SIPS@Clays Home Named 'Best SIPS Home' at the Build It Awards 2019

Published 4th December 2019

SIPS@Clays clients’ Justin Metcalfe and Catherine Buttery’s new home near Bicester has been named Best SIPs Home in the 2019 Build It Awards.

At a Gala dinner hosted by comedian Simon Evans, Justin and Catherine’s contemporary home, which was SIPs-designed, fabricated and installed by SIPS@Clays, clinched the title of Best SIPs Home 2019.

Designed by architect Justin to embrace passive environmental features, the three/four bedroom home, built using the Kingspan TEK™ Building System clad in brick and ventilated timber, was up against stiff competition.

However, this eco-efficient, custom-build home was deemed by the Build It judges to stand out from the crowd and truly demonstrated the style, functionality and sustainability of a stellar SIPs home.

“We are delighted for Justin and Catherine and so pleased to have been part of this award winning project."

Ian Clay, Partner, SIPS@Clays

Ian continued: “Whilst there were a number of challenges for the SIPS@Clays team including the plot size and layout for off-load and installation, restrictions on delivery and complexities of design, this project is a shining example of what can be created using a SIPs building system.

“Justin and Catherine have been a real pleasure to work with throughout and their knowledge of SIPS, their collaborative approach and the seamless information flow between all parties, has resulted in an outstanding new home”.

“We’re thrilled to have received the Build It Award for Best SIPs Home and this recognition has made our self-build journey all the more enjoyable.

Justin Metcalfe & Catherine Buttery

“Working with the team at SIPS@Clays has been extremely easy and although we knew from the outset that we wanted to create our sustainable home using SIPs, they carefully guided us through the process, offering support every step of the way.

“Although we weren’t able to attend the Gala Dinner and accept the award in person, we’ll definitely be raising a glass to our achievement”.

The annual Build It Awards recognise and celebrates the best in the self and custom build sector and now in its 30th year is one of the best known awards in the industry.

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