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Register now to attend the FPS Awards 2022!

This years’ prestigious event will be held on the evening of Friday 7th October, at the InterContinental London Park Lane, a luxury 5-star hotel, nestled in the heart of Mayfair.

Delegates are invited to indulge in a sparkling wine and canapé drinks reception before enjoying a sumptuous three course meal in the hotel’s grand ballroom. The event will be hosted by FPS Chair, John Chick, alongside TV presenter and actor, Alexis Conran. Alexis is an expert in social engineering and will share insights into how people are psychologically manipulated into performing actions or divulging confidential information.

The ceremony will be followed with an exclusive After Party, reserved for guests of the Awards. This will take place in the hotel’s newly refurbished Park Lane Studio and will give guests a chance to celebrate the rest of the evening in style, whilst enjoying live musical entertainment.

To confirm your company’s attendance, download a registration form by clicking here and return it to Caroline Kratz or Angharad Lambourne-Wade at fps@fps.org.uk. Registration closes on Friday 23rd September.



Cleveland Steel

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

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.


Cementation Skanska

For more than 100 years Cementation Skanska has been an internationally recognised piling and ground engineering specialist contractor.  What makes us different is the breath of our experience in all aspects of geotechnical engineering, from micro-piling to diaphragm walls.


Bauer Equipment

BAUER Equipment UK Ltd are the U.K & Ireland subsidiary of deep foundation equipment manufacturer BAUER Maschinen GmbH. Providing sales, after-sales service, and technical support to all UK & Ireland geotechnical contractors. We are also proud UK representatives for Klemm Bohrtechnik GmbH and BAUER MAT Slurry Handling Systems GmbH.



Keller UK is part of the world’s largest geotechnical solutions specialist. We combine our global strength with local focus to respond to clients’ needs by offering a range of cost-effective ground engineering solutions across all sectors of the construction industry.


Acero Construction

An approved supplier to piling and construction companies across the UK, Acero Construction provides piling operatives and steel fixers to many industry-leading clients. Whether you’re looking for short or long-term contracts, Acero responds quickly to your requirements, providing flexible, tailored labour support to cover any skill, in any discipline.

F Brazil

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.

Vibro Menard

Vibro Menard is part of a global ground improvement specialist. 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.


Casagrande UK is one of the leading suppliers of piling and drilling equipment to the UK foundation market. We are the exclusive dealer for the UK for a number of globally renowned manufacturers, and can supply and service a range of equipment including large diameter Rotary and CFA piling rigs, small diameter Drilling and Mini-piling rigs.


Soilmec Ltd supplies new Drilling Rigs and Accessories to the drilling and foundation industry in the U.K and Ireland. The Soilmec range of machinery covers the field of foundations for piles, diaphragm walls, cased secant piling, micro piles, soil consolidation, tunnels, geothermal and also site investigation.

GSS Piling

We are a piling and construction specialist. We undertake small and large scale piling and geostructural projects for residential, commercial, civil engineering and public authorities, including heritage structures with values up to £10m. Our activities are predominantly focused in London and the home counties. Through our skilled team and own plant fleet we can always innovate and find solutions to complex temporary and permanent works problems and deliver them safely, on time, to budget and to the highest standards of quality and sustainability.


Liebherr is a market leader for electrification of their construction machinery portfolio. The launch of their Unplugged range of crawler cranes and drilling rigs provides a zero-emission alternative without any limitations, or performance reduction vs conventional diesel-powered machines. They continue their commitment to zero emission development launching new models to market throughout 2022 and beyond.