From jamie goodwin | Thursday 10 October 2019
Hugh Webster Housing Scheme and Bonus Arena in the running for honours at London ceremony.
Two Hull projects have reached the LABC Building Excellence Awards.
The projects, both clients of Hull City Council's building control team, have been invited to the prestigious ceremony at The Park Plaza in Westminster Bridge in London on Friday 8 November.
The Hugh Webster Housing Scheme in Ice House Road, Hull, is a a new housing project delivered by Hodson Architects and quantity surveyor Richard Walker for the Goodwin Development Trust. It won the best Social Housing category at the South Yorkshire and Humberside LABC awards.
Named Hugh Webster Place, will provide 41 affordable dwellings, including three-bed townhouses and one-bed and two-bed flats organised around a central private courtyard and constructed from SIPs panels and brightly coloured Trespa.
And the Bonus Arena, delivered by AFL Architects and BAM Construction Limited for Hull City Council, is one of Hull’s legacy projects following UK City of Culture 2017.
The venue is a 3,500 capacity, high-quality destination venue, the first UK facility of its type and size to provide a flexible front of house space and deliver a mixed programme of entertainment, conference, exhibition and banqueting using the same space.
It scooped the Winner of Winners prize at the South Yorkshire and Humber awards.
Find more about the awards here.