Awards

The CIHT Yorkshire & the Humber Awards celebrate 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 aim to recognise the outstanding contribution that good projects and people make to our daily lives.

Due to Covid-19 the awards will still happen this year, but they will be virtual in nature. All award winners will be announced in a virtual ceremony on Friday 25th September 2020. We will confirm details of that in due course.

We would like to thank our sponsors Graham, Knights Plc and Colas for their continued support for the region in this challenging year.

Why you should enter:

  • The award best represents your organisations achievements and gives you a platform to tell your story
  • Receive independent recognition of your achievement by some of the most respected professionals in the sector which makes winning a fantastic accomplishment
  • Enhance your brand reputation as the award provides a sign of quality for potential clients, strategic transport bodies and investors
  • Stand out from the crowd with amazing PR opportunities
  • Being shortlisted and winning motivates staff, focuses attention on the incredible work the organisation is producing and enhances pride in the organisation
  • Winning an award will attract new talent
  • Demonstrate your value and ability to get results in the region

To enter the awards please click see the categories below, complete an application form and submit to: yhawards@ciht.org.uk

The categories to enter are:

 

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CIHT Yorkshire and the Humber Apprentice Of The Year Award 2020 - Sponsored by Graham 

This award recognises an apprentice or technician who is an achiever in our industry. The judges are looking for the person that has best demonstrated a positive impact in the field of highways or transportation in the Yorkshire and the Humber region and who is making an exceptional contribution to their workplace.
The aim of the Award is to celebrate individual excellence in transportation planning and/or civil engineering within the highways or transportation sector.

For further information on the eligibility criteria, judging and submissions, please read through the detailed guidance contained on the entry form above.  

Entry is free.

Entries should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format, submitted with the official entry form by e-mail.

The word limit for submissions is 1,000 words max.

Deadline for entries is Friday 4th September 2020.

Sponsored by Graham


 

The John Smeaton Yorkshire & the Humber CIHT / Knights Award for the Best Large Highways & Transportation Project Award 2020 - sponsored by Knights Plc

This award recognises the best large project, study or scheme valued at over £1million completed over the last 18 months within the Yorkshire & the Humber region, ie. a scheme developed or delivered within the region or a study based upon an area within the region that illustrates best practice across a range of criteria.  Note any scheme submitted for a CIHT Yorkshire & Humberside Region award in previous years is not allowed to be entered again. The scheme or study will have been delivered by a group or team that can be seen as ambassadors for our profession and who will have demonstrated excellence in the planning or engineering field within the highways and transportation industry. 

For further information on the eligibility criteria, judging and submissions, please read through the detailed guidance contained on the entry form above.  

Entry is free.

Entries should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format, submitted with the official entry form by e-mail.

The word limit for submissions is 1,000 words max.

Deadline for entries is Friday 4th September 2020.

Sponsored by Knights Plc


 

CIHT Yorkshire & the Humber Award / Best Small Highways & Transportation Project Award 2020 - sponsored by CIHT

This award recognises the best small project, study or scheme valued at £1million or under completed over the last 18 months within the Yorkshire & the Humber region, i.e. a scheme developed or delivered within the region or a study based upon an area within the region that illustrates best practice across a range of criteria.  Note any scheme submitted for a CIHT Yorkshire & and the Humber Region award in previous years is not allowed to be entered again. The scheme or study will have been delivered by a group or team that can be seen as ambassadors for our profession and who will have demonstrated excellence in the planning or engineering field within the highways and transportation industry.

For further information on the eligibility criteria, judging and submissions, please read through the detailed guidance contained on the entry form above.  

Entry is free.

Entries should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format, submitted with the official entry form by e-mail.

The word limit for submissions is 1,000 words max.

Deadline for entries is Friday 4th September 2020.

Sponsored by CIHT


 

CIHT Yorkshire & the Humber 'Blind Jack' / Colas Young Professional Award 2020 - sponsored by Colas

The criterion for the award is simply that it is made “to a young person with less than 10 years experience in the industry, who is considered to have provided a significant active role within the Region by their contribution to an interesting or notable project.”  The aim of the Award is to celebrate individual excellence in Transport Planning and/or Civil Engineering within the highways and transportation sector.

 

For further information on the eligibility criteria, judging and submissions, please read through the detailed guidance contained on the entry form above.  

Entry is free.

Entries should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format, submitted with the official entry form by e-mail.

The word limit for submissions is 1,000 words max.

Deadline for entries is Friday 4th September 2020.

 

Sponsored by Colas

Be Inspired - 2019 Winners

CIHT Yorkshire and the Humber Apprentice Of The Year Award 2019

Winner - David Powell, West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Highly Commended - Lynsey Turner, AECOM

Commended - George Allen, NMCN

Commended - Viren Lad, SCP

Commended - Harriet Parkin, Hull City Council

 

CIHT Yorkshire & the Humber Best Large Highways & Transportation Project Award 2019

Winner - Sowerby Gateway Junction Improvement Project - NMCN

Highly Commended - Llangefni Relief Road Ph 3 - SCP

Commended - A61 Chesterfield Road Widening - Amey Streets Ahead and Sheffield City Council

Commended - A1 Scotswood to North Brunton - Sweco


CIHT Yorkshire & the Humber Award / Best Small Highways & Transportation Project Award 2019

Winner - Tees Valley Combined Authority Bus Review and Negotiations - SCP

Highly Commended - Waterfront Car Park Development - Wakefield Council

Commended - Doncaster and Sheffield Electric Bus Study - SYPTE and Arup

 

CIHT Yorkshire & the Humber Blind Jack / Young Professional Award 2019 Results:

Winner - Dr Clare Linton, Urban Transport Group

Highly Commended - Tom Peckitt, Highways England

Commended - Jade Pettit, Interserve

Commended - Matthew Armitage, Highways England

Commended - Sherin Francis, Jacobs


 

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