GRAHAM shortlisted for Ridgeback Group’s Pall Mall Press BTR

GRAHAM is shortlisted for six categories at the CEF Awards, including the Pall Mall Press scheme under Construction Project of the Year.

Ridgeback Group's Pall Mall Press Build to Rent scheme, developed by GRAHAM | BTR News
Ridgeback Group's Pall Mall Press Build to Rent scheme, developed by GRAHAM.

Contractor GRAHAM has been shortlisted in six categories at this year’s CEF Excellence Awards. For over 20 years, the awards have recognised the achievements of the local Northern Ireland construction industry.

GRAHAM has been shortlisted in the following categories: GB & ROI General Construction Projects Of The Year – Projects Above £5m; Sustainable Company Of The Year; Excellence In The Use Of Construction Software; Infrastructure Projects Of The Year – Transport & Utilities and Infrastructure Projects Of The Year Above £10m; Health Project Of The Year; and Social Value Project Of The Year.

GB & ROI General Construction Projects Of The Year – Projects Above £5m

For the GB & ROI General Construction Projects Of The Year – Projects Above £5m, GRAHAM was shortlisted for the Pall Mall Press Build to Rent development, which completed in January this year.

Designed by Falconer Chester Hall, standing at 22-storeys and led by Ridgeback Group, the Pall Mall Press residential tower in Liverpool signifies a transformative addition to Liverpool’s skyline. It includes 336 modern and sustainable apartments within a thriving new community, further expanding the Build to Rent offering GRAHAM has provided in the city.

Pall Mall Press is managed by Ridgeback Group’s in-house operating platform ila. The scheme spans 282,617 sq ft.

Sustainable Company of The Year

The Sustainable Company of The Year award recognises GRAHAM’s hard work and effort in decarbonisation. The basic tenets of good environmental management are robustly embedded in the company’s day-to-day operations which enables it to take a long-term strategic approach, trial advancing technologies and techniques and invest in the most effective solutions to tackle the climate crisis.

Notable milestones in the last 12 months include successfully securing accreditation to PAS 2080, the leading carbon management standard for construction, across all our operations, delivering the first green hydrogen powered GRAHAM site and achieving a 19% absolute reduction in Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions.

Over a two-year period, GRAHAM IT has successfully implemented a standardised biometric solution to transform site operations and showcase the broader benefits of technology integration in construction operations, optimising site attendance management, improving efficiency and fostering stronger supply chain relationships.

Infrastructure Projects Of The Year – Transport & Utilities and Infrastructure Project Of The Year Above £10m

Achieving the Infrastructure Projects Of The Year – Transport & Utilities and Infrastructure Project Of The Year Above £10m awards, the £12m York Street Station Redevelopment Project for client Translinks stands as a catalyst for regeneration to attract more people to use public transport creating a greener city for everyone.

Health Project Of The Year

For Health Project Of The Year award, the Maternity Unit at Royal Victoria Hospital is a new five-storey building, constructed by GRAHAM-BAM Healthcare Partnership for The Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, boasting modern amenities and innovative design features.

Social Value Project Of The Year

Delivered on behalf of NI Water, the Seagahan project, which has received the Social Value Project Of The Year award, was planned, designed, and managed to deliver not only the required targets as set by Strategic Investment Board (SIB), but to engage those most removed from the workplace.