Results from last nights awards ceremony celebrating the projects that deliver partnership, innovation and sustainability
Project SLAM won the supreme award at this year’s Local Authority Building Control awards.
Birmingham, Poole and Debut Services received the accolade for the upgrade of Ministry of Defence accommodation, Project SLAM, in front of more than 500 guests at last night's ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
Project SLAM, which involved thousands of accommodation units across the UK, beat competition the Core education centre at the Eden project and the Chapelfield shopping centre in Norwich.
Therma and Solar buildings took the prize for best sustainability innovation for the use of solar panels and wind generators work at Magna Park distribution centre. Other finalists were Eden Frame (Leith Close, Cliburn), Manchester Council (CIS tower), St George (Battersea Reach) and Shaw Construction (Woodside).
Urban Splash scooped the best housing or residential project with its Lister Mills development in Bradford. The shortlist also included Berkeley Homes, which came highly recommended for Chelsea Bridge Wharf, Berkeley Homes (Holborough housing development), Torbay council (Dart Marina projects), East Devon council (Ottery St Mary hospital), Flintshire (Franciscan Monastery).
Other categories included:
- Best commercial project: E Bowman & Sons, The Burghley Brewhouse project
- Best partnership with a designer, architect or consultant: Flintshire Council and Blue Green Architects
- Best partnership with a client or housebuilder: Wandsworth council and Berkeley Homes
- Best partnership with a major contractor: Building consultancy and Debut Services
- Best structural innovation: SKA Anthony Hunt, The Core at the Eden Project
- Best fire engineering innovation: Jeremy Gardner Associates, Chapelfield Regeneration Project
- Best access/disability innovation: Erewash council, Long Eaton Library
- Best one-off house: Lebberston Hall, Bramhall Blenkharn
- Best public/community project: Snell Associates, Water activities centre, Whittingham Park