The Local Authority Building Control North and East Yorkshire Building Excellence awards for 2011 were recently announced at a ceremony in York.
This was the second awards event for the area and an opportunity to showcase local authority building control successes.
All the finalists and award winners represented excellent examples of partnership working with local authority building control and were drawn from a large number of nominations received.
The awards scheme is open to architects, designers, builders and home owners and all category winners received a trophy. Winners of each category are also eligible for nomination into the National Local Authority Building Control awards to be held in London later this year.
Projects in the East Riding which received recognition at the awards event were as follows:-
Commended in the ‘Best Domestic Extension or Conversion’ category
Barn Conversion at Towthorpe Manor, Storwood. Architect: R C Donkin & Partner
Extension at Westcroft House, Tibthorpe. Architect: Malcolm Tempest Ltd.
Commended in the ‘Best Housing – Small Development’ category
Black Cat Homes, Beverley Road, South Cave. Architect: Ingleby & Hobson Architects.
Commended in the ‘Best Social/Affordable Housing Development’ category
East Riding of Yorkshire Council – various schemes in the ERYC area.
Highly Commended in the ‘Best Educational Building’ category
East Riding of Yorkshire Council -Inmans School, Hedon.
Winner in the ‘Best Sustainable Project’ category
East Riding of Yorkshire Council – Social Housing Scheme – various schemes in the ERYC area.
Commended in the ‘Best Sustainable Project’ category
Skipsea Village Hall, Skipsea – Architect: C J Lock Design. Builder: Brian Fell (leven) Ltd
Pete Ashcroft, head of planning and development management, said: “Building Control is an important part of the construction process which helps to ensure high quality, thermally efficient and safe development in the East Riding.
“I would like to congratulate all those involved in these East Riding projects which have been recognised through the prestigious LABC awards.”Hu17.net - It's all about Beverley