New A&E Hospital Department Wins Society’s Annual Design Awards

Huddersfield’s new A&E department at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary has been announced as the winner of Huddersfield Civic Society’s annual Design Awards.

Presented by the Mayor of Kirklees, Clr Cahal Burke at a ceremony at the Brian Jackson Centre, the A&E was one of five winners who each received a trophy. Full details of the winning schemes can be viewed by going to the Design Award pages or clicking here.

The awards were preceded by two short presentations by Adrian Pitts, Professor of Sustainable Architecture at the University, and Jonathan Lovatt, Managing Director of Eight_One Two Architects on the theme What is ‘Good’ Architecture.

The well attended evening celebrated the best of the town’s new buildings and other developments. Previous winning schemes since the awards were created in 2012 include the Graham Cooksey Building at Greenhead College, Sovereign Design House at the University of Huddersfield, Manor House Hotel at Lindley and the restoration of Huddersfield Parish Church.