The North West’s best civil engineers and projects have been recognised in a virtual awards ceremony.
Civil engineers from across the region were invited to join an online awards ceremony on 2 April to hear which people and projects had won a coveted ICE North West Civil Engineering Award.
Nine winners were announced at the digital ceremony including awards for best large, medium and small civil engineering projects which were won by Warrington West railway station, Newton-Le-Willows railway station and the A54 Buxton Road Safety Improvements, respectively.
The ‘Constructability’ award focuses on the collaborative approach to temporary works and buildability and was won by the Churchill Way Flyover Deconstruction project., Liverpool.
Other categories included best Community Project, Heritage and Diversity which were won by Campus Whitehaven, Thirlmere Aqueduct, and Building Equality.
A number of individuals also received awards including Joanna Bateman of WSP for North West STEM Volunteer of the Year and Martyn Frackelton of Mott MacDonald for North West Mentor of the Year.
Emma Antrobus, Director of ICE North West, said; “Our annual awards showcase some of the fantastic civil engineering across the region.
“Following the cancellation of our physical event, we have pulled together to deliver the awards online, shining a light on some of the most innovative and impactful engineering recently completed within the region.
“It is a particularly challenging time but we felt it was right to help spread some positivity and showcase the important role that civil engineers play in terms of working to build a better world.
“My congratulations go to all who were nominated and of course, the winners.”
Full Winners’ List – ICE North West Awards 2020
Large Project Award
Warrington West Railway Station
Medium Project Award
Newton-Le-Willows Station Redevelopment
Small Project Award
A54 Buxton Road Safety Improvements
Highly Commended – Hope Street Hotel Extension, Liverpool
Churchill Way Flyover Deconstruction, Liverpool
Highly Commended – John Sisk & Son
Martyn Frackelton, Mott MacDonald
Highly Commended – Perry Shard, Balfour Beatty
STEM Volunteer Award
Joanna Bateman, WSP
Highly Commended – Sarah Loughrey, Jacobs
See why these projects were selected with our video