WOODSmith Construction Group win North Yorkshire StartUp of the Year 2023

The SDDE Smith Group are delighted to announce that WOODSmith Construction Group emerged victorious at the prestigious StartUp Awards!

WOODSmith Construction Group won North Yorkshire StartUp of the Year 2023. 

This achievement is a testament to the exceptional hard work and efforts of the entire WOODSmith team. It is the collective effort of each and every individual that has propelled WOODSmith to receive this recognition. 

WOODSmith took time to extend a thank you to their valued external suppliers, whose support has played a significant role in contributing to the success of the company.

Carl Flatters, Commercial Site Manager, and Callum Robinson, Residential Project Manager, graciously accepted the award on the night. 

Professor Dylan Jones-Evans OBE, creator of the awards, says the events celebrate the best new firms in the UK and recognise the amazing entrepreneurial talent across the nation. Reflecting on the evening he said: 

“In the second year of the North East, Yorkshire and the Humber Startup Awards, we have seen yet again the incredible contribution of new businesses to job creation, innovation, and prosperity across the whole of this entrepreneurial nation.”

“It’s been an honour and a pleasure to read the stories of those individuals from across North East, Yorkshire and the Humber who have spotted the opportunity and taken the risk to launch their own venture, especially at a time when the economy is still fragile after the Covid pandemic.”

The recognition as North Yorkshire's StartUp of the Year 2023 reflects WOODSmith’s commitment to delivering exceptional construction services and exceeding client expectations. 

Gary Wood, Managing Director of WOODSmith Construction Group and COO of The SDDE Smith Group, has nothing but praise for his award winning team, he adds:

“I firmly believe that our success is not measured solely by the number of projects we've completed or the financial milestones we've achieved, but by the relationships we've built and the impact we've made in the industry. I’m so proud of our tight knit supportive team, they are the reason we keep taking things to the next level.”

WOODSmith remains dedicated to innovation, quality, and continued growth, and as part of The SDDE Smith Group, they will continue to push boundaries, deliver excellence, and create better places to live, work, and stay.

Congratulations to the entire WOODSmith team for this well-deserved recognition!

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