Tourist attraction earns accolade

Newbiggin Maritime Centre
Newbiggin Maritime Centre

NEWBIGGIN Maritime Centre has won national acclaim for its pioneering approach to renewable energy.

County Durham-based contractor Revolution Power landed the prize for renewable project of the year e at the Heating and Ventilation News Awards 2012 in London for its work on the centre, pictured.

Richard Martin, chairman of the Newbiggin Heritage Partnership, said: “This is another fantastic award for the maritime centre development.

“I hope that the success here will enable future opportunities for partnerships in the rapidly-expanding renewable industry sector.”