The Northwest Regional Construction Awards saw the cream of Northwest Companies vying for the accolades in the ten categories in this years Awards. Mitchell’s had made it through in not 1 but 2 categories Leadership & People Development and the SME of the Year Award.
The evening kicked off with the first award for Leadership & People Development, one of the two awards Mitchells were in contention for. The Award saw the Cruden Group take first place out of the 4 nominees; Blackpool LEP, Lend Lease and Mitchell's Scaffolding,
Though Mitchell's didn’t take the crown Mitchell’s Managing Director Stuart Mitchell said “ just to make it through to the finals in this category says a lot about my company, the training and working practices we employ makes a big difference to the standard of work we provide, it’s great honour to get this far and the recognition especially given the calibre of entrants is great, I would personally like to congratulate The Cruden Group on their success.
As the evening progressed, the following awards categories saw the Northwest’s Construction elite presented with their prize;
Integration & Collaborative Working Award – Value in Construction, Sustainability Award – Our Legacy, Business Innovation Award, Heritage Award, Contractor of the Year Award, SME of the Year Award, Client of the Year Award, Young Achiever of the Year Award, Project of the Year Award, Local Economic Award .
Though Mitchell's didn’t claim the Small to Medium Enterprise category the spotlight fell on them when they were selected as one of only 5 companies out of the 45 in attendance to be presented with a “Highly commended” for the way in which our business processes, people development, collaborative working and finding new ways of working underpin the company.
Stuart Mitchell and Sharon Turner were delighted to receive this hugely coveted commendation saying “Wow this was totally unexpected and a real honour for us, knowing that the values we have worked with from the outset are worthy of respect is greatly appreciated. We know how good Mitchell’s are, but to have recognition of this is absolutely fantastic.”