The industry has been given an extra week to submit entries to be considered by the panel of judges.

The deadline for nominations for the 20th Builders' Merchants Awards has been extended to Friday 29 October, 5pm.

The Builders’ Merchants Awards offer the perfect opportunity to acknowledge the amazing people, teams, projects and innovations within the sector with a panel of 12 esteemed judges choosing the award’s finalists and ultimately the winners.

A new website was launched specifically for the 20th anniversary and the nomination process has been improved so each nominee has access to their account to make any changes right up to the closing date.

The industry’s longest running awards ceremony will take place on the afternoon of 4 February 2022. A new venue, The Park Plaza - Westminster Bridge, will be the setting of this celebration of the milestone for the awards. The event promises to be one of the most spectacular ever for the 800 plus in attendance.

Last week with the support of the 20th Anniversary Host Sponsor Encon, Tom Allen was announced as the host for the ceremony. He is a comedian, presenter, writer and actor whose camp, acerbic wit is as sharp as his suits. As well as regular panel show appearances, mostly notably Mock the Week, he is the co-host of Channel 4’s Bake Off: The Professionals, and presents his own unconventional quiz show, Tom Allen's Quizness