We know the dedication and commitment it takes to deliver quality developments, which is why throughout the year we reward site managers who go the extra mile to deliver quality in construction. Through our partnership with LABC, our LABC Warranty Site Manager Award is a special category presented at each of the regional LABC Building Excellence Award ceremonies, leading up to the national finals at the end of the year where the National Site Manager of the Year is crowned.

Congratulations to our Site Manager Award regional winners of 2020!

North West

Paul Cummins (Bloor Homes)


Chris Hayden (Berkeley St Edward)


Jason Oakley (Bloor Homes South Midlands)

East Midlands

Dave Rodgers (Ashwood Homes)

South West

Angus Edmond (Heritage Developments SW Ltd)

East Anglia

Mark Hardy (Bloor Homes)

South East

Tomasz Koziel (Thakeham Ltd)

West Midlands

Richard Gee (Bloor Homes Western Ltd)

West of England

Massimo Polacco (Aequus Construction Ltd)

West Yorkshire

Tony Robinson (Willmott Dixon)


Paul Thompson (Tolent Living)

South Wales

Ian Ashcroft (Morgan Construction Wales Ltd)

North Wales

Craig Jones (Beech Developments)

South Yorkshire and Humber

Rick Siddle (Cyden Homes Limited)

North and East Yorkshire

Shane Garwood (Newby Developments Ltd)

All you need to know

September - January: Warranty Risk Management Surveyors submit initial nominations.

February - March: Nominations are verified and shortlisted by Regional Surveying Managers.

April - July:  Shortlisted site managers are announced and invited to the regional awards. Each regional winner becomes a national finalist.

September - October: Regional winners are invited to the national finals. Judges review national site manager finalists.

November: The National Site Manager of the Year is revealed at the LABC Grand Finals. 

Your Site Manager may be eligible for nomination by your LABC Warranty Risk Management Surveyor who scores each site based on certain elements of the build, providing they meet the following criteria:

1: Must have a minimum of 3 units on site.

2: At least one unit past the second fix stage should be available at the time of judging.

3: The Building Control function should be carried out by the region in which the nomination is made.

4: Where there are one or more site managers are responsible for a development, both can be considered for nomination.

5: Developments must be covered by LABC Warranty and have been inspected across most stages of the build by LABC Warranty Risk Management Surveyors.

6: A site manager who has won in two consecutive years will not be eligible for a nomination the following year.

What do we look for on site?

LABC Warranty Risk Management Surveyors score each site during their on-site inspection visits, looking at specific areas of the build including foundations, substructure, superstructure, finishes and site organisation. Site Managers are scored based on the below elements:

- General Cooperation
- Health & Safety
- Site Tidiness
- Standard of Site Management
- Standard of Workmanship

Key tips for winning an award

Site managers must display a range of skills reflecting their on-site management and workmanship by demonstrating the following:

- Well organised, planned processes and good safety procedures
- Technical compliance and management of site issues
- Maintaining a clean and tidy site
- Good attention to detail
- Leadership skills and forward thinking
- Assertive but fair, which is apparent and can be assessed by the culture on site

What sets the winning site manager above the rest is their passion for delivering quality homes and going that extra mile. Exceptional standards shown in their craftsmanship, precision and workmanship will enhance their chance of winning an award.

 Winning the LABC Warranty Site Manager Award means a lot to our site managers, which is why we want yo help you proclaim to the world just how good you really are. It provides fantastic exposure in the construction industry acting as a platform to showcase your achievements as well as your team and company’s success.

- Enhances your career prospects within the industry
- Increases awareness of your company’s brand
- Showcases the quality of homes built
- Recognition from peers and industry experts
- Improves team morale by recognising their work
- Enables a competitive advantage in the market place

LABC Warranty will provide a range of support tools to help you with your promotion including award branded logos, a press release template, promotion on our website and in printed marketing literature.

What did it mean for our 2020 winners to win a Site Manager Award?

Click on each of our winning Site Manager's icon to find out about their individual success stories... in their words.