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South West LABC Building Excellence Awards 2017

Cornwall Winners

More than 350 people from across the South West gathered on Friday 12 May 2017 at the Holiday Inn, Plymouth, for the glamorous Grand Final of the 2017 South West LABC Awards!  The winners will now go forward to the LABC Building Excellence Awards National Grand Final which takes place in London on Friday 10 November at the spectacular Westminster Park Plaza.

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It was an entertaining and enjoyable night, made all the better due to Cornwall entries scooping three winners and two highly commended awards. Congratulations to all finalists - this year the quality of entries was extremely high. All shortlisted project contributors can now proudly use the exclusive finalists logo, which can be seen on some of the photos below.

So why not start thinking about entering your best projects for the 2018 South West LABC Awards? We'll let you know when entries open later in the year - it's now incredibly easy to enter - but make the best use of the glorious summer weather(!) for taking all those all-important glossy photos and palm tree shots....!

Winners:  Best Change of Use of an Existing Building or Conversion

Hinterland House, North Petherwin, Launceston by Good Life Joinery Ltd, Catchfrench Design

Winners:  Best Educational Building

Falmouth University, Woodlane, Falmouth by Enelco Building Company Ltd, Architecture & Planning Group, Falmouth University, KB2 Consulting Civil & Structural Engineers, Williams Associates Ltd, Stephen Hird Design

Winners: Best Inclusive Building

The Coombe, Newlyn, Penzance by Burrell Foley Fischer, Newlyn Filmhouse

Highly Commended: Best Individual New Home

Reflection, Saltash by Arco2 Architecture Ltd, Mark Lyndon, Cedec Ltd

Highly Commended: Best Social or Affordable New Housing Development

Green Lane, St Erth, Hayle by 3MS Construction Ltd, Pearn and Proctor Chartered Architects, Devon and Cornwall Housing, W T Hills Ltd


Congratulations to all of the South West Awards winners pictured below. 

All photos from the evening are available from Eden Photography.  Even better, they are free to download and use!

And last but not least - it's amazing how our very own Annette Buckingham, Dave Jose and Sarah Williams scrub-up, it makes a change to hard hats, high-vis, muddy boots and a flask in the rain!