» 29th April 2014
Derry Building Services scooped two awards at the prestigious H&V News Awards 2014 claiming the title of ‘Building Services Contractor of the Year’ and ‘Apprentice of the Year’ with their talented mechanical graduate Chris Makin.
At a glittering ceremony held at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, on Thursday 24th April the H&V News Awards celebrated its 20th Anniversary with over 1,000 of the most talented individuals and companies that the industry has to offer.
Derry Building Services saw off competition from seven other finalists to finish in the top spot with the judges commenting;
‘Derry Building Services is an extremely professional, enthusiastic company that has invested in apprentices and training.’
While Chris Makin outclassed apprentices from Westaway Services, TSB Building, JS Wright & Co and NG Bailey to take the title in his category with the judges commending him as;
‘very mature and dedicated, willing to take responsibility and his loyalty and dedication mark him out.’
Mark Townsend, Managing Director, Derry Building Services
We are delighted to have won in two categories at this year’s awards. To be named overall winners as 'Building Services Contractor of the Year' and to have Chris Makin recognised as 'Apprentice of the Year' is a real tribute to the dedication and loyalty of our workforce.
We are committed to the future of our business, and the development of our staff, to have this recognised by our industry peers is an honour and one that we are very proud of.’
If you would like to view the full list of winners please visit the H&V News Awards website.
Derry Building Services are now looking for their next intake of apprentices to start college in September 2014. If you think you have what it takes then please check out our apprenticeship pages for information on how to apply.
View our winners articles:
Building Services Contractor of the Year 2014