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Who we are

The prestigious Young Builder of the Year Awards champions and celebrates young people’s achievements. The next awards ceremony is 18th October 2023 in the Terrace Pavilion at the House of Commons.

2022 Young Builder of the Year Awards

Reiss Doherty Winner 19 – 25 Year old category

2022 Young Builder of the Year Awards

Kye Belmont Winner 18 – 24 year old category

Patrons’ Event

The 2022 Patrons’ Event held in the River Room, House of Lords, was a great success. Let us know if you’re interested in the 2023 event.

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Building Pathways event

Harnessing industry best practice. Next event June 2023. Contact us now to book your place.

Building Pathways

Youthbuild UK

For more than 20 years we have championed the cause of disadvantaged young people by working with employers and organisations in the construction industry to share best practice and to celebrate young people’s success through our prestigious annual awards

Celebrating achievement

Zinnia’s story
The road to success

Zinnia was the winner of the 2018 YBUK Young Builder of the Year Awards. She had a difficult journey, but with the right help and guidance she acquired the skills to succeed in her chosen trade. Discover Zinnia’s remarkable story.

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Who we are

What do we stand for and what drives us?

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Opportunities

Find career opportunities in construction.

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Young Builder of the Year Awards 2019

Our Supporters

We couldn’t do our work without the support of our sponsors and patrons.

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Latest insights

Mia’s story

Moving cities with her mother to escape domestic violence didn’t help Mia. Anxiety, depression and the loss of close friend led Mia to a dark place. But she pulled through and became a Runner-up in the Youthbuild UK Young Builder of the Year Awards 2022

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Lola’s story

Lola’s start in life wasn’t great. There was a family history of abuse of alcohol and drugs. Lola has battled her own mental health demons and drug issues. But she found her forte studying at Preston Vocational College.

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Interested in supporting Youthbuild UK?

Discover more about supporting Youthbuild UK and how you can help disadvantaged young people succeed.

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