CRASH Charity honoured its Patron Companies at their Annual Reception & Above and Beyond Awards.

Hosted by Building, Barbour ABI and BD Online at UBM’s Head Office, the ceremony brought together names from the construction and property industry who have all given their time and resources to support the CRASH cause.

CRASH Patron Companies Imtech, BAM Construct UK and Taylor received recognition their 15-year commitment to CRASH and Arcadis for their 10-year commitment. CRASH Patrons Arcadis, Bauder and Imtech received awards for their outstanding contributions of professional expertise, materials and fundraising respectively.

In acknowledgment of future leaders of the industry, CRASH presented Special Recognition Awards to three individuals who they believe show professionalism and determination to the next generation of construction professionals.

Former RICS Matrics Chairman Amy Leader received a medal for her work during her 12 month tenure to raise the profile of CRASH with the members of RICS Matrics as well as raising over £10,000 for the charity.

The final award of the evening, the Tony Dennison Award for outstanding commitment to helping people, was presented to Emmaus Dover’s Community Manager Debra Stevenson and Chair of Trustees Liz Waller.

CRASH Chief Executive Francesca Roberts said: “This event is the one time in the year when the CRASH team can publicly thank you our Patrons for all the tremendous work that you do throughout the year.

“Patron companies underpin every aspect of CRASH, and over the past 21 years, the charity has become an exciting and effective partnership of the corporate and the charitable sectors. What CRASH achieves is only possible thanks to you and your efforts to help people when they are most in need.”