Brownfield Awards 2021

 14 October | Online

About the Brownfield Awards

This year's virtual event will be the 17th year for these highly regarded Awards, which celebrate excellence across a range of categories in the brownfield and contaminated land sector. They recognise the outstanding achievements made by individuals and organisations, through the use of innovative techniques, awareness of sustainability, engagement of stakeholders and demonstration of best practice

Entries for the 2021 Awards are now open!

Which project will you nominate this year? Remember, nominations are completely free of charge.

Full details of the categories and criteria can be found below. 

Building on the success of the 2020 ceremony, this year’s event will also take place virtually and promises to bring an evening of celebration and entertainment. Don’t miss out on this highly-acclaimed, industry event.


Entries close 21 May 2021.

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2021 Categories

  1. Best Project Preparatory Work

  2. Best Scientific/Technical/Digital Advance or Innovation

  3. Best industry Innovation / Adaptation to Covid-19

  4. Best Public Engagement and Participation

  5. Best Application of Remediation Technologies

  6. Best Remediation of a Smaller Site

  7. Best Project Closure/Verification

  8. Best Re-use of Materials

  9. Best Urban Regeneration/ Brownfield scheme

  10. Best International Project

  11. Best Public Sector/Not for Profit Led Project

  12. Best Infrastructure Project

  13. Best Biodiversity Enhancement

  14. Judges’ Choice

  15. Best Young Brownfield Professional

For more information on each category and the criteria for entry click here.


2020 Brownfield Awards

The 2020 Brownfield Awards were a big success, attracting over 250 industry professionals. Each attendee had access to their own dedicated virtual awards table, entertainment from our magician as well as an exclusive viewing of the live ceremony announcing the winners. So don’t miss out on this highly-acclaimed, industry event this year. You can check out last year’s winners and watch the ceremony below.


2021 Judges

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Technical Director, Wood

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Managing Director, Delta-Simons

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Director, McAuliffe

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Director, Westenviro

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Editorial Director, Environment Analyst



 Technical Specialist Groundwater & Contaminated Land, Environment Agency



Associate, The Environmental Protection Group Ltd

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Principal Land Quality Engineer, NHBC

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Lead Officer Contaminated Land, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

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Senior Technical Manager, Homes England

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Contaminated Land Officer and Remediation Project Manager, Swindon Borough Council

Beautiful Brownfields Photo Competition

The Beautiful Brownfields photography competition is now open for entries!

The Beautiful Brownfields photography competition aims to celebrate the artistic unusual and often extraordinary characteristics of brownfield land. If you see order in chaos, fantastic colour spectrums or a breathtaking panorama of a site mid-development, then why not enter this free competition? To enter please send your photos to bb.awards@environment-analyst.com or click the button below. Entries are limited to 3 photos per person. Please also include a photo title and description with each entry.

The winning photo will be judged on impact as well as its ability to fit the brief - seeing brownfield differently.

Below are some previous entries.

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