The Guildford Society Good Design Awards ceremony, recognising standards of design and thereby safeguard Guildford’s architectural standards and heritage, was hosted (October 18, 2018) at the new Barker & Stonehouse store in Ladymead, itself an award winner.
The award winners are:
Baker and Stonehouse, Ladymead: - Ian Akroyd of NORR Consultants Ltd accepted the ward on behalf of the team who delivered the new build furniture store.
Hitherbury House, Portsmouth Road: - Chris Chennell accepted the ward on behalf of the team including Sawkings Norton Architects and Quiditty Real Estate for the renovation.
Loseley Chapel, St Nicolas Church, High Street – accepted by Dr Catherine Ferguson on behalf of the team who have restored the chapel including Michael Staff of architects Nye Saunders plc based in Godalming and restoration firm Daedalus Conservation.
5G Innovation Centre – Maxwell Building, University of Surrey – accepted by Peter Dudley of Scott Tallon Walker, the Irish architects for the new build.
YMCA Downslink near Dapdune Wharf: – accepted by Liam Russell Architects – for the hostel on Wharf Road.
Guildford Dragon has an excellent article on the awards. Please read the article
Help us make Guildford better
We want our town to be vibrant, attractive and liveable. We support development that brings a sense of place and enhances the best aspects of our town. If such aims can be embraced, we believe Guildford has the chance to lead the way in enabling sensitive and sustainable development.
Pressures for development are increasing. Planning rules are being eased. The Society’s commitment to standing up for Guildford is needed more than ever.
Getting involved allows the society to continue its work. We welcome new members, from every age and background. Membership provides an opportunity for you to contribute to the continued health of the town and surrounding area, and to meet other people who care about Guildford.