Willmott Dixon was a triple winner at last night’s British Council for School Environments (BCSE) awards, including being named Schools Contractor of the Year.

Now in its third year, the BCSE awards are regarded as the most prestigious for the education sector, rewarding the best new ideas and latest thinking in creating new environments to learn.

Willmott Dixon picked up prizes in the following categories:

• Inspiring designs schools - Forest Way
• Inspiring designs academies – City Academy, Hackney
• Schools contractor of the year

BCSE chief executive Ty Goddard said, "The BCSE awards are about celebrating the best of Britain's schools. Willmott Dixon is dedicated to creating the best of Britain and are worthy winners of school contractor of the year. Inspiring school buildings help and support teachers who themselves inspire our future.'

Peter Owen, managing director in the Midlands and education sector leader says, “Looking at the quality of the judging panel, and the projects and companies that were also short listed, winning three awards was a tremendous feat.

“We are totally devoted to using the best ideas, technology and partners to create exceptional places to learn and develop, and these three awards give us all a great sense of professional satisfaction that our work really is making a difference.”