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South West Former hospital is a model of convenience A finalist in the Best Housing or Residential Project of this year’s LABC National Built in Quality Awards, the design team involved in the conversion of a former hospital into eight residential units in Ottery St Mary had to overcome many challenges during the construction process Issue 40 - Spring 2007

Former hospital is a model of convenience Building a reputation for quality The Building Control Service at East Devon District Council is a quality service – and that’s quality with a capital Q! And the guardians of construction industry standards set by the Government are delighted with their latest accolade Issue 40 - Spring 2007

Building a reputation for quality Dartmouth's rebirth on the waterfront One of the finalists in the Best Housing category of this year's LABC National Built in Quality Awards was the prestigious £19m Dart Marina mixed use development in Dartmouth, South Devon, completed under the auspices of LABC's Partner Authority Scheme Issue 39 - Winter 2006

Dartmouth's rebirth on the waterfront Sustainable to The Core Eden's sustainability credentials were officially boosted once again as its new education facility building – The Core – scooped the Best Structural Innovation prize at the LABC National Built in Quality Awards 2006 Issue 39 - Winter 2006

Sustainable to The Core Gun Wharf triggers Plymouth renaissance An award-winning new Home Zone development in Plymouth, constructed with the guidance of Plymouth City Council’s Building Control Department, has given the continued regeneration of the area a massive boost Issue 38 - Autumn 2006

Gun Wharf triggers Plymouth renaissance Convention leads to quality celebration The 2006 South West LABC Annual Convention took place recently at The Grand Hotel in Torquay and concluded with the region’s inaugural Built in Quality Awards Issue 38 - Autumn 2006

Convention leads to quality celebration Partnerships blossom at Eden A finalist in the Best Partnership with a Main Contractor category of last year’s LABC National Built In Quality Awards, Restormel Borough Council’s working relationship with McAlpine Joint Venture goes from strength to strength on the hugely popular Eden Project. Issue 37 - Summer 2006

Partnerships blossom at Eden Quality homes pass with distinction A finalist in the Best Housing category of last year’ s LABC National Built in Quality Awards, the renovation of and reconstruction of Menors Place in the ancient market town of Holsworthy had many hurdles to cross during the construction process, not least how to cope with a colony of bats. Issue 37 - Summer 2006

Quality homes pass with distinction Promoting quality in construction Bath & North East Somerset Council’s sixth annual Building & Design Quality Awards took place in the lavish surroundings of the Banqueting Room of the Guildhall, Bath, in January Issue 36 - Spring 2006

Promoting quality in construction Royal lifesaver A strong teamwork ethic and excellent interdisciplinary communications was key to success in the construction of RNLI’s new £17 million Lifeboat College and Survival Centre in Poole Issue 36 - Spring 2006