NASC Ball & Awards 2021

The NASC is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2021 NASC Awards. This year’s awards drew a record number of entries, with 72 submissions received across the seven categories.

Winners will be revealed at the NASC Ball & Awards, taking place at Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, on Friday 19 November 2021.

The NASC would like to place on record its gratitude to the judges of this year’s awards (listed below), who dedicated a great deal of their time, expertise and effort on evaluating each and every entry.


NASC Awards Shortlist


Apprentice of the Year

  • Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services UK Ltd T/A Lyndon SGB – Mark Davies
  • City Access Scaffolding Ltd – Adam McLennan
  • Connect Scaffolding Ltd – Harrison Witcomb
  • Rose System Scaffolding Ltd – James Harrison


H&S (1-66 Employees)

  • CCS Scaffolding Ltd
  • City Access Scaffolding Ltd
  • Fred Champion Scaffolding Ltd
  • Shield Environmental Services Ltd T/A Shield Services Group


H&S (67+ Employees)

  • Actavo (UK) Ltd
  • Benchmark Scaffolding Ltd
  • Connect Scaffolding Ltd
  • TRAD Scaffolding Co. Ltd


Innovation of the Year

  • Bilfinger Salamis UK – Scaffold Portal
  • Connect Scaffolding Ltd – The Connect TW Clip
  • Layher Ltd – Layher Allround AGS Façade System


NASC President’s Award

  • Apex Scaffolding (Exeter) Ltd – Robin Whatling
  • HAKI Ltd – Priscila Escobar
  • Lyndon SGB – Ian Hines
  • Millcroft Services Plc – Mike Wright


Project of the Year (Turnover up to £5m)

  • City Access Scaffolding Ltd – St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh
  • Connolly Scaffolding Ltd – The Liverpool Municipal Building
  • Crossway Scaffolding (Elland) Ltd – Saltburn Viaduct, North Yorkshire
  • Midland Scaffolding Services Ltd – Selfridges, Birmingham
  • Rise Scaffolding Ltd – Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk
  • Tubes Scaffolding Ltd – Norwich City FC


Project of the Year (Turnover £5m+)

  • ALTRAD Services UK – Severn Trent Water, Trimpley
  • Barnet Scaffolding Services Ltd T/A JDC Scaffolding – Smithfield Meat Market, London
  • Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services UK Ltd T/A Lyndon SGB – Manchester Town Hall
  • Connect Scaffolding Ltd – Station Square, London
  • Denholm Industrial Services Ltd – Forth Rail Bridge
  • Millcroft Services Plc – Space House, London


NASC Awards Judges

  • Alan Lilley – NASC Past President and Managing Director, Commercial Scaffolding Ltd
  • Aled Hughes – Engagement Advisor, CITB
  • Andy Mitchell – CEO, Thames Tideway, and Co-Chair, Construction Leadership Council
  • Claire Rose – Deputy Programme Director (Civils), EDF
  • David Brown – NASC Vice President and Managing Director, IBN Scaffold Access Ltd
  • David Cowperthwaite – Senior Monitor, Considerate Constructors Scheme
  • Jo-Anne Michael – HM Inspector (Construction Sector Safety Team), HSE
  • Ken Johnson – Trustee, No Falls Foundation
  • Lynn Way – NASC President and Financial Director and Company Secretary, Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding Ltd
  • Rhaynukaa Soni, Senior SHE Business Partner Commercial Development, Engineering & Professional Services, Transport for London, and Chair, IOSH London Metropolitan Branch committee
  • Sam Stacey – Challenge Director for Construction, UK Research and Innovation
  • Stuart Young – Head of Stakeholder Engagement & Management, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  • Tony Barry – Compliance Officer, CISRS




Event Details

After such a difficult year, the NASC will be putting on such a spectacle that this will be the highlight event of all NASC members’ post-lockdown celebrations. The black tie event will feature five star dining and a range of fantastic after dinner entertainment all set to a backdrop of vivid explosions of colour to help us come out of the darkness.

We are also excited to announce the Annual Ball will once again be compèred by a household TV personality – someone you’re not going to want to miss. This event really is going to be the most memorable event yet!

The NASC AGM will take place at the same venue from 2pm that day. Further details will be released closer to the date.

Entry to the 2021 NASC Ball & Awards is priced at £145 + VAT per person.

NASC members can book their tickets by filling out this form electronically and returning to Jamie McGuire via email.


Highlights of the NASC Ball & Awards 2019:

Did you know

The NASC has been setting the standard for scaffolding since 1945.