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Silver and Bronze for Wilts & Berks Canal project.
Friday, 27 May 2011 09:38

wilts_berks_canal_pernership_200Ken Oliver writes9612_1000

I am very pleased to let you know that against some very stiff nationwide competition, the Wichelstowe project received a ‘commended' in the Partnership' category and ‘runner up' in Masterplanning in the Waterways Renaissance Awards.

My special thanks to all involved in the Wichelstowe project and to BAM Nuttall, the contractors at Wichelstowe, who kindly hosted us at the event on Wednesday evening in Birmingham ‘Gold' next year !

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The Wilts & Berks team receive the certificates from Chairman of the judges Helen Carey. From the wide partnership that is restoring the canal, represented here are Wiltshire Council, Swindon Borough Council, the Wilts & Berks Canal Trust , designers of the Wichelstowe canal Arup, and BAM Nuttall who build the waterway and associated infrastructure.
The certificates are 'commended' in the Partnership category & 'runner up' in Masterplanning

DSC08808_1000The Waterways Renaissance Awards, run by The Waterways Trust, recognise exceptional projects that are using canals and rivers to enrich people's lives across the UK and the Awards Ceremony took place at in the opulent surrounding of Birmingham's Council House on 25th May

[Images 1 and 2 Paul Mellor Photography;  3 Matt Allard]

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