Project: Channel Tunnel Rail Link Contract 440 Client: Union Rail (South) Engineer: Rail Link Engineering Contractor: Balfour Beatty Major Projects Judges' verdict: CTRL Contract 440 demonstrates that a major civil engineering project can be carried out safely and with due regard to the environment, so promoting civil engineering to the future generation.
COMMENDED Project: Refurbishment of Crystal Palace Station Client/Engineer: Railtrack Southern Designer: Steven Frankham Associates Contractor: MJ Gleeson Steelwork: McNealy Brown Judges' verdict: Regeneration of a derelict building with sympathetic use of modern materials.
HIGHLY COMMENDED Project: Gillingham Pier Slipway Refurbishment Client: Medway Council Engineer: Bullen Consultants Contractor: Seastructures Project manager: Groundwork Medway Swale Judges' verdict: Value engineering enabled an essential regeneration project to proceed.
COMMENDED Project: Pedestrianisation of George Street, Hove Client/Engineer: Brighton & Hove City Council Designer: Owen Williams Contractor: Highway Services Judges' verdict: Regeneration in a busy urban environment which has overcome fierce public opposition and delivered real economic and environmental benefits.
HIGHLY COMMENDED Project: Refurbishment and re-erection of the Bell Mast at Chatham Dockyard Client: South East England Development Agency Engineer: Harris & Sutherland Contractor: Brett Construction Judges' verdict: Unusual refurbishment of a scheduled ancient monument enhanced by a carefully designed aesthetic surrounding.
COMMENDED Project: Reconstruction of Appledore Bridge Client: Kent County Council Contractor: Carr Construction Architect: Percy Thomas Partnership Judges' verdict: Delivering improved access while working over a scheduled monument involving an innovative piling solution and parapet design.