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RIDBA Building Awards 2023 shortlist

We are delighted to announce the shortlisted entries for this year’s RIDBA Building Awards: these awards, which occur biennially, honour achievements in rural and industrial building design and fabrication. As an added source of excitement, we are proud to mention that our parent company, the Joseph Ash Group, is a premium sponsor for this event.

There are eight award categories in total, and the shortlist for each category is as follows:

Farm storage

Replacement general purpose building

New product or service

Pig lift


Roundhouse Play Area
  • CJ Cox Limited New Workshop, Rose Engineering
  • Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Station, A.C. Bacon Engineering
  • Franks Ice Cream, Shufflebottom
  • Tong Engineering, Timmins Engineering
  • Roundhouse Play Area, S&A Fabrications (photo from S&A Fabrications)
  • Morgan Sindall Merthyr Bus Station, Shufflebottom


West Midlands Safari Park

Industrial and production

Smart Systems Shufflebottom
  • Dawson’s Wharf pellet bund, S&A Fabrications
  • Cropper Close, Henco International, Wareing Buildings
  • Graham & Brown, Wareing Buildings
  • McMurrays Haulage, Wareing Buildings
  • Bacton Transport, M D Anthony
  • Smart Systems, Shufflebottom (photo from Shufflebottom)

Residential and offices

The Property Hub
  • Luxury residential property in Poulton-le-Fylde, Wareing Buildings
  • Island estates, Shufflebottom
  • The Property Hub, M D Anthony (photo from M D Anthony)
  • Luda barns, Timmins Engineering

Prizes will also be handed out for outstanding workmanship and training.

Please mark your calendars for Friday, 22 September, when we’ll gather in Cambridge for a black-tie drink’s reception and a three-course meal and congratulate the winners and runners-up for their achievements.

Please contact RIDBA directly for ticket enquiries.

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