Winners at the LABC Awards 2020!

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The winners of the LABC Central Region Building Excellence Awards 2020 have been announced. Well done to all the highly commended sites and winners!  The central region comprises entries from Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, and Oxfordshire. We especially want to congratulate our Hertfordshire Building Control winners:

Best Local Builder Or Traditional Craftsperson
Winner: Vine Construction Ltd

Best Small New Housing Development
Winner: Drury Lane & Wicklands Road, Hunsdon –  J&L Build & Paul Lonergan Architects
Read our case study on this site here

Best Commercial Project
Winner: The Old Auction House, Hoddesdon –  SJ Eastern Carpentry & Joinery

 

Also, credit to all of our shortlisted finalists:

Best Extension or Alteration to an Existing Building
Harleton Lodge Tewin – DB Sharp & Sons & AG Mitchell Architects
Cherrycroft, WGC –  Adam Trigg Designs

Best Local Builder Or Traditional Craftsperson
Vines Construction Ltd
PAJ Property Maintenance

Best Change of use of an Existing Building
Hatfield Library – Herts County Council, T&B Contracting, Ingleton Wood Architects

Best Individual New Home
Oddesey Road, Borehamwood – TGRAM, BEE Architects
Woodfield House, Chorleywood-  Mark Betteridge & Sarah Ross Architects

Best Small New Housing Development
Drury Lane & Wicklands Road, Hunsdon –  J&L Build & Paul Lonergan Architects
Land West of Bargbury Lane –  Queensbury Homes Ltd

Best High Volume New Housing Development
Phase 1 South Oxhey Central Rengeration Project – Countryside Properties, Frank Reynolds Architects, Home Group & Three Rivers District Council

Best Social or Affordable New Housing Development
Drury Lane & Wicklands Road, Hunsdon –  J&L Build & Paul Lonergan Architects
Phase 1 South Oxhey Central Rengeration Project – Countryside Properties, Frank Reynolds Architects, Home Group & Three Rivers District Council

Best Public Service or Educational Building
Hatfield Library – Herts County Council, T&B Contracting, Ingleton Wood Architects
Christ Church Ware – MEB Design, Borras Construction
Barclay School, Stevenage

Best Commercial Project
The Old Auction House, Hoddesdon –  SJ Eastern Carpentry & Joinery

Best Partnership with a Local Authority Building Control Team
Argento Design Studio Ltd
Marlin Design Ltd

For a full list of the Central Region winners and highly commended please see this LABC page.

Unfortunately because of COVID-19 the LABC had to announce regional winners later than usual this year and therefore there won’t be a Grand Finals for 2020.

 

The 2021 Awards

If you want to get a head start on your 2021 entry email rachel.legood@hertfordshirebc.co.uk

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