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.
The date for nominations is now closed and we look forward to the Awards and Dinner Ceremony at Viva on 28th April 2018.
The Annual Awards and Dinner will be held on 28th April 2018 at Viva. It promises to be better than ever as the Awards Dinner will include professional entertainment provided by the popular Jersey Boys. Despite rising costs we are holding ticket prices at ?30. This is the highlight of the Civic Trust year and not to be missed. Our Social Secretary, Sharon, will be starting a list of members wishing to attend this event. Put it in your diary.
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.
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