Architectural Awards

The Georgian Group’s Architectural Awards, held annually since 2003, celebrate exemplary conservation and restoration projects in the UK. Traditionally taking place in autumn each year, they provide an opportunity to recognise those who have shown vision and commitment in restoring Georgian buildings and landscapes.

Enter our next awards

To enter, you will need to complete an entry form, available below; once you have downloaded the form it is able to be filled in electronically. Completed forms and supporting information should be returned Rachel Reese, General Manager: rachel@georgiangroup.org.uk. For large files, WeTransfer or a similar file sharing service should be used. Applicants are welcome to enter multiple projects however one application form should be used per project. 

The deadline for applications for the 2022 awards is 1 May. 

Schemes must be in the UK, Isle of Man or Channel Islands and must have reached practical completion by early summer of the year of entry. For the purpose of the Awards, the term ‘Georgian’ embraces the long eighteenth century from 1660 to 1840.

The award categories are: Restoration of a Georgian Country House; Restoration of a Georgian Interior; Restoration of a Georgian Building in an Urban Setting; Reuse of a Georgian Building; Restoration of a Georgian Garden or Landscape; New Building in the Spirit of the Georgian Era; New Building in a Georgian Context. However, we are pleased to consider entries which fall outside of those categories.

The owner’s consent is a condition of entry.

Download an Entry Form

Previous winners

The Georgian Group’s last Architectural Awards took place on 5 October 2021. 

Re-use of a Georgian Building
Winner – Cobham Dairy, Kent
Highly Commended – The Old Church, Lowick, Northumberland

Restoration of a Georgian Garden or Landscape
Winner – Gunton Park, Norfolk

Restoration of a Georgian Building in an Urban Setting
Winner – Buxton Crescent Hotel and Thermal Spa, Buxton, Derbyshire
Highly Commended – Private townhouse in Kennington, London; Frogmore House, Watford

Restoration of a Georgian Structure or Interior
Winner – The Bath Stone Bridge, Halswell Park, Somerset
Highly Commended – The State Drawing Room, Stowe, Buckinghamshire

Restoration of a Georgian Country House
Winner – Radbourne Hall, Derbyshire
Highly Commended – Sheringham Hall, Norfolk

Restoration of a Georgian Church or Chapel
Winner – All Saints Church, Newcastle
Highly Commended – St Alfege Church, Greenwich

Giles Worsley Award for New Work in the Spirit of the Georgian Era
Winner – Nithurst Farm, West Sussex

New Building in a Georgian Context
Winner – Wolverton Hall Folly, Worcestershire
Highly Commended – University Arms Hotel, Cambridge

Diaphoros Prize
Winner – The Con Club, Framlingham, Suffolk

More information on our 2021 awards, and all of these projects, can be found here

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