Building firm recognised at property awards

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Bob Barley, Site Manager on both projects, Mandy Drewitt Finance Director and Hugh Dalton, Business Development Director with the Awards.

Two projects built by South West Regional Contractor Pollard have been recognised at two of the region’s top property and construction awards.

The new IT and Medical Records Building for the Royal United Hospital in Bath won two awards at the South West Built Environment Awards, an event which attracted over 250 of the leading members of the regions construction industry.

Guest of honour at the dinner was Peter Hansford the Government Chief Construction Advisor.

The annual award ceremony, which is a collaboration between the CIOB and Constructing Excellence, saw the project win in the categories of Innovation and Value.

The project was also nominated in the categories of Project of the Year and Integration & Collaborative Working.

In addition the office development was also a finalist at the recent West of England Regional LABC Awards in the category of Best Public Service Building.

The Hive office development in Weston-super-Mare for North Somerset Enterprise Agency was also recognised at the South West RICS Awards in the category of Best Commercial Building where it received a “Highly Commended” award.

Bill Badham, Managing Director of Pollard, comments: “These awards reflect the hard work and dedication our teams put in to making a project a success.

“Without their involvement it would not be possible to convert designs and concepts into reality.

“I am thrilled that our efforts have been acknowledged.”