NASC Ball & Awards 2021

The 2021 NASC Awards took place at Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, on Friday 19 November 2021, hosted by stand up comedian Jimmy Carr. From a long list of 72 entries, the winners, runner ups and highly commended submissions were revealed in front of a packed ballroom of more than 550 guests.

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, and the sponsors for supporting these awards.


Apprentice of the Year – sponsored by CISRS

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


H&S (1-66 Employees) – sponsored by Forgeco Ltd

  • City Access Scaffolding Ltd (winner)
  • Shield Environmental Services Ltd T/A Shield Services Group (runner up)
  • CCS Scaffolding Ltd
  • Fred Champion Scaffolding Ltd


H&S (67+ Employees) – sponsored by HAKI Ltd

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


Innovation of the Year – sponsored by PERI Ltd

  • Layher Ltd – Layher Allround AGS Façade System (winner)
  • Bilfinger Salamis UK – Scaffold Portal (runner up)
  • Connect Scaffolding Ltd – The Connect TW Clip


NASC President’s Award – sponsored by Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding Ltd

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


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

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


Project of the Year (Turnover £5m+) – sponsored by TRAD Hire & Sales

  • Denholm Industrial Services Ltd – Forth Rail Bridge (winner)
  • Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services UK Ltd T/A Lyndon SGB – Manchester Town Hall (runner up)
  • ALTRAD Services UK – Severn Trent Water, Trimpley (highly commended)
  • Barnet Scaffolding Services Ltd T/A JDC Scaffolding – Smithfield Meat Market, London
  • Connect Scaffolding Ltd – Station Square, London
  • 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

Did you know

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