THE construction industry in Yorkshire is getting ready to swap its hard hats for its glad rags as over 350 people from across the region prepare to celebrate the county’s finest at The Constructing Excellence Yorkshire & Humber Awards on Friday.

York-based firm William Anelay Ltd has been nominated in a number of awards categories, including Project of The Year, SME of The Year and the Heritage Award.

Claire Bowles, Regional Director , Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber said:“The popularity and quality of submissions this year has been second to none reflecting an upturn in our regional construction sector. We wish all of the shortlisted entrants the best of luck on the evening of getting through to the national finals in London in November."