North West - civil engineering awards

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ICE North West Civil Engineering Awards 2022

Each year, our awards showcase your work - celebrating your talents as civil engineers and highlighting the benefits you bring to communities across the North West region.

Open for entries

Share your successes in the following categories before the closing date, 28 January 2022:

  • Projects - recently completed small, medium, large and constructability
  • All project entries will also be able to compete for the new Mercer Award, supported by Tensar International, driving a focus on innovative engineering solutions at the forefront of the region’s civil engineering profession
  • Team of the Year
  • Diversity
  • STEM Volunteer
  • Rising Star – a new award for early career engineers
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Awards ceremony

We’re pleased to be hosting an in-person event once again and are looking forward to your company as we catch up and celebrate together.

The winners will be announced live on the night at the Midland Hotel, Manchester, Thursday 19 May 2022.

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Find out more about the 2021 winners below...

Northern Powerhouse Rail

Department of Transport, Transport for the North, High Speed Two Limited, Network Rail, Mott MacDonald

Team of the Year Award

The Team Award is new for this year and never more important as we’ve all navigated through such challenging times.

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Northern Powerhouse Rail

Manchester Metrolink - Trafford Park Line

Transport for Greater Manchester, Aecom, MPT

Large project: Winner

Manchester Metrolink

With a budget of £15 million-plus, the Large Project Award entries are the stand-out regional schemes which, at their very best, integrate the needs of today with those of tomorrow.

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Pooley Bridge Replacement

Cumbria County Council, Knight Architects, Eric Wright Civil Engineering, GHD, WEC

Medium Project Award

This category covers civil engineering excellence in the North West region with a spend between £5million – 15million on a range of infrastructure solutions.

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Pooley Bridge Replacement

Winnington Swing Bridge Repairs, Cheshire

Cheshire West & Chester Council, Canal & River Trust, Kier, Arcadis, CGC, Davies Industrial

Small Project Award

Winnington Swing Bridge Repairs

These are small yet perfectly formed schemes, applying a civil engineering solution to a specific issue with a budget under £5million pounds.

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Fairhaven to Church Scar Coast Protection Scheme, Lytham St Annes

Fylde Council, SNC-Lavalin Atkins, VBA JV

Sustainability Award

New for this year and introduced in recognition of the work towards achieving net-zero, a huge global challenge.

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Fairhaven to Church Scar Coast Protection Scheme,

Manchester Metropolitan University Arts & Humanities Building

Manchester Metropolitan University, Morgan Sindall, Arup, Allies and Morrison

The Constructability Award

Manchester Metropolitan University Arts & Humanities Building

This category attracts more entries each year, demonstrating its importance in facilitating the safe construction of a civil engineering scheme.

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Diversity Award

All the nominees in our Diversity category are winners as they help take us forward to a more inclusive place.

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Eleanor Inglis

Mentor Award

Eleanor Inglis

Mentors give up their time so freely to help others pursue their career goals. Selecting a winner is always hard.

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Kathryn Brown


STEM Volunteer 2021

STEM volunteering has been harder during the pandemic but our nominees didn’t let that stop them.

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STEM Volunteer 2021