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Plémont puffins win at the Jersey Construction Council Awards

Plémont puffins win at the Jersey Construction Council Awards

Friday 28 October 2022

Plémont puffins win at the Jersey Construction Council Awards

Friday 28 October 2022

The giant willow puffins standing beak-to-beak at Plémont were named ‘Project of the Year up to £2m’ at the recent Jersey Construction Council Awards.

Commissioned by campaign group Birds on the Edge and the National Trust, the artwork was unveiled in April and aims to highlight the challenges the species face and how it can be protected.

It comes after the National Trust won one of the Excellence Awards at the recent INTO Conference in Dundee for its Puffin Sculptures and Puppet Show.

On their recent Construction Awards success, the National Trust said: "We're delighted that the Willow Puffins won this year’s 'Project of the Year under 2 million' award at the Jersey Construction Council Awards on Saturday. 

"Thanks to everyone involved in delivering this beautiful project, a timely piece of public art that reminds us of the critical plight of our real puffins."

Steve Jewell, Chair of the Construction Awards Sub-Committee, said: “I am delighted that new organisations entered the awards this year with up-and-coming business Phoenix Construction winning both the Health & Safety Award and Business of the Year with over ten employees.

"Also, it is great to see another new winner with Bellpumps winning the Innovation Award for their new business model.”

The full list of award winners...

Highlands College/Skills Jersey Star of the Future Award:

Joint winners Jack Brown – Camerons, and Brooke Slatter – ROK

Sancus Industry Achiver of the Year Awards:

Ian Marett – Morris Architects

Jersey Develoment Company Health & Safety Award:

Phoenix Construction

JE Sustainabilty Award:

Ronez Quarry Extension

Le Masurier Best Use of Innovation Award:

Bellpumps – Innovative Business Model

JeCC Business of the Year Under Ten Employees:

HLG Associates

Normans/Hadley Steel Framing Business of the Year Over Ten Employees:

Phoenix Construction

Grant Thornton Project of the Year up to £2m:

The Puffins

Ferryspeed Project of the Year between £2m-£10m:

The Beach

Ronez Project of the Year Over £5m:

Le Clos Mourant

JeCC Lifetime Achiever:

Stephen Ross-Gower

Pictured top: The Plémont Puffins under construction. (National Trust)

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