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Angel Award Winners 2016

The winners of the 2016 Historic England Angel Awards were announced at an awards ceremony held at The Palace Theatre in London on 31 October 2016. The ceremony was presented by Andrew Lloyd Webber and historian Bettany Hughes. Amongst the presenters were Fiona Bruce, Julian Fellowes, and George Clarke.

Best Community Action Project

Sponsored by the National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS)

The winner in this category is Operation Nightingale for the project Operation Nightingale.

 

Find out more about the Operation Nightingale project

 

 

Best Contribution to a Heritage Project by Young People

The winner in this category is Josh Aitken-Dunkeld for the project at Frank James Hospital.

 

Find out more about Josh Aitken-Dunkeld

 


Best Rescue of a Heritage Site

The winner of this category is Julie and Howard Duckworth for the rescue of Aire Street, Goole (within Goole conservation area).

Find out more about the rescue of Aire Street, Goole

   

Best Research Project

The winner of this category is Port Sunlight Village Trust and Wirral Borough Council (WBC) for the research project The Port Sunlight Local Listed Building Consent Order (LLBCO).

 

More about Port Sunlight Local Listed Building Consent Order research project

 

 

Outstanding Contribution to Heritage

Sponsored by Aon Estates Practice

The winner of this category is Carlo Diponio - Construction Supervisor at Dudley Zoo.

 

Find out more about Carlo Diponio

 

The entrance to Dudley Zoo which Carlo worked on during its restoration
The entrance to Dudley Zoo which Carlo worked on during its restoration. Carlo is the Zoo's expert in the field of concrete and knows the best techniques for restoring these buildings which were instrumental in bringing modernist architecture to the UK

Winner of the Historic England Angel Award for the Historic England Followers’ and Telegraph Readers’ Favourite

The winner of this category is Clevedon Pier and Heritage Trust Ltd for the community action project Clevedon Pier Visitor Centre.

Find out more about the Clevedon Pier Visitor Centre project


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Angel Awards Ceremony 2016

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  • L-R Simon Talbot-Ponsonby and Nicole Laken from the Clevedon Pier and Heritage Trust are presented with the award for Best Community Action Project by Julian Fellows, Andrew Lloyd Weber and Duncan Wilson CEO Historic England for the Clevedon Pier Visitors Centre
  • L-R Richard Bennett, Richard Brooks, Briony Lalor and Richard Osgood from Operation Nightingale are presented with the award for Best Community Action Project by Julian Fellows, Andrew Lloyd Weber and Duncan Wilson CEO Historic England for the project Operation Nightingale
  • Josh Aitken-Dunkeld from the Frank James Hospital Isle of Wight is presented with the award for Best contribution to a heritage project by young people by Julian Fellows, Andrew Lloyd Weber and Duncan Wilson CEO Historic England for the project at Frank James Hospital, during the Historic England Angel Awards at the Palace Theatre in London
  • L-R Howard and Julie Duckworth from Aire Street, Goole are presented with the award for Best Heritage Rescue award by Julian Fellows, Andrew Lloyd Weber and Duncan Wilson CEO Historic England for Aire Street Goole
  • L-R Heather Alcock and Jess Malpas from the Port Sunlight Village Trust and Wirral Borough Council are presented with the award for Best research project by Julian Fellows, Andrew Lloyd Weber and Duncan Wilson CEO Historic England for the Port Sunlight Local Listed Building Consent Order (LLBCO)
  • Carlo Diponio from Dudley Zoo is presented with the award for Outstanding contribution to heritage (Sponsored by Aon Private Clients) by Julian Fellows, Andrew Lloyd Weber and Duncan Wilson CEO Historic England for the Tecton Buildings
  • All award winners and judges, during the Historic England Angel Awards at the Palace Theatre in London. The Historic England Angel Awards celebrate the efforts of individuals and local groups all over the country who put hours of work and enthusiasm into saving derelict and severely damaged historic landmarks
  • L-R Colin McLean, Duncan Wilson CEO Historic England, Emma Bridgewater, Bettany Hughes, Sir Laurie Magnus, Julian Fellowes, Fiona Bruce, George Clarke and Philip Mould arrive at the Historic England Angel Awards at the Palace Theatre in London

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