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SKARCHITECTS LTD wins four Southend on Sea Borough Council Annual Design Awards 2018

08.05.2018

SKARCHITECTS LTD are extremely pleased to announce our third consecutive win of the Southend on Sea Borough Council Annual Design Awards.

This year, we have won the following four Annual Design Awards:

An Award for New Build and the Overall Winner in this year’s awards for White Heather House, Rear of 103-107 York Road, Southend.

A Public Space Award for The Lagoon, Adjacent to the Three Shells Café, Western Esplanade.

A Small Project Award for 30-34 Leigh Hill, Leigh on Sea.

 

The Jury Panel made the following comments in relation to all three projects:

White Heather House, Rear of 103-107 York Road, Southend.

“this to be a truly innovative design which had overcome a number of constraints to create an attractive, safe and welcoming environment for residents and staff…the buildings were well executed and that the simple detailing and sustainable design had contributed to the overall quality of the project…it was evident that the scheme had been life changing for the residents and that the design played a significant role in achieving this.  

The Lagoon, Adjacent to the Three Shells Café, Western Esplanade.

“this project had created a new attraction for the town which had more than just novelty value…the design was simple but effective and that its popularity was a tribute to its success as a place.”

30-34 Leigh Hill, Leigh on Sea

“…this project demonstrated that, even after many years of dereliction, it was possible to successfully restore historic buildings and commented that this project had been positive for the street scene and the wider conservation area…it had achieved a good balance between traditional and modern design and particularly commented that the quality of materials and quality of workmanship and detailing was a major factor in the success of this proposal.”