Youthbuild UK

New Chair of Judging Panel announced

Alasdair Reisner

Alasdair Reisner, Chief Executive of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) has been appointed as the new Chair of the Young Builder of the Year Awards Judging Panel. Alasdair first became a Judge in 2012



Winners of the 2016 Young Builder of the Year  announced

Chidi Nnebe of Durkan, London was announced as the winner of the 18 to 24 year old category and Chloe MacDonald of Baxter and Gillespie / Action for Children, Glasgow as the winner of the new 14 to 18 year old category. Many congratulations to both of them.

John B, Chidi, Chloe

Chidi and Chloe pictured with our guest speaker Lord Bird of Nottinghill

To find out more about the 2016 Finalists visit the 2016 Awards page.

2016 Finalists

The 2016 Finalists, pictured on the House of Commons Terrace

The 2016 Young Builder of the Year Awards are sponsored by NHBC, Skanska, Toolstation, B&CE Charitable Trust and CECA, please see Sponsors page.

We would also like to thank our 2016 Patrons for the support.


Building Pathways 2016

s (8)Can the construction industry work together with public and third sectors to support young people enter the industry? A variety of speakers illustrated how they had succeeded in doing so at the Building Pathways event held on Wednesday 8th June 2016, in Salford. To find out more, please visit the Building Pathways 2016 page.


New Chair for Youthbuild UK

16-YBUK-6606Stephen Ratcliffe, formerly Director of UKCG, was appointed as Chair of Youthbuild UK at the Trustees meeting held on 6th April 2016. Stephen has been involved with Youthbuild UK for the last 5 years as Chair of the Young Builder of the Year Awards Judging Panel and became a Trustee in November 2015.


Patrons’ Event 2016



Guests at Youthbuild UK’s Patrons’ Event held in the iconic River Room at the House of Lords, on the 10th February 2016. For more information please go to the Patrons’ Event 2016 page.



Celebrating Young Peoples’ Success