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Victorian Society honour the Grand with award.

HORTONS' Estate, the Birmingham-based family-owned property company, was awarded the Victorian Society's Birmingham and West Midlands Group inaugural 'Conservation Award' for its work in restoring the facade of The Grand, on Colmore Row.

A special ceremony was held in the newly refurbished offices of the Grade II* listed building, at which the group's chairman, Stephen Hartland, presented Peter Horton, chairman of Hortons' Estate, with a bronze plaque and scroll.

Around 50 guests, including members of the Victorian Society, Hortons' Estate and those who have worked on the restoration project, attended the event.

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Tony Green, Chief Executive, Hortons' Estate; Stephen Hartland, Victorian Society; Peter Horton, Hortons' Estate; Henry Horton, Hortons' Estate

Gill Sockett, Victorian Society; Eva Ling, Victorian Society; Jeremy Handy, Victorian Society; Jennie McGregor-Smith, Victorian Society

Thomas Pearson, Arup; Jason Graham, Midland Conservation Ltd; Martyn Phillips, Midland Conservation Ltd; James Slater, Hortons' Estate

Dr David Law, Victorian Society; James Fletcher, Victorian Society; Stephen Hartland, chairman, Victorian Society Birmingham & West Midlands Group; Professor Hilary Grainger, national chair, Victorian Society

Sarah Lewis, Historic England; Henry Horton; Anna Horton; Barbara Shackley, Victorian Society

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Publication:The Birmingham Post (England)
Date:Jul 28, 2016
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