbuild UK has announced that Chidi Nnebe of Durkan, a London based construction company, is the 2016 Young Builder of the Year. The UK-wide awards celebrate the achievements of young people who … Continue reading

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John Bird to be guest speaker at the 2016 Young Builder of the Year Awards

John Bird, 70 was brought up in an orphanage and served time in a young offenders institution before he was out of his teens. During the turbulent and difficult times of his youth he often slept rough as one of … Continue reading

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Finalists announced for the 2016 Young Builder of the Year Awards

Following the judging process the following have been chosen as this year’s finalists: – 14 to 18 Year Olds still in education or training (including apprentices) Harry Knox                        Barnardo’s – The Hub Marc Lambert                   Action for Children and Carter … Continue reading

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New Trustee for Youthbuild UK

We are delighted to announce that Kevin O’Connor, the Head of Social Responsibility and Inclusion at Durkan Limited has joined the Board of Trustees. Kevin’s experience in voluntary sector, working with street homeless alcohol and drugs services together with his extensive … Continue reading

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2016 Awards are now open

Applications for the 2016 Young Builder of the Year Awards are now open. There are two categories: – 14 to 18 year olds still in education or training 18 to 24 year olds in employment or training For further information … Continue reading

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