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Mayor Presents Design Award Prizes at One of the Winning Entries

Published on: 24 Nov, 2023
Updated on: 25 Nov, 2023

The Guildford Design Award winners were announced last night in a prize-giving event at the Boathouse, Millbrook, itself an award winner.

Candidates were grouped by project type: Building; Conservation; Public Realm; and Public Art. These four were broken down further into 14 categories. A judging panel visited all the candidate buildings between in July and August.

Introduced this year was a further category “Guildford’s Favourite Building”, decided by public vote.

The event was attended by the President of the Guildford Society, Robin Countess of Onslow, the Mayor of Guildford Masuk Miah, the Mayoress and over 100 guests.

Here are all the winners…

Commercial Building

Award Winner: White Lion Walk, Guildford

Designer/ Architect: Corstorphine & Wright – Client: Redevco

Commendation: Pembroke House, Mary Road, Guildford

Designer/ Architect: Child Graddon Lewis – Client: Investra Properties Ltd

Small Commercial Building

Award Winner: The Boathouse, Millbrook, Guildford

Designer/ Architect: Martin Johnson: Executive Architect: Mitchel Evans

Interior Designer: Raw Clay – Client: Soulspace

Commercial Building: New Shop and Hospitality Project

Commendation: The Ivy Asia, Tunsgate,

Guildford Designer/ Architect: Pump House Design – Client: Troia UK Restaurants Ltd

Commendation: Megans by the Castle, High Street, Guildford

Designer/ Architect: Megan’s Inhouse Design Team – Client: Megan’s

Individual Town House

Award Winner: Devon Bank, Guildford

Designer/ Architect: Mark Hillier – Client: Annabel and Chris Agace

Commendation: Fort Road, Guildford

Designer/ Architect: Lytle Associate Architects – Client: Mandy and Chris McAleese

Individual Suburban House

Award Winner: Ledgers, West Horsley

Designer/ Architect: Monica Heilpern Architect

Client: Monica Heilpern

Multiple Housing: 30 Homes and Over

Award Winner: Bankside Student Living, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford

Designer/ Architect: 5plus Architects – Client: Sladen Estates &Peveril Securities

Commendation: Riverside House, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford

Designer/ Architect: Stelling Properties Ltd – Client: Unilife, Stelling Properties, Big Sur Properties

Multiple Housing: Up to 30 Homes

Award Winner: Alvaston, Clandon Road, Guildford

Designer/ Architect: SCD Architects – Client: Runnymede Homes

Major Conservation Project:

Award Winner:

The ‘Old Laboratory’ RHS, Wisley

Designer/ Architect: Philip Hughes Associates

Internal Exhibition Design: Agenda Design

Client: The Royal Horticultural Society

Small  Conservation Project

Award Winner: The Guildhall, High Street, Guildford.

Surveyor/ Architect: Mark Graham MRICS Assets and Property Team Guildford Borough Council

Client: Guildford Borough Council

Special Conservation Project

Award Winner: The Bowes Lyon Pavilion, RHS Wisley.

Original Architect: Derrick Lees ARIBA: Conservation Surveyor: David Alexander

Client: The Royal Horticultural Society

Regeneration Project

Award Winner: Cathedral Hill Industrial Estate, Guildford

Designer/ Architect: Savills Building & Project Consultancy Team

Client: FTSE 100 Corporate Pension Fund

Commendations: Founders Studio, Milbrook, Guildford

Planning Architect: Chrysalis Design Ltd: Interior Designer: Ra Ra Designs Ltd – Client: Emmaus Road Community Church

New House, Art Space, Fays Passage, Guildford

Designer: Dominique Frazer, Newhouse Art – Client: Newhouse Art

2&4 Genyn Road, Guildford

Designer : David Strudwick – Client: David Strudwick Design and Build

Public Realm

Award Winner: Walnut Bridge, Bedford Road, Guildford

Designer/ Architect: Knight Architects – Client: Guildford Borough Council

Commendation: New Garden Space, Old Laboratory, RHS, Wisley

Client: The Royal Horticultural Society

Public Art

Award Winner: Host, Guildford Station Subway, Guildford

Designer/ Artist; Julie Hoyle – Client: Julie Hoyle TBC

Commendation: Abbot’s Hospital Ceramic Panels, Jeffries Passage, Guildford

Designer/ Artist; Aluna Ceramics- Carlos Espana and Liliana Montoya – Client: Abbots Hospital

Environmental Art

Award Winner: Habitat Project, University of Surrey, Guildford

Designer/ Artist; Russell Jakubowski, Amy Haigh, Will Nash, Livia Spinolo – Client: Surrey Hills Arts

This year’s new category – Guildford’s favourite building

Winner of the public vote: Guildford Cathedral

The Judging Panel: Peter Coleman (chair), Martin Giles, Gerry Lytle, Marilyn Scott, Dawn Hudd, Nic Allen. Not pictured: Joanne Bell

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