Robert Stephenson Awards 2022 now open for entries

Engineering firms and organisations from across the North East are invited to showcase their work in the annual Robert Stephenson Awards.

The Catalyst, one of last year
The Catalyst, one of last year's winners.

ICE North East is inviting engineering firms and organisations from across the region to enter its prestigious Robert Stephenson Awards.

Nominations are open to projects completed or substantially completed in the last two years. There are three categories - large, medium and small, for projects valued at more than £5 million, between £1-5 million and those with a value up to £1 million.

Nominations will also be sought for Volunteer of the Year and STEM Ambassador of the Year.

The awards are back to a live event this year which means project team’s get the extra recognition they deserve. The winners will be announced during an annual dinner and awards ceremony on Friday, 8 April 2022 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Newcastle.

Steena Nasapen-Watson, ICE North East regional director, said: “The annual awards recognise the delivery of effective infrastructure projects and promote the very best of civil engineering across the North East.

“It is important to showcase the outstanding work in the art of civil engineering throughout the North East and the surrounding areas, as these projects contribute so much to society and improve people’s everyday lives.”

Last year’s winners

The 2021 Robert Stephenson Awards took place online.

The Large Project Award went to The Catalyst, the Medium Project Award was presented to Chester-le-Street Flood Alleviation Scheme and the Small Project Award went to Coatham Wood Natural Flood Management Scheme in Teesside.

Northern Spire in Sunderland was awarded a special 30th Anniversary Award and the STEM Ambassador of the Year Award went to Paula McMahon.

How to enter

The closing date for entries is Thursday 16 December at 5pm. The entry fee for completed entries is £200 + VAT. A range of sponsorship options are available. For more information, contact Joanne Stephenson. 

For further details and to enter, visit the Robert Stephenson Awards page.  

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