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AJ Exclusive: Civic Trust unveils awards shortlist

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Richard Rogers’ Stirling Prize finalist, the Bodegas Protos winery in Spain, is among 44 projects shortlisted for this year’s Civic Trust Awards

Other buildings in line to win either an award or commendation at the 2010 Civic Trust Awards Ceremony on Friday 12 March at St George’s Hall, Liverpool, include Keith Williams Architects’ Wexford Opera House, Union North’s Midland Hotel in Morecambe and Thomas Heatherwick’s Creative Arts Units in Aberystwyth, Wales.

Award patron, architect and television presenter George Clarke said: ‘[The] Civic Trust Awards aim to recognise excellence in design whilst having a positive impact on local communities they serve.

‘From cafés to churches, housing to hospitals, public realm to public art, the Civic Trust Awards offer an opportunity for community focussed built environment success to be celebrated on a truly national level.’

The following projects have been shortlisted to receive either an Award or Commendation

·        7-10 Old Bailey, London

·        Abbeyleix Public Library, Laois, Republic of Ireland

·        Blencow Hall, Penrith

·        Bodegas Protos, Valladolid, Spain

·        Boundary, Tower Hamlets, London

·        Carrochan, Loch Lomond and the Trosachs National Park Authority HQ, Balloch, Scotland

·        Clapham Manor Primary School, Lambeth, London

·        Creative Arts Units, Aberystwyth, Wales

·        Dream, St.Helens, Merseyside

·        Forge Arts & Café Caponata, Camden, London

·        Fraser Building, Glasgow

·        Gunpowder Mill, Epping Forest, Essex

·        Hotel Missoni, Edinburgh

·        John F Kennedy RC School, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

·        John Lewis Department Store & Cineplex, Leicester

·        Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College, Birmingham

·        Kentish Town Health Centre, Camden, London

·        Leeds Grand Theatre, Leeds

·        Liverpool One, Liverpool

·        Lowther Childrens Centre, Richmond upon Thames, London

·        Merchants’ Academy, Bristol

·        Midland Hotel, Morecambe, Lancaster

·        Navigation Warehouse, Wakefield

·        New Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow

·        Normand Park, Fulham, London

·        Norwich Cinema City, Norwich

·        Old Spitalfields Market, Tower Hamlets, London

·        Paradise Street Pedestrian Bridge, Liverpool

·        Pendleton Gateway Centre, Salford

·        Potterrow Development for the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh

·        Restoration of Shaw House, Newbury, West Berkshire

·        Saint Malachy’s Church, Belfast, Northern Ireland

·        St Luke’s CE Primary School, Wolverhampton

·        St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London

·        Stanbrook Abbey, York

·        The Dennis Sciama Building, Portsmouth

·        The Hull Truck Theatre, Hull

·        The Pasmore Apollo Pavilion, Peterlee, County Durham

·        The Royal Hall, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

·        The Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art, Richmond upon Thames, London

·        Timberyard Housing, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

·        Trinity Hospice, Lambeth, London

·        VISUAL - Centre for Contemporary Art & George Bernard Shaw Theatre, Carlow, Republic of Ireland

·        Wexford Opera House, Wexford, Republic of Ireland

In addition, the following projects have received special recognition by the Trusts’ National Panel for their ‘strong community initiative and positive impact on the people they serve’:

  • ·        Agar Children’s Centre, Camden, London
  • ·        Baldock Town Centre, North Hertfordshire
  • ·        Barford Village Shop, Barford, Warwickshire
  • ·        Cathedral House - Huddersfield Christian Fellowship, , Huddersfield
  • ·        Chinese Community & Resource Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • ·        Gracehill Old School, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland
  • ·        Holywood Old School, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • ·        Manor Farm, Ruislip, Hillingdon
  • ·        Pollok Civic Realm, Glasgow
  • ·        Scala Cinema and Arts Centre, Prestatyn, Wales
  • ·        The Merchants House, Shepton Mallet, Somerset
  • ·        Whittington Castle, Whittington, Shropshire


Previous story (06.01.10)

AJ and NCE partner Civic Trust Awards

The Architects’ Journal has teamed up with New Civil Engineer to be the official Media Partner of the Civic Trust Awards

The partnership with AJ and NCE provides the Civic Trust Awards with a unique opportunity for increased industry-wide exposure.

Civic Trust Awards Managing Director Malcolm Hankey said: ‘We are delighted to be able to confirm our Media Partnership with AJ and NCE, who will also be producing our winners’ brochure in 2010. As one of the longest standing Built Environment Award schemes in Europe, this is a fitting partnership, which offers our sponsors and award winners an increased level of exposure within the industry in such high profile and well respected publications.’

NCE Editor Antony Oliver said ‘New Civil Engineer and The Architects’ Journal are delighted to become the media partner of the Civic Trust Awards. The scheme is highly regarded within the profession and with such a diverse range of projects including iconic architecture, public realm, modest community buildings, public art projects, roads, bridges and transportation infrastructure, we are sure the Civic Trust Awards will continue to be of interest to our readers.’

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