Building of the Year Award 2023

Greater Manchester Chamber Building of the Year 2023 is now open for nominations!

Members are being invited to make suggestions for this year's Building of the Year Award. 

Criteria and how to enter:

The aim of the award is to recognise a building’s contribution to Greater Manchester in terms of construction and development. This could include the building’s significance to the City Region, its impact on the local economy, its effect on the local community, its importance in terms of urban regeneration and environmental enhancement, its design excellence, or its contribution to urban design and townscape. 

The following areas will be considered during the selection process: 

  • Design quality 

  • Construction techniques 

  • Sustainability credentials 

  • Function and use 

  • Economic benefits

  • Community benefits 

  • Value for money

  • Innovation and special features 

Rules of entry: 

  • The building must be within Greater Manchester; 

  • The building can be new-build or refurbishment/conversion; 

  • The building must have reached practical completion and be in the possession of the client by early January 2024 when the site visit will take place if shortlisted; 

  • The award will be presented to the commissioning body at the GM Chamber Property & Construction Awards Dinner taking place on Thursday 29th February 2024. 

  • All shortlisted finalist’s will be expected to attend the Awards Dinner. 

To nominate a building for the award, click here and complete the form. 

Deadline for nominations:  Friday 8th December 2023 

Forms should be returned by email to the Diane Elebert-Morgan Greater Manchester Chamber. 

T: 07740 196476 

Previous winners include: Energy House 2.0 (2022), RHS Garden Bridgewater (2021), The Oglesby Centre at Halle St Peters (2020), Manchester Alliance Business School (2019), The Christie Proton Beam Therapy Centre (2018), Oldham Town Hall (2017) Maggie’s Manchester (2016), The Whitworth (2015), Manchester Central Library (2014) and No. 1 Riverside, Rochdale (2013).