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 to Oliver Flory, General Manager: 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 2023 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, The Diaphoros prize for entries which fall outside of those categories; and a new award for 2023, The Sustainable Innovation Award, for projects which demonstrate a sensitive approach to environmental issues.

The owner’s consent is a condition of entry.

Click here to download an application form for the Georgian Group Architectural Awards 2023.

Previous winners

The Georgian Group’s last Architectural Awards took place on 25 October 2022.

Rescue of a Georgian Building

Winner: Asknish House, Argyll and Bute

Commended: Boston Manor House, Brentford

Commended: Northwold Manor, Northwold, Norfolk

Restoration of a Georgian Country House

Winner: Wolterton Park, Norfolk

Commended: Benham Park, Benham Valance

Commended: Bledlow Manor, Bledlow

Restoration of a Georgian Building in an Urban Setting

Winner: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London

Commended: 4 Derby Terrace, Nottingham

Commended: 87 Moorgate & 8 Moorfields, London

Commended: Porter’s Lodge, Stratford Place, London

Re-use of a Georgian Building

Winner: 17 Nineteen (Holy Trinity Church), Sunderland

Commended: Shepherd’s Barn & Stable lavatories, Firle Place, East Sussex

Commended: City of London Freeman’s School, Ashtead, Surrey

The Giles Worsley Award for New Building in the Spirit of the Georgian Era

Winner: Davey’s Farm, Warmington, Northamptonshire

Commended: Duredon Farm, Minehead, Somerset

Restoration of a Georgian Garden or Landscape

Winner: Marble Hill House, Twickenham

Memento Mori, Hampshire

Great Linford Manor Park

New Building in a Georgian Context

Winner: Levine Building, Trinity College, Oxford

Diaphoros Prize

Winner: Shrewbury Flaxmill Maltings, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Winner: Adrian Boult Building, Westminster School, London


More information on our 2022 awards, and all of these projects, can be found here.

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