The Institution of Civil Engineers Robert Stephenson Awards Dinner, Newcastle
PUBLISHED: 14:05 23 May 2011 | UPDATED: 19:26 20 February 2013
The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) North East announced the winners of this year's prestigious Robert Stephenson Awards at a dinner in Newcastle.
The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) North East announced the winners of this years prestigious Robert Stephenson Awards at a dinner in Newcastle.
The landmark Temenos sculpture, in Middlesbrough, and the transformation works at North Shields Western Fish Quay refurbishment are the winners of the 2011 awards.
Commendations have gone to the Cockton Hill Railway Bridge Replacement project, in Bishop Auckland, and the reclamation of the former Lambton Coke Works, in Fencehouses, Sunderland.
Temenos, a project by Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering, Arup and Faithful & Gould, for Tees Valley Unlimited, won the under 4 million category, in which the Cockton Hill Railway Bridge Replacement project was commended. It was undertaken by the Durham Strategic Alliance for Civil Engineering and Jacobs and Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering, for Durham County Council, was commended.
The Fish Quay project, by WA Fairhurst & Partners and Southbay Civils Ltd for North Shields Fish Quay Company Ltd/Port of Tyne, won the over 4 million category, which also saw the commendation for the Lambton Coke Works, by Carillion Civil Engineering and AECOM for the Homes and Communities Agency.
The judges described Temenos as a landmark sculpture in an iconic setting that encompasses first class engineering that will inspire and promote the region.
Of the North Shields Fish Quay work, the judges said: The transformation of a deteriorating facility to meet future demands and ensure the continual successful operation of the fish quay.
The awards were presented by Peter Hansford, President of ICE, at the annual ICE North East dinner, which was held at the Gosforth Marriott Hotel.