On Friday 6 October 2017, FIS held its second Scottish Awards Lunch at the Principal George Hotel in Edinburgh. Over 100 members and guests attended the event to hear the winners announced. FIS President Steve Coley opened proceedings by raising a toast to the awards, with the compliments of Forza Doors. Guest speaker and compere Bill Copeland provided the entertainment, ensuring a fantastic time was had by all.

In the Interior Fit-Out category, sponsored by CCF, the Silver Award went to Worksmart Contracts Ltd for its project at Ellis Whittam in Glasgow. The Gold Award went to Veitchi Interiors for the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel, also in Glasgow.

The Suspended Ceilings category was sponsored by Nevill Long, with the Silver Award going Brian Hendry Interiors Ltd for its contract at The Control Room, Hunterston B Power Station in West Kilbride. Gold Award went to D V McColl Ltd for its installation at Ayrshire College, Kilmarnock Campus.

In the Plasterwork category, there was just a Gold Award which went to David Fisher & Sons (Edin) Ltd for Botanic Cottage in Edinburgh.

The partitioning category was sponsored by Ocula Systems and Jason Hemingway presented the Gold Award to Worksmart Contracts Ltd for its project at GHA Kingsway Court in Glasgow.

In the Judges’ Award category, sponsored by Minster, the Silver Award was awarded to Veitchi Interiors Ltd for its project at Haddington Place new student accommodation in Edinburgh. The Gold Award winner was Worksmart Contracts Ltd for its contract at the Gaiety Theatre in Ayr.

The Apprentice of the Year category was sponsored by Komfort Partitioning. Jim Smith announced that Kieran Tarleton of Roskel Contracts was Runner-Up, with the Winner being Jordan McKay of Brian Hendry Interiors.

Our nominated Charity was Hansel and prizes for the Charity Draw were donated by Brian Hendry Interiors, Scotwood Interiors and Veitchi Interiors. Generous attendees helped to raise £1,552 which was presented to Hansel’s fundraising assistant, Claudia.


From all the team here at FIS, we would like to say congratulations to all winners. Visit our Facebook page to see all the photos from the Scottish Awards Lunch and our Storify page for the event’s Tweets.

The website image gallery can be found here.