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The George Phillips and Tony Traylen Built Environment Awards are presented annually by Rutland Local History & Record Society in
conjunction with Rutland County Council.
The Awards, in two categories, are given in recognition of a significant contribution towards conserving or enhancing the character of the
built environment of Rutland.
The George Phillips Award, introduced in 1980, is for a recently completed new or refurbished domestic, commercial or industrial building
or development in Rutland. The award was established following a generous donation to the Rutland History Society by Patrick Coyne in
memory of his grandfather, George Phillips.
The Tony Traylen Award, introduced in 2007, is for the renovation or conservation of an historic domestic, commercial or industrial
building in Rutland
The awards are for projects which are completed during the eighteen months prior to the special Awards Ceremony at Oakham Castle,
usually held in January. The owners of the of the buildings in the two categories whose projects are considered to have made the most
significant contribution to conserving the character of the built environment in Rutland are presented with a certificate, and a plaque in
the shape of a Rutland horseshoe which can be affixed to the building.
The judges may also award highly commended and commended certificates in both categories.
How are nominations made?
Anyone can nominate a project for the George Phillips and Tony Traylen Built Environment Awards. All that is required is to identify and
provide details of any recently completed building project which, in your opinion, helps to conserve or enhance the character of Rutland.
Nominations can be for new or refurbished domestic, commercial or industrial buildings or developments, or for refurbished historic buildings.
Nominations can be made by anyone, including owners and developers.
Your name & address
Your telephone number & email address
Name of Developer or Owner (if known)
Building or Development Address
Brief description of the building or development
Please note that it is not necessary to indicate the award category. The judging panel will decide on this following inspection of the
Nominations should be sent to:
The Secretary (Built Environment Awards), Rutland Local History & Record Society, Rutland County Museum
Catmose Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HW
Or by email to - email@example.com
These addresses can also be used for any enquiries regarding the Awards.
What is the judging process?
Nominations are judged by a panel drawn from Rutland Local History & Record Society and Rutland County Council. Nominated projects
are usually visited by the panel during October.
When are the awards presented?
The awards are presented during a special Awards Ceremony at Oakham Castle, usually in January.
Select here to review the Rutland Built Environment Awards 1980 - 2019
The George Phillips and Tony Traylen
Built Environment Awards