The CIHT North West Awards 2024

The CIHT North West Awards are back! The Awards celebrates the very best the region offers across the key areas of highways and transportation. They are open to everyone: members and non-members; small and large organisations; public, private and third sector. The Awards recognise the outstanding contribution that good projects and people make to our daily lives.

The Awards - 7 opportunities if you win

  • Showcase your work
  • Boost your profile in the region and use as a stepping stone to greater recognition in the sector
  • Demonstrate your commitment to excellent standards
  • Promote your achievement with press coverage opportunities
  • Add this achievement to your tenders and corporate literature
  • Motivate your workforce to strive for the highest standards.
  • Receive formal recognition of your dedication and achievements

Celebrate your achievements and the success of the region

Submissions will be judged independently, and a shortlist chosen in early April before the winners of the Awards are announced at the CIHT North West Annual Dinner which is currently TBC but likely to be in June 2024 in Manchester city centre.

Further details on the Dinner will be announced shortly.

Support Sponsors

This event is kindly supported by Bethell Construction Ltd and Brightly Software Ltd


Sponsorship opportunities are available for the Awards Dinner. More information will be available shortly or contact to discuss.


The Awards

Submissions deadline: Friday, 19 April 2024


Entry Form

Project of the Year Award (small and large)

These Awards are aimed at projects which are outstanding examples of projects that demonstrate a contribution to the mobility of the community in the north west of England. There will be two Awards in this category: for small projects up to a value of £5m, and for larger projects over £5m in value. 

Environmental/Sustainability Award

This Award recognises projects, products, policy initiatives or strategies delivered by the highways and transportation industry that can demonstrate a contribution to sustainable working and living in the region.

Safety and Well-Being Award

This Award recognises projects and policy initiatives or strategies that have contributed to either safety improvements in the highways and transportation industry or to the improvement of the health and well-being of an organisation's workforce.

Best Practice Award

This Award is to recognise and encourage imaginative concepts and excellence within the highways and transportation industry where a marked positive benefit has been achieved.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Award

This award recognises employers or individuals that have implemented (or been involved in) an EDI (Equality, Diversity, Inclusion) initiative of merit in the North West.

Emerging Professional Award

This award recognises an emerging professional who has shown great potential and achievement in our industry.

Apprentice of the Year Award

This award is to recognise and celebrate an Apprentice who is making an impactful difference to the highways and
transportation industry in the North West and is an achiever in the industry.

2023 Award Winners

Best Practice Award 2023
Winner - Brextor on the A585 - Kier Highways
Highly Commended - Liverpool City Council Bus Priority Review and Interventions - AECOM

Environmental/Sustainability Award 2023
Winner - Manchester Road Sustainable Greenway – Bethell
Highly Commended - Swinton Greenway - Salford City Council
Commended - A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool - Kier Highways

Safety/Well-Being Award 2023
Winner - Health, Safety and Security Strategy for the Audit of Greater Manchester's Active Bee Network - Mott MacDonald

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Award 2023
Winner - Reintegration to Employment Programme for Young People (Liverpool )- Colas
Highly Commended - STEM/School Involvement - Pell Frischmann

Transportation Project of the Year Award 2023 (under £5m)
Winner - Phase 1 Bee Network Cycle Hire - Beryl and Transportfor Greater Manchester
Highly Commended - Lark Lane, Phase 2 – AECOM

Transportation Project of the Year Award 2023 (over £5m)
Winner - Liverpool City Centre Connectivity, Lime Street - Amey Consulting
Highly Commended - Runcorn Delinking and Station Quarter - Balfour Beatty and others
Highly Commended - Liverpool City Centre Connectivity, The Strand Phase 1 - Amey Consulting

Emerging Professional of the Year 2023
Winners - Charlie Ebbrell (Pell Frischmann) and Victoria Derbyshire (Bethell)
Highly Commended - Lewis Brimmell (SLR Consulting) and Bethany Rimmer (Mott MacDonald)