Seven NPS schemes to be showcased by SPACES

Seven schemes from across NPS Group have been chosen to appear in the SPACES Yearbook 2019, alongside some of the best local authority schemes in the country.


The Yearbook showcases the variety of projects that public funding produces along with the innovation and people involved in delivering them, promoting the development of high quality Public Buildings through the formal recognition of excellence in design, refurbishment and construction.


From over 100 entries, the following schemes will be showcased, including two which are also nominated for the prestigious SPACES Civic Building of the Year (CBOY) Awards:

  • Loddiswell Primary School, Devon (shortlisted for CBOY) – a new four classroom, zero carbon (in design) facility
  • The Spaces in Between, London (shortlisted for CBOY) – a housing scheme which has turned 14 derelict garage sites into 157 new homes for social rent
  • Cannon Hall Pet Crematorium, Barnsley – a sensitive restoration project to refurbish a derelict building and provide a sustainable income stream
  • St George House, Leeds – the design, remodel and refurbishment of outdated, 1980s office accommodation, creating a smarter and more sustainable working environment
  • The Junction, London – the internal remodelling and refurbishment of a three-storey Upskilling Centre to provide a contemporary learning environment for the local community
  • Ysgol Gyfun Gwent Is Coed and The John Frost School, Newport – works to two adjacent schools delivered over 30 phases; reconfiguring The John Frost School and delivering Newport’s first Welsh language secondary school, Ysgol Gyfun Gwent Is Coed
  • Wood Street, London –17 residential units for social rent using sustainable development principles in order to deliver an energy efficient development.


Winners will be announced in October, when the Yearbook will also be published.



May 13, 2019