Design Excellence

We design successful buildings that make great places, many of which win awards …

Selected Award Winners

One Bayshill Road

Cheltenham

PegasusLife's extra care home was awarded HAPPI project winner by the Housing Design Awards in July 2015. This is the Department of Health's special award for a project offering the most attractive housing for our ageing population.

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Gloucester Services

Gloucestershire

Prince Charles opened these unique Motorway Service Areas - winners of the 2015 Civic Voice Design Awards, recognising projects that have achieved a very high standard of design and have made a positive contribution to the quality of life in the local community.

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One St Peter's Square

Manchester

This award winning building acts as a catalyst for the £180m refurbishment of St Peter's Square and has been awarded the British Council for Offices' National Award for Best Commercial Workplace 2015.

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Full Awards List

Alley Arts & Conference Centre,
Strabane

Royal Society of Ulster Architects 2008
Design Award – Winner

Aspex Gallery,
Portsmouth

RIBA Awards 2007
Regional Award – Winner

Bramall Music Building,
University of Birmingham

AJ 100 Awards 2013
Building of the Year – Shortlisted
Civic Trust Awards 2013
West Midlands Region – Winner
RIBA Awards 2013
National Award
Regional Award (West Midlands)
BD Architect of the Year 2012
Education Category – Shortlisted

Brassington Avenue,
Sutton Coldfield

Housing Design Awards 2015
Project Scheme – Shortlisted

Butts,
Warwick

RIBA Awards 2000
Regional Award
Birmingham Design Initiative Award 2000
Winner

Burton Place,
Castlefield

Civic Trust Awards 2006
Mention
Housing Design Awards (RIBA) 2006
Housing Design Award
National Home Builder Design Awards 2006
Best-Mixed Use Development – Shortlisted
National Home Builder Design Awards 2005
Best Brownfield Development
Housing Design Awards (RIBA) 2003
Housing Design Award

Crocodile Works,
Birmingham

RICS Awards 2012
Regeneration Category – Winner
Brick Awards 2012
Best Housing Development, 26 units or more – Shortlisted
What House Awards 2010
Best Brownfield Development

Custard Factory,
Birmingham

Arts Council/British Gas Award 1995
Award for Arts Centres – Winner
British Urban Regeneration Association 1995
Award – Winner

Dream Factory,
Warwick

Civic Trust Awards 2003
Commendation
Popli Khalatbari 2000
Millennium Building of the Year
Quality in Construction Awards 2000
Best Small Project
RIBA Yearbook Editors Award 2000 Ltd Comp 1996
Winning Entry

Eleven Brindleyplace,
Birmingham

British Council for Offices Award 2010
Best of the Best Award
National Award (Best Commercial Workplace)
Regional Award (Best Commercial Workplace)
BD Architect of the Year 2010
Office Category – Winner

Five Piccadilly Place,
Manchester

British Precast Awards 2009
High Commendation
Concrete Society Awards 2009
Buildings Category – Certificate of Excellence

Glenn Howells Architects

Architect of the Year Awards 2017
Public Building Architect of the Year – Commendation
Insider West Midlands Awards 2016
Practice of the Year

Gloucester Services, Gloucester

RICS Awards, South West 2017
Project of the Year Award
Community Benefit Award
Infrastructure Award
RIBA Awards 2016
National Award
South West Regional Award
South West Client of the Year
(for Westmorland)
South West Sustainability Award
Civic Trust Awards 2016
Commendation
Wood Awards 2016
Shortlisted
Civic Voice National Design Award 2015
Overall Award
New Build Award

Highcross Quarter,
Leicester

Brick Awards 2009
Private Housing Development Award

John Lewis,
Exeter

BCSC Gold Awards 2013
Refurbishment and/ or Extension (over £5 million) – Winner

Drapers Awards 2013
Best Store Design – Winner
Department Store of the Year – Winner

London City Island,
London E14

Mayor of London Planning Awards 2017
Best New Place to Live
Property Awards 2017
Placemaking Award – shortlist
RESI Awards 2017
Development of the year – shortlist
Evening Standard Awards 2017
Best Large Development and Best Regeneration – shortlist

Lime Street Gateway,
Liverpool

National Railway Heritage Awards 2011
Station Environment Award
Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards 2011
Shortlisted
LGN Street Design Awards 2011
Commendation for Pedestrian Environment
National Transport Awards 2011
Excellence in Walking & Public Realm & Highly Commended
National Rail Awards 2010
Station of the Year

Luna Building,
Bermondsey, London

Concrete Society Awards 2006
Shortlisted
National Home Builder Design Awards 2006
Best Large Housing Development – Shortlisted

Maple Quays,
Canada Water, London

Housing Design Awards 2014
Completed Schemes – Shortlisted
Housing Design Awards 2013
Completed Schemes – Ontario Point Shortlisted

Moat House,
Dorsington

Stratford Upon Avon District Council 2004
Design Award – Celebration of Excellence – Winner
RIBA Awards 2003
Regional Award – Winner

Market Place,
Armagh

Civic Trust Awards 2001
Vision Award
Concrete Society Awards 2001
Overall Winner
Leisure Property Awards 2000
Best Regional Scheme
RIBA Awards 2000
Regional Award
British Construction Industry Awards 2000
High Commendation
Popli Khalatbari Awards 2000
Millennium Building of the Year Award
William Keown Trust 2000
Prestige Access Award

National Film & Television School,
Beaconsfield

Civic Trust Awards 2009
Commendation
RIBA Awards 2008
Regional Award

Newman University,
Birmingham

Built in Quality Awards 2012
Higher Education Category
BD Architect of the Year 2012
Education Category – Shortlisted

NHS Trust Housing,
Shrewsbury

Shropshire Building Excellence Awards 2012
Best Housing (Over 10 Units) Category – Winner

North Kent Police Station,
Gravesend

British Precast Awards 2009
High Commendation
Concrete Society Awards 2009
Buildings Category – Commendation
Roses Design Awards 2009
Public Building Category – Silver Award

Old Market Hall: Digital & Media Centre,
Shrewsbury

RIBA Conservation Award 2004
Commendation (In conjunction with Arrol & Snell Architects)
Design & Heritage Awards 2004
Best Scheme of Restoration of an Historic Building

One Bayshill Road,
Cheltenham

Housing Design Awards 2015
HAPPI Project Scheme – Winner

One St Peter's Square,
Manchester

British Council for Offices Award 2015
National Award (Best Commercial Workplace)
Regional Award (Best Commercial Workplace)
RICS North West Award 2015
Highly Commended (Commercial Category)
OAS Development Awards 2015
Shortlisted in Best Development Outside London Category
BD Architect of the Year 2010
Office Category – Winner

Parkside Place,
Cambridge

AJ100 Awards 2014
Building of the Year – Shortlisted
Housing Design Awards 2014
Completed Schemes – Shortlisted

Printworks,
Elephant & Castle, London

RIBA Awards 2012
Regional Award (London) – Shortlisted
The Daily Telegraph: British Home Awards 2011
Apartment Building of the Year Award

Remembrance Centre,
National Memorial Arboretum,
Staffordshire

RIBA West Midlands Awards 2017
Building of the Year Award
Regional Award
RICS Awards, West Midlands 2017
Community Benefit Award
Tourism & Leisure Award
Civic Voice Awards 2017
Shortlisted

Salford Central,
Salford

Salford Good Design Awards 2010
Best Masterplan Award

Savill Building,
Windsor Great Park

Chicago Athenaeum 2008
Museum of Architecture & Design International Architecture Award
RIBA Awards 2007
Stirling Prize – Shortlisted
National Award
Regional Award
IStructE Structural Award 2007
Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence
Arts, Leisure, Entertainment Structure Award
Civic Trust Award 2007
Special Awards Category
Runnymede Design Awards 2007
Best Overall Scheme
Best Environmental Scheme
Building Magazine Awards 2007
Project of the Year – Highly Commended
Wood Awards 2006
Gold Award
Commercial Award
Structural Award
Best Use of British Timber Award

Severn Trent Water,
Shrewsbury

British Council for Offices 2015
Regional Award (Corporate Workplace)
RICS West Midlands 2014
Shortlisted – Commercial Category
Civic Trust Awards 2013
West Midlands Region – Commendation
RIBA Awards 2012
West Midlands Regional Award
Greenbuild Awards 2012
Shortlisted
BD Architect of the Year 2010
Office Category – Winner

Southside,
Birmingham

BDI Industry & Genius Awards 2007
Place & Genius – Urban Design Award for Excellence
RegenWM Prizes 2007
Vision for Placemaking – Highly Commended
National Home Builder Design Awards 2006
Best Apartment Building – Highly Commended

St Andrews,
Bromley-by-Bow, London

Housing Design Awards 2012
Winner
Building Awards 2012
Housing Project of the Year – Highly Commended
Brick Awards 2012
Best Housing Development, 26 units or more – Shortlisted
BD Architect of the Year 2012
Housing Category – Shortlisted

St James,
Cheltenham

Cheltenham Civic Awards 2007
New Building/ Structure Category

STIHL Treetop Walkway,
Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Gloucestershire

RIBA Awards 2017
South West Regional Award
South West Client of the Year
Civic Trust Award 2017
South West Regional Award
Selwyn Goldsmith Award for Universal Design - Shortlisted
RICS Awards, South West 2017
Tourism and Leisure Award
Infrastructure Awards
Civic Voice Awards 2017
Shortlisted
Wood Awards 2016
Commercial & Leisure Award
Blueprint Awards 2016
Best Public Use (with public funding), Commended
World Architecture Festival Awards 2016
Landscape Category, Shortlisted

The Triangle,
Swindon

RIBA Awards 2012
National Award
Regional Award (South West Region)
Sustainability Award (South West Region)
Housing Design Awards 2012
Completed Scheme – Shortlisted
AJ100 Awards 2012
Building of the Year – Shortlisted
Civic Trust Awards 2012
Commendation
Housing Innovation Awards 2012
Most Innovative Affordable Housing Scheme of the Year
Building Awards 2012
Housing Project of the Year – Shortlisted
The Sunday Times: British Homes Awards 2012
Commended
BD Architect of the Year 2012
Housing Category – Shortlisted
Housing Design Awards 2010
Projects Category

Timber Wharf,
Castlefield

National Home Builder Design Awards 2005
Best Brownfield Development
Civic Trust Awards 2004
Commendation
CABE, House Builders Federation and Civic Trust Awards 2003
Building for Life Standard (Silver)
Concrete Society Awards 2003
Certificate of Excellence, Building Category
Housing Design Awards 2003
Completed Category – Winner
RIBA Awards 2003
Regional Award – Winner
National Home Builder Design Awards 2003
Best Apartment Building
Blueprint Architecture Award 2002
Best Residential Building (Finalist)
Housing Design Awards 2000
Project Category – Winner

Ty Admiral, Cardiff

British Council for Offices Awards 2016
South West Region, Best Corporate Workplace

Royal Wharf,
London

RESI Awards 2015
Development of the Year
New London Awards 2012
Homes Category – Commendation
BD Architect of the Year 2012
Housing Category – Shortlisted

Rotunda,
Birmingham

LABC Building Excellence Awards 2009
Best Housing Project – WInner
Visit Britain 2008
5* Serviced Apartments
Built In Quality Awards 2008
Apartments Category – WInner
Insider Property Awards 2008
Construction Project of the Year – Winner
RIBA Housing Design Awards 2005
Featured in Exhibition of Excellence

Urbanest King's Cross,
London

AJ100 Awards 2014
Value Excellence Award – Winner

Westgate Demonstrator Project,
Rotherham

Housing Design Awards 2007
Projects Category – Winner
CABE 2005
Festive Five Award

Wardian London,
London E14

MIPIM AR Future Project Awards 2016
Residential Category – Commended
WAF (World Architecture Festival) Awards 2016
Residential Future Projects – Shortlisted

Welcome Building,
Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Gloucestershire

RIBA South West Award 2015
Welcome Building – Shortlisted
RICS South West Award 2015
Welcome Building – Shortlisted
Green Apple Award 2015
(Building & Construction Category)

Welcome Building – Winner
South West Built Environment Awards 2015
Sustainability Award – Shortlisted
CPRE Gloucestershire Award 2014
Welcome Building – Winner

Wirral Met College,
Birkenhead

Civic Trust Award 2017
Commendation
RICS Awards, North West 2017
Regeneration – shortlisted
RIBA Awards 2016
National Award
North West Regional Award

Vimto Gardens,
Salford

Housing Design Awards 2016
Completed Scheme – Shortlisted
Brick Awards 2015
Housing category – Shortlisted
Housing Design Awards 2013
Project Scheme – Shortlisted

55 Time,
Dubailand

Arab Construction World Magazine 2007
Interior Design of the Year
CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2007
Hi-Rise Architecture Category