Industry Event

FPS Awards 2024


22 November 2024


Hilton London Bankside Hotel, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, London SE1 0UG


The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of individuals and companies within the ground engineering industry.

Celebrating 60 years of geotechnical excellence, this special anniversary event will take place at a new luxury venue for the Federation; the 5-star Hilton London Bankside hotel.

Delegates are invited to indulge in a drinks and canapé reception before enjoying a sumptuous three course meal in the hotel’s grand ballroom. The event will be hosted by FPS Chair, Malcolm O’Sullivan alongside stand-up comedian and ex-serving police officer, Alfie Moore.

The ceremony will be followed by an After Party, reserved exclusively for guests of the Awards. This soiree will give guests a chance to network with friends and colleagues whilst celebrating the rest of the evening in style with live musical entertainment.



Tickets are priced at £185 for FPS Members and £230 for non-Members. Prices exclude VAT. Tickets are available to FPS Members, Associate Members, clients, partners and sponsors. Full Members of the FPS have pre-paid for six tickets as part of their company’s membership subscription and Associate Members have pre-paid for two tickets. There is no additional cost for these tickets.

To register your attendance, please complete the REGISTRATION FORM before Friday 7th November and return it to fps@fps.org.uk. Registration forms received after this date may not be accepted.



This year the FPS have four awards available for entry:

• Safety Innovation Award
• Sustainability Award
• NEW Young Star Award
• Lifetime Achievement Award

The Awards are free to enter and may be entered by FPS Members and Associate Members only.

Entries should be no longer than 1500 words and can be supported by a maximum of three images. To enter, please use one of the below three application forms to enter the Awards:

Safety and Sustainability Award Entry Form
Young Star Award Entry Form
Lifetime Achievement Award Entry Form

Further information can be found on the Award Entry Information PDF.



We have a limited number of sponsorship packages for Members and non-Members of the Federation who wish to support and have a presence at this special 60th anniversary event. To view details please click HERE or email Caroline Kratz at fps@fps.org.uk.




Supplying the piling industry with steel pipe since 1974. Circular Economy pioneers with steel reuse at its heart. Cleveland Steel combines the UK’s largest steel pipe stock with unrivalled in-house processing facilities so that you; Reduce Carbon. Reduce Material Costs. Reduce Leadtime.


Barker Ross Recruitment is an unrivalled specialist agency working within the Piling and Ground Engineering Sector. We have an enviable reputation and partner with our clients to provide the highest quality workforce. We pride ourselves in our extensive knowledge and capabilities to support some of the largest projects in the UK and internationally.


Liebherr is an innovator of construction machinery including our LB, LRB and LRH drilling & piling rigs. As a market leader for electrification of our construction machinery portfolio, our Unplugged range of cranes & rigs provides a zero-emission alternative without limitations, or performance reduction vs conventional diesel-powered machines. We continue our commitment to zero-emission development, by launching our new LBX 600 specialist slurry wall & grab machine in 2024.


Founded in 2007, F Brazil Reinforcements has become one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of prefabricated pile and diaphragm wall cages. First operating out of our head office in Canvey Island in Essex, in 2021 this operation was expanded by the acquisition of a new production facility in Burton-on-Trent.


Menard UK Ltd is part of a global ground improvement specialist group. We offer a broad range of ground improvement techniques across a wide range of soil types. Combined with innovative designs we can provide practical and sustainable solutions which are cost effective.