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Newcastle office wins RICS Award

Jelf's new Newcastle upon Tyne office has won the Outstanding Commercial Property Development award from RICS.

The annual RICS Awards, North East were held on 26 April in Newcastle's Civic Centre to celebrate inspirational built initiatives in the region. The Awards recognise exemplary built projects in the land, real estate, construction and infrastructure sectors that positively contribute to their local communities.

Jelf and Marsh have recently moved into this prestigious building in the heart of Newcastle. 

Insurance brokers Newcastle office win RICS award

Insurance brokers Newcastle office win RICS award

71 Grey Street used to be the Turk's Head Hotel, and is now a Grade II listed building in Grainger Town. The building was used by Barclays as their North East Headquarters in the 1980s, but had since become run down. The Hanro Group and Ryder Architecture transformed the building into state-of-the-art offices for a number of different companies, securing the future of the building and giving it a new lease of life.

The RICS judges were impressed with the innovative design used, including the "boutique entrance" and clever use of exposed services. 

Insurance brokers Newcastle office win RICS award

Erin Peart, Head of Property for The Hanro Group, who own the building said:
"Thanks go to those that helped with viewings and access for the judges to come and have a look around. The judges loved the building and commented on how much of a community feel there is." 

Insurance brokers Newcastle office win RICS award

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