Quadrant Court, the second apartment block within the Wembley City development by Quintain Estates and Development has won two major building awards.
The project, on land surrounding Wembley Stadium, won Best Social Housing Project and was highly commended in the Best Sustainable Project category in the LABC (Local Authority Building Control) London regional Building Excellence awards. The building will now be automatically nominated for a national award in October.
In nominating the building, Brent Council Head of Building Control, Andy Hardy said: “Quadrant Court is an aesthetically attractive and functional building which has been built with an eye on the future. It is a credit to the developer, the architect, the contractor and all other team members and sets a new standard for regeneration in Brent. It is also an excellent example of partnership working between the developer, their agents and the statutory authorities.”
Nick Shattock, Deputy Chief Executive of Quintain, said: ” We are delighted that Quadrant Court has received this award. The building offers the highest quality of accommodation in an area in need of new homes and we are proud that this has been recognised by in the LABC awards”
The development incorporates the Envac automated waste collection system, an innovative method of waste management and collection, commissioned in December 2008 and the first of its type to be installed in the United Kingdom. The Swedish built system uses subterranean transport pipes with high-speed fans that suck waste materials at speeds up to 70km an hour to a central waste collection terminal which can be up to 2km away.