Youthbuild UK

Building Pathways

Hundreds of organisations support disadvantaged young people to train for and become employed in the construction industry. Why do they do it? Does it work? How have the young people benefitted? The first Building Pathways event was held in Leeds on 18th March 2015. To find out more go to the Building Pathways page.


Speakers at the Building Pathways event; Ben Pritchard, Lorraine Bliss, Joe Brennan, Adeana Raper, Lewis Matthews, Brett Barlow, Lesley Bollan, Ingrid Holt, Alison Watson with Youthbuild UK chair John Gillespiee

2015 Young Builder of the Year Awards

The 2015 Young Builder of the Year Awards were announced at the Building Pathways event on 18th March. Applications will open on Tuesday 5th May 2015. For further information about this year’s Awards, please visit the 2015 Awards page.

Could you be this year’s winner?

Brett Barlow - 2014 Winner 16 to 24 category


Brett Barlow, the 2014 winner didn’t think he could be, but nevertheless sent in an application and won. You could do the same!




Celebrating Young People’s Success