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 last night's 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 ExtensionMacclesfield BC and MH Stainton - Graythwaite, 50 Macclesfield Road
Best Housing or Residential ProjectTonbridge and Malling BC and Berkeley Homes Kent - The Birchleigh
Best Public/Community ProjectManchester City Council and Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust - Friary and Church of St Francis
Best Commercial ProjectLondon Borough of Brent and Wembley National Stadium - Wembley National Stadium
Best Structural ProjectMilton Keynes Council and Milton Keynes Gallery - MK40 Tower
Best Sustainability ProjectDevon Building Control and Rok (Exeter) - Okehampton Business Centre (Opportunity Okehampton)
Best Fire Engineering ProjectCambridge City Council and NHS Trust Addenbrooke's Hospital - Elective Care at Addenbrooke's Hospital
Best Project for Access or Compliance with Disability RegulationsCNC Building Consultancy and Burrell Foley Fischer - Norwich Cinema City
Best Partnership with a Main ContractorManchester City Council and Rowlinson Construction - 2 Willowbank, Fallowfield
Best Partnership with a Client or HousebuilderSunderland City Council and Miller Homes North East - Sunderland City Council and Miller Homes NE
Best Partnership with a Designer, Architect or Construction ConsultantHereford Council and Border Oak Design and Construction
Full details of the winners and shortlist are available here at the 2008 LABC Awards.