Published Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Waverley Borough Council is asking residents to vote for their favourite new build or public building to crown the ‘People’s Choice’ winner at the forthcoming Design Awards this March.
A total of 16 developments have been shortlisted for the coveted award, including a new build in Farnham, a new hospital building in Haslemere, an extension to the community centre in Godalming and a new school building in Farnham.
Voting is open to all by visiting www.waverley.gov.uk/designawards and completing the short online voting form. The winner will be announced at the Design Awards 2019 ceremony, which takes place on Friday 14 March at Memorial Hall, Farnham.
Councillor Chris Storey, Portfolio Holder for Policy and Customer Services, said: “We’d like to thank all those who took the time to make their nominations for this year’s Design Awards. We have some excellent buildings in Waverley that deserve recognition. We now need residents to go online and vote for their overall favourite. It should only take a few minutes and will ensure that your choice is in the running for this prestigious award. ”
Voting opened this week and closes 15 February at 5pm.
The awards, were introduced in 1995 by Waverley Borough Council to encourage interest in the quality of the borough’s built and natural environment and to promote an awareness of the need for high quality design. They are free to enter but developments must have been completed between 1 April 2015 and 30 September 2018.