Best of Boston’s builders awarded

Winners of the Building Excellence Awards at Boston's Assembly Rooms.
Winners of the Building Excellence Awards at Boston's Assembly Rooms.

THE cream of building crop in Boston received recognition for their hard work and innovation at last week’s Building Excellence Awards.

More than 100 people attended the event, which took place at the Assembly Rooms on Wednesday and recognised eight projects for their excellence.

The overall winner on the night was Manor Farm, in Manor Road, Kirton, which was given the award for best one-off dwelling. It created in a traditional country house style by Tulip Design.

The other winners on the night were: Best two-storey domestic extension – 77 London Road, Kirton, Roger William (architect/agent), Dave Bristow (developer/builder)

Best single-storey domestic extension – Rowan House, Thornimans Lane, Terry Sykes (agent), Paul and David Cridland and M.G. Dales Joinery (developer/builder)

Best housing development –

The Quays, Whitehorse Lane, Boston, Chestnut Homes

Best domestic conversion – Lintons Farm, Scrane End, Freiston, Dave Bradley (agent), Darren Epton (developer/builder)

Best commercial building – Rolec Services, Ralphs Lane, Frampton, H.H. Adkins (agent, developer/builder)

Best community/educational building – Mayfields, Broadfield Lane, Boston, Mr Gowler/Design Partnership (agent), Lovell Partnership (developer/builder)

Boston Mayflower’s director of operations, Matthew Spittles, said: “We are very proud that the Mayfields scheme has been recognised in this way.

“It is great that the scheme is proving very popular with both residents and the local community.”

Best LABC partnership with an agent – Dave Bradley.

Coun Peter Bedford, leader of Boston Borough Council, which ran the event, said: “The awards are an opportunity for us all to celebrate the very best of construction in the borough during 2011/12 recognising the high level of skill and professionalism the construction teams are capable of reaching.”