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Sporn does the double at Master Builder Awards

Sporn Construction is celebrating a magnificent double triumph at this year's FMB Master Builder of the Year Awards.

The Stratton Audley-based company - a long time Member of the OCTG - was victorious in the Large Renovation Project of the Year category and then, to top off an unforgettable day, was crowned Master Builder of the Year.

This year's Awards ceremony was held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London on Wednesday 18 February with architecture enthusiast and TV personality Charlie Luxton fronting the event.

The project which earned Sporn both Awards was featured in the last edition of our 'infocus' Newsletter. It required the family firm to gut and reconfigure a Victorian villa in Oxford - and FMB judges commented on how "incredibly challenging" the project was due to onsite restrictions such as blending new detail with old.

Many complications were overcome with the judging panel also describing the quality of the finish as "exceptional."

Sporn's reward for being named 'Builder of the Year' was a shiny new Vauxhall Vivaro van while the client - who nominated Sporn in the first place - received a cheque for £3,000.

"Winning the title of Master Builder of the Year truly reflects the unwavering focus of all of our team at Sporn Construction to deliver outstanding craftsmanship backed by professional management, working alongside both our clients and design team," said delighted Director Robin Sporn.

"I wish to thank and acknowledge the invaluable contributions of our clients, architects, design team and specialist subcontractors."

The Group would like to pass on its congratulations not only to all concerned at Sporn but also to Zak Lafford, of Stuart Barr CDR Limited, who was a finalist in the Apprentice of the Year category.  

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