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Winners at a top night, Celebrating country-wide achievements!

14 November 2023

78 Derngate award

The Northamptonshire Business Excellence Awards, in association with All Things Business and hosted by top comedian Rob Becket, proved to be a fantastic night – not just for the county, but for 78 Derngate – The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House!  Held at Northampton’s County Cricket Ground, it was a dazzling evening celebrating many achievements across Northamptonshire’s wonderful business community.

78 Derngate proudly accepted an award in the Land & Development category, sponsored by Moore Chartered Accountants, which serves to fully recognise the significance of the major project undertaken. So many people were behind the success of the award-winning extension, from local architects MWK Ltd and building contractors, Cornerhouse of Earls Barton, family-run firm Haddonstone, which supplied some of the steps and copings, all our fantastic volunteers who remained resilient throughout the extensive build and kept us open to the public, to the huge injection of money from The Towns Fund via West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) and the Regeneration team in particular, without which it could not have been achieved.

I was both surprised and extremely pleased to receive this significant award on behalf of the whole team behind this huge project and recognise that it is important not only for The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House @ 78 Derngate, but for the town and wider county as a whole.Mick Young, Chairman of the 78 Derngate Trust
We’re delighted to see 78 Derngate pick up this well-deserved award. This is an internationally significant venue which attracts visitors from all over the world. A huge congratulations to all those who helped bring the impressive redevelopment works to life and enhance the museum for visitors to enjoy for years to come.Cllr Daniel Lister, Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Town Centre Regeneration and Growth at WNC

Congratulations to all involved!

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