AWARDS

  • Landscape Institute North West Design Ideas Competition - A Public Park for the 21st Century: A celebration of the work of Joseph Paxton.

  • Kruger National Park Competition, South Africa

  • Innovative HLM design commended in 'Home of the Future' Competition


2016

Construction Industry Council – Inclusive Environment Award – Shortlisted: Penarth Learning Community

Paddington Pole Awards – Innovation Award, HLM & SPARK Joint Venture

Landscape Institute – Emma Reed and David Hine, awarded the accolade ‘Ambassadors of Landscape’ in recognition of work on Stebon Primary School, Tower Hamlets, London

Building Awards 2016
4 Shortlistings
Architectural Practice of the Year
Sustainable Project of the Year – Penarth Learning Community
BIM Excellence – OnePlace
Skills Initiative – The HLM Academy

UK Passivhaus Awards – Winner, Rural Category – Tigh na Croit

Graphisoft Awards – Public Sector Project of the Year – Project Wellesley

Belfast Business Awards – Best Company to Work for – Finalist, HLM Belfast Office

Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards – Best Place to Work – Highly Commended, Belfast Office

Scottish Design Awards – Commended, Residential Category - Tigh na Croit

Saltire Society Housing Design Awards – Winner, Single Dwelling New Build Category – Tigh na Croit

Scottish Home Awards – Winner, Architectural Excellence Category – Tigh na Croit

RIAS Awards - Zero Waste Scotland Resource Efficiency Award – Tigh na Croit

AJ100 Awards – Shortlisted, Practice of the Year. Shortlisted, Best Use of Technology

Concours D’Architecture [AC-CA] International Design Competition – Winner for Circus School, Moscow

Yorkshire Business Leaders Awards – Shortlisted, Karen Mosley, Director

Landscape Institute Design Ideas Competition – Winner, Power to the Park

Home of the Future Competition – Commended

2015

Winner CEF, Construction Excellence Award 2015 - Omagh Community Fire Station

Winner, RIBA Awards Yorkshire 2015 - Sheffield Hallam University Heart of the Campus

Shortlisted, RIBA Awards Yorkshire 2015 - University Technical College, Sheffield

Shortlisted, Building Magazine - Architectural Practice of the Year 2015

Shortlisted, Building Magazine - Woman of the Year 2015, Caroline Buckingham

Shortlisted, Michelmores Property Awards 2015 - Plymouth University, Marine Station

Shortlisted, Michelmores Property Awards 2015 - Dawson Close, Plymouth

Shortlisted, Michelmores Property Awards 2015 - Professional Firm of the Year

Winner, LABC Cymru 2015 Building Excellence Awards - Penarth Learning Community & Respite Centre.

2014

Winner, The William Keown Trust, Prestige Access Awards 2014 - Omagh Community Fire Station

Shortlisted, MixologyNorth 14 Awards - Public Sector Interior Project of the Year - Sheffield Hallam University, Heart of the Campus

Shortlisted, MixologyNorth 14 Awards - Design Practice of the Year - HLM Interiors

Shortlisted, Sustainable Ireland Awards - Sustainable Building Project of the Year - Omagh Community Fire Station

Sheffield Design Awards 2014 - Best Building - University Technical College, Sheffield

Shortlisted, Sheffield Design Awards 2014 - Community Design Award - King Edwards VII School

AJ 100 - Winner of the regional Best Places to Work for Northern Ireland 2014

The Herald Awards 2014 - Winner International Trade Business of the Year

HSBC Business Award 2014

Shortlisted, RICS Wales Award 2014, Community Building of the Year, Cynon Valley Hospital

Finalist, Building Awards 2014 - Architectural Practice of the Year

Best Small Companies to Work for 2014 - Sunday Times : Star Accredited

2013

Winner, Cornwall Sustainability Awards 2013, Sustainable Construction New Build - Brannel Performing Arts School

Shortlisted, Cornwall Sustainability Awards 2013, Resource Management - Brannel Performing Arts School

Shortlisted, CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2013, New Build Project of the Year - Preston Manor Lower School

Shortlisted, Building Better Healthcare Awards 2013, Best Primary Care Design - Bransholme Health Centre

Shortlisted, Mixology13 Awards, Design Practice of the Year

Shortlisted, New London Awards 2013 - 399 Rotherhithe New Road

PMR Bronze Arrow Award 2013 in the National Survey of Architects in Johannesburg

Winner LABC Cymru South Wales Building Excellence Awards 2013

Best Community / Healthcare Development - Cynon Valley Hospital

Highly Commended, Greenbuild Awards 2013 - Preston Manor Lower School

Nominated for two AJ100 Best Places to Work Awards 2013 for North East & Yorkshire and for Wales

Shortlisted, RIBA Welsh Architecture Award 2013 - Cynon Valley

Shortlisted, RICS Award 2013, Infrastructure Category - Preston Manor Lower School

Shortlisted, Building Awards 2013, Public Building of the Year - Archbishop McGrath Catholic High School

Regional Finalist Civic Trust Awards 2013 - Archbishop McGrath Catholic High School

Best Small Companies to Work for 2013 - Sunday Times : Star Accredited

2012

Finalist Dewi Prys Thomas Trust Prize 2012, Archbishop McGrath Catholic High School

Mixology North Awards 2012 - Design Practice of the Year Award

LABC Building Excellence Awards HLM – Winner of the 'Best Partnership with Local Authority' for SLAM Gaza Barracks.

Shortlisted, Mixology North Awards 2012, Public Sector Interiors Project of the Year Award - BSF Sheffield, Parkwood Academy

Shortlisted, Mixology North Awards 2012, Public Sector Interiors Project of the Year Award - Archbishop McGrath Catholic High School

Building Magazine, Good Employers List 2012 - Top 50

Highly Commended, Building Better Healthcare Awards 2012 - Best Project Team - Wilberforce Health Centre

Shortlisted Building Better Healthcare Awards 2012 - Innovation in Sustainability - Wilberforce Health Centre

Sheffield Design Awards 2012 - Conservation Award - University of Sheffield, Arts Tower

Sheffield Design Awards 2012 - Peoples Choice Award - University of Sheffield, Arts Tower

Sheffield Design Awards 2012 - Commendation for Community Design Award - Parkwood Academy

CEW 2012 Waste Minimilisation Award, Archbishop McGrath Catholic High School

Best Small Companies to Work for 2012 - Sunday Times : Star Accredited

Finalist, AJ100 Regional Practice of the Year - North East & Yorkshire, Scotland and South West 2012

National Eisteddfod of Wales 2012, Gold Medal for Architecture - Archbishop McGrath Catholic High School

Shortlisted Dewi-Prys Thomas Prize 2012 - Archbishop McGrath Catholic High School

LABC Bridgend 2012, Building Excellence Awards - Special Category : Planning Award

LABC Cymru 2012 : Building Excellence Awards - Best Sustainable Building

LABC Cymru 2012 : Building Excellence Awards - Best Education Building

Shortlisted BCSE 2012 Best of British School Awards, Excellence in Design For Teaching & Learning - New Build Secondary

BCSE Best of British School Awards 2012 - Commendation for Excellence in Design Innovation for Preston Manor Lower School

Finalist National Business Awards 2012 - ICAEW Sustainability Award

2011

Best Small Companies to Work for 2011 - Sunday Times, Star Accredited

Building Magazine, Good Employers List 2011 - Top 75

Waltham Forest Design Award 2011 for the Best Community / Education Scheme - Edinburgh Primary Schools, Waltham Forest

AJ100 Northern Ireland Regional Award 2011

Saltire Housing Awards 2011- Shortlisted Small Scale Housing Development for Highland Housing Fair

Sustainable Housing Awards 2011, Nominated Sustainable Smaller Housing Project of the year, for Highland Housing Fair

Scottish Home Awards 2011, Environmental Excellence Award and Architectural Excellence - Nomination for Highland Housing Fair

Pilot Exemplar Programme Award 2011 - Newport High School

2010

Glasgow Institute of Architects 2010, Residential Design Award Commendation and Sustainable Design Award Nomination for Highland Housing Fair

Glasgow Institute of Architects 2010 Design Commendation - Scottish Design Awards : Shortlisted - Residential & Sustainable Design Categories, for Highland Housing Fair

Sheffield Design Awards 2010, Community Design - Newfield & Talbot School, Sheffield

Mixology North 2010 Awards, Public Sector Project of the Year - Shortlisted, Queen's Centre for Oncology & Haematology, Hull

Mixology North 2010 Awards, Public Sector Project of the Year - Shortlisted, European Commission, Belfast

UTV Business Eye Awards October 2010 - Highly Commended in Employer of the Year Category

The Star Business Awards 2010, Employer of the Year Award - Highly Commended

Shortlisted, Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Awards 2010 - Best Company to Work For

Building Magazine, Good Employers Guide 2010 - Top 50

CEW Awards 2010 (Constructing Excellence in Wales), Project of the Year - Newport High School

Shortlisted AJ100 Employer of the Year 2010

AJ100 North East & Yorkshire Regional Award 2010

AJ100 Northern Ireland Regional Award 2010

Best Small Companies to Work for 2010, Sunday Times - Two Stars Accredited

2009

Evening Standard New Homes Award 2009 'Special Commendation', Best New Development in the Affordable Homes Sector - Millwall Fire Station

Association of Landscape Contractors in Ireland, Best Commercial & Public Authority Project over £50,000 - Altnagelvin Area Hospital – New South Wing.

Shortlisted Building Better Healthcare Award 2009, Best Hospital Design - Altnagelvin Hospital

Shortlisted Building Better Healthcare Award 2009, Best Use of Visual Art in Healthcare - Altnagelvin Hospital

Building Better Healthcare Award 2009, Best Hospital Design - New Victoria Hospital

Building Magazine, Good Employers Guide 2009 - Top 50

Shortlisted, National Business Awards 2009 - Good Employer

Highly Commended, Design & Health International Academy Awards 2009 - Altnagelvin Hospital

Shortlisted RIBA West Town & Country Design Awards - Wood View Learning Community

Highly Commended RIBA White Rose Landscape Architecture Award 2009 - Queen's Centre for Oncology and Haematology, Hull

RIBA White Rose Award 2009 for Architecture, Gold Award - Queen's Centre for Oncology and Haematology, Hull

RIBA White Rose Award 2009, Client of the Year Award - Queen's Centre for Oncology and Haematology, Hull

AJ100 North East & Yorkshire Regional Award 2009

RIBA Awards 2009 - Queen's Centre for Oncology and Haematology, Hull

East Riding of Yorkshire Chairman's Award 2009 for enhancing the Built Heritage of the East Riding of Yorkshire - Queen's Centre for Oncology and Haematology, Hull

Shortlisted Public & Private Finance Award 2009, Best Education Project - Wood View Learning Community, Plymouth Schools

Shortlisted Public & Private Finance Award 2009, Best Community/User Involvement - Queen's Centre for Oncology and Haematology, Hull

Best Small Companies to Work for 2009, Sunday Times - Top 100 List

Best Small Companies to Work for 2009, Sunday Times - Three Star Accredited

Special Award, Sunday Times Best Companies - Best for Engaging with Schools

2008

Building Magazine, Good Employers Guide 2008 - Top 75

Shortlisted, National Business Awards 2008 - Good Employer

Partnership for Schools, Excellence in BSF Awards 2008 - Shortlisted for Best Design for a Remodelled School - Yewlands Technology College

Building Better Healthcare Awards 2008, Shortlisted for Best Hospital Design & Best External Space - Queen's Centre for Oncology and Haematology, Hull

MPF Top 100 Best Professional Firms to Work for 2008

PFI Awards Best Operational Educational Project 2008

BCSE Industry Awards 2008, Inspiring Design - Primary School Highly Commended for Kings Oak Primary Learning Centre, Barnsley

Best Small Companies to Work for 2008, Sunday Times - Top 100 List

Best Small Companies to Work for 2008, Sunday Times - Two Star Accredited

Shortlisted Best Places to Work in Construction 2008

2007

Building Better Healthcare Award - Ellesmere Elderly People's Home 2007

Nominated for Sustainable Architect of the Year - Building 2007

Nominated for Sustainable Champion of the Year - Building 2007

Nominated for Sustainability Award - G4C 2007

Best Small Companies to Work for 2007, Sunday Times - One Star Accredited

Building Magazine, Good Employers Guide 2007 Top 50

Shortlisted Best Places to Work in Construction 2007

2006

RIBA: Ibstock EM Award for Architecture 2006 - The Defence Sixth Form College

Building Design, Healthcare Architect of the Year Award - Shortlisted 2006

Building Design, Education Architect of the Year Award - Shortlisted 2006

Runner up for Best Primary and Community Design Award 2006 - Mid Argyll Hospital

Runner up for Best Hospital Design Award 2006 – Central Middlesex Hospital

BURA Award for Regeneration - Canary South Residential Development 2006

Property Week Award for Public Sector Funded Leisure Development - Shortlisted for Barton Leisure Pool 2006

Best Small Companies To Work For 2006, Sunday Times - Top 100 List

Best Small Companies to Work For 2006, Sunday Times - One Star Accredited

2005

BISRIA/BSj Bright Spark Award 2005

Paul Taylor Award NHS Greater Glasgow - Pan Glasgow Decontamination Centre 2005

Highly Commended Energy Efficiency Award - NHS Greater Glasgow 2005

Runner up Engineering Technology Advisory Board Award - NHS Greater Glasgow 2005

Highly Commended Large Commercial Space - Building Quality Awards for Andrew Huxley Building London Borough of Camden

2004

BURA Award for Best Practice in Regeneration - Sale Waterside 2004

Public Private Finance Award for Best Project to Reach Financial Close (All Sectors) - Defence Sixth Form College 2004

Spelthorne Design Awards 2004 - Commended, Bronzefield Prison Entrance Building

Spelthorne Design Awards 2004 - Commended, Bronzefield Prison Visitor Centre

2002

National Audit Office Award 2002 - The Joint Services Command & Staff College

Britannia National Home Building Design Awards 2002

2nd Prize - Lochend Butterfly Masterplanning Competition 2002

2001

The PFI Report/Bank of Scotland Award for Best UK PPP Project – Glasgow Secondary Schools 2001

1st Prize - RIAS Falkirk Town Centre Masterplanning Design Competition 2001

British Association of Landscape Industries BALI 2001

Local Authority Awards - Vale of the White Horse 2001

Brick Award - Best Refurbishment Project 2001

PFI Award - Best Architect 2001

BREEAM Assessment Award - Immigration Detention Centre Harmondsworth 2001

Built Heritage Award Hull Council 2001

Earlier

UCL Civic Trust Award Commendation 2000

Urban Regeneration Award - Westbridge Place, Leicester 1999

RIBA Energy Efficiency Award 1998

Wakefield Design Awards 1996 & 1997

RIBA White Rose Design Award (RIBA Yorkshire Region) 1993 & 1997

City of London Heritage Award 1994

BURA Award for Best Practice in Regeneration - Sale Waterside 1994

British Construction Industry High Commendation 1994

RIBA Regional Awards 1993

AWARDS

After over 50 years of designing places and buildings we are proud of our broad and far reaching award accolades. Our innovative approach to architecture and design is recognised through our extensive national and regional RIBA awards. Our professional recognition is affirmation of our design approach within the built environment. We are also very proud of our awards accolades representing our workplace, people and building user engagement. Being recognised as one of the UK's Best Companies to work for is a significant achievement and reflects our culture and values.

We continue to achieve excellence in all aspects of our business and are honoured to receive just a vast range of high profile awards.

A selection of our awards is listed below.