Over the past couple of months there have been a number of regional awards ceremonies.

Houlton projects have featured and picked up awards and below is a roundup:

Project: Spurn Point Visitors Centre

This £1.1m scheme was delivered by Building & Maintenance Division for The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. The challenging project featured large elements of offsite construction and working with Architects Salt, and Structural Engineers Mason Clark Associates, we completed the Visitors centre in March 2018 which was opened by Simon King OBE.

Nominations and Awards:

LABC Building Excellence Awards – North and East Yorkshire

  • The project was named as the best Public Service Building and have been entered into the national awards to be held in November.


Constructing Excellence Awards – Yorkshire and Humber

  • The Project was shortlisted in the Project of the Year Category


Project: William’s Den

This project was completed by the Construction Division. Working with the clients Christian and Victoria Carver and alongside Architects, Native we delivered a unique indoor-meets-outdoor family attraction, including a 475sqm ‘Den’ and extensive outdoor play, a 50 metre zip wire, den making area and ‘mountains and molehills’ space for kids to run, jump and roll around freely. All constructed with an emphasis on sustainability.

Nominations and Awards:

Constructing Excellence Awards – Yorkshire and Humber

  • Highly Commended in the Sustainability category

RICS Yorkshire and Humber 2018

  • Winner in the Tourism & Leisure Category


Project: The Hide

Built by Building & Maintenance for Yorkshire Water, working with Group Ginger as Architects and Mason Clark Associates as Structural Engineers. ‘The Hide’ provides an educational facility as well as a 24 hour bird watching over the lake and dipping pond at Top Hill Low, Driffield.

Nominations and Awards:

RIBA Yorkshire

  • Winner of the RIBA Yorkshire Award 2018 and
  • Winner of the RIBA Client of the Year Award 2018 


Project: The Brownlee Centre

The project, for the University of Leeds entailed refurbishing and extending an existing sports pavilion in order for it to become the national centre for triathletes as well as catering for the community. The works also included a 1.8km cycle track and sports pitches. Farrell & Clark were Architects, RPP Surveyors and Gardiner and Theobald managed the project, with Curtins acting as Structural Engineers

Nominations and Awards:

Constructing Excellence Awards – Yorkshire and Humber

  • Winner in the Value category 


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