Annual Competition Winners 2013

More than 250 delegates made their way through snow and gales to attend the 14th SDF Annual Convention, which kicked off with Nigel Don MSP officially opening the Scottish Painting and Decorating Show at the Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club today (Friday 22nd March 2013).

The Annual Competition Winners were presented at the prize-giving lunch, attended by 140 SDF and industry members.

Everyone’s a winner, but find out who took home the awards below…

Official photographs and a full report will feature in the next edition of Decorating Matters. In the meantime, you can check out our Facebook page for photos and videos of the day.

Historic Restoration Award

Awards presented by Ian Rogers, Chief Executive of the SDF.

Project of the Year – Mackay Decorators for Assembly Rooms Edinburgh.





Contract Manager – Kevin Shutt of Seddon Property Services Ltd for Edinburgh Castle.




Painting Project of the Year

Winner: James Sandie & Son for Cruiksfield House, Duns





Runner-Up: Seddon Property Services Ltd for Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh





Highly Commended: DJC Decorators Ltd for a private dwellinghouse, Kirkliston.




Contract Manager of the Year

Winner: Ralph Skene for McLaren & Co Ltd for 13 Queens Road, Aberdeen





Runner-Up: Brian Lennon (accepted by Mark Johnston) for Dumbreck Decorators for City Wide Close Project, Glasgow City Council




Apprenticeship Awards 2013

Awards presented by ConstructionSkills Scotland Director Graeme Ogilvy.

Best first year apprentice

Nathan Walton of Alexander J McDonald Ltd




Best second year apprentice

Robert Hope of MITIE Property Service




Best Advanced Craft Student

Jardine Wallace of Bell Group UK




Company committed to training apprentices – jointly awarded to

Dumbreck Decorators





Seddon Property Services Limited




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