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Project Awards

The Wales Cymru Awards celebrate projects of all sizes and scopes from across the region. Every year, the awards are presented to the best civil engineering projects or teams, or to ground-breaking research in the region.

ICE Wales Cymru Project Awards 2024

The ICE Wales Cymru Project Awards 2024 now open for entries!

We are delighted to announce this year’s Regional Awards are open for entries and once more sponsored by Griffiths.

As ever the Awards are open for any project substantially completed in the year before (by 31 December 2023). This year we are introducing a brand new award – Award for Diversity, sponsored by the Severnside Group.

Completing your entry in three easy steps:

  1. Select your category – remember, you can enter more than one but will need to submit on separate entry forms:
    • George Gibby Award (projects over £5m)
    • Roy Edwards Award (projects under £5m)
    • Bill Ward Sustainability Award
    • Designed in Wales Award
    • Alun Griffiths Award for Community Engagement, sponsored by Griffiths
    • ICE Wales Cymru Award for Diversity sponsored by Severnside
  2. Gather your information

    Please refer to the information pack and entry form to ensure all relevant information is provided. Please submit all required documents and information as incomplete entries may be null and void.
  3. Submit your entry:

    Send four bound copies of the complete submission to: ICE Wales Cymru, Annual Awards 2024, PO Box 41 Connies House, Rhymney River Bridge Road, Cardiff, CF23 9AF. Please include a USB stick. The deadline for entries is 17.00 on Monday 29 April 2024.

An entry fee of £300 excl. VAT for each category entered will be invoiced.

The winners and presentations will be made at ICE Wales Cymru Awards Celebration 2024, held at the Marriott Hotel, Cardiff on Friday 4 October 2024.

Awards sponsors

Thank you once more to Griffiths, Ocuair, Cambrensis, SWIEET and Symmons Madge for their continued sponsorship of the event, to Jones Bros our new sponsor for STEMM Ambassador of the Year, and to Severnside Group for their sponsorship of the new Award for Diversity.

Engineering successes celebrated at the ICE Wales Cymru Annual Awards ceremony 2023

Successful engineers and projects were celebrated at this year’s ICE Wales Cymru Awards ceremony which took place at the Marriott Hotel, Cardiff on 22 September 2023. Keith Howells FICE, ICE President presented the awards in the presence of over 280 guests in central Cardiff.

The ICE Wales Cymru Awards ceremony 2023 was held during a Gala Dinner at the Marriott Hotel, Cardiff on Friday 22 September where the winners were announced and celebrated.

This year’s projects were described by John Mather, ICE Chartered Civil Engineer, Chair of the Panel of Judges as all impressive in their own way. All the schemes served to contribute towards the achievement of the Welsh Government’s wellbeing goals, with projects ranging in cost between £75k and £30m.

ICE President Keith Howells addresses guests at the ICE Wales Cymru Awards 2023
ICE President Keith Howells addresses guests at the ICE Wales Cymru Awards 2023
Faith Nursery and Primary School Phase 1: Kachumbala, Uganda

The Designed in Wales Award

Faith Nursery and Primary School Phase 1: Kachumbala, Uganda

Submitted by: Engineers for Overseas Development Limited (EFOD) Cardiff
Key partners: Faith Nursery and Primary School, Arup, Mott MacDonald, plus 20 skilled and semi-skilled and unskilled workers, and a cook & her assistant

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Dwyran Natural Flood Management (NFM) Pilot Scheme, Anglesey

Chair's Special Award

Dwyran Natural Flood Management (NFM) Pilot Scheme, Anglesey

Submitted by: Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd
Key partners: Isle of Anglesey County Council and Waterco

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Llyn Tegid Reservoir Safety Improvements, Bala

Alun Griffiths Award for Community Engagement

Llyn Tegid Reservoir Safety Improvements, Bala

Submitted by: Natural Resources Wales
Key partners: Binnies UK Ltd, William Hughes (Civil Engineering) Ltd Arcadis UK Ltd. Dams & Reservoirs Ltd, Ground Control Ltd

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Wood Street, Central Square, Cardiff

Bill Ward Sustainability Award

Wood Street, Central Square, Cardiff

Submitted by: Arup and Knights Brown
Key partners: Cardiff Council

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Llansannan Flood Allevation Scheme

Roy Edwards Award

Llansannan Flood Allevation Scheme

Submitted by: MWT Civil Engineering Ltd
Key partners: Conwy County Borough Council and AECOM

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M4 Ebbw River Bridge Strengthening

George Gibby Award

M4 Ebbw River Bridge Strengthening, Tredegar Park, Newport

Submitted by: GRIFFITHS
Key partners: South Wales Trunk Road Agency/Welsh Government, WSP

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