Merit Certificates

Merit Certificates

Torbay Civic Society occasionally issues a Merit Certificate. These are awarded to a developer or a builder when they have enhanced our built environment through either a conversion or redevelopment project.

Merit Certificates Awarded:

Prior to the year 2000 Certificates Merit Certificates were awarded to the following:

  • Victorian Arcade in Torwood Street
  • Torquay Pavilion revamp in the first stage
  • Redevelopment of Hollicombe Gardens
  • Dower Court, Torquay Road, Preston Paignton
  • Old Brewery Complex Paignton
  • Old Steartfield Coach House redevelopment
  • Wells Street, Paignton development

From the year 2000 Certificates awarded are:

  • 2002 – Midas Homes Ltd for development of a derelict site, formerly Clarence Hotel, Newton Road, Torquay into a modern residential apartment building
  • 2006 – Mount Howe Construction Ltd for rebuilding Pennys Cottages, Pennys Hill, Torquay after a fire had completely gutted the thatched dwellings on the site
  • 2011 – Sanctuary Group and Torbay Council for the building of Dunboyne Court, St Marychurch Road, Torquay into apartments for supported retirement living
  • 2012 – Nicolas James Group for the restoration and refurbishment of Lincombe Manor, Middle Lincombe Road, Torquay into the Westcountry’s first Care Village
  • 2020 – Renaissance Cavendish Retirement Living, Hr Downs Rd, Babbacombe

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