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18-20 June 2019

Telford International Centre, UK

2018 Winners & Shortlist

Please find below the winning & shortlisted entries for the 2018 Project Excellence Awards.

Winners were announced at the Flood & Coast dinner on 21st March at the Telford International Centre.


  • Lower Don Valley Flood Defence Project. Team(s): Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, River Stewardship Company, Sheffield City Council, Environment Agency
  • River Mersey, Warrington FRMS. Team(s): Environment Agency, Jacobs, AXIS, GBV
  • WINNER: Northumbria Integrated Drainage Partnership. Team(s): Environment Agency, Northumbrian Water, North Tyneside Council, South Tyneside Council, Stockton Council, Darlington Council, Middlesbrough Council, Redcar and Cleveland Council, Durham County Council, Hartlepool Council, Gateshead MBC, Sunderland City Council, Newcastle City Council, Northumberland County Council


  • Slowing the flow at Brompton. Team(s): Brompton Flood Prevention Group
  • Shipston Area Catchment Based Approach. Team(s): Shipston Area Flood Action Group, Coventry University
  • WINNER: Churchtown Flood Action Group. Team(s): Churchtown Flood Action Group


  • Dawlish Warren Beach Management Scheme. Team(s): Environment Agency, Bam Nuttall, Mott MacDonald JV, Volker Boskalis Atkins, Arcadis, New Wave Solutions
  • Bryants Wharf. Team(s): BAM Nuttall, Environment Agency
  • WINNER: BRE Flood Resilient Repair House. Team(s): BRE; BRE Trust; Axa Insurance UK; Cunningham Lindsey; Property Care Association; Natural Cement Distribution Ltd; British Damage Management Association; BACA Architects; Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Environment Agency; Aquobex; UK Flood Barriers; Aviva; Association of British Insurers; HBOS Lloyds; BRUFMA; Kingspan; Celotex; Isothane; BASF; Concrete Block Association; Delta Membranes; Proten; Tarmac Bellitex; Miinus Pustelli; Dragon Board


  • Hesketh Out Marsh East Managed Realignment Scheme. Team(s): Environment Agency, RSPB, Natural England
  • WINNER: Much Wenlock FAS. Team(s): WSP
  • River Thames. Team(s): Environment Agency, GBV


  • WINNER: Dawlish Warren Beach Management Scheme. Team(s): Environment Agency, Bam Nuttall, Mott MacDonald jv, Volker Boskalis Atkins, Arcadis , New Wave Solutions
  • Chantry Cottages. Team(s): JBA, Arcadis, Environment Agency
  • Tadcaster Bridge Emergency Works. Team(s): Balfour Beatty, North Yorkshire County Council


  • Werrington Brook Improvement Project. Team(s): Peterborough Environment City Trust, Environment Agency, Peterborough City Council
  • WINNER: Weather Radar Network Renewal. Team(s): Met Office, Steatite Ltd (Antennas)
  • Spakenberg. Team(s): HYFLO self closing flood system, Aggeres, Van Heteren weg- en waterbouw, Jansen Venneboer (SPIE)


  • WINNER: Bryants Wharf. Team(s): BAM Nuttall, Environment Agency
  • Town Beck Flood Alleviation Scheme. Team(s): JBA Bentley Ltd, Environment Agency, ARCADIS
  • Ouse Washes Section 10 Works. Team(s): Environment Agency, Mott MacDonald


  • Dike Reconstruction – Waardenburg. Team(s): Dutch Flood Protection Programme, Regional Water authority Rivierenland/ Graaf Reinald Alliance, Regional Water authority Rivierenland, Technical Research Project Piping
  • Atkins City Simulator applied to Hurricane-damaged North Carolina. Team(s): Atkins
  • WINNER: International Risk Assessment Exercise Levee Safety Partnership. Team(s): Environment Agency, HR Wallingford, US Army Corps of Engineers, Rijkswaterstaat

LPRG Special Award for Best Business Case 2017/18

  • WINNER: Filey and Cayton Coastal Strategy. Team(s): Scarborough Borough Council

Duncan Huggett Award for the Environment

  • WINNER: Somerset Hills to Levels. Team(s): Somerset Wildlife Trust (SWT), Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group SW, RSPB, Royal Bath & West Society, Somerset Rivers Authority


  • Andy Clark, Top of the Tree
  • Joe Clarke, Jacobs
  • Dan Collier, Environment Agency
  • Simon Crowther, Flood Protection Solutions
  • Alex Gentleman, Balfour Beatty
  • Hugh Fell, Jacobs
  • Lisa Hannan, Jacobs
  • WINNER: Georgia Hughes, Mott MacDonald
  • Ciara Perry, Jacobs
  • Lyndsey Sayner, Environment Agency
  • Karn Shah, Jacobs
  • Pete Stilliard, Jacobs

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