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Shortlist announced for East of England Merit Awards 2020

14 October 2020

The Merit awards celebrates the best of civil engineering in the region.

Shortlist announced for East of England Merit Awards 2020

Open to construction works, research, designs, temporary works, and public or private infrastructure, five leading civil engineering projects have been shortlisted for the 2020 ICE East of England Merit Awards:

ARPoW Parkeston Weedscreen

Parkeston Pumping Station is an Environment Agency (EA) asset situated at the lower end of the Dock River in north-east Essex and helps protect the low-lying areas of Parkeston and Ramsey from flooding.

Bacton to Walcott Sandscaping Scheme

The scheme was developed following a storm surge North Norfolk coast to protect the Batcon and Walcott communities and the Bacton Gas Terminal site, which supplies over a third of the UK gas supply.

Mill Square, Chelmsford Station

Mill Square, Chelmsford Station

Mill Square is a new open, safe and direct link for pedestrians and cycles to urban neighbourhoods surrounding Chelmsford Station, whilst making improvements to taxi circulation.

Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project - MHE Demobilisation

Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project

Situated in south Essex between the River Crouch and River Roach, this project aims to combat the threats from climate change and coastal flooding by recreating the ancient wetland landscape of mudflats and saltmarsh, lagoons and pasture.

West Suffolk Operations Hub

The West Suffolk Operational Hub relocated several waste management facilities within the region to a single state-of-the-art facility, improving efficiency, saving money and future proofing waste management for the region.

On the evening, awards will be given for Physical Achievement, Sustainability, Team Achievement and Technical Excellence/Innovation.

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the Awards ceremony will be celebrated online with the Regional AGM on Thursday 26 November.