Five projects shortlisted in property ‘Oscars’

Five borough schemes have been shortlisted in the region’s property ‘Oscars’.

Wallsend Customer First Centre, Amble & Berkley Close in North Shields and Wallsend, Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade and the Old Low Light on North Shields Fish Quay, have all been shortlisted in categories at the 2015 RICS North East Renaissance Awards.

Each shortlisted project is of quality design and is hugely beneficial to their local community and wider areas.

Adam Serfontein, managing director at Hanro

They are among 57 regional projects to be considered at the awards ceremony next month.

The Old Low Light is entered for both the Building Conservation and Tourism & Leisure categories.

Wallsend Customer First Centre, Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade and Amble & Berkley Close are all nominated in the Community Benefit category.

Chair of the awards judging panel, Adam Serfontein, managing director at Hanro said: “Each shortlisted project is of quality design and is hugely beneficial to their local community and wider areas.

“I look forward to joining our region’s property professionals in celebrating and rewarding the talented teams behind the winning schemes at the Awards ceremony.”

Mayor Norma Redfearn said: “Congratulations to the North Tyneside schemes shortlisted for these prestigious awards. The architects and contractors for Wallsend Customer First Centre, The Old Low Light, Amble and Berkley Close and the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade have worked with the council to produce buildings that combine both high calibre designs with strong community facilities and links.”