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Building awards success for council

Posted onPosted on 10th Jul

Work carried out by Mansfield District Council’s Building Control team has been recognised at the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Building Excellence Awards for the East Midlands.

The team was involved in the winning entry in the category for best small new housing development — Mulberry Gardens, Mansfield, built by Dukeries Homes Ltd and designed by Vertical Edge Design.

Stephen Clarke, of Dukeries Homes, said: “As a local Mansfield company investing in Mansfield, it is with great pride we receive the award for our Mulberry Gardens project.

“It is testament to the hard work and commitment of the Dukeries site team and the support and guidance of our partners, Mansfield District Council Building Control, with whom we are bringing forward quality developments recognised by the LABC.”

The council’s team was also named in the category that saw Vertical Edge Design win the the award for best partnership with a local authority building control team.

Celebrating her win, Rachael Walton, of Vertical Edge Design, said: “This is a team award, not only for Vertical Edge Design but for our partnership with Mansfield District Council Building Control team.”

The regional finalists have gone forward to the LABC final in London in November.

Director of place and wellbeing at Mansfield District Council, Martyn Saxton, said: “This was a great night for our building control team and the companies they have supported.

“It highlights again the team’s professionalism and dedication to enabling and supporting people to get the best possible solutions in their building projects.”