Top engineering projects shortlisted for Yorkshire and Humber awards

The Institution of Civil Engineers Yorkshire and Humber has released a shortlist of pioneering projects to be recognised at its annual Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2021.

Winners from the 2020 ICE Yorkshire and Humber Awards
Winners from the 2020 ICE Yorkshire and Humber Awards
The Institution of Civil Engineers Yorkshire and Humber has released a shortlist of pioneering projects to be recognised at its annual Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2021.

16 projects from the region have been shortlisted in the awards programme across two categories. The third category winner being revealed during the online ceremony along with the winner of the Company Award, and the STEM Ambassador of the year award, sponsored by ESH Group.
 

Centenary Award

  • Cottingham Flood Scheme Phase 2 - East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Pell Frischmann, Esh Civils
  • Scarborough Spa Slope Stabilisation Scheme - Scarborough Borough Council, Coffey Geotechnics Ltd, Balfour Beatty, Environment Agency, Royal HaskoningDHV
  • Bentley Ings Pumping Station - Environment Agency, JBA Bentley
  • East Leeds Orbital Route Phase 1 - Leeds City Council, Balfour Beatty, West Yorkshire Combined Authority
  • Anlaby and East Ella Flood Alleviation Scheme - East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Mason Clark Associates, Pell Frischmann, COWI, PBS Construction, Colas Siac Ltd, Environment Agency, Yorkshire Water, Hull City Council
  • Hessle Foreshore Stabilisation Works - Network Rail, Pell Frischmann, Story Contracting
  • Murdoch's Crossing - Highways England, Ove Arup, Interserve, Hull City Council, Matter Architecture 

Smeaton Award 

  • Church Street Flood Alleviation Scheme – Scarborough Borough Council, Mott MacDonald, Esh Civils
  • Phase D Hidden Construction Shaft Investigation - Network Rail, AmcoGiffen, COWI
  • Grey to Green Phase 2 - Sheffield City Council, Amey Consulting, NMCN, 
  • College Road Roundabout - Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, WSP, Balfour Beatty
  • Sugden End Landfill Remediation Works - City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council, Wardell Armstrong LLP, Eric Wright Civil Engineering
  • Glasshoughton Southern Link Road - Wakefield Council, WYG, Tarmac Trading Ltd, West Yorkshire Combined Authority
  • Lindley Wood Spillway Replacement - Yorkshire Water, Mott MacDonald Bentley, Offafix Formwork Ltd, Stantec Consultancy

Sir John Fowler Award 

  • Optimisation of cold formed steel systems for large scale manufacturing of modular houses - University of Leeds, Ilke Homes
  • Internal sewer flooding reduction pilot study - Yorkshire Water, Stantec
 

The awards are held every year to showcase the outstanding work done by civil engineers from across the region over the past two years. They are divided into three categories; projects with a total cost in excess of £5 million compete for the Centenary Award, those less than £5 million can apply for the Smeaton Award, and projects centred around studies and research are eligible for the Sir John Fowler Award.

In 2020 the Centenary Award was won by Whitby Piers Coast Protection Scheme, the Smeaton Award was won by Cottingham and Orchard Park Flood Alleviation Scheme Phase 1, and the Sir John Fowler Award went to the HS2 Impact Assessment.

A special virtual ceremony will take place on March 5, 2021.

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