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Environment Awards 2016

Rewarding great design, environmental guardianship and community spirit in County Durham.

2016 Winners

Winners of the 2016 Environment Awards were announced on Thursday 10 November.

Outstanding awards

One outstanding award was presented

  • Wharton Park Restoration ( Built environment and Places and spaces categories)

All winning entries

The full list of winning entries is below.  You can also find more details about each of the winning projects and volunteers in the winners' brochure.

Read our Environment Awards winners brochure 2016 (interactive version) or download the Environment Awards 2016 winner brochure (PDF, 4Mb).

CategoryNomineeCategory Winner or Highly Commended
Built environmentWharton Park RestorationCategory Winner
Built environmentDurham CrematoriumHighly Commended
Built environmentMiddle Mown Meadows FarmHighly Commended
Built environmentSt Michael and All AngelsHighly Commended
Climate changeSchool Carbon Reduction ProgrammeCategory Winner
Climate changeNew University Data CentreHighly Commended
Community partnershipHeart of TeesdaleCategory Winner
Community partnershipReach for the BeachCategory Winner
Community partnershipBig Spring CleanHighly Commended
Community partnershipEsh Winning Miners' MemorialHighly Commended
CraftsmanshipAuckland Castle Walled Garden RestorationCategory Winner
CraftsmanshipWar Memorial RefurbishmentHighly Commended
CraftsmanshipSt Mary MagdaleneHighly Commended
Greener businessDoe Park Caravan ParkCategory Winner
Natural environmentHeathland HeartlandsCategory Winner
Natural environmentChanging Lives Conservation ProjectHighly Commended
Natural environmentKennedy's PondsHighly Commended
Natural environmentRiver Deerness Restoration ProjectHighly Commended
Places and spacesBurnhope Community GardenCategory Winner
Places and spacesWharton parkCategory Winner
Places and spacesHallgarth Residents Ponds ProjectHighly Commended
Places and spacesPaths for AllHighly Commended
Places and spacesStobilee WetlandsHighly Commended
Schools and collegesCotsford Community AllotmentCategory Winner
Schools and collegesMurton Ribbon AcademyCategory Winner
Schools and collegesWhitworth Park STEM ClubCategory Winner
Schools and collegesFrom Wilderness to WonderlandCategory Winner
Schools and collegesRosa Street Community Allotment ProjectHighly Commended
Volunteer group of the yearSacriston and Changing LivesCategory Winner
Volunteer group of the yearBrusselton Incline GroupCategory Winner
Volunteer group of the yearNewfield and Pelton Lane Ends Residents AssociationHighly Commended
Volunteer group of the yearTanfield in BloomHighly Commended
Volunteer of the year - under 18Roseberry Primary School Gardening ClubCategory Winner
Volunteer of the year - over 18 Joyce RobertsCategory Winner
Volunteer of the year - over 18John LongmoorHighly Commended


Environment Awards support


The Environment Awards are supported by.

Northern Echo Durham County Council Durham University Wildlife Trust Marmax Groundwork Banks group