Greater Manchester Chamber Building of the Year Award 2019

Members are being invited to put forward their nominations for this year's Building of the Year Award.

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 26th July 2019 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 3rd October 2019.

  • All shortlisted finalists will be expected to attend the Awards Dinner – more details can be found here. 


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

Deadline for nominations:  Friday 21 June 2019

Forms should be returned by email to the events team at Greater Manchester Chamber.

E: events@gmchamber.co.uk 

T: 0161 393 4340

Previous winners include: The Christie Proton Beam Therapy Centre (pictured - 2018), Oldham Town Hall (2017) Maggie’s Manchester (2016), The Whitworth (2015), Manchester Central Library (2014) and No. 1 Riverside, Rochdale (2013).