Daniella Johnson

13th March 2017

RICS Awards Shortlisting 2017

Leeds based Brewster Bye architects have been shortlisted in four categories of a prestigious and highly competitive awards competition.

The 2017 Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)Yorkshire & Humberside Awards showcase the achievements of the most inspirational regional initiatives and developments in land, property, construction and the environment.

The shortlisted schemes are located in York. Holgate was designed by Brewster Bye for RHW Developments and St. Leonard’s Place for Rushbond PLC.

St. Leonard’s Place, which has seen a Grade II* listed regency crescent in the City’s cultural heart converted into five elegant townhouses, 29 grand apartments and six mews homes, has been shortlisted in the ‘building conservation’ and ‘residential’ award categories.

Holgate Mews, which is a development of six new build contemporary three storey town houses, andthe replacement of Holgate Working Men’s Club, both on New Lane in Holgate, have been shortlisted in the ‘residential’ and ‘community benefit’ award categories.

Brewster Bye’s managing director Chris Austin says: “We have had numerous award winning and shortlisted designs located all over the country by the RICS over the past few years, which is a tribute to our exceptional staff and their hard work. We are very proud of the two developments shortlisted in the Yorkshire & Humberside awards this year, it’s such a fiercely contested competition, and these two projects are both very deserving of these industry recognised accolades.”