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WELCOME TO THE OTT AWARDS 2022

The On The Tools Awards, sponsored by Toolstation, have returned for 2022, celebrating the very best and brightest that the construction industry has to offer. From helping the community during the pandemic, to consistently smashing day to day work, we want to hear your stories. If you, or someone you know, needs recognition then get nominating below.

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WHAT ARE THE ON THE TOOLS AWARDS?

The On The Tools awards, sponsored by Toolstation, open for entry from 1st August and you can nominate yourself, other tradespeople and construction companies in a variety of categories.

The awards are free to enter and you can nominate people as many times as you like. A panel of judges, all renowned experts in the construction industry, will review the entries and select the very best to create a shortlist in each category, with some of the categories open to public vote to decide our winners.

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The winners are announced over a gala dinner and awards ceremony on Friday 18th November at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham. Drinks and dancing will then continue long into the night.

Set in the heart of the UK, the event is accessible to all and provides the perfect opportunity to network and celebrate achievements amongst peers, friends and colleagues in the industry.

 

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2022 AWARD CATEGORIES

Each category has up to £1,000 worth of prizes up for grabs, to show appreciation for all the incredible work that tradies do! You can nominate as many fellow tradies as you want per category, or nominate yourself.

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The ‘bricklayer of the year’ will have nerves sharper than the edge of their trowel. The winning nominee will lay with precision, never accepting a wonky wall and always striving for perfection. 

Nominate yourself, a friend or a colleague now. You can nominate more than one person if you know multiple tradespeople who fit the bill or show exceptional quality.

Entries close 30th September.

 

Sponsored by Jewson

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The ‘branch manager of the year’ will be nothing short of a brilliant boss and ally to tradespeople. The winning candidate of this award will carry the ship with its crew and never lose sight of how beneficial a constructive team environment can be. 

Nominate yourself, a friend or a colleague now. You can nominate more than one person if you know multiple tradespeople who fit the bill or show exceptional quality.

Entries close 30th September.

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The ‘carpenter of the year’ award will go to the most skilled woodworker imaginable, super sanding, perfect precision and an incredible eye are all things the winning candidate will possess. 

Nominate yourself, a friend or a colleague now. You can nominate more than one person if you know multiple tradespeople who fit the bill or show exceptional quality.

Entries close 30th September.

 

Sponsored by Jewson

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The ‘electrician of the year’ will emit an electric attitude to their trade, ensuring their clients receive the best in quality and organisation. The winning candidate will keep up to date with ever changing regulations, work well with others on site, and be an expert problem solver. 

Nominate yourself, a friend or a colleague now. You can nominate more than one person if you know multiple tradespeople who fit the bill or show exceptional quality.

Entries close 30th September.

 

Sponsored by Ring

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The ‘groundworker of the year’ will be someone who isn’t afraid to get stuck in, and someone who they knows where and when they are needed on site. They will be a great team player or leader, and an expert in operating machines with caution. 

Nominate yourself, a friend or a colleague now. You can nominate more than one person if you know multiple tradespeople who fit the bill or show exceptional quality.

Entries close 30th September.

 

Sponsored by Jewson Civils Frazer

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The ‘Kitchen fitter of the year’ will deliver the very best in speed and quality, to provide the perfect kitchen space (arguably one of the most important rooms in any home). We’re looking for an outgoing and committed individual, who knows how to curate the best in cuppa making spaces.

Nominate yourself, a friend or a colleague now. You can nominate more than one person if you know multiple tradespeople who fit the bill or show exceptional quality.

Entries close 30th September.

 

Sponsored by Kitchen Kit

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The ‘landscaper of the year’ will be an expert in their (bush) craft. We’re looking for someone who only settles for the best, someone who is able to execute a client’s vision all before leaving the site cleaner than a jet washed slab. 

Nominate yourself, a friend or a colleague now. You can nominate more than one person if you know multiple tradespeople who fit the bill or show exceptional quality.

Entries close 30th September.

 

Sponsored by Brett Landscaping

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The ‘painter/decorator of the year’ should see a blank wall as an opportunity to do some smashing work. They will provide quality, seamless results, and evidence of truly transforming a space. The winning candidate will only settle for the best, taking pride in every stroke of their brush.

Nominate yourself, a friend or a colleague now. You can nominate more than one person if you know multiple tradespeople who fit the bill or show exceptional quality.

Entries close 30th September.

 

Sponsored by Armstead

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The ‘plasterer of the year’ will be an expert in their craft, leaving every job with a smooth finish. The winning nominee will appreciate and practice precision when on site, making sure every customer is left happy.

Nominate yourself, a friend or a colleague now. You can nominate more than one person if you know multiple tradespeople who fit the bill or show exceptional quality.

Entries close 30th September.

 

Sponsored by On The Tools.

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The ‘plumber of the year’ will have no fear, getting stuck in no matter what hour the call-out comes at. We’re looking for a knowledgeable plumber, one who knows pipes like the back of their hand, and provides results that make people feel safe and warm in their homes.

Nominate yourself, a friend or a colleague now. You can nominate more than one person if you know multiple tradespeople who fit the bill or show exceptional quality.

Entries close 30th September.

 

Sponsored by GT85

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To win the title, ‘tradesperson of the year’ we are looking for someone who goes above and beyond, consistently. Someone who takes pride in their work, delivers at a consistent high quality and ensures their customers are getting the best result. The ideal candidate will be approachable, respectful and a champion of the UK construction industry.

This award will be chosen from the pool of category winners.

Entries close 30th September.

 

Sponsored by Toolstation

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The ‘roofer of the year’ should be someone others look up to. A trusted and talented individual,  who takes care in ensuring every tile and rafter is laid safely.

Nominate yourself, a friend or a colleague now. You can nominate more than one person if you know multiple tradespeople who fit the bill or show exceptional quality.

Entries close 30th September.

 

Sponsored by Roofing Superstore

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The ‘site manager of the year’ is nothing short of everyone’s favourite gaffa. We’re looking for a hardworking individual who cares for their team both on a professional and personal level. 

Nominate yourself, a friend or a colleague now. You can nominate more than one person if you know multiple tradespeople who fit the bill or show exceptional quality.

Entries close 30th September.

 

Sponsored by Speedy

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The ‘special recognition award’ will go to someone who has gone that little bit further. Whether that is demonstrating that  they are a community leader, selfless acts of giving back to others, or supporting and up-skilling apprentices. The winning candidate will know and fight for the struggles of tradespeople, stay involved and go out of their way to benefit the community as a whole.

Nominate yourself, a friend or a colleague now. You can nominate more than one person if you know multiple tradespeople who fit the bill or show exceptional quality.

Entries close 30th September.

 

Sponsored by Toolstation

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To enter the On The Tools Awards, complete the nomination form below. Nominations are free to submit. Please ensure you have read the Terms and Conditions below before submitting an entry.

Once you have completed your nomination, click ‘Submit Entry’. You will then have the option to enter additional nominations. Once all your nominations have been submitted, click complete to finalise your entries to On The Tools Awards.

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