NFDC recognises individuals who best demonstrate exemplary demolition standards

The winners of the United Kingdom’s 2024 National Federation of Demolition Contractors’ (NFDC) Awards have been revealed, at the association’s annual award ceremony.

The 2024 NFDC Award winners. The 2024 NFDC Award winners. (PHOTO: NFDC)

NFDC President John Lynch and CEO Duncan Rudall recently welcomed demolition and dismantling contractors to the special event, which was held at The Landmark hotel in London, to “celebrate the individuals who best demonstrate the exemplary standards expected of NFDC members”. 

The NFDC awards, unique in the fact the fact that they recognise demolition and dismantling operatives across all levels - from those just starting out on their career as apprentices right up to experienced managers, went to individuals from companies that included Total Reclaims Demolition, City Demolition Contractors and Tilley & Barrett.

The ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Demolition Industry’ award - the biggest award of the night - was given to John Woodward of C&D Demolition Consultants, in recognition of his dedication to raising standards in demolition throughout his career.

NFDC Award 2024 - List of Winners

Apprentice of the Year sponsored by CITB:

Peter Mader – Clifford Devlin Ltd.

Labourer or Demolition Refurbishment Operative of the Year sponsored by NDTG:

Darren Wickham – Tilley & Barrett Ltd.

Advanced Demolition Operative or Chargehand of the Year sponsored by NDTG Scotland:

Wayne Harrison – Connell Brothers Ltd.

Plant Operator of the Year sponsored by NOCN:

Paul Shambrook – Wessex Demolition & Salvage Ltd.

Supervisor of the Year sponsored by NDTG Scotland:

Zak Tetley – Total Reclaims Demolition Ltd.

Manager of the Year sponsored by NDTG:

Darren Lynch – City Demolition Contractors (Birmingham) Ltd.

Outstanding Contribution to the Demolition Industry:

John Woodward – C&D Demolition Consultants Ltd.

NFDC Award winners and shortlisted entries NFDC Award winners and those that made the shortlist were celebrated at a special event in London this past week. (PHOTO: NFDC)


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