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Structural Steel Design Awards

The Structural Steel Design Awards started in 1969. The objective of the awards is to celebrate the excellence of the United Kingdom and Ireland in the field of steel construction, particularly demonstrating its potential in terms of efficiency, cost effectiveness, aesthetics, sustainability and innovation.

Each year the awards scheme attracts many excellent entries from widely ranging projects. Successful projects are expected to have a minimum threshold of excellence in architectural and engineering terms and to be cost effective. Each year’s entries reflect the increasingly high standards that are being achieved, not only in design and all aspects of fabrication, but also in short construction programmes and accuracy on site.

2021 saw the 53rd Structural Steel Design Awards jointly sponsored by BCSA and Trimble Solutions (UK) Ltd.

The Awards are open to steel based structures situated in the United Kingdom or overseas that have been built by UK or Irish steelwork contractors. For further information on how to enter and previous winners click here

Structural Steel Design Awards 2021 : Award

100 Liverpool Street, London

Architect – Hopkins Architects
Structural engineer – AKT II
Steelwork contractor – William Hare Ltd
Main contractor – Sir Robert McAlpine
Client – British Land

Full project details can be found here

Hams Way Footbridge, Worcester

Architect – Moxon Architects
Structural engineer – COWI
Steelwork contractor – S H Structures Ltd
Main contractor – Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd
Client – Worcestershire County Council

Full project details can be found here

Glasgow Queen Street Station

Architect – BDP and IDP
Structural engineer – Arup
Main contractor – Balfour Beatty
Client – Network Rail

Full project details can be found here

Pooley New Bridge, Cumbria

Architect – Knight Architects
Structural engineer – GHD
Main contractor – Eric Wright Civil Engineering
Client – Cumbria County Council

Full project details can be found here

Structural Steel Design Awards 2021 : Commendation

100 Bishopsgate, London

Architect – Allies and Morrison
Structural engineer – Robert Bird Group
Steelwork contractor – William Hare Ltd
Main contractor – Multiplex Construction Europe Ltd
Client – Brookfield Properties

Full project details can be found here

Brentford Community Stadium

Architect – AFL Architects
Structural engineer – Arup
Main contractor – Buckingham Group Contracting Ltd
Client – Lionel Road Developments Ltd

Full project details can be found here

80 Charlotte Street, London

Architect – Make
Structural engineer – Arup
Steelwork contractor – Bourne Group Ltd
Main contractor – Multiplex Construction Europe Ltd
Client – Derwent London

Full project details can be found here

Murdoch’s Connection, A63 Castle Street, Hull

Architect – Matter Architects
Structural engineer – Arup
Steelwork contractor – S H Structures Ltd
Main contractor – Tilbury Douglas Construction
Client – Highways England

Full project details can be found here

60 London Wall

Architect – EPR Architects
Structural engineer – Heyne Tillett Steel
Steelwork contractor – Severfield
Main contractor – Skanska
Client – La Salle Investment Management

Full project details can be found here

Leicester City FC Training Ground

Architect – KSS Group Ltd
Structural engineer – TRP Consulting
Steelwork contractor – BHC Ltd
Main contractor – McLaren
Client – Leicester City Football Club

Full project details can be found here

The Catalyst, Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect – GSSArchitecture
Structural engineer – s h e d
Main contractor – Bowmer and Kirkland Ltd
Client – Newcastle University

Full project details can be found here

Structural Steel Design Awards 2021 : Merit

Heron Quay Pavilion, Canary Wharf, London

Architect – Adamson Associates
Structural engineer – Arup
Steelwork contractor – Elland Steel Structures Ltd
Main contractor – Canary Wharf Contractors
Client – Canary Wharf Group

Full project details can be found here

The Hickman

Architect – DSDHA
Structural engineer – Heyne Tillett Steel
Steelwork contractor – Hillcrest Structural Ltd
Main contractor – Ellmer Construction
Client – Great Portland Estates plc

Full project details can be found here

Brundholme and Low Pearson Bridge

Brundholme and Low Pearson Bridge

Architect – Capita
Structural engineer – Beaver Bridges Ltd
Main contractor – Cubby Construction Ltd
Client – Lake District National Park Authority

Full project details can be found here

Wenlock Works

Architect – Buckley Gray Yeoman
Structural engineer – Heyne Tillett Steel
Steelwork contractor – Billington Structures Ltd
Main contractor – Sir Robert McAlpine
Client – Stanhope PLC

Full project details can be found here

Structural Steel Design Awards 2021 : National Finalist

Majestic, Leeds

Architect – DLA Architecture
Structural engineer – Buro Happold
Main contractor – Sir Robert McAlpine
Client – City Square Developments Ltd

Manchester Airport Terminal 2 Transformation

Architect – Pascall + Watson
Structural engineer – Buro Happold
Steelwork contractor – William Hare Ltd
Main contractor – Laing O’Rourke
Client – Manchester Airports Group

Pinewood Studios Phase II

Architect – McAlpine Design Group
Structural engineer – McAlpine Design Group
Steelwork contractor – Billington Structures Ltd
Main contractor – Sir Robert McAlpine
Client – Pinewood Group

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Union Street

Architect – Bennetts Associates
Structural engineer – Integral Engineering Design
Main contractor – 8build Ltd
Client – The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

The University of Winchester, West Downs Campus

Architect – Design Engine Architects
Structural engineer – Heyne Tillett Steel
Steelwork contractor – Hillcrest Structural Ltd
Main contractor – Osborne
Client – The University of Winchester