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Brownfield Awards 2024

The highly-esteemed Brownfield Awards, now in their 20th year, bring together the brownfield community to celebrate the excellent work undertaken by organizations and project partnerships, achieved through the use of innovative techniques, awareness of sustainability, engagement with stakeholders, and best practice.

Entries for the 2024 Awards are closed.

The winning entries will be announced live at the Brownfield Awards Ceremony on 17 October 2024 at the Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in Manchester.

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203 categories
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2024 Brownfield Award Categories

Special 20th Anniversary Award: Most Significant UK Remediation or Regeneration Project

Best Project Preparatory Work

Best Research or Application in the Advancement of Science, Technology or Digital Innovation in the Brownfield Sector

Best Public Engagement and Participation of a Brownfield Activity

Best Application of Remediation Technologies

Best Sustainable Re-Use of Materials

Best Sustainable Brownfield/Urban Regeneration/Infrastructure Scheme

Best Public Sector / Not for Profit Brownfield Project

Best Biodiversity Enhancement on a Brownfield Project

Best Overseas Project

Best Early Career Brownfield Professional

Technical Lead of the Year Award

Judges’ Choice Award

Previous Entrants Include:

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Awards Speaker

We're pleased to announce this year's Awards guest speaker will be Tom Bloxham MBE, Chairman and Co-Founder, Urban Splash


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Chairman and Co-Founder, Urban Splash

Tom Bloxham MBE is Chairman and co-founder of award-winning regeneration company Urban Splash which has received over 480 awards for architecture, regeneration, design and business success. The company is responsible for numerous development projects, creating thousands of new homes and jobs and investing nearly a billion pounds into successful regeneration projects across the country including; Manchester, Liverpool, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Birmingham, Leeds, Bradford Sheffield, Bristol, Plymouth, North Shields and Morecambe.


Tom has also held many other prominent positions; he was the Founding Chair of Manchester International Festival and Factory International before stepping down in 2024 having led the development of the organisation’s £250 million Aviva Studios. Tom was also Founding Chair of the Centre for Cities think tank, Founding Chair of the Ancoats Urban Village Trust, Chair of the Arts Council NW, Chancellor of The University of Manchester, Trustee of The Tate Galleries, the Manchester United Foundation, The Big Issue in the North, Barbican Centre Trust and The Bloxham Charitable Trust.


In 1999 at the age of 35, Tom was awarded an MBE for his services to Architecture and Urban Regeneration.


2024 Brownfield
Awards Ceremony

The 2024 Brownfield Award winners will be announced live at the Awards Ceremony on 17 October at the Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in Manchester.

Celebrate the achievements of the brownfield industry and enjoy an evening of entertainment with your peers.

To reserve your table please email

2023 ceremony
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