DEVELOPER Skipton Properties has been awarded the title of ‘Best Small New Housing Development’ at the North West LABC Building Excellence Awards.

A panel of industry experts judged a list of 16 high quality projects from teams across Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside to reward the best in technical innovation, sustainability and design.

Skipton Properties was nominated for its Kearns Village development in the hamlet of Cowpe, Rossendale, which is on the former site of an old mill.