London Irish firm named Construction Supplier of the Year

London Irish firm named Construction Supplier of the Year

ONE of London’s leading waste management firms has been named Supplier of the Year at the London Construction Awards 2019.

Powerday took the gong at a ceremony held at the Novotel West London hotel this month.

The event, hosted by impersonator Alastair McGowan, marked the fifth year of the London Construction Awards, which are designed to celebrate excellence, innovation and transformation within the built environment.

The awards recognise the successes of London’s construction sector and its supply chain across a wide range of categories.

Supplier of the Year recognises suppliers in or outside London that have ‘demonstrated success, innovation or notable achievement’ in the built environment sector in the last year.

Powerday’s success was awarded in recognition of a number of initiatives in place at the firm founded by Irishman Mick Crossan, including the production of high specification Refuse Derived Fuel to the renewable energy sector along with the company’s on-going commitment to ‘changing young people’s lives in London for the better’, through the Powerday Foundation.

Edward Crossan, Vice Chairman at the firm, said: “Powerday is the leading provider of waste management services to construction companies in London.

“Our team work hard to maintain this position and provide a first-class service to our clients and we are delighted to have this acknowledged with the Supplier of the Year Award.”

As well as taking home the company’s own award, Powerday sponsored the Sustainable Construction Award on the night, which was won by Multiplex Construction Europe.

Edward added: “Powerday congratulates Multiplex and all winners from the night.  There was a high level of competition in the room across each category so each award was hard won and well deserved.”

Powerday currently operates the largest Materials Recycling Facilities (MRFs) in Southern England from its sites in Willesden Junction and Enfield.

Combined, the sites are licensed to process just under two million tonnes of waste each year.

The Willesden Junction site can receive and move out materials by canal, rail or road, making it one of the most flexible facilities in the country.

A family-run business, Powerday prides itself on its community ethos – it is the principal sponsor of London Irish Rugby Club and the London Irish Academy.

The company is also a keen supporter of grassroots sport, sponsoring the London Amateur Boxing Association and Tir Chonaill Gaels GAA Club.