Uckfield electrician wins place on national shortlist

Declan (second left) being presented with the certificate by Denis Bonnici. Also shown are Phil Hamblett (left), Chris Smith (second right) and Nick Smith all of N Smith Electrical

Declan (second left) being presented with the certificate by Denis Bonnici. Also shown are Phil Hamblett (left), Chris Smith (second right) and Nick Smith all of N Smith Electrical

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A young electrician who works near Uckfield has won a place on the shortlist of a national industry award.

Declan Dunkley, who completed his apprenticeship for N Smith Electrical Ltd last year, topped the South East regional heat of the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) Edmundson Electrical Awards.

In a ceremony in Blackboys, near Uckfield, Declan was awarded a certificate and a cash prize by ECA's regional chairman Denis Bonnici.

Denis Bonnici, who is also Managing Director of Bonnici Electricians, said: “Declan showed great enthusiasm for his work and for the industry in general. He is a great ambassador for N Smith Electrical and for the wider electrotechnical industry and he should be very proud of his achievements”.

Declan now works full-time for N Smith Electrical, who were highly commended during the 2015 ECA Annual Awards.

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