South Downs National Park Awards-Farnham Herald

South Downs National Park Awards

Lovers of the South Downs national Park have been invited to vote for their favourite building projects in the area covered by the park.

The People’s Choice Awards have been launched to celebrate “a decade of innovative and inspirational projects that have made a standout contribution to the landscape, heritage, build environment and local communities of the national park”.

The awards have been created so members of the public can have their say on which of the “unique projects” nominated should receive an award.

Sixteen projects have been shortlisted for the aware-they are:

  • Alice Holt Visitor Centre, Farnham
  • Gilbert White Museum, Selborme
  • Buckmore Studios, Petersfield
  • Black Cat Barn, Cocking, West Sussex
  • Easebourne Community Space, Easebourne, West Sussex
  • The Gateway Project, Singleton, West Sussex
  • Hound Lodge, Goodwood, West Sussex
  • Nithurst Farm, Upperton, West Sussex
  • King Edward VII Estate, Easebourne, West Sussex
  • Timberyard Lane, Lewes, East Sussex
  • The Depot, Lewes, East Sussex
  • South Street, Lewes, East Sussex
  • The Flint Barns, Rathfinny Wine Estate, East Sussex
  • Ditchling Museum, Ditchling, East Sussex
  • Follers Manor Gardens, Alfriston, East Sussex

Tim Slaney, director of planning at the South Downs National Park Authority, said “We launched the national park’s first design awards earlier this year and have been incredibly pleased with the response. Those shortlisted pay homage to this special landscape and have the highest standards of architectural and landscape design, conservation and sustainability.”

The People’s Choice Award will be decided by an online poll. The project receiving the most votes will be crowned the winner.

Voting closing on October 21- to vote you will need to visit: