The Civic Trust promotes excellence. It is what we are about. You can get involved by nominating from this month until the end of December places and people for our Annual Awards. Nomination forms are on line using the links below. We encourage you to look around for new buildings, community groups, environmental work at schools and efforts in many more categories.
Please scroll down the page for the archive and best new building photos from previous years.
At the ceremony we acknowledge those who over the previous 12 months have worked to improve the civic environment of Blackpool. The awards cover Buildings and Environmental programmes and are selected by an independent and qualified panel.
Below are links to the award pages since 2008 and a list of the new build winners.
2011 New Build Winner - Joint award
2010 New Build Winner
2009 New Build Winner
2008 New Build Winner
The two school shields are the Junior School Environmental Shield and the Senior School Environmental Shield. The criteria for judging are, as stated on the form, the Environmental Impact and Evidence of pupil involvement. To nominate a school please use the form below.
The nomination form for the other awards is linked below. The form lists the categories which are: Best New Build, Best New Housing Development, Best Refurbishment, Best Open Space, Best Community Group, Best Shop Front, Best Night Time Economy, Transforming Blackpool, Best New Visitor Attraction.
The criteria are: Overall Quality of design and construction, Aesthetic Appeal, Attention to the history and heritage of the building, Respect for Streetscene or Townscape, Accessibility, Landscaping.