The Awards and Sponsors

The Arch Company Award for Urban Heritage

This award recognises the success of a train operator, station owner or other partnership in ensuring consistently high quality upkeep and enhancement of the environment of a significant urban station within its care, so as to perpetuate the historic ambience consistent with modern passenger requirements.

The GWR Operational Enhancement Award

For craftsmanship skills in the use of materials and/or modern technology in the repair or conservation of an historic railway or tramway building or structure in any ownership.

The London Underground Craft Skills Award

For restoration, refurbishment or other improvements to an historic station or other building or structure which incorporate operational modifications, including improvements in accessibility for mobility or other impaired customers, which respect and enhance its heritage character.

The Translink Structures Award

For the successful restoration, modification or adaptation for new use of any historic railway or tramway civil engineering structure (this would include bridges, viaducts, tunnel portals and permanent way works, but not buildings) in any ownership.

The Railway Heritage Trust Conservation (RHT part funded) Award

For restoration and conservation of a listed or conservation area railway or tramway building or structure in any ownership, with regard to evidence of an appropriate on-going maintenance regime. Open to any entry, with the support of RHT grants.

Network Rail Volunteers Award

For projects with significant volunteer input, for an historic railway or tramway building or structure in any ownership. A cash prize is awarded to the winner of this award.

The Southeastern Commercial Restoration Award

For projects bringing a commercial use to an historic railway or tramway building or structure in any ownership.

The BAM Nuttall Partnership Award

For improvements to or restoration of an historic railway or tramway building or structure in any ownership, in a jointly funded project. Open to any entry.

Greater Anglia Award for the Best Overall Entry

For the best overall entry for this year’s competition, not necessarily the winner of another award:

Open to any entry for this year’s competition.

The Avanti West Coast Community Award

For the restoration, refurbishment or other improvement of a station of building either by a community group, or for a community use which connects communities and promotes social inclusion.

The National Highways Award for restoration on closed lines

For the restoration, refurbishment or other means of bringing a building or structure that is no longer in railway ownership  into a sustainable use.

Sponsorship

We are very grateful to our Sponsors for their valued support of the Awards scheme.
Without their support, the National Heritage Awards could not operate.

Railway Heritage Trust
Heritage Railway Association
GWR
GWR
Heritage Railway Association
Southeastern
Southeastern
Heritage Railway Association
The Arch Co