Results 2019

Planning Categories

North Warwickshire Local Plan

North Warwickshire Borough Council

Submission Summary:

NWBC is a small local authority with a history of low levels of growth. This Local Plan marks a step change and aspires to deliver homes and jobs for not only its own needs but those of adjoining local authorities.

Rushmoor Local Plan

Rushmoor Borough Council Planning Policy Team

Submission Summary:

The Rushmoor Local Plan has been delivered by a small team of focused, hard-working officers. It has the "public good" at its heart, enabling the delivery of new homes, town centre regeneration and economic growth, whilst protecting our unique military and aviation heritage and important nature conse...

South Essex 2050

Association of South Essex Local Authorities

Submission Summary:

Strong place leadership across strategic areas is essential if local authorities are to address the significant challenges in delivering long term sustainable growth through their plan-making role. The South Essex Solutions Programme has demonstrated its value in supporting a more robust and resilient approach to place leader...

The Strategic Growth Plan for Leicester & Leicestershire

The Leicester and Leicestershire Strategic Growth Plan Partnership

Submission Summary:

The SGP provides a plan which will shape the future of Leicester & Leicestershire in the period to 2050. It is a non-statutory plan but it provides an agreed framework for the preparation of individual Local Plans and other strategies. The Plan has demonstrated creativity and innovation through its evolution of a strategi...

North Shore Masterplan

BEC (in association with NORR)

Submission Summary:

"BEC’s North Shore submission is a masterplan for the gateway of Whitehaven that outlines modular plans for a connected development to transform the town and contribute to much-needed economic diversification.
Despite its relatively modest budget, the life changing effect it will have on people in this geograp...

Holbeck and Walton Neighbourhood Plans

Leeds City Council

Submission Summary:

The submission demonstrates that with collaboration, vision and originality neighbourhood planning can make a real difference to people’s lives, whether that is in a small rural village or an inner-city area. When the conditions are right, neighbourhood planning is a powerful tool, making the best use of...

Camley Street neighbourhood development plan

Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design in conjunction with the Camley Street Neighbourhood Forum

Submission Summary:

Camley Street’s NP has captured the imagination of the community, and has successfully reached a defining moment in its production.

Camley Street residents want new homes which they and their children can afford, enhanced social structures and amenities, and a legally defined role in determining how their...

Saddington Parish Neighbourhood Plan

Harborough District Council

Submission Summary:

Saddington Neighbourhood Forum and Harborough District Council have demonstrated a collaborative approach towards Neighbourhood Planning to deliver a Plan that delivers the outcomes that are required by the community.

The community has shown that even small communities can deliver Neighbourhood plans that provide new homes...

Whittlesford Parkway Station Masterplan

WYG

Submission Summary:

Whittlesford Parkway Station Masterplan provides a framework for investment through which both the form and function of the Parkway and its surrounds will be enhanced. Through a collaborative approach with transport providers and other stakeholders, the interventions identified will alleviate existing accessibility proble...

EV and energy storage infrastructure

Pivot Power

Submission Summary:

In a time of political volatility not witnessed since the Second World War, Pivot Power’s £1.6 billion infrastructure project sets a refreshing tone for UK business beyond discussions in Westminster and Brussels. Offered as part of the Government’s prestigious £5 billion global Energy Investment Po...

Suburban Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document (SPD2)

London Borough of Croydon, Spatial Planning Service

Submission Summary:

SPD2 has been developed in response to the need to plan for more homes in Croydon and to help inform the design of our suburbs for the future. Its innovative nature has been recognised by the planning and architecture professions and is now informing the preparation of similar guides by other local authorities. The Greater Lo...

Milton Keynes Housing Delivery Action Plan

Milton Keynes Council

Submission Summary:

The development of one of the country’s first comprehensive and inclusive Housing Delivery Action Plans, and the various, innovative and tangible projects that fall within it. The Plan is published but it is a live document, owned, monitored and managed corporately. The actions and projects within it are...

Redbrick Estate

HTA Design

Submission Summary:

This scheme delivers 55 new homes, including 39 affordable homes, and a new community centre enabled by demolition of the existing disused and underused non-residential spaces. These spaces are re-provided both on-site as part of redevelopment, with a planning case also made for relocation of the youth centre in a...

Barnet Affordable Homes Programme

London Borough of Barnet

Submission Summary:

Our entry demonstrates the collaborative ways to provide 100% affordable rent schemes across the Borough to meet LB Barnet’s ambitions, working with award winning planning consultancies and architects, elected members and stakeholders to secure well designed schemes, protecting amenity, enhancing neighbo...

Marklake Court

Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design

Submission Summary:

Marklake Court consists of 27 new social rented homes on a former garage site in Southwark. The design and development process was led by the local community resulting in a building that has been embraced by residents. The building has allowed existing residents of the Kipling Estate to remain within their community but to mo...

Building Homes for Wandsworth People programme

Housing Strategy and Development Team – Wandsworth Borough Council

Submission Summary:

This programme is not just an admirable demonstration of increasing and accelerating affordable housing delivery.  It also demonstrates the Council’s intentions to accompany much needed housing with environmental and social infrastructure that enhances the aesthetics of an area and boosts resident cohesion.


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Bird Aware Solent

Portsmouth City Council

Submission Summary:

This project deserves the award for planning for the natural environment as its multi-disciplinary partnership approach has collectively produced a practical and ergonomic strategy that successfully delivers:

•The means to pro-actively introduce positive behavioural change to benefit nature
•A mechanism to effec...

Tresham Garden Village

Charlton Brown

Submission Summary:


Planning for the natural environment is at the heart of proposals for Tresham Garden Village. It is the first UK development to employ Natural Capital Accounting and Ecosystems Services to inform a masterplan that: 

• Re-connects fragmented ancient woodlands

• Fixes a robust central Y-shaped green-blue ...

Barne Barton regeneration

Clarion Housing

Submission Summary:

Barne Barton is in desperate need of regeneration. The quality of the homes and the nature of streets and spaces around it are generally poor. Huge efforts have been made to address these in the newly designed scheme.

The aspiration is to re orientate the site towards the River Tamar making a strong landscape connection fo...

Tadpole Garden Village

Crest Nicholson

Submission Summary:

A considered planning approach and the adoption of Crest Nicholson’s Garden Village Principles has placed the natural environment at the forefront of all key decisions, creating a harmonious development.

As the development reaches its final stages, residents of the vibrant community will be able to confidentl...

Follingsby Max, Gateshead. Gateshead Council and partners

Gateshead Council

Submission Summary:

Follingsby Max represents an innovative approach to the delivery of high quality blue green infrastructure within commercial development. It demonstrates that through genuine public private partnership working, the strong policy vision for enhancing the natural environment has been embedded within the project’s desi...

PlanX

Southwark Council

Submission Summary:

Plan✕ is not a one-off innovation. It applies digital innovation to transforming how we do planning. Although the project is still in its early days, it is already self-evident to us that this has huge potential to make planning easier, cheaper and more transparent for citizens and businesses, and to liberate pl...

Evolving Planning Processes with Artificial Intelligence Technology

Milton Keynes Council

Submission Summary:

Although some may say the Planning sector has been slow to embrace digital technology, our award entry disproves this misnomer by presenting true innovation that is already making a difference. Here, we explain how Milton Keynes Council and Idox have implemented game-changing Artifical Intelligence (AI) technology to ...

Community Consultation Tool

Built-ID

Submission Summary:

Built-ID deserves an award because it has created a unique transformational product, reducing the barriers to community engagement with visual consultation tools that empower local people. The platform provides an important sense of ownership and emotional investment in a development scheme.

It can be utilised from the...

CHLOE: Conceptual Hexagonal Land Use Overlay Engine

David Lock Associates

Submission Summary:

CHLOE enables stakeholders to meaningfully participate in plan preparation and help shape proposals by putting them in control of development that is appropriate, proportionate and that best represents the existing community’s needs.

Low implementation costs, portability, flexibility of use across sites o...

Dentons UK and Middle East

Submission Summary:

There is increasing pressure on the UK government to deliver more housing at pace. Garden Cities are a brilliantly sustainable and proven way to do this – Dentons has taken a leading role in revitalising the concept from developing legislation through to implementation.
Our work over the past three years not only chang...

Pinsent Masons

Submission Summary:

The Silvertown Tunnel was one of the most challenging and controversial infrastructure projects in London. Previous attempts to obtain consent for new river crossings in east London failed (notably the Thames Gateway Bridge) due a variety of consenting and political challenges. Pinsent Masons' gave strategic advice to TfL...

Asserson Law Offices

In 2018, Asserson's planning team helped achieve the three first major private sector planning consents in London’s largest development area. The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation is set to become one of Europe’s largest transport hubs, with an estimated 25,000 new homes and 5,000 new jobs. Designed by A...

Clyde & Co

Submission Summary:

This submission seeks recognition for the consistently high-level, complexity, breadth and depth of the work that is carried out across our planning team. Unlike many of our competitors, our team (which continues to grow) works on high-profile, challenging (and sometimes controversial) projects across a range ...

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang

Submission Summary:

The future of retail in the face of the growth in internet sales and the general economic climate is the subject of widespread debate . Underperforming high streets are being squeezed from all directions . CMS has focussed on this issue for clients across a wide spectrum of projects but we feel that the North Finchley project...

Inner Circle Consulting

Submission Summary:

We deliver progress. The work we do provides an organisational mandate and air-cover for local authority planning and regeneration teams, enabling them to do their jobs more effectively. We therefore create a multiplying affect that means more housing and regeneration schemes are fast-tracked, substantially increasing...

Nash Partnership Planning team

Submission Summary:

Our planning team’s approach: by combining planning policy analysis and evidence with extensive research, a broad understanding of the forces shaping the built environment and insight into what matters to local people, our clients can deliver projects responsive to each situation that have positive impacts.
We ...

Deloitte Real Estate

Submission Summary:

Our entry for the Planning Consultancy of the Year category focusses on a selection of projects we feel best demonstrate the various criteria. However, in reality, much of our work has a positive impact on ensuring physical or environmental quality of benefit to the local community. This is evident in our work in help...

Rolfe Judd Planning

Submission Summary:

We have entered this award as we genuinely believe that Rolfe Judd has made a difference in the past year delivering new cultural and sporting facilities, new educational and teaching spaces, thousands of new homes, new employment opportunities and fantastic places. We have an amazing diverse range of successful p...

Pegasus Group

Submission Summary:

The most important part of Pegasus Group and a continual factor in our success is our staff. We have more than 280 skilled, experienced and committed members of staff that work on some of the UK’s highest profile projects, often going the extra mile to ensure our clients are provided with the best advice and mar...

WINNER: Built and Natural Environment

Gateshead Council

Submission Summary:

A multi-discplinary team of internal consultees, brought together under one team leader, to assist Development Management in delivering high quality and sustainable development in the Borough of Gateshead. Despite the team only being established in August 2018 the benefits of providing clear, effective and joined ...

Gateshead Council

Gateshead Council

                 

101 George Street, Croydon

HTA Design LLP, London Borough of Croydon, Greystar Europe, Tide Construction

Submission Summary:

The 44 storey redevelopment of 101 George Street will be the tallest modular building in the world. The planning permission is exemplary due to the collaboration between Croydon and the developer team. The planning permission will deliver 546 new homes, including 109 affordable homes for residents of Croydon. The developm...

Grand Union

St George

Submission Summary:

Grand Union is an exemplary mixed-use scheme in Alperton that will bring transformational change to a formerly inaccessible and derelict brownfield site, as well as long-term environmental, social and economic benefits to the local area.

The masterplan also maximises the potential of industrial land by placing mode...

The Merton Regeneration Project

Clarion Housing

Submission Summary:

The Merton Regeneration Project was the first major estate-based regeneration project to be undertaken by Clarion Housing, the UK’s largest housing association, following its formation. It presents a unique opportunity to provide new, well-designed, energy efficient homes on High Path, Eastfields and...

Hartland Village

Hart District Council and St Edward

Submission Summary:

Hartland Village will replace an underutilised, contaminated site with beautiful new homes for thousands of people. It will provide a blend of apartments and houses for everybody: the young and old, open market and affordable, for single people and families, as well as subsidies to fund more affordable housing...

South Bank, Leeds

CEG and Lichfields

Submission Summary:

As one of the country’s largest mixed-use permissions of the year, this £350 million development will transform an 8.69acre derelict brownfield site adjacent to Leeds rail station, London mainline and proposed HS2. In October 2018, detailed permission was granted for 25,100 sq m of office, reta...

North Shore – The Buzz Station

BEC (in association with NORR)

Submission Summary:

Whitehaven’s Buzz Station project is bold.
A safe choice would deliver an office to be occupied by a local nuclear supply-chain firm.
But safety wouldn’t deliver meaningful change. Whitehaven, and its surrounding satellite towns/villages, need radical new employment choices. Kids leaving school and worke...

The Britannia Project

Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design

Submission Summary:

The Britannia Project planning application represents an innovative approach to a Local Authority dealing with a lack of land available to provide new social infrastructure whilst at the same time considering alternative funding models in a time of large cuts in Central Government funding for social infrastructure. The projec...

Consultation of the Living Lakes: Your Local Plan

Lake District National Park Authority

Submission Summary:

We succeeded in achieving a high consultation response (2,762 people equivalent to 7% of the resident population), with above average representation from young people, thanks to a strong social media campaign and easy to access digital content and a £1000 Lake District Pounds prize draw. Short videos and ima...

Camden Goods Yard Options Appraisal

One Housing and the Juniper Crescent & Gilbeys Yard Resident Steering Group

Submission Summary:

One Housing, the Resident Steering Group and residents have worked hard to assess the best way forward for their estate. The preferred option will deliver more homes, affordable homes, community facilities and public spaces.
Assessing the best way forward for estates can be a stressful and not always successful p...

Stratford Waterfront

Allies and Morrison Urban Practitioners and LLDC

Submission Summary:

The consultation programme provides an exemplary precedent for pre-application engagement and how communities can be meaningfully engaged in complex regeneration projects. Its reach and scope were impressive; 79 events, 4,222 attendees at exhibitions, 936 feedback forms completed, and over 16,000 people en...

Taberner House and The Queen’s Gardens

HUB

Submission Summary:

The public engagement process and the collaborative design workshops were successful in engaging diverse local stakeholders, ensuring their voices are taken into account to inform the design.
Taberner House was granted planning 79 days after the planning application was submitted – a testament to the success of HUB...

Old Southwark Fire Station

Cascade Communications

Submission Summary:

The work entered comprised a successful and comprehensive stakeholder and community engagement programme, supplemented by strategic political, communications and consultation advice.

This entry deserves an award through the delivery of genuinely successful campaign and the sheer scale of communications management r...

Barne Barton regeneration

Clarion Housing

Submission Summary:

In summary Clarion Housing has:
- Held five consultation events. Each session showed the progression of the masterplan and residents were encouraged to ask questions and give feedback.
- Sent 9 editions of the Barne Barton newsletter
- Held 6 detailed workshops on the various components of the redevelopment
- Held regener...

Placemaking categories

The Essex Design Guide

Essex County Council

Submission Summary:

The Essex Design Guide, first published in 1973, has led the way in the planning and development sectors for urban design and place making guidance. 
The new EDG has been transformed to create a web portal that is ‘future-proofed’. It embraces emerging design challenges and opportunities by incorpora...

Highgate Newtown Community Centre

RCKa Architects

Submission Summary:

The proposal will transform a neglected and cut-off community centre site into a high-quality and vibrant piece of urban public realm. It will secure the future of local community services for many years to come, alongside affordable and market housing arranged around a new public courtyard that encourages social cohesion...

Ravensbury masterplan

Clarion Housing

Submission Summary:

Ravensbury is a model of what can be achieved by building on the physical and human strengths of an existing community. Clarion Housing’s innovative funding model allowed the design for Ravensbury to reflect what is best for the site and the current and future residents – densification and new infrastructure led n...

Hackney Wick Fish Island

Hackney Wick + Fish Island Retrospective Masterplan Team

Submission Summary:

The approach in Hackney Wick and Fish Island is different from a masterplan, and instead marks a return to principled city building. Owners and occupiers work closely with authorities to successfully steer change in a place which is not in single ownership. This experience highlights the importance of knowing and understa...

Berry Court, Bournemouth

Bournemouth Development Company

Submission Summary:

Berry Court met a recognised need – high quality rental housing that attracts young people to the town. The popularity of the scheme, with all apartments let within 3 months of launch, is testament to the ‘build to rent’ model, and demonstrates the impact that Berry Court has and will continue to...

The Pavilions, 351 Caledonian Road

Jestico + Whiles

Submission Summary:

The Pavilions, 351 Caledonian Road is a 156-home development of a derelict railway embankment site above the Channel Tunnel Rail Link. The scheme deserves an award for successfully overcoming unique and complex site challenges including two additional railway lines adjacent to it and Site of Importance for Nature Conserva...

Ravensbury masterplan

Clarion Housing

Submission Summary:

Ravensbury is a model of what can be achieved by building on the physical and human strengths of an existing community. Clarion Housing’s innovative funding model allowed the design for Ravensbury to reflect what is best for the site and the current and future residents – densification and new infrastructure led n...

Beaulieu Park (Zones D, E and G), Chelmsford

Clague

Submission Summary:

Beaulieu Park Zones E and G are currently on site with construction proceeding at pace to keep up with the demand of the homes within this most popular of phases. Extensive consultation between Chelmsford City Council, Countryside Properties and Clague Architects has produced two zones of housing that represent the best o...

Brightwell Lakes

Suffolk Coastal District Council and CEG

Submission Summary:

Brightwell Lakes will become a sustainable, thriving new community surrounding one of the largest employment areas in Suffolk, Adastral Park. This award submission has been jointly prepared between Suffolk Coastal District Council (SCDC) and CEG. It demonstrates the high standard of collaborative working, stakehol...

Finberry

Crest Nicholson

Submission Summary:

Crest Nicholson’s vision for Finberry is a flourishing community, championing small businesses that contribute to village life and offering high-quality living for everyone. More than just a housing development, Crest Nicholson has created a thriving, social community at one with the surrounding wetlands and...

Heyford Park, Oxfordshire

Pegasus Group

Submission Summary:

Heyford Park is a fantastic example of a sustainable and community driven development. The project was innovative in the preparation of the Cherwell Neighbourhood Plan covering 11 parishes and is one of the country’s largest neighbourhood plans.

The development proposals include a significant amount of affordable hou...

Soho Wharf

Claridge Architects

Submission Summary:

Soho Wharf is inherently designed with a people focused approach. The generous civic environment is centred around new public connections, a variety of defined green spaces and stepped waterfront landscaping. The previously vacant site is to be unlocked, not only creating quality homes for over two thousand peopl...

High Path

Clarion Housing

Submission Summary:

There are currently 608 homes on High Path in a range of housing types from 1940s London County Council blocks to 1970s towers.

Proposals to regenerate High Path include approximately 10,000sqm of retail, office and community uses along Merton High Street and Morden Road, providing services and facilities that ...

Made in North Tyneside (MINT)

North Tyneside Council

Submission Summary:

•MINT has had a transformational effect on the borough over the last 7 years
•Providing high impact, low cost support services to create opportunities, jobs and build on local entrepreneurial spirit
•Aspire/ Business Factory Online/ App provide scalable models which can be adapted by other locations t...

Port Sunlight River Park

The Land Trust

Submission Summary:

In a world where the environment is becoming a bigger and bigger priority and green infrastructure being used to build on at an increasingly rapid rate, Port Sunlight River Park is an amazing example of what can be achieved when you transform a piece of unused land into an asset that the whole community can enjoy.
It has...

The Bond Street Public Realm Improvement Project

Westminster City Council, NWEC, Publica, FM Conway, WSP and NRP

Submission Summary:

The Bond Street public realm improvement project marks a major £10 million transformation of the streetscape, the most ambitious street improvement scheme in Bond Street in 30 years. The design has already galvanised unprecedented levels of investment, 10 new brand openings and 7 major new refurbishments. The pr...

Greenham Business Park Local Development Order

West Berkshire Council, Greenham Trust and Pro Vision

Submission Summary:

A notable public/private sector collaboration between West Berkshire Council, Greenham Trust and it’s planning advisor, Pro Vision, to boost the regeneration of a former military airbase, recognising that the extant planning context was now largely out-dated and ineffective for modern demands. The partne...

Dorset Innovation Park Local Development Order

Stride Treglown and Purbeck District Council

Submission Summary:

In support of the regeneration of a strategically important, previously developed, and underused allocated site, the LDO has the capacity to accommodate up to 1,500 jobs and thus make a significant positive contribution to the economic performance of the sub-regional area. A comprehensive evidence base, nu...

The EMD Cinema, Walthamstow

Inner Circle Consulting and London Borough of Waltham Forest

Submission Summary:

Creating a multi-functional theatre space has been not without risk, proven by several failed attempts. Our innovative approach to economic assessment, mitigating key risks and by securing a charitable operator for long term commitment we are addressing multiple deprivation in the borough, particularly in Hoe Stre...

Studio 144

CZWG Architects

Submission Summary:

Studio 144 is part of an inclusive, well-served and aspirational arts and cultural centre in Southampton, integrating with new cafes, restaurants and 38 apartments on a sensitive city centre site. The facility is accommodated within two buildings either side of a revitalised public realm, providing a new conne...

York Place, Battersea

Avanton

Submission Summary:

York Place is a hybrid building typology that delivers 299 mixed-tenure homes and a significant public realm enhancement, alongside the new headquarters for the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). Through a unique collaborative process between the local authority, developer, housing association and design team, the ...

The Welsh Streets, Liverpool

Placefirst

Submission Summary:

The Welsh Streets successfully demonstrate how our shared built heritage can be repurposed for modern living. The rich architectural features have been preserved, whilst ‘out of date’ elements such as narrow footpaths, back yards and alleys have all been replaced to create a new neighbourhood with communit...

St Clement's, Mile End, London

JTP on behalf of Linden Homes

Submission Summary:

St Clements is the creative reuse and transformation of a site that has lain derelict since 2005, opening the existing gates on Mile End Road to create a new public-pedestrian route through the site, and integrating refurbished listed buildings with sympathetically-designed new homes.

New buildings integrate with e...

Plot 5, Fletton Quays, Peterborough

Peterborough Investment Partnership & Bride Hall Developments

Submission Summary:

Fletton Quays is reclaiming and regenerating a key section of riverfront and land within Peterborough. The rest of the city has grown around this central site, whilst it remained neglected and run down.

The plans for its transformation were submitted in September 2015 and approved in December. When construction is comp...

Swanage Pier Restoration

Footprint Futures - Planning & Regeneration On behalf of Swanage Pier Trust

Submission Summary:

The restoration of this historic asset has unlocked its economic, heritage, tourism and community potential, enabling the Trust to build a robust and sustainable financial future for itself and other Pier businesses. 

Project development and management involved a wide range of professionals, as well as...

Hackney Wick Fish Island

Hackney Wick + Fish Island Retrospective Masterplan Team

Submission Summary:

The approach in Hackney Wick and Fish Island is different from a masterplan, and instead marks a return to principled city building. Owners and occupiers work closely with authorities to successfully steer change in a place which is not in single ownership. This experience highlights the importance of knowing and understa...

Hornsey Town Hall

Collective Planning on behalf of Far East Consortium

Submission Summary:

Planning permission and listed building consents for Hornsey Town Hall allow a viable scheme to finally come forward after decades of failure. The scheme successfully balances sensitive restoration of the historic building, opening up access to the public and providing uses that respond to the historic fabric and meet the...

Kirkmichael, Black Isle

McGregor Bowes

Submission Summary:

The project was an effective rebuilding of the once derelict historic buildings. The buildings and part of the graveyard are listed as a Scheduled Ancient Monument and the building is also Category B listed. The buildings comprise the main Kirk and two external monuments, the Grant of Ardoch mausoleum and the Lady Ardoch ...

Spanish City

ADP and North Tyneside Council

Submission Summary:

Spanish City was completed and open to the public during summer 2018.

The essence of this revival is intrinsic to this award. The works to the iconic Spanish City have safeguarded a regionally important grade II listed building, its public spaces and gardens and has breathed new life into the coastal community of Whitl...

York Road Library, Leeds

Pegasus Group

Submission Summary:

The development provides a strong example of successful heritage-based regeneration that can be used as a case study for future schemes and highlight the benefits of bringing new uses to listed buildings. A high-quality restoration and design has been sensitively undertaken under supervision of heritage consultant and in nego...

Lambeth Town Hall

London Borough of Lambeth, Muse Developments; and Cartwright Pickard Architects

Submission Summary:

The Town Hall regeneration project has rejuvenated Lambeth’s iconic Town Hall, providing a high-quality, considered and sustainable development that will create a long-lasting and positive impact for the people of Lambeth. Working collaboratively with stakeholders the Council has painstakingly ensured the restor...

Colston Hall

Stride Treglown

Submission Summary:

At the heart of this project is a need to preserve the very soul of the building, to better reveal its unique qualities and share its rich history in a modern age. However, to simply refurbish a historic asset would be a disservice to its past. New life and use needed to be brought to the building. The transformation ...

Whitehill & Bordon Healthy New Towns Partnership

East Hampshire District Council

Submission Summary:

"Whitehill & Bordon Healthy New Town partnership is transforming Whitehill & Bordon into a town where it is easy for people to be healthy, active and independent and have the care they need in the right place and at the right time.
Public, private and third sector organisations that don’t normally ...

Thurrock/Brentwood - Managed Service Arrangement

Thurrock Council and Brentwood Borough Council

Submission Summary:

The arrangement is a real example of local authority joint working, designed not just to make savings but to deliver improved services for local communities. The arrangement yields financial benefits for both parties and unlike other shared service models, has resulted in zero job losses. The arrangement allows both C...

Hatfield 2030+ Renewal Partnership

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

Submission Summary:

Hatfield 2030+ brings expertise, resources and the ability to generate new relationships with our communities that would not have been possible without the involvement of each partner.

The renewal framework is more comprehensive than it might otherwise have been, and the shared backing from each partner has helped ...

Develop Croydon

Develop Croydon

Submission Summary:

Develop Croydon has set a precedent showing how collaborative working between the public and private sectors can enable an area to thrive for the benefit of both investors, developers, businesses and the local community.

Following the riots in 2011, the Forum was more important than ever at driving changes in p...

Barton Park, Oxford

Barton Oxford

Submission Summary:

Driven by the critical need to deliver homes within the City, Oxford City Council entered into a joint venture with Grosvenor (Barton Oxford LLP) to develop one of the last key sites of scale in the City capable of bringing about lasting benefit to the neighbouring communities.

The partnership has been founded on using...

Hounslow Schools Partnership Project

London Borough of Hounslow

Submission Summary:

This is an innovative response to the need to provide 2600 school places in the London Borough of Hounslow. Through innovative partnership between Hounslow Council, Hounslow Headteachers, two school Trusts, the Department for Education, Grasshoppers Rugby Club and Sky UK, significant added community value ...

The Green, Hartlepool

Placefirst

Submission Summary:

Working with the existing Victorian heritage of the neighbourhood, The Green offers a unique place to call home and dispels the long-held notion that renting is a second-class tenure. For those families increasingly reliant on renting, there is very little on offer other than disparate buy-to-lets and questionable let...

Connswater Community Greenway

The Paul Hogarth Company

Submission Summary:

Connswater Community Greenway deserves to win an award in recognition of the transformative change to the place, dramatically addressing fundamental Environmental, Health, Social and Economic issues at a significant scale. It has not only demonstrated the qualitative value of placemaking but also the quantitative&...

Lenton Gardens, Nottingham

JTP on behalf of Nottingham City Homes

Submission Summary:

“Lenton Gardens has contributed towards the regeneration of the wider area, and made significant strides in redressing the perceived imbalance between family homes and student-accommodation.

Lenton Gardens is the largest, most ambitious estate regeneration project within the biggest council housing programme ...

South Bank, Leeds

CEG

Submission Summary:

At the heart of the SouthBank regeneration area, CEG’s £350million development will transform an 8.69acre derelict brownfield site enhancing connectivity to new jobs, homes and connectivity to the city for residents of this deprived ward of Holbeck.
In October 2018, detailed permission was granted for...

The Merton Regeneration Project

Clarion Housing

Submission Summary:

This project is about balancing financial viability, design quality and social justice. 730 socially rented homes in a borough that has produced 70 in the past five years. Almost 3,000 new homes in an area where 90% of applications are for 10 or fewer homes. And it delivers this within a framework of resident support&...

London Dock Phase 1

Patel Taylor

Submission Summary:

London Dock is a 6.2-hectare transformation of Wapping’s historic docklands into a thriving urban district. Prior to development, the site had been severed from its surroundings and inaccessible to the public since 1799. The masterplan breaks down the site’s defensive nature, encouraging movement within...

Fletton Quays, Peterborough

Peterborough Investment Partnership

Submission Summary:

Fletton Quays is reclaiming and regenerating a key section of riverfront and land within Peterborough. The rest of the city has grown around this central site, whilst it had remained neglected and run down.
The plans for its transformation were submitted in September 2015 and approved in December. When construction is co...

Ravensworth Road Regeneration Scheme

Keepmoat Homes

Submission Summary:

The Ravensworth Road scheme has radically transformed this site, formerly occupied by the famous “Dunston Rocket” 1960’s tower block. The block and adjacent deck access flats have been replaced by a sustainable new neighbourhood comprising homes for sale, older persons housing , an Aldi store,...

Queens Park Phase 2

Blackpool Council

Submission Summary:

The Queens Park area of Blackpool has undergone a £22 Million transformation from an area blighted with anti- social behaviour and a high turnover of residents to a vibrant new neighbourhood.
The estate consisted of 495 flats in five tower blocks and 12 deck access maisonette blocks but there were social and environmen...

Alconbury Weald, Cambridgeshire

JTP on behalf of Urban&Civic, David Lock Associates, Peter Brett Associates (now part of Stantec) and Bradley Murphy Design

Submission summary:

Following the closure of the airfield in 1995, Alconbury was principally used for storage and distribution, distinctive only in its vastness and for the hundreds of shipping containers lining the runways. 
 
Determining where to create the first homes on such a large, featureless open site was essentia...

Former Nestle Factory, Hayes

Barratt London and SEGRO

Submission Summary:

The former Nestle Factory project will transform a disused factory site into a vibrant place to live, work and enjoy. It is a pioneering scheme for Greater London which demonstrates that through innovate partnerships you can solve the issue of providing homes and creating jobs against a backdrop of diminishing land supply...

Television Centre, Wood Lane, White City

Stanhope plc and Hammersmith and Fulham Council (Planning, Growth & Place)

Submission summary:

This project demonstrates how different uses can work really effectively together. The creation of 500,000 sq ft office space, 950 new homes and 45-bedroom hotel sets out the scale of this development.

The hard work and tenacity of all those involved has paid off and the history and future of this iconic building h...

Brooklands Square, Brooklands, Milton Keynes

Places for People

Submission Summary:

Brooklands Square is an ongoing mixed-use development at the heart of the growing community in Brooklands, Milton Keynes. It is currently nearing completion of phase one development, with two show homes newly opened in January 2019. The Square is scheduled for completion in December 2019.

Brooklands Square is the l...

Dudley House

Child Graddon Lewis

Submission Summary:

Dudley House is an exemplar mixed use scheme representing the intense re-use of a central London site. Once complete, it won’t just be supporting Westminster’s affordable housing targets, but it will be creating a better sense of community through delivering key public spaces identified by local residents....

Brent Neighbourhood Community Infrastructure Levy

London Borough of Brent

Submission Summary:

This initiative is ground breaking. It is community led and directly leads to community projects being implemented. It directly benefits communities. Communities have led on establishing priorities for funding, and in securing successful awards – projects do not get funded without demonstrable evidence of community ...

St Clement's, Mile End, London

JTP on behalf of Linden Homes

Submission Summary:

St Clements is the creative reuse and transformation of a site that has lain derelict since 2005, opening the existing gates on Mile End Road to create a new public-pedestrian route through the site, and integrating refurbished listed buildings with sympathetically-designed new homes.


The first phase opened in De...

Connswater Community Greenway

The Paul Hogarth Company

Submission Summary:

Connswater Community Greenway deserves to win an award in recognition of the transformative change to the place, dramatically delivering community led regeneration at a significant scale. It has not only demonstrated the qualitative value of placemaking but also the quantitative, research-informed, internationally...

East Ayrshire Placemaking Plans

East Ayrshire Council

Submission Summary:

The work being carried out represents a commitment by East Ayrshire Council to co-produce with local people Placemaking Plans for 30 communities across East Ayrshire, supporting these communities to help them better understand what makes their communities tick and how the Local Development Plan can help them achieve their...

Oak Tree Gardens heritage project

Look! St Albans

Submission Summary:

This shining example shows a community scheme with social and economic wellbeing at its heart. Placemaking is for people and we’ve created a high quality, aesthetically-pleasing, low carbon residential development. A first for St Albans; this case study for community-led design has transformed the local authorit...

Preston Markets

Preston City Council

Submission Summary:

The project has delivered an attractive and vibrant 'European-style' market that provides an improved food offer but which retains some of the more traditional market stalls. What makes our scheme particularly exciting and unique is the free-standing glazed Market Hall under main canopy.
The restoration of the listed...

Waltham Forest Town Hall Campus Redevelopment

Inner Circle Consulting

Submission Summary:

The project has the potential to become a model for other town halls and civic centres across the world as they look to maximise their property, enhance the built environment, and create a new mixed-use and mixed-income neighbourhood. By leveraging underutilised Council assets across the Borough and converting car-par...

8 Albert Embankment, Lambeth

U+I and London Fire brigade

Submission Summary:

The vision for 8 Albert Embankment is to create a vibrant and successful mixed-use development with significant public benefits including updated fire station facilities, a permanent home for the LFB Museum providing cultural and educational benefits, 1,250 new jobs and 417 new homes. High quality public realm tot...

Cassiobury Park Restoration

Watford Borough Council

Submission Summary:

An amazing beauty spot with lots of history behind it and a Green Flag award-winning beauty spot, which has recently been voted one of the top 10 parks in the UK.
The works have provided the park with a new award winning Cassiobury Park Hub, state of the art paddling pools with exciting splash pool and water features...

Highgate Newtown Community Centre

RCKa Architects

Submission Summary:

The proposal will transform a neglected and cut-off community centre site into a high-quality and vibrant piece of urban public realm. It will secure the future of local community services for many years to come, alongside affordable and market housing arranged around a new public courtyard that encourages social cohesion...

Uplands Farm Estate

Arup

Submission Summary:

Arup led the preparation of two residential led planning applications, Winchester Street, 375 units and Woodhouse Lane, 605 units and a secondary school, near Hedge End, Hampshire, on behalf of the land owner (Hampshire County Council (HCC)).

HCC are creating an exemplar of excellence in planning an...

St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey

WYG (for Ashford and St Peters NHS Foundation Trust)

Submission Summary:

The project represents a unique example of two public bodies working together to deliver significant long-term improvements to the healthcare facilities and key worker accommodation for north-west Surrey. The re-use of under-utilised land; the new homes meet a significant housing shortfall which integrate with the local area ...

Quebec Park

ArchitecturePLB

Submission Summary:

Quebec Park is the first development in the Whitehill and Bordon ‘Green Town’ Masterplan and provides an ambitious exemplar for future phases prioritising a high-quality public realm while delivering economic and environmental sustainability. The project delivers 100 homes and the innovative conversion of two exis...

Hartland Village

Hart District Council and St Edward

Submission Summary:

Hartland Village will turn a blighted, abandoned site into a beautiful community nestled in a woodland environment. It will provide a blend of apartments and houses for everybody: the young and old, open market and affordable, for single people and families.
It will have a true village feeling with a lively villa...

Lenton Gardens, Nottingham

JTP on behalf of Nottingham City Homes

Submission Summary:

“Lenton Gardens has contributed towards the regeneration of the wider area, and made significant strides in redressing the perceived imbalance between family homes and student-accommodation.

Lenton Gardens is the largest, most ambitious estate regeneration project within the biggest council housing programme ...

Alconbury Weald, Cambridgeshire

JTP on behalf of Urban&Civic, David Lock Associates, Peter Brett Associates (now part of Stantec) and Bradley Murphy Design

Submission Summary:

Following the closure of the airfield in 1995, Alconbury was principally used for storage and distribution, distinctive only in its vastness and for the hundreds of shipping containers lining the runways.

Determining where to create the first homes on such a large, featureless open site was essential to the suc...

Hackney Wick Fish Island

Hackney Wick + Fish Island Retrospective Masterplan Team

Submission Summary:

The approach in Hackney Wick and Fish Island is different from a masterplan, and instead marks a return to principled city building. Owners and occupiers work closely with authorities to successfully steer change in a place which is not in single ownership. This experience highlights the importance of knowing and understa...

High Path

Clarion Housing

Submission Summary:

High Path is project of high ambition - a chance to take what is good about a place and make it better; to learn from the past to build a better future; to use architecture and design to enhance the lives of generations. This is no private sector project focussed on churn and quick return on investment. The values here are di...

Consultation of the Living Lakes: Your Local Plan

Lake District National Park Authority

Submission Summary:

We succeeded in achieving a high consultation response (2,762 people equivalent to 7% of the resident population), with above average representation from young people, thanks to a strong social media campaign and easy to access digital content and a £1000 Lake District Pounds prize draw. Short videos and ima...

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