Shortlist announced for 50th Concrete Society Awards

The Concrete Society has announced the shortlist for its 50th Excellence in Concrete Awards, one of the longest-running awards events in the UK construction industry.

This prestigious awards initiative continues to showcase the use of concrete as a structural, architectural and sustainable material. The winners from this impressive list will be announced by broadcaster Huw Edwards at the Society Awards Dinner, being held on Wednesday, 21st November 2018 at The Royal Lancaster Hotel, London.

Detailed below are the 15 projects that have been shortlisted:



Nominated by

Blyth OffShore Demonstrator Windfarm, Northumberland

BAM Nuttall

Crossrail – Floating Track Slab, London

LKAB Minerals

Digby Stuart College Library, University of Roehampton, London

BDP and Creagh Concrete

George Green Library, University of Nottingham

Hopkins Architects

Mersey Gateway Bridge, Liverpool

CEMEX UK Materials

Plot A – 2 Television Centre, London


Principal Tower, London

Carey Group

Sandford Lock Hydroelectric Plant, Oxford


Sibson Building, University of Kent, Canterbury

Penoyre & Prasad

Tate St Ives, Cornwall

BAM Construction

Three Rivers Academy, Walton-on-Thames


Tottenham Hotspur FC Stadium, London

AJ Morrisroe & Sons

TouchBase Pears, Birmingham

Glenn Howells Architects

Two St Peter’s Square, Manchester


White Collar Factory, London

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris


Kathy Calverley MBE, managing director of The Concrete Society, said, “Once again the judges have been overwhelmed by the high numbers of entries for the competition. The shortlisted projects have all demonstrated unique and interesting uses of concrete, showcasing this most versatile structural and architectural material. My congratulations go to all those projects who have reached this final stage. I look forward to celebrating these achievements at our special 50th Concrete Society Awards Dinner in November.”

The Concrete Society would also like to thank its Premier Sponsor Sika and its supporting sponsors – Peri, IHS Markit, Socotec, Ancon, Mass Concrete and Pudlo – for their patronage of this wonderful celebration of the most widely used building material in the world.



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