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Grangewood’s 119 Ebury Street project wins multiple leading industry awards to become UK sustainability trailblazer

Further establishing itself as the sustainable project of 2016, 119 Ebury Street, has received multiple award recognition in the first few weeks of 2017.

The Mayfair project has won the coveted Edie Sustainable Building Award as well as receiving international recognition with its shortlisting at the industry’s MIPIM awards –  the only UK project in the ‘best innovative green building’ category.  As the finalists of the Property Week awards were announced this week, 119 again made the shortlist for the ‘sustainability achievement’ category, yet further recognition from the industry of its outstanding achievements.

A celebration of heritage and innovation

Now in their tenth year, the Edie sustainability leader’s awards celebrate the projects and companies that are in the vanguard of sustainability and are driving the sector forward and the boundaries of sustainable design and construction. At the Edie awards, judges commented that the retrofit of 119 Ebury Street was a shining example of just how far a project can go in the name of sustainability. They also recognised the difficulty of overcoming the complexity of retrofitting a listed property to deliver one of the greenest buildings in the UK.

International recognition

On the 17th March the winner of the ‘Best Innovative Green Building’ MIPIM award, will be announced. 119 is one of four finalists that has been recognised for its outstanding achievements alongside the iconic Museum of Tomorrow in Brazil and Siemens Headquarters in Germany.  The award category recognises those projects which are progressive, innovative and improve the lifecycle of a building to positively impact on its future.

Richard Stevens, CEO, Grangewood commented: “MIPIM is very much the international stage for the UK property sector. It’s really encouraging to see that 119’s achievement of receiving the first BREEAM ‘outstanding’ for a Grade II listed building has been recognised on an international platform. The project is a great demonstration of how much a buildings’ environmental impact can be reduced, while still preserving its heritage. We’re looking forward to the awards and hopefully bringing the trophy home.”  

A considerate project

The award success doesn’t stop here, with Grangewood also picking up a national Considerate Contractors award – the honour is testament to the care and consideration that the Grangewood workforce has given the project, supply chain and the local community. This award really cements its status as a project delivered with the highest levels of best practice and care not just for the environment but community too.

For more information on our 119 Ebury street project please contact businessdevelopment@grangewood.co.uk