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Date published: 26th July 2019

North Norfolk District Councils (NNDC) Building Control team and its customers had another successful night at the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) East Anglian Building Excellence Awards 2019. 

The LABC Building Excellence Awards recognise the importance of building control in England and Wales in creating safe, accessible and sustainable buildings that are constructed to high standards. This year more than 240 construction professionals attended the Awards at the magnificent buildings of the Halls, St Andrews Plain in Norwich on Friday July 5. The awards showcased buildings and design teams that have come up against complex technical or construction issues across East Anglia, with several north Norfolk projects beating out the stiff competition.

The awards, saw 13 winners and five highly commended projects receive trophies and certificates. The winners within the NNDC Building Control projects were Church Barn, East Ruston undertaken by Simon Wiseman and Wells Maltings Theatre undertaken by Robson Construction, Chaplin Farrant Ltd and Wells Maltings Trust. 

The prizes didn’t stop there, Stow Windmill, Paston, North Walsham undertaken by Roger Hough and P H Design and Planning Ltd also received a Highly Commended award. While Robson Construction were also shortlisted for an individual award making it to the regional finals, along with the Holkham Orientation Centre.

The winners of the regional awards now go through to the National Finals in London in November.

Cllr Karen Ward, Portfolio holder for Housing and Planning said: “Our building control team goes from strength to strength and I am delighted that they are getting the recognition they deserve. We want to ensure the residents of North Norfolk have access to good value, well designed homes which are built to the highest standards and the team have a key role in making sure this is delivered. I wish them every success at the National awards in November.”

Last updated: 26th July 2019