Nottinghamshire contractor scoops top East Midlands Awards

Robert Woodhead Limited were double winners at the CIOB Committed to Construction in the East Midlands Awards on Friday night at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Nottingham.

Robert Woodhead Limited, Lincolnshire County Council and Arrol and Snell have won the Committed to Construction in the East Midlands Award for the Project of The Year. The Heritage Skills Centre was given the industry accolade as recognition for an outstanding project which demonstrated all round excellence in construction, including, quality of design, an exemplary Health and Safety record, the innovative approach to waste management which resulted in 0% of waste going to landfill and multiple added value initiatives over the course of the project.

They were also Winners in the Committed to Sustainability category for the Cross Street Eco Town Development in partnership with Longhurst and Havelok Homes, West Lindsey District Council, Allan Joyce Architects and Richard Julian Associates. The Cross Street project was also highly commended in the Committed to Collaborative Working Category which recognised the passion showed by all partners to deliver the Code for Sustainable Homes Level 5 Scheme above and beyond required levels of sustainability.

Glenn Slater, Business Development Director at Robert Woodhead Ltd commented, “We are delighted that the work we have carried out together with Longhurst & Havelock Homes on the Cross Street Eco Town Development and The Heritage Skills Centre with Lincolnshire County Council have both been recognised with these awards. It is clear that we could not have achieved the results without the dedication of the whole project team.

Everyone enjoyed working on both projects and we look forward to working together on many more successful schemes with both Clients in the future.”

SCAPE and the East Midlands Property Alliance’s Commitment to Training and Development which included Robert Woodhead Limited was highly commended by the judges to round off an exceptional night.

“The Cross St project has been a great success for all involved in its delivery, and for it to have won the CIOB award in the Sustainability category & achieved highly commended in the Collaborative Working category is a testament to the great effort put in by the partner organisations. Longhurst Group & L & H Homes have thoroughly enjoyed working with Robert Woodhead Ltd on the project and are very proud of the end result.”

Andy Patchitt, Development & New Business Manager, Longhurst Group

“We are so proud of the Heritage Skills Centre, the first new building at the Castle for over a 100 years. It’s a beautiful building in its own right, but one that fits into its setting so perfectly. We are delighted to have received this award and that others also recognise the quality of this project.”

Mary Powell, Lincolnshire County Council