Awards & Accreditations

Here at Richardson & Starling, we are always aiming to provide quality workmanship that reflects the best construction industry practices and our experience gathered over 8 decades. 
Richardson & Starling are members of industry leading associations such as the Property Care Association (PCA) and the Basement Waterproofing Association. Being a member of these associations allows Richardson & Starling to learn about new processes and regulations that affect our industry and enables us to hear about important changes right away.
We also aim to achieve accreditations that are necessary to prove that our company is operating under the highest construction and safety standards.

PCA Contractor of the Year 2016 & 2017

  • Contractor of the Year 2016 Award in Damp & Timber category, (PCA - Property Care Association)
  • Student of the Year 2016 Award - CSRT (Certified Surveyor in Remedial Treatments) - Faye Harmey, Glasgow office, (PCA)
  • Contractor of the Year 2017 Award in Damp & Timber category, (PCA) 
  • Project of the Year 2017 Award - Double Row Refurbishments, New Lanark, PCA Best Practice Award
  • Training & Staff Development 2017, PCA Best Practice Award
Richardson & Starling directors claiming the PCA award 2017


Property Care Association logo
With a comprehensive training programme and a wealth of information for members, industry professionals and householders, the Property Care Association works to be the industry expert. Always striving to promote the work of the specialist contractor to clients, the PCA provides an industry voice on behalf of members. We work with government departments, respond to consultation documents and provide assistance with the development of new guidelines, all with the aim of improving outcomes and promoting best practice.
Basement Waterproofing Association logo
The Basement Waterproofing Association is the trade representative organisation for registered manufacturers, suppliers and contractors in the UK of tanking products, such as cavity drain membranes for protection of basement & cellar structures against water from the ground.
Constructionline logo
Constructionline is the UK’s most connected and progressive provider of procurement and supply chain management services. They are helping to optimise performance, minimise risk and realise opportunities.


TrustMark is the only Government endorsed scheme for trades in and around the home. They award registered firms with our accreditation after thorough vetting and on-site inspections to ensure the firm is raising industry standards.
Safe Contractor logo
SafeContractor is the health and safety accreditation assessment scheme. Every organisation has a legal obligation to ensure that contractors working on their premises operate in a safe way. Gained 09.2009.
Achilles Logo
Achilles creates and manages a global network of collaborative industry communities, allowing trading partners to share high quality, structured, real-time data.
nqa ohsas 18001 health & safery management certificate
OHSAS 18001, Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series, (officially BS OHSAS 18001) is an internationally applied British Standard for occupational health and safety management systems.
ISO 9001:2000 quality management
The ISO 9001 quality management systems standards are designed to help organizations ensure that they meet the needs of customers and other stakeholders while meeting statutory and regulatory requirements related to a product or program.
ISO 14001 logo - environmental management
ISO 14001 sets out the criteria for an Environmental Management System (EMS). It does not state requirements for environmental performance, but maps out a framework that a company or organization can follow to set up an effective EMS.
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