Awards

In recent years JN Bentley has received many civil engineering and contractor industry awards. Click the links to find out more details.

2017


ICE
(Yorks & Humber)
Winner - Smeaton Award - Butterley Spillway
Winner - Nasar Adam - New Ambassador Award
Cert. of Excellence - Digley Valve Towers
Commended - Chantry Cottages - Dutch River
Commended - Flamborough Head
Women in
Construction Awards
Shortlisted - Gemma Holmes - Engineer of the Year - Civils/Infra

2016


Northumbrian Water
GEM Awards:
Winner - Individual Contribution Award - Peter Brodie
Highly Commended - Team of the Year Award - Minor Works Sub-Programme
Finalist - Programme of the Year - Water UK Programme
Finalist - Health and Safety Excellence - Water UK Programme
Finalist - Environmental Sustainability - Abandonment Programme
Business in
the Community:
Environment Index - Platinum Score (96%)

Payroll Giving:
National Payroll Giving - Silver Award 
Constructing Excellence
in the North East (CENE):
Winner - Integration & Collaborative Working Award - Water UK Programme
ICE (East Midlands): Commended - East Midlands Merit Awards - Team Achievement Category - Flood Defence Asset Repair Programme
RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards: Winner - RoSPA Gold Award for Health and Safety - DCWW Capital Delivery Alliance
Winner - RoSPA Gold Award for Health and Safety - Anglian Water @One Alliance 
Dwr Cymru Welsh Water Annual H&S Conference: Winner - Health and Safety Excellence Award - DCWW Capital Delivery Alliance
Winner - Healthy Work Award - DCWW Capital Delivery Alliance

2015


CITB Pride of
Construction Awards
Shortlisted - Outstanding Employer (Large)
CECA (North East):
Health & Safety Company of the Year
CECA (Y&H):
Highly Commended - Kyle Lister - Outstanding Apprentice of the Year

Winner - Contract of the Year (under 2m) - Baitings Reservoir Improvements
ICE (Y&H):
Certificate of Excellence - Bramley Service Reservoir

Commendation - Baitings Reservoir Improvements
Commendation - Beaver Dyke Reservoir Discontinuance
Commendation - Sutton Waste Water Treatment Works
Commendation - 'Cut and Pump' Programme
Considerate Constructors
Scheme:

Winner - Silver National Site Award - Fern Bank

Business in
the Community:

Big Tick Re-accreditation - Workplace, Talent & Skills - Developing the Engineers of the Future

Northumbrian Water
GEM Awards:
Winner - Individual Contribution Awards - Helen Frost
">Winner - Environmental & Sustainability Award - Warden Outfall
Finalist - Programme of the Year - Sewage Treatment Works (STW) Minor Works
Finalist - Health and Safety Excellence
ICE (West Midlands): Winner - Education Award - STEM and Development

2014


British Construction 
Industry Awards
Shortlisted - Civil Engineering Project of the Year 
(10m - 50m) - Covenham to Boston Pipeline
Public Monuments &
Sculpture Assoc.
Marsh Award - Excellence in Conservation of a 
Public Fountain - Bramham Park
Construction News 
Awards
Highly Commended - Training Initiative of the Year
Construction News
Awards
Shortlisted - Contractor of the Year
Northumbrian Water
GEM Awards
Winner- Individual Contribution Award - Grant Crawford - Knitsley STW Refurbishment
Northumbrian Water
GEM Awards
Winner - Environmental Sustainability Award - Hanningfield Multi-User Building
Northumbrian Water
GEM Awards
Runner-Up - Environmental Sustainability Award - Abandonment of Throckley WTW
Northumbrian Water
GEM Awards
Runner-Up - Team of the Year Award - Knitsley STW Refurbishment
Northumbrian Water
GEM Awards
Runner-Up - Creative Award - Tranwell Water Booster Station
Adult Learners'
Week Awards:
Winner - Learning at Work Award for our Apprenticeship Scheme (with Craven College)
ICE
(West Midlands):

Winner - Chairman's Special Award & Highly Commended for Partnership - Strongford P-Removal & Sludge Buffer

ICE East Midlands        Merit Awards:

Winner - Large Project of the Year Category - The Covenham to Boston Pipeline

Quantity Surveying
International (QSi):
Team Award - Quantity Surveying Mentoring
Water Industry
Achievement Awards:
Shortlisted - SUDS & Flood Management Initiative of the Year - DG5 Other Causes Team
Water Industry
Achievement Awards:
Shortlisted - Water Resource Management Initiative of the Year - Challenging Spillway Design
CECA (North East) Winner - Health & Safety Company of the Year
CECA (North East) Winner - Training Company of the Year
CECA (North East) Commended - Project of the Year Category - Saltburn Mine Water Treatment Scheme
CECA
(Yorks & Humber):
Shortlisted - Contract of the Year - Clifton Rising Main
Considerate Constructors Scheme: Bronze National Site Award - Strongford STW P Removal
ICE
(Yorks & Humber)
Highly Commended - Ambassador Awards - Company
Award - Employee Development Programme
ICE
(Yorks & Humber)
Commended Certificate - Centenary Award -
Clifton Rising Main
ICE
(Yorks & Humber)
Commended Certificate - Centenary Award - Reservoir Spillway Improvements

2013


Yorkshire Water
Excellence Awards:
Winner - 'DG5 and Other Causes Team' - Outstanding Team of the Year (Trusted Company Category)
Yorkshire Water 
Excellence Awards:
Winner - Asset Management Team - Team of the Year (Customer Service Award Category)
Yorkshire Water 
Excellence Awards:
Winner - Reservoirs Team - Excellent Company Award (Strong Financial Foundations Category)
Yorkshire Water 
Excellence Awards:
Winner - Innovation in Health and Safety Award (Safe Water Category)
CECA (North East): Winner - Health and Safety Company of the Year
CECA (North East): Winner - Environmental Company of the Year
Northumbrian Water
GEM Awards
Winner - Environmental Sustainability Award - Mitford WTW
Northumbrian Water
GEM Awards
Runner-Up - Team of the Year Award - Water Pumping Stations Delivery Team
Business in the Community: Shortlisted - Responsible Business Awards - Workplace Talent & Skills - 'Developing the Engineers of the Future'
ICE (Wales Cymru): Winner - Roy Edwards Special Award for Innovation - Llanfyllin Sewage Treatment Works
CECA (Yorks & Humber): Winner - Linda Grant Health and Safety Award 2012 - Manor Vale Lane Flood Relief Scheme
CECA (Yorks & Humber): Shortlisted - Contract of the Year - Pasture Terrace Flood Relief Scheme
ICE (Yorks & Humber) Winner - Centenary Award - New Manganese Contactors at Rivelin Water Treatment Works
ICE (Yorks & Humber) Commended Certificate - Pasture Terrace Flood Relief Scheme
ICE (Yorks & Humber) Commended Certificate - Linton Falls Hydroelectric Power Station

2012


CECA (Midlands) Winner - Alastair Sayers - Site Manager of the Year - Shifford's Bridge Water Treatment Works
CECA (Midlands) Highly Commended - Simon Papiernik - Site Manager of the Year - Barnhurst Sewage Treatment Works
CECA (North East) Commended - Project of the Year - Horden Passive Minewater Treatment Scheme
CECA (North East) Commended - Project of the Year 2012 - Selset Reservoir Hydroelectric Scheme
Anglian Water's "We Love What You Do" Awards Winner - Drop CO2 - Embodied Carbon Award - Covenham to Boston
Northumbrian Water GEM Awards Winner - Health and Safety Excellence Award - Whorley Service Reservoir
Northumbrian Water GEM Awards Winner - Team of the Year Award - Mosswood Water Treatment Works Hydroelectric Turbine
CECA (Yorks & Humber):
Winner - Contract of the Year - Linton Falls Hydroelectric Power Project
ICE (North East):
Winner - Robert Stephenson Awards (Under 4m) - Selset Reservoir Hydroelectric Power Scheme
ICE (North East):
Commended - Robert Stephenson Awards (Under 4m) -Horden Passive Minewater Treatment Scheme
ICE (North East):
Commended - Robert Stephenson Awards (Under 4m) - Tees International White Water Course
Green Apple:

Winner - Bronze Award - Built Environment & Architectural Heritage Awards - Fulford Rising Mains (an MMB Sewerage Project on behalf of Yorkshire Water's Asset Delivery Unit)
ICE (West Midlands):

Winner - Partnership Award - One Supply Chain West Non-Infrastructure - Severn Trent Water with Mott MacDonald Bentley and Hyder AECOM JV
ICE (West Midlands):
Highly Commended - Communication Award - The Shifnal Train Station Induction Process
ICE (West Midlands):
Highly Commended - Sustainability Award - Milford Borehole - Severn Trent Water with Mott MacDonald Bentley

2011


CECA (Midlands):
Highly Commended - Mark Rands - Site Manager of the Year - Leek Sewage Treatment Works Grit Plan
CECA (North East): Winnner - Health and Safety Company of the Year
Kelda Group Business
Excellence Awards:
Winner - Best Customer Experience Award - Endeavour Wharf Scheme in Whitby, for Yorkshire Water
Severn Trent Annual Recognition (STAR) Awards: Winner - Team of the Year - The Shifnal Community Group


Northumbrian Water: Winner - Framework Contractor Health and Safety Award
Best Companies: First Class - One Star Company Award
CECA (Yorks & Humber):
Linda Grant Health and Safety Award 2010 - Riding Wood Reservoir
Considerate Constructors Scheme: Silver National Site Award - Coldwell Lower Impounding Reservoir
Business in the
Community:
'Increased Score by Over 10%' Certificate - Environment Index
(Yorks and Humber)
Water Industry
Achievement Awards:
Shortlisted: Most Innovative Use of an Existing Technology -
Riding Wood Reservoir

2010


Sunday Times Top 100: 90th Place - Best Companies to Work For List
Best Companies: First Class - One Star Company Award
ICE (Yorks & Humber):
Highly Commended - Esholt Wastewater Treatment Works FFD Scheme
ICE (Yorks & Humber): Commended - Agden Reservoir Wave Wall and Spillway
ICE (Yorks & Humber): Commended - Ramsden Reservoir New Overflow
Business in the
Community:
Certificate: Environment Index 2010
(Yorkshire & Humber Region)
Northumbrian Water: Winner - Framework Contractor Health & Safety Award
Yorkshire Water: Winner - Partner Awards, Health & Safety
Yorkshire Water: Winner - Partner Awards, Value+
Yorkshire Water: Winner - Partner Awards, People+
Yorkshire Water: Winner - Partner Awards, Chief Executive's Trophy


2009
CECA (North East): Winner - Health & Safety Company of the Year
Best Companies: Outstanding - Two Star Company Award
Sunday Times Top 100: 40th Place - Best Companies to Work For list
National Britannia: SAFEcontractor Accreditation
ICE (Yorks & Humber): Commended - Eldwick Reservoir Safety Works
ICE (Yorks & Humber): Commended - Strafford Minewater Treatment Scheme
CECA (Yorks & Humber):
Winner - Contract of the Year (under 1m), Strafford Minewater Treatment Scheme
ICE (North East):
Commended in the Robert Stephenson Awards (over 4m category) for Dawdon Minewater Treatment Scheme
The Royal Academy
of Engineering:
National Award for 2008-2009 Engineering Education
Scheme
Business in the
Community:
Highest Scoring New Entrant Certificate for 2009
Environment Index (Yorkshire & Humber Region)
Yorkshire Water: Winner - Partner Awards, Compliance+
Yorkshire Water: Winner - Partner Awards, Value+
Yorkshire Water: Winner - Partner Awards, People+
Yorkshire Water: Winner - Partner Awards, Chief Executive's Trophy



2008
CECA (North East): Winner - Health & Safety Company of the Year
The Coal Authority: Winner - Environmental Performance Award, Dawdon MwTS
Contract Journal: Shortlisted - Best Places to Work in Construction
Green Apple: Silver Award - Worth Weir Fish Pass
Green Apple: National Green Plaque Award - Worth Weir Fish Pass
ICE (Yorks & Humber): Highly Commended - Boltby Reservoir Discontinuance
ICE (Yorks & Humber): Commended - Doe Park Reservoir
ICE (Yorks & Humber): Commended - Worth Weir Fish Pass
Yorkshire Water:
Commended - Support of One Million Green
Fingers campaign
Yorkshire Water:
Winner - Community Spirit Awards, Best Contract Team
Partner
Yorkshire Water: Winner - Partner Awards, Value+ Award
Yorkshire Water: Winner - Partner Awards, People+ Award
Yorkshire Water: Winner - Partner Awards, Society Award


2007
CECA (Yorks & Humber): Winner - Contract of the Year (under 1m), Aysgarth Falls
The Coal Authority:
Winner - Environmental Performance Award, Allerdean Mill
Minewater Treatment Scheme
Construction Excellence: Winner - Innovation & Research Category (Yorks & Humber)
Contract Journal: Shortlisted - Best Places to Work in Construction
RoSPA: Silver Award Winner - Occupational Health & Safety Awards


2006
Yorkshire Water: Winner - Partner Awards, Value+ Award
Yorkshire Water: Winner - Partner Awards, Society Award
Contract Journal: Highly Commended - Best Places to Work in Construction
CECA (North East): Winner - Health & Safety Company of the Year
CECA: Winner - Contract of the Year (under 1m)


2005
Yorkshire Water: Overall Winner - Partner Awards


2004
Yorkshire Water: Best Capital Project - Dowley Gap WwTW
Yorkshire Water: Best Performing Capital Partner


2003
Yorkshire Water: Best Environmental Performance
Yorkshire Water: Best Performing Capital Partner
Yorkshire Water: Overall Winner - Partner Awards
NCE: Medium Contractor of the Year Award


2002
Yorkshire Water: Best Capital Project - Rawdon WwTW
Yorkshire Water: Best Performing Capital Partner


2001
Yorkshire Water: Best Performing Capital Partner
Yorkshire Water: Overall Winner - Partner Awards