GPO Witness History Is Awarded at The 2017 Civic Trust Awards
Published: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The 58th Annual Civic Trust Awards Ceremony was held on Friday 10 March at the Guildhall Winchester.
From 247 applications, 45 national and international projects were rewarded with a Civic Trust Award or Commendation, which included 5 Special Awards.
GPO Witness History was one of only four international awards presented on the night. There were some truly exceptional schemes in the final round, and after much debate, the National Panel gave 5 Special Awards, 19 Civic Trust Awards and 26 Commendations. In addition, one award was made from the conservation projects by the Civic Trust Awards Conservation Panel.
The Civic Trust Awards scheme was established in 1959 to recognise outstanding architecture, planning and design in the built environment.
As the longest standing, independent built environment awards scheme in Europe, during the last 57 years, more than 6,500 projects have been rewarded and the scheme has continued in its objective to recognise significant projects that have made a positive contribution to the local communities they serve.
For more information visit www.civictrustawards.org.uk