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Planning Service's awards

The teams of Plymouth's Strategic Planning & Infrastructure Department are fully committed to delivering high quality services and constantly strive to develop fresh, new and innovative ideas. These can be about how to make life a little bit easier for anyone using the services we provide, through to how we make Plymouth a better place in which to live, work and play. It is all about trying to make a real difference to people's lives.

While we recognise that we will always need to continue to improve, we are proud too of our achievements, many of which have been recognised nationally, regionally and locally through awards. We have identified below awards that have been made directly to the Council for the work we have led on, and to other organisations where our teams have made a positive contribution. We can be equally proud of both.

Awards won

Date Company Award/category
2015 The Planning Awards Winner - the Plymouth Plan for the Award for Strategic Planning.
2015 The Planning Awards Winner (joint) - Strategic Planning & Infrastructure for Local Authority Team of the Year.
2015 Academy of Urbanism Shortlisted for Great Neighbourhood Awards, one of three - Devonport regeneration project. Devonport is also now part of their Great Places Archive.
2015 RICS South West Awards Shortlisted in the Residential category - Cargo 2 (Millbay).
2015 Building Forum for Devon and Cornwall Building of the Year Award, Genesis Building Millfields Trust Union Street.
2015 Michelmores Shortlisted - Residential Project of the Year (41 units and over) - Cargo 2 (Millbay).
2015 Excellence Awards (Premier Guarantee) Finalist - Large Development of the Year, Admiralty Row and Maritime Quarter, Mount Wise.
2015 RICS Awards South West Infrastructure: Highly Commended - Royal William Yard Staircase, Plymouth.
2015 Insider Property Awards South West Residential Development of the Year - Millbay Plot A1/Quadrant Quay.
2015 RTPI Winner of Excellence in Plan Making Practice award - for Plymouth Plan.
2015 RTPI South West Winner of Other Planning Work award - for Plymouth Plan.
2015 Inside Housing Top 60 Developments Winner - Regeneration Scheme of the Year, North Prospect Regeneration.
2015 Herald Business Awards Commendation in the Innovation category - Crowdfund Plymouth.
2015 Michelmores Winner - 'Commercial Project of the Year' Award in the under £5M category - The Plymouth University Marine Station.
2015 Michelmores Winner- 'Commercial Project of the Year' Award in the over £5M category - Help for Heroes Personnel Recovery Centre, Plymouth.
2015 National Transport Awards Shortlisted Ferry Operator of the Year - Cremyll Ferry.
2015 Ashoka Winner of a European competition around social innovation to tackle poverty. We beat competition from 270 organisations coming from the Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Poland and the UK. (Low Carbon City Team/PEC and PEC Renewables).
2015 Keep Britain Tidy Group Green Flag Award for Ham Woods Local Nature Reserve secured by the Natural Infrastructure Team.
2015 Green Energy Award Highly commended. Best Energy Efficiency Project (Low Carbon City Team/PEC and PEC Renewables).
2015 Green Energy Award Highly commended. Most Proactive Local Authority (Low Carbon City Team/PEC and PEC Renewables).
2015 Observer Ethical Awards Winner. Best Community Energy Project. (Low Carbon City Team/PEC and PEC Renewables).
2015 MJ Awards Finalist Innovation in Finance - Enabling Community Share Capital. (Low Carbon City Team/PEC and PEC Renewables).
2015 IESE Improvement and Efficiency Award Innovation Bronze Award for supporting development of PEC (Low Carbon City Team/PEC and PEC Renewables).
2015 Herald Business Awards Green Business of the Year, Finalist (Low carbon City Team/PEC and PEC Renewables).
2015 LABC Construction Excellence Awards SW Regionals Highly Commended. Best change of use of an existing property. Former Thai Palace. HSK Developments.
2015 LABC Construction Excellence Awards SW Regionals Highly Commended. Best Social Housing or affordable new housing development. Honeyford Close. Ryearch.
2015 LABC Construction Excellence Awards SW Regionals Winner. LABC site supervisor of the year. Andy Shepherd. Kier Construction.
2015 LABC Construction Excellence Awards SW Regionals Winner. Best Inclusive Building. The Endeavour Building, HMS Drake, HM Naval Base, Plymouth. Capita.
2014 National Transport Awards Shortlisted Partnership Team of the Year - Plymouth's Dial A Ride.
2014 Abercrombie Awards Winner. George House, Best New Housing Project.
2014 UK Community Energy Awards Winner. Volunteer of the Year, finalist, Best Community Energy Start up. (Low Carbon City Team/PEC and PEC Renewables).
2014 UK Social Enterprise Award Winner. Investment Deal of the Year (Low Carbon City Team/PEC and PEC Renewables).
2014 Green Energy Awards Winner. Best Community Initiative, finalist, Most Proactive Local Authority (Low Carbon City Team/PEC and PEC Renewables).
2014 Abercrombie Awards Winner. Best Green Project (Low Carbon City Team/PEC and PEC Renewables).
2014 LABC Construction Excellence Awards SW Regionals Highly Commended. Best Local Builder or Traditional Craftsman - Ryearch.
2014 LABC Construction Excellence Awards SW Regionals Highly Commended. Best social or affordable new housing development - St Pauls Court, Efford, Plymouth.
2014 LABC Construction Excellence Awards SW Regionals Winner. LABC Site Supervisor of the year - Rob Gutteridge, Positive Building Services.
2014 LABC Construction Excellence Awards SW Regionals Winner. Best LABC Partnership with a Local Authority Building Control Team - Gillespie Yunnie Architects and Plymouth Building Control Partnership.
2013 Empty Homes Network Winner. Most Innovative Intervention, bringing empty homes into use.
2013 LABC Construction Excellence Awards SW Regionals Winner. Best Large Housing Development - Kinterbury Square and Foulston Avenue.
2013 LABC Construction Excellence Awards SW Regionals Winner. Best Community Building - Plymouth Life Centre.
2013 LABC Construction Excellence Awards SW Regionals Winner. Best Technical Innovation - Marine Research Building, Plymouth.
2012 Chartered Institute of Housing Winner. UK Large Housing Schemes Development of the Year - George House.
2011 Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Saltram Countryside Park Masterplan and Delivery Plan - commended - other planning work category.
2011 Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Market Recovery - commended - other planning work category.
2011 Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) St Aubyns Church, Devonport - commended  - schemes on the ground category.
2011 Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) High View School, Efford - commended - schemes on the ground category.
2011 Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Market Recovery Scheme - we were a national finalist in the Planning for Business category and for the regional award we received a commendation.
2010 The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT)/Department for Transport 2010 Awards West End Public Realm Improvement Scheme - highly commended.
2010 National LABC Built In Quality Awards 2010 Winner of Best Social/Affordable Housing Development - Ker Street Phase 1 housing scheme, Devonport.
2010 Building for Life Gold Award 2010 Cargo, Millbay.
2010 Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards 2010 On the Ground - Commendation for Granby Green and Cumberland Gardens in Devonport.
2009 RTPI National Awards 2009 Your Place, Your Future.
2008 Michelmores and Western Morning News Commercial Property Awards 2008 Building of the Year 2008 - Salt Quay House, Plymouth.
2008 Landscape Institute Awards 2008 Urban Design and Masterplanning Award - Commended - Ker Street.
2008 Landscape Institute Awards 2008 Communications and Presentation Award - Commended - West End Vision and Implementation.
2008 LGC Awards National Awards for Local Government Regeneration Award Winner - The East End Community Village.
2008 RTPI South West Regional Awards 2008 Your Place, Your Future.
2008 Regeneration and Renewal Awards 2008 Cattedown Mixed Use Scheme - Highly commended for Mixed Use Project of the Year.
2008 The South West Planning Awards for Community Involvement 2008 Best Practice Community Involvement by Local Authority or Government Agency, Your Place, Your Future.
2008 Local Authority Building Control (LABC) South West Region Built in Quality Awards Best Accessible Building, Astor Court Extra Care Scheme, Cattedown, Plymouth.
2007 Regeneration and Renewal Awards Best use of planning in regeneration, Master plan for the regeneration of Devonport.
2007 Housing Design Awards Exhibition of excellence, Millbay, Millbay Road planning application.
2006 Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) Building for Life Gold Standard for Gun Wharf.
2005 RTPI Silver Jubilee Cup for Local Development Framework.
2005 RTPI Planning Process - Local Development Framework - Implementation.
2005 RTPI South West Commended - other planning work for Local Development Framework.
2005 National Housing Design Award Project Winner 2005 - Royal William Yard - Clarence and Brewhouse.
2005 CABE Commended - High Quality Architecture and Design for Mackay Vision, Armada Way Public Realm, Design Manager, Design Champion and Design Panel.
2004 Westcountry Publications Abercrombie Award - restoration of Smeaton's Tower.
2002 South West Britain in Bloom Britain in Bloom - Bath Trophy for Plymouth in the floral campaign to beautify our west country cities, towns and villages.
2002 British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) Landscape Design - Marshmills Roundabout, Plymouth for Landscape Architect and Clients.
2000 Green Apple Award Unitary Authorities National Gold Winner - for Community Planning Studies.
2000 RTPI South West Philip Barclay Cup and Commemorative Plaque - Plymouth Stonehouse Peninsula Development.
1996 BURA Secretary of State's Award - Partnership in regeneration with Sutton Harbour.
1996 RTPI South West Philip Barclay Cup and Commemorative Plaque - Notre Dame Development.
1993 RTPI South West Philip Barclay Cup and Commemorative Plaque - Western Morning News Development.

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