SPRA’s fifth annual conference and awards dinner is applauded by industry

Steve Cleminson won the Outstanding Contribution award

The fifth Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA) Conference and Awards Dinner was held on June 13, at Heythrop Park Resort in Oxfordshire. The theme of the conference this year was ‘What’s the Risk?’ and the conference speakers delivered presentations on a wide range of topics including training, mental health and technical. The keynote speech was delivered by David Smith, economist editor of the Sunday Times with the theme ‘So what happens now?’, where he discussed Brexit and the current political situation, giving his outlook on how Britain and the economy would look.

The evening guests enjoyed networking over drinks and were regaled by magician, Magic Singh. Guests then enjoyed a three-course meal before the SPRA Awards began.

The winners and highly commended were:

Best Innovation – Winner (pictured, above): Bauder (working with Kovara Projects Ltd) for Gloucester Bus Station

Best Innovation – Highly Commended: Danosa (working with EA Roofing Ltd) for the Black Barn

Best Sustainability – Winner (pictured, above): Sika Sarnafil & Contour Roofing (Essex) ltd for Temple Farm Development

Best Sustainability – Highly Commended: Bauder (working with Kovara Projects Ltd) for Gloucester Bus Station

Best New Build – Winner (pictured, above): MAC Roofing & Contracting for Menai Science Parc

Best New Build – Highly Commended: Sika (working with Volsen Ltd) for the Lagland Project

Best Detailing – Winner (pictured, above): Protan (UK) Ltd (working with NRA Roofing & Flooring) for Chawley Park Care Home

Best Detailing – Highly Commended: Sika (working with Ithaca Roofing Ltd) for the International Presbyterian Church

Best Refurbishment – Winner (pictured, above): Renolit (working with Advanced Roofing Services Ltd) for the Health Plus Pharmacy

Best Refurbishment – Highly Commended: Flex-R (working with Permicoat Ltd) for Leigh Spinners Mill

Best Safe Working – Winner (pictured, above): Sika (working with Progressive Systems Ltd) for the Dunes

Best Trainer – Winner (pictured, above): Simon Hancock (Protan)

Best Trainer – Highly Commended: Nigel Fields (SIG D&T)

Steve Cleminson won the Outstanding Contribution award
Steve Cleminson won the Outstanding Contribution award

Outstanding Contribution to the Single Ply Industry – Winner (pictured, above): Steve Cleminson (SIG D&T)