CIHT Cymru Wales' North Wales Annual Dinner 2015

December 15 2015   | Region: Cymru Wales

At CIHT Cymru Wales’ North Wales Awards Dinner on 27 November at The Kinmel, Abergele, over 100 transportation professionals gathered to celebrate the successes of the industry in the area.  The event was again sponsored by Alun Griffiths Contractors, Corderoy and Jones Bros (Ruthin).

The award winners, receiving their trophies from CIHT president Sue Sharland, were:

  • Transportation Project of the Year - Pont Briwet (clients Gwynedd Council and Network Rail, designers Tony Gee and Hewson, contractor Hochtief)
  • Environmental Sustainability project of the year – A470(T) Gelligemlyn (client Welsh Government, designer YGC, contractor Balfour Beatty)
  • Best Practice Award – Design for resource efficiency (Mott MacDonald)
  • Alun Griffiths Award for Safety Project of the Year – A494(T) Bala to Druid, Road Safety Pilot to Reduce Motorcyclist Casualties (client Welsh Government/Gwynedd Council, designer YGC, contractor Gwynedd Council).

In addition, the A470(T) Gelligemlyn and Llanfair PG Park and Ride Share Scheme (client Isle of Anglesey County Council, designer Mott MacDonald, contractor Dawnus) were highly commended by the judges in the Project of the Year and Environmental Sustainability project of the year categories respectively.

Region chair Kerry Evans thanked The Kinmel staff, the sponsors, attending companies and the North Wales area group members for their support and after the awards had been presented legendary cancer-surviving jockey Bob Champion MBE spoke about his experiences in horse racing and his charity work.

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