Vale of Glamorgan Builder wins All Wales Award


Published 13 October 2014


The Regional All Wales Building Excellence Awards 2014 were held in The Millennium Centre last Wednesday.


All entries were of an extremely high standard. Of the 13 categories The Vale of Glamorgan took Best Craftsmanship along with Steve James of S. J. Builders.


Steve James accepting his awardBuilders from across the country are competing for a chance to win at the National Building Excellence Awards, being held in London next month, in which S. J. Builders will be involved.


Marcus Goldsworthy, the manager of the Building and Development Control team at the Vale of Glamorgan, said: “I am extremely pleased that the Vale of Glamorgan can have such a strong showing at the National Building awards, and it highlights that projects being undertaken in the Vale can challenge the best from the rest of England and Wales. It is testament to the quality of the project, agents, builders and the Councils Building Control team that the Vale of Glamorgan and S. J. Builders have won such a prestigious award.”


Cllr Lis Burnett Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Innovation, Planning and Transportation said: “It is wonderful to see a small business and in particular the Vale of Glamorgan competing with schemes nationally. I am extremely pleased for all those involved and I think it shows that the Vale of Glamorgan is a place where you can really do business.”


Cllr Fred Johnson, Chairman of the Vale of Glamorgan Council Planning Committee, said: “I'm extremely pleased that projects from the Vale of Glamorgan have won this regional all Wales award and I think it shows the high level of teamwork involved in delivering a quality service to the public of the Vale of Glamorgan. I hope the council can go from strength to strength and win more awards like this in the future.”