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The Scottish Decorators’ Federation are proud to announce the shortlist for its annual awards! 

Congratulations are in order as the judges make their selections for the 2019 Scottish Decorators’ Federation’s Annual trophy in Painting & Decorating. Site visits have taken place and the shortlist has been drawn up, to determine who will be the announced as the winners of this year’s prestigious awards. 

The SDF Annual trophy in Painting & Decorating is an eagerly awaited event in the SDF calendar, as it celebrates the work and achievements of firms and individuals who merit well-earned recognition for the work they undertake on challenging projects and celebrates the contributions that individual employees make to the success of a project.

We are also proud to announce that the CITB will presenting the apprentice of the year awards during the annual convention. The following awards will be made: 

  • 1st year apprentice of the year
  • 2nd year apprentice of the year
  • Advanced crafty apprentice
  • Over all apprentice of the year award

In recent years the number of entries has been growing and the judges have been traveling the length and breadth of Scotland to visit the record number of entries for this year’s awards.

The 2019 awards will be held at the Edinburgh Marriot Hotel on Friday 25th October, and winners will be announced at an annual Gala Dinner to celebrate exceptional painting and decorating projects and individuals within the Scottish Decorators’ Federation, across a variety of sectors.

Neil Rogers, Chief Executive of the Scottish Decorators’ Federation said, “the quality of entrants into this year’s competition has been exceptional as it always is. The judges have a very tough job on their hands when judging the work that has been entered. The annual awards are a chance for all member companies to be able to promote their work that most of the times is only seen by the clients, and it will give The Scottish Decorators’ Federation enormous pleasure to be able to award exceptional workmanship and quality in our industry. We wish all entrants good luck and we look forward to seeing you all on the evening of Friday 25th October 2019 to announce the winners and runners up.”

We are pleased to announce the shortlist here: 

PAINTING PROJECT OF THE YEAR

House in the Borders, Preston, Duns
JAMES SANDIE & SON LTD

Sheila Fleet Kirk Gallery & Café, Orkney
KENNETH C. FINDLAY & SONS LTD

The V&A, Dundee
DECOROUS PAINTING CONTRACTS LTD

West View Residencies, Beith Street, Glasgow
DECORALL LTD

Donaldsons College, Edinburgh
MACKAY DECORATORS LTD

HENDERSONS DECORATORS LTD

West Templar House, Kinloch Rannoch
BELL GROUP (UK) LTD

Corner House, Hill Road, Gullane
J & W DECORATORS LTD

CONTRACTS MANAGER OF THE YEAR

West View Residencies, Beith Street, Glasgow
ARCHIE PATERSON FOR DECORALL LTD

Donaldsons College, Edinburgh
MARK NEVIN FOR MACKAY DECORATORS LTD

Watt Complex, Greenock
EDDIE SKELLY FOR DECORALL LTD

Corner House, Hill Road, Gullane
WALTER DICKIE FOR J & W DECORATORS LTD

HISTORIC RESTORATION PROJECT

Sheila Fleet Kirk Gallery & Café, Orkney
KENNETH C. FINDLAY & SONS LTD

Watt Complex, Greenock
DECORALL LTD

Hopetoun House, Queensferry
MACKAY DECORATORS LTD

Edinburgh University, Old College, Main Stair
MACKAY DECORATORS LTD

Traquair House, Innerleithen
MACKAY DECORATORS LTD

Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh
MITIE PROPERTY SERVICES (UK) LTD

The Bute Estate, Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute
BELL GROUP (UK) LTD

Maryculter House, South, North Deeside Road, Kirkton of Maryculter, Aberdeenshire
BELL GROUP (UK) LTD

Corner House, Hill Road, Gullane
J & W DECORATORS LTD

The V&A
The V&A
Hopetown House
Hopetown House
Traquair House
Traquair House
Edinburgh College
Edinburgh College
HISTORIC RESTORATION PROJECT

CONTRACTS MANAGER OF THE YEAR

John Knox House, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh
JOHN COCKBURN FOR BELL GROUP (UK) LTD

Watt Complex, Greenock
EDDIE SKELLY FOR DECORALL LTD

Hopetoun House, Queensferry
JOHN NEVIN FOR MACKAY DECORATORS LTD

Edinburgh University,  Old College, Main Stair
MARK NEVIN FOR MACKAY DECORATORS LTD

Traquair House, Innerleithen
MARK NEVIN FOR MACKAY DECORATORS LTD

Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh
JOE BURLINSON FOR MITIE PROPERTY SERVICES (UK) LTD

Maryculter House, South, North Deeside Road, Kirkton of Maryculter, Aberdeenshire
PETER WALKER FOR BELL GROUP (UK) LTD

Corner House, Hill Road, Gullane
WALTER DICKIE FOR J & W DECORATORS LTD

HOSPITALITY SECTOR PROJECT OF THE YEAR

The Barologist, 23 Commercial Street, Edinburgh
GEORGE NICOLSON (DECORATORS) LTD

The Fairmont St. Andrews, Fife
BELL GROUP (UK) LTD

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh, Picardy Place
BELL GROUP (UK) LTD

Sheila Fleet Kirk Gallery & Café, Orkney
KENNETH C. FINDLAY & SONS LTD

The Public House, Great Western Road, Glasgow
DECORALL LTD

Southside Scran Restaurant, Edinburgh
MACKAY DECORATORS LTD

Star Pubs, Polton inn, Polton
MITIE PROPERTY SERVICES (UK) LTD

Hilton Hotel TECA, Aberdeen
MN HAMILTON & SONS

HOSPITALITY SECTOR

CONTRACTS MANAGER OF THE YEAR

The Fairmont St. Andrews, Fife
JOHN COCKBURN FOR BELL GROUP (UK) LTD

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh, Picardy Place
JOHN COCKBURN FOR BELL GROUP (UK) LTD

The Public House, Great Western Road, Glasgow
ARCHIE PATERSON FOR DECORALL LTD

Southside Scran Restaurant, Edinburgh
MARK NEVIN FOR MACKAY DECORATORS LTD

Star Pubs, Polton Inn, Polton
JOE BURLINSON FOR MITIE PROPERTY SERVICES (UK) LTD

Hilton Hotel TECA, Aberdeen
MIKE HAMILTON FOR MN HAMILTON & SONS

Hopetown House
Hopetown House
Edinburgh College
Edinburgh College
Donaldsons College
Donaldsons College

Delegates and interested parties who have not yet confirmed their attendance are encouraged to do so by contacting Linda McKinlay or Neil Rogers at the SDF HQ 01786 448838. Tickets for the evening which includes dinner, the awards ceremony and the dance cost £80.00 per ticket 

Contact Linda McKinlay or Neil Rogers at the SDF HQ 01786 448838 or
info@scottishdecorators.co.uk