Denbighshire County Council has been given a highly commended award at a Wales-wide construction awards.
The Council was given the recognition in the Client of the Year category at the Constructing Excellence in Wales Awards for its partnership working with Keir Construction on Christ the Word Catholic School in Rhyl.
The school opened in September 2019 and caters for 420 full time pupils aged 3-11 and 500 pupils aged 11-16 and was funded in partnership by Denbighshire County Council and the Welsh Government through its 21st Century Schools Programme.
The Constructing Excellence in Wales Awards celebrate best practice in the construction industry.
Cllr Huw Hilditch-Roberts, the Council’s Lead Member for Education, Children’s Services and Public Engagement, said: “The Council is delighted to have been given a highly commended award for the Client of the Year category.
“This highlights the partnership working between the Council and Keir Construction which has ensured Christ the Word Catholic School has provided a fantastic learning environment for pupils.”
Cllr Julian Thompson-Hill, the Council’s Lead Member for Finance, Performance and Strategic Assets, said: “In delivering the projects for 21st Century Schools, the team at Denbighshire has developed excellent working relationships with both local and national contractors to ensure that full value is achieved for the benefit of schools and the local supply chain.
“This recognition by Constructing Excellence in Wales is richly deserved.”