Stadium wins Best Commercial Project and is runner-up in two other classes at Local Authority Building Control Awards

Wembley National Stadium was showered with awards at the 2008 Local Authority Building Control Awards.

The project, situated in the London Borough of Brent, was labelled as a “truly exceptional building”, winning an award for Best Commercial Project, and runner-up in the Best Structural Project and Best Fire Engineering Project categories.

The Battersea Reach development in the London Borough of Wandsworth also received high acclaim, as runner-up in four categories: Best Fire Engineering Project, Best Partnership with a Main Contractor, Best Partnership with a Designer, Architect or Construction Consultant, and Best Housing and Residential Project.

Other winners from the night included:

Best One-off House/Conversion or Extension

Macclesfield BC and MH Stainton - Graythwaite, 50 Macclesfield Road

Best Housing or Residential Project

Tonbridge and Malling BC and Berkeley Homes Kent - The Birchleigh

Best Public/Community Project

Manchester City Council and Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust - Friary and Church of St Francis

Best Commercial Project

London Borough of Brent and Wembley National Stadium - Wembley National Stadium

Best Structural Project

Milton Keynes Council and Milton Keynes Gallery - MK40 Tower

Best Sustainability Project

Devon Building Control and Rok (Exeter) - Okehampton Business Centre (Opportunity Okehampton)

Best Fire Engineering Project

Cambridge City Council and NHS Trust Addenbrooke's Hospital - Elective Care at Addenbrooke's Hospital

Best Project for Access or Compliance with Disability Regulations

CNC Building Consultancy and Burrell Foley Fischer - Norwich Cinema City

Best Partnership with a Main Contractor

Manchester City Council and Rowlinson Construction - 2 Willowbank, Fallowfield

Best Partnership with a Client or Housebuilder

Sunderland City Council and Miller Homes North East - Sunderland City Council and Miller Homes NE

Best Partnership with a Designer, Architect or Construction Consultant

Hereford Council and Border Oak Design and Construction

Full details of all the winners and the shortlists click on the categories below.

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