Two Scott Brownrigg schemes win Education Estates Awards


Two Scott Brownrigg schemes have had success at this year’s Education Estates Awards. Hillview School for Girls, Kent  won the Innovation in Delivering Value award; it is the first school building to have been delivered using the Optimum School approach developed by Galliford Try and Scott Brownrigg’s Design Research Unit. The school has previously won a Construction News Award and been recognised in the Education investor Awards

Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen Comprehensive School in Bridgend, Wales won the Sustainable Achievement Award. The scheme, which has widely been recognised within the industry for its sustainable design, also won the BREEAM Education Award in 2013 and won Project of the Year at the Constructing Excellence in Wales Awards. The school was shortlisted for the Sustainable Project of the Year category at this year’s Building Awards.

The Education Estates Awards recognise excellence in the education built environment and both wins reflect the successes that the practice is experiencing in pushing innovation within the education sector.

The winners were announced at Education Estates Awards and Dinner which took place on 11 November 2014 at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel in Manchester.