Suffolk firms Echo Barrier and Apex Roofing among Builder & Engineer Awards finalists

Jackie Biswell of Loestoft-based Apex Roofing.

Jackie Biswell of Loestoft-based Apex Roofing. - Credit: Archant

Two Suffolk firms in are in the running to be named Supplier of the Year to the construction industry at a national awards ceremony next month.

Noise control fencing installed by Sudbury-based Echo Barrier to protect neighbours during engineeri

Noise control fencing installed by Sudbury-based Echo Barrier to protect neighbours during engineering work at Earls Court station on the London Underground. - Credit: Archant

Both Sudbury-based Echo Barrier and Apex Roofing from Lowestoft are among the six finalists in the category which forms part of the Builder & Engineer Awards.

Echo Barrier, which supplies accoustic panels and fencing to reduce the impact of noise from construction sites on nearby residents and workers, has achieved major growth this year including deals with clients including Balfour Beatty and London Underground.

Apex Roofing has been nominated in recognition of its reputation as one of the most trusted roofing companies in the East of England.

Jackie Biswell, who set up Apex Roofing in 2012, said: “We’re absolutely thrilled to have been shortlisted for Supplier of the Year.


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“It’s a real testament to how hard the team have worked to build up a trustworthy and efficient reputation over the years.”

Also in contention for the Supplier of the Year award are Bromak, Garic, Hays Construction & Property and Parker Merchanting. The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony which is to held on November 19 at The Point, part of Lancashire County Cricket Club’s Old Trafford headquarters in Manchester.

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