Press Release: Recognition for council’s Building Control team

Horsham District Council’s Sussex Building Control team scooped three major awards with their business partners at the 2017 South East Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Building Excellence Awards on 23 June.

The awards are the largest business to business awards in the building control sector and recognise quality, innovation, craftsmanship and compliance with building regulations in all types of building construction projects

The winning award categories were:

  • Best Partnership with a LABC Team went to RDJW Architects and Sussex Building Control.
  • Highwood Mill, Horsham won Best High Volume New Housing Development for Berkeley Homes and Saxon Weald
  • Gatwick Diamond offices, Crawley won Best Large Commercial Project for Willmott Dixon and Surrey County Council

As regional winners these teams will all go forward to the 2017 LABC Building Excellence national finals in November.

Commenting on the success, Cabinet Member for Planning and Development Cllr Claire Vickers said:

“I am delighted that so many of these working partnerships have been recognised. I congratulate them all in their achievements so far and wish them the best of luck for the national finals.

“This recognition very much reflects the high levels of professionalism and effective working relationships that have been achieved in delivering such major projects.”

Councillor Peter Lamb, Leader of Crawley Borough Council, said: “These awards are recognition for the quality work that the Sussex Building Control Team carries out with construction partners to ensure high quality buildings in the area.

“Congratulations to the team and good luck for the national finals!”

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