Building Communities Awards 2020

Date: The last ceremony took place on Friday 28th February 2020
Time: 6:15pm for a 7:15pm start
Venue: Athena, Queen St, Leicester LE1 1QD
Call: 01246 395608

Tickets Sponsors

Event Host & Celebrity Guest:

Presenting the Building Communities Awards 2020 was the TV personality, actor, presenter, vocalist and professional speaker Des Coleman.

Celebrating 25 years in Film, Theatre and Television, Des is a busy man who never stops. You can see him presenting the weather on ITV Central and touring the country as Sammy Davis Jr in The Rat Pack.

He continues to host corporate shows and award ceremonies across the UK and you can also booked Des as a singer for your private party or special occasion.


Overnight Accommodation:

We arranged a discount rate with the Encore Ramada Leicester of £79 inc VAT per room including breakfast.

This hotel is just a 2 minute walk from the Athena venue.

Some guest preferred to book directly with the Mercure, Premier Inn or Ibis which are all within a 6 minute walk from the Athena.


The ten award categories:

▸ In-house Maintenance Team of the Year

▸ Community Impact

▸ Innovative Product

▸ Apprentice of the Year

▸ Distributor of the Year

▸ Contractor of the Year

▸ Development Strategy of the Year

▸ Partnership of the Year

▸ Project of the Year - Under £3m

▸ Project of the Year - Over £3m


The 2020 sponsors were

Dodd Group - Headline Sponsor

J Tomlinson


Cawarden Co


Nationwide Windows & Doors


Sustainable Building Services (UK) Ltd

Robert Woodhead Limited

Bamford Doors

Rixonway Kitchens



Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation

ADEY Professional Heating Solutions

Novus Property Solutions


The 2020 judges were:

Amanda Batham - Business & Marketing Consultant – AJB Consultancy Services
Rachel Hayward - Managing Director of Ask the Chameleon (Bid Writer | Coach | Trainer)
Andrew Carpenter - Chief Executive of Structural Timber Association and of Constructing Excellence
Steve Hale - Independent Housing Consultant