CIHT Yorkshire & the Humber Awards

CIHT Yorkshire & the Humber are launching their 2021 Awards and are accepting submissions, with the date for the Awards Ceremony to be held virtually on Friday 24 September 2021.

The awards the Committee are launching are:

Best Small Project of the Year 2021
Best Large Project of the Year 2021
Apprentice of the Year 2021
Emerging Professional of the Year 2021
"Above and Beyond" Pandemic Award - This is a new temporary award which will allow companies or individuals to nominate a member who has gone above and beyond during this difficult time to maintain their business, help morale and mental health, and keep people safe during this difficult period in time.

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.

All award winners will be announced in a virtual ceremony on Friday 24th September 2021. We will confirm details of that in due course.

The Committee is expecting and hoping to be able to return to an in-person event in 2022.

Why you should enter:

  • The award best represents the achievements of your organisations 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

Key information:

Deadline for entries: Friday 27th August 2021

Forms for each of these categories with judging criteria are available below.  It is expected that shortlisted applicants and projects will need to record a short video presentation to be presented as a part of the virtual ceremony this year.

To submit an entry for the awards, email the respective entry form and a maximum 1,000 word submission to:
yhawards@ciht.org.uk and yorkshireandthehumber@ciht.org.uk

The categories to enter are:

CIHT Yorkshire and the Humber Award for going “Above and Beyond” during the Covid 19 pandemic

The aim of this Award is to honor and recognise an individual or individuals in our sector who has gone above and
beyond in supporting their business, their colleagues and the industry during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The judges are looking for those that have provided a tangible benefit to a business, their colleagues or the wider industry.

For further information on the eligibility criteria, judging and submissions, please read through the detailed guidance contained in 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 27th August 2021.

To submit an entry for this award, email the respective entry form and a maximum 1,000 word submission to:
yhawards@ciht.org.uk and yorkshireandthehumber@ciht.org.uk


 

The John Smeaton CIHT Yorkshire & the Humber Award for the Best Large Highways & Transportation Project Award 2021

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 27th August 2021.

To submit an entry for this award, email the respective entry form and a maximum 1,000 word submission to:
yhawards@ciht.org.uk and yorkshireandthehumber@ciht.org.uk


 

CIHT Yorkshire & the Humber Award / Best Small Highways & Transportation Project Award 2021

This award recognises the best small project, study or scheme valued at under £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 27th August 2021.

To submit an entry for this award, email the respective entry form and a maximum 1,000 word submission to:
yhawards@ciht.org.uk and yorkshireandthehumber@ciht.org.uk


 

CIHT Yorkshire & the Humber 'Blind Jack' Emerging Professional of the Year Award 2021

This award recognises an emerging professional 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 27th August 2021.

 

To submit an entry for this award, email the respective entry form and a maximum 1,000 word submission to:
yhawards@ciht.org.uk and yorkshireandthehumber@ciht.org.uk

CIHT Yorkshire and the Humber Award for Apprentice of the Year 2021

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 27th August 2021.

To submit an entry for this award, email the respective entry form and a maximum 1,000 word submission to:
yhawards@ciht.org.uk and yorkshireandthehumber@ciht.org.uk


 

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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If you have a question please contact yorkshireandthehumber@ciht.org.uk

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