Award IssuerBALI

Category: Hard Landscaping £300,000 to £1.5 million

Project: Ordsall Hall Museum, Salford

Date: 2012

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We were delighted to receive two prestigious BALI National Landscape Awards for this project in both the 'Hard Landscaping £300,000 to £1.5 million' and the 'Restoration and Regeneration' categories. The judges praised the project and commented "The restoration work was undertaken with considerable skill particularly during the operations around the actual Museum and the need to protect the foundations. Part of the project was the re-introduction of the outline of the former moat and the establishment of the formal gardens to fully reflect the original features of the Hall. The hard paving, kerbing and timber works have been skillfully executed."

Award Issuer: RICS

Category: Building Conservation

Project: Ordsall Hall Museum, Salford

Date: 2012

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In 2012 Ordsall Hall Museum also won the prestigious North West RICS Award for Building Conservation and the Museum and Heritage Award in the Restoration category. It was then awarded the top prize for Building Conservation at the RICS National Grand Final held at the Savoy in London.

Award Issuer: Leeds Architecture Awards

Category: Landscape Award

Project: Merrion Gardens

Date: 2006

Web Links: Leeds City Council

“I write on behalf of Wade’s Trustees to convey to you our complete satisfaction with the way in which the Merrion Street Garden of Rest has been restored.
Thomas Wade lived in the proximity of the Garden and I am certain he would be satisfied with the way in which this open space in the heart of the city has not only been preserved but now so skilfully and appropriately restored. 
We were delighted that your endeavours were recognised by a Landscape Award in the 2006 Leeds Architecture Awards.”
— Hon. Ald. Martin J Dodgson MBE JP, Chairman of Wade's Charity

Award Issuer: BALI

Category: Land Renewal Scheme

Project: Alexandra Park, Oldham

Date: 2005

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“The whole park has been restored magnificently thanks to a major grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Horticon’s work has been to change the shape of the lake by infilling part of it, and creating a new liner to the sides of the lake. The overall picture transforms the previous landscape. It may have taken a lot of heavy machinery to do it, but what they have created is a piece of art.”
— Judge's Comments