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South East Winners and Highly Commended 2017

Winners and Highly Commended

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Best Extension or Alteration to an Existing Home


Church House, Swaton, Lincolnshire
Dale House, Sevenoaks


  • Project team: Knole Property Developments Ltd, Offset Architects Ltd 
  • Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council

Highly Commended

The Woodwards, Newark, Notthinghamshire
St Lawrence Avenue, Worthing,West Sussex

  • Project team: GB Building & Developments UK Ltd, BSB Party Wall and Architectural Services, Steve Gardner Projects Ltd, Sean Clark Associates  
  • Local Authority: Adur & Worthing Building Control Partnership

Best Local Builder or Traditional Craftsperson


The Flintman Company Ltd


  • Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council

Best Change of Use of an Existing Building or Conversion


Ashby Water Tower, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, North West Leicestershire
Oyster Quay, Shoreham-by-Sea

  • Project team: Riverside Living Ltd, Bale House CAD Ltd, Millwood House Consultant Ltd
  • Local Authority: Adur & Worthing Building Control Partnership

Best Individual New Home


Hemp House, Water Lane, Bassingham
Meadow Cottage, Windlesham, Surrey 

  • Project team: Border Oak Design& Construction
  • Local Authority: Herefordshire Council


Highly Commended

Paradise Lane, Old Dalby, Leicestershire
Westview Road, Warlingham, Surrey


  • Project team: ASD Builders Ltd, Louise Benjamin Architectural Services, Peter Thompson, Dynamic Energy Assessors
  • Local Authority: Tandridge District Council

Best Small New Housing Development


Lady Martin Drive, Woodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire
Birch Place, Ferring, West Sussex


  • Project team: Holmes Building Services Ltd, Folkes Architects, Globe Estates (Southern) Ltd
  • Local Authority: Arun District Council

Best High Volume New Housing Development


Royal Park, Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Highwood Mill, Horsham, Sussex


  • Project team: Berkeley Homes (Southern) Ltd, Open Architecture, Saxon Weald 
  • ​​Local Authority: Sussex Building Control

Highly Commended

Paradise Lane, Old Dalby, Leicestershire
Lavender Fields, Isfield, East Sussex

  • Project team: Millwood Design Homes 
  • ​​Local Authority: East Sussex Building Control Partnership

Best Social or Affordable New Housing Development


Lenton Court, Lenton, Nottingham
Station Road, Godalming, Surrey


  • Project team: W Stirland, Ltd, Churchill Hui, Waverley Borough Council
  • Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council

LABC Residential Site Agent of the Year


Barry Corrick, Takeham Homes Ltd

  • Local Authority: Lewes District Council

LABC Non-residential Site Agent of the Year


Rod Wooldridge, Jenner (Contractors) Ltd


  • Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council


Best Public Service Building


Bingham Methodist Church, Nottinghamshire
British Airways i360, Brighton


  • Project team: Hollandia Infra BV, Marks Barfield Architects, Brighton i360 Ltd, Jacobs, Pomagalski SAS, J T Mackley & Co Ltd
  • Local Authority: Brighton & Hove City Council

Highly Commended

Paradise Lane, Old Dalby, Leicestershire
Rochester Fire Station, Marconi Way, Kent

  • Project team: Walker Construction, Pick Everard, Kent & Medway Towns Fire Authority
  • Local Authority: South Thames Gateways Building Control Partnership

Best Educational Building


Bingham Methodist Church, Nottinghamshire
Undershaw, Hindhead, Surrey

  • Project team: O&D Construction, Nye Saunders Architects, DFN Charitable Foundation, Thomasons 
  • Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council

Highly Commended

Paradise Lane, Old Dalby, Leicestershire
School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Surrey 

  • Project team: BAM Construction, PM Devereux: Architecture & Design, University of Surrey, Capita Property and Infrastructure, WYG Engineering Ltd
  • Local Authority: Guilford Borough Council

Best Small Commercial Project


Sadbury Courtyard, Main Street, Derbyshire
Knights Garden Centres, Nags Hall, Godstone


  • Project team: SM Atkins, Pleydell Smithyman, Knight Garden Centre
  • Local Authority: Tandridge District Council

Best Large Commercial Building


Kenwick Park Spa and Leisure, Louth, Lincolnshire
Gatwick Diamond Offices, Crawley, West Sussex 


  • Project team: Willmott Dixon, HGP Architects, Surrey County Council, AECOM
  • Local Authority: Sussex Building Control

Best Inclusive Building


Darlison Court, Hucknall, Nottingham
Wellesley Court, Waterlooville, Hampshire

  • Project team: Highwood Group, PDP Architects LLP, Waterlooville Assisted Living Ltd
  • Local Authority: Havant Borough Council

Highly Commended

Park Crescent Place, Brighton

  • Project team: Bright Green Homes LLP, Cityzen Ltd, Kyla Harris, Brighton Plumbing & Heating Services Ltd, Nick Yates Electrical, ZAN Engineers
  • Local Authority: Brighton & Hove City Council

Best Partnership with a Local Authority Building Control Team


RDJW Architects Ltd

  • Local Authority: Sussex Building Control