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North Lakeside sports complex boosts Doncaster's transformation A new lakeside sports complex that opened in Doncaster recently has added an exciting dimension to the rapidly transforming town. One of the keys to its success was the involvement of the Council’s Building Control team Issue 40 - Spring 2007

Lakeside sports complex boosts Doncaster's transformation Manchester celebrates quality in construction Manchester City Council Building Surveyors announced the winners of their prestigious Built In Quality Awards in February at a special award ceremony to celebrate the quality of construction in the city Issue 40 - Spring 2007

Manchester celebrates quality in construction Building Control – the fourth emergency service On January 18 2007, Manchester City Council Building Control began to react to severe weather warnings issued by the Met Office by placing additional surveyors on standby Issue 40 - Spring 2007

Building Control – the fourth emergency service Building reputations in Gateshead Owned and managed by Gateshead Council, the new Gateshead International Stadium, built in partnership with Gateshead Building Control, is now building an international reputation for sporting success Issue 40 - Spring 2007

Building reputations in Gateshead The art of modern construction In the autumn of 2002, Dutch Architects Erick van Egeraat (EEA London) met with Middlesbrough Building Control Officers to discuss an exciting new project: the new Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA). Issue 40 - Spring 2007

The art of modern construction Going remains good at Aintree The redevelopment of the world-famous Aintree racecourse is on schedule for completion before the famous festival begins in April. Sefton Borough Council Building Control have played an integral role in the design team Issue 40 - Spring 2007

Going remains good at Aintree Avoiding trouble at t'mill Winning top prize in the Best Housing or Residential project category at this year's LABC National Built in Quality Awards was the redevelopment of the Silk Warehouse, part of the Lister Mills complex in Bradford Issue 39 - Winter 2006

Avoiding trouble at t'mill Stimulating construction Sixth form students from the Washington area of Sunderland are now benefiting from brand new surroundings – City of Sunderland College's £10m Usworth Sixth Form College project, designed by leading North East architects Dewjo'c Issue 39 - Winter 2006

Stimulating construction First phase completion for £450 million regeneration scheme A massive regeneration scheme on Walker Riverside in Newcastle recently saw its first residents take up occupancy of their new homes – built with the support of Local Authority Building Control Issue 39 - Winter 2006

First phase completion for £450 million regeneration scheme Quality shines at Lebberston Hall The close and effective working relationship established between Building Control and the design and construction teams involved in the renovation of Lebberston Hall in Scarborough won over the judges in the Best one-off house category of this year’s LABC National Built in Quality Awards Issue 39 - Winter 2006