The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has been running the London People’s Choice Award for the last eight years. The award recognises the civil engineering projects that are transforming the built environment and the lives of Londoners.
This year 10 projects across the spectrum of civil engineering (from improving transport connections, reimaging public spaces and upgrading sewage treatment) are now open to the public vote.
- Ashmead School Expansion, submitted by London Borough of Lewisham
- Carpenters Land Bridge, GRAHAM
- Claridge’s Hotel, submitted by McGee
- Eastcote Town Centre Improvement, submitted by the Project Centre
- Kings Scholars Pond, submitted Stantec
- Leicester Square Hotel, submitted by McGee
- London City Piling and Deck Works, submitted by BAM Nuttall
- ThamesLink Programme Automatic Train Operation, submitted by Network Rail
- Wembley E03 Canada Gardens, submitted by John Sisk & Son Ltd
- White Hart Lane Station Upgrade, Transport for London
The competition shows how different types of infrastructure projects can not only relieve pain points but improve peoples quality of life.
Jonathan Baggs, Director of ICE London explained that “as part of the ICE London Civil Engineering Awards, our People’s Choice award showcases the top schemes benefiting the local community and highlighting the important contribution that civil engineers make. These strange and unprecedented times remind us of and show the crucial role civil engineers play in delivering essential services and enhancing the places in which people live”
Above – Kings Scholars Pond Sewer Rehabilitationmodular super duplex stainless steel trusses
Above – Claridge’s Hotel Iceberg Basement
Voting opens at www.ice.org.uk/londonawards on Friday 24 April at 10:00, closing on Monday 18 May at 17:00.
Three voters will be chosen at random and will receive an ICE commemorative book, goody bag and, a private tour of the Institution’s headquarters at One Great George Street, Westminster (when safe to do so). You can follow award updates and announcements on social media using #ICELondonPeoplesChoice and following @ice_london on Twitter.