North Yorkshire County Council buildings win Excellence Awards

Two North Yorkshire County Council buildings have received awards in the 2015 North and East Yorkshire Local Authority Building Control Building Excellence Awards. The new Bentham Community Primary School has been named the Best Educational Building and Selby Day Centre has received the Best Inclusive Building award.  The primary school,...

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Top Award for Building Control Team

Staff at the North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership have earned the prestigious EFQM two star ‘Committed to Excellence’ award. The procurement of this European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) Excellence Award was the result of 9 months of hard work, followed by a thorough review and assessment process carried out by EFQM inspector...

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No more horsing around at East Rounton

Top honours for conversion of 19th century former coach house on the Arncilffe Estate to form 4 self-contained dwellings. Having been untouched for a significant length of time, these coach house buildings were in dire need of attention.  As such, the Arncliffe Estate have come to the rescue and transformed these dilapidated shells to for...

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Dale delights

High quality extension to period property in Glaisdale scoops regional award. Hob Garth won the best extension or alteration to an existing home category at the 2015 North and East Yorkshire LABC Building Excellence Awards against stiff competition. The property was part of the Dawnay Estate until 1951 and was extensively rebuilt in the 1930’...

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Housing on the right tracks

New development of housing at The Sidings, off Station Road in Nawton, scoops regional award. Local company Ambleside Homes were delighted to have recently won the best high volume new housing development (over 10 units) category at the 2015 North and East Yorkshire LABC Building Excellence Awards against stiff competition. Designed by Andrew...

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New lease of life for Listed barn

A redundant barn located within the Howardian Hills has been transformed into a comfortable family home – and has picked up a prestigious Building Excellence Award along the way. Pigeon Cote Barn is located in the centre of the village of Welburn and is one of a number of buildings that are part of the Heritage ‘Group Listing’ applied to the Tem...

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Selby Leisure Centre development wins award

Selby’s new Leisure Centre has won an award for ‘best public service building’. The development, which opened earlier this year, received the accolade from the 2015 LABC North and East Yorkshire Building Excellence Awards. The awards ceremony was held last month and the development will now go forward to be considered to represent Yorkshire at th...

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Excellence in evidence at Awards evening

The 2015 North and East Yorkshire Building Excellence Awards was held on Wednesday 17 June at the Royal York Hotel in York.  This event has been growing in popularity year on year, with attendance over 180 this time. The evening was hosted by television's Jules Hudson, to much acclaim by all present.  Following the three course meal, the...

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Building Excellence Awards 2015 closing date

For information, if you would like to make a submission in this year’s LABC North and East Yorkshire Building Excellence Awards 2015, the closing date for this is FRIDAY 10 APRIL 2015. Just to remind you, any submitted scheme is to have been overseen by Local Authority Building Control and can be anywhere in North and East Yorkshire, as the Dist...

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