On Friday 15th June, Surgo Construction’s site manager, Colin Kinghorn received a prestigious Highly Commended award in the Site Manager category at the regional LABC Building Excellence Awards, which took place at Gateshead’s Hilton Hotel.


LABC Warranty, which works in partnership with Local Authority Building Control (LABC), recognises the dedication and commitment it takes to deliver quality sites and seeks to reward site managers throughout the UK, who make an exceptional contribution to construction.


Working with over 3,000 sites nationally, LABC Warranty is only able recognise a small number of site managers therefore, making it on to the shortlist is a significant achievement.


Colin was nominated by LABC Warranty risk management surveyor, Steve Morrison for his work on a development of 50 affordable homes on land at Backworth Park, North Tyneside.


Speaking about the standard of nominees and winners, LABC Warranty’s business development director and head judge, Mike Swatton, said:


“The standard of qualifiers across the board has been exceptional, once again raising the bar for construction standards.”


Adding his thoughts about one of the Surgo team being acknowledged in this way, director, Jeff Charlton said:


“Achieving this kind of recognition is not only great for Colin, it is also a reflection of the high standards we set ourselves as a company.“