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Two New Homes and Guildhall Restoration Win Design Awards

Published on: 20 Oct, 2013
Updated on: 21 Oct, 2013

“Innovative design and conservation which improves the look of our borough” was one of the comments in praise of the winners of the 2013 Guildford Design Awards in a ceremony held at the Guildhall.

This year’s winners included the restoration of the roof and cupola at Guildford’s historic Guildhall. Two new homes also caught the judges’ eye.

The awards celebrate outstanding buildings, developments and conservation projects across the borough with the aim of raising design standards and environmental awareness.

The winners were:

Hillside Mews, Walnut TreeClose

Hillside Mews, Walnut Tree Close – six, two bedroom, two storey mews houses

Chalk Ridge, Guildford – new build

Chalk Ridge, Guildford – new build


Guildhall – repair of the roof and refurbishment of the cupola

Also commended were:
– Orange Court Farm, Littleton Lane – refurbishment and conversion to commercial and residential premises
– Frenchlands Gate, East Horsley for landscaping at the development.

This year also included a photographic competition, themed ‘my favourite place or space’ in the borough. Tom Enoch picked up the prize for his photos of the local common in Effingham. He received two complimentary tickets to a show at G Live.

The Common by Tom Enoch

The Common by Tom Enoch

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