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Civic Trust winner

7 March 2011

On Friday evening (4 March) the museum was delighted to host the Civic Trust Awards ceremony.

From 333 national and international entries, 57 projects were recognised by the prestigious Civic Trust Awards.  George Clarke, architect, TV presenter and Civic Trust Awards Patron, presented awards to the best new build, conservation, restoration and public realm projects.   

The People’s History Museum was very pleased to be presented with an Award.  Museum staff along with the team from architects Austin-Smith:Lord were at the ceremony to collect the award.

In total, 27 Awards were given, including 7 projects that were chosen to receive a Special Award, demonstrating outstanding credentials in a specific area.  In addition to the 27 Awards, 24 projects received a Commendation and 6 schemes presented with a Community Recognition for providing a positive social, cultural, environmental or economic benefit to the local community.

A full list of winners is available on www.civictrustawards.org.uk where the 2011 winners’ brochure can also be downloaded.

The Civic Trust Awards is an independent built environment awards scheme established in 1959 to recognise the very best in architecture, design, planning, landscape and public art.