Cannock housing development wins building award

A landmark housing development in Cannock has won an industry award.The Riverside Court development designed by local architects S P Faizey and developed by builder Jessup, has been voted the best residential new build over ten units.

The £3.9m development on Girton Road, won the accolade in the Built in Quality - Staffordshire awards which are run by LABC - the Local Authority Building Control organisation.

The awards recognise builders and developers who have achieved outstanding quality in their construction work.

Owned by South Staffordshire Housing Association, the development of 29 high-specification apartments for shared ownership was officially opened in June last year.

It was nominated for the award by the building control department at Cannock Chase District Council.

Ursula Bennion, group director of business development at Central Borders Housing Group, which commissioned the development on behalf of its partner organisation South Staffordshire Housing Association, said:

"Because of the high standard of design and build, the apartments are aspirational properties and the first of many such developments we hope to offer in the area.

"We worked closely with Jessup on the specification of fixtures and fittings to ensure the development had a top quality finish."

She added: "The work of S P Faizey and Jessup has been of the highest quality and we are delighted LABC has recognised this with the award.”

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