The winning team at the Design and Craftmanship Awards ceremony.

A West Norfolk housing provider has scooped a top award for its regeneration of Hillington Square in King’s Lynn.

Freebridge Community Housing received the Civic and Community award at the Design and Craftsmanship Awards held in Norwich last Wednesday.

The Lynn-based housing association won jointly with East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices’ (EACH) The Nook design.

Fielden and Mawson architects, Mae architects, Hemingway Design, Lovell Partnership, Rossi Long Consulting Ltd and ALH were all noted for their work on the project.

The Hilllington Square  project will now be put forward to the Civic Voice National Design Awards next year. 

Tony Hall, Freebridge chief executive, said: “We are delighted that the Hillington Square project has won another award, and are particularly pleased it has won in a category that looked at the wider work of what we’ve achieved so far.” 

He added: “In the next few weeks we’ll be confirming our plans in respect of the what we still need to do to complete the project and I look forward to seeing the work on the site start again next year.”

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