Sunday, March 26, 2023

City highlights good design in awards ceremony

City of Lincoln Council hosted the Lincoln Good Design Awards 2023 to celebrate the city’s developments and praise the best designs.

The winners were announced at an awards ceremony at Bishop Grosseteste University and presented by Chair of the City of Lincoln Council Planning Committee Cllr Naomi Tweddle.

Schemes were drawn up by the planning team at City of Lincoln Council and were selected from developments within the council’s Administrative Boundary.

The final shortlist was narrowed down to 15, with the winners announced at the event:

  • Residential (Minor) winner: 1 Eastgate Close designed by Heronswood Design
  • Residential (Major) winner: Chad Varah designed by Jonathan Hendry Architects
  • Commercial winner: Alchemy and Gravity Building designed by Core Architects
  • Heritage Led winner: 38-44 Sincil Street designed by Clarity and Framework Architects
  • Student Accommodation: St. Marks Court design by Corstorphine & Wright Architects
  • Outstanding Project winner: 38-44 Sincil Street designed by Clarity and Framework Architects

The Peoples’ Choice award, as voted for by the public, went to Cathedral Connected designed by Simpson & Brown Architects.

Kieron Manning, Assistant Director for Planning at City of Lincoln Council, said: “The Lincoln Good Design Awards were established in 2017 to recognise good design for developments that have been completed within the City of Lincoln Council Administrative Boundary over the past three years.

“This year’s shortlisted schemes showcased the best developments in Lincoln including commercial schemes, heritage-led regeneration and residential developments.”

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