Heartlands and Watergate Bay Win Regional RICS Awards 2013

Heartlands and Watergate Bay Win Regional RICS Awards 2013

Stride Treglown has announced that two of its projects have received recognition at the 2013 RICS (South West and Wales) Awards. Heartlands, Cornwall’s award-winning regeneration project, and the iconic Watergate Bay Hotel & Spa scooped awards, competing against dozens of prestigious projects from across the UK.

Heartlands in Pool, designed by Stride Treglown, has transformed a derelict urban area into an inspirational cultural landscape, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The development of a former tin mine into the third largest tourist attraction in the South West was jointly awarded ‘Project of the Year’, alongside Ty Hedfan. This is the ultimate accolade given to a project that is judged to have excelled and is considered to be the most remarkable entry on the shortlist.

Watergate Bay Hotel was awarded the Tourism & Leisure Award. The hotel is perched above two miles of stunning coastline and adopts a ‘ski resort on a beach’ concept. Stride Treglown’s designs blur the boundaries between beach and hotel.

Paul Channing, Associate at Stride Treglown comments ‘We are delighted for these projects to win regional RICS Awards. We are particularly proud of the schemes and it’s great to receive such an endorsement. This year the RICS Awards received the highest number of entries and the competition was very high. It was encouraging to see that the projects entered did not appear to have been victim to the down turn’.