Sefton Design Awards 2023

Sefton design awardsSefton Council are committed to achieving high quality design within the borough’s built environment. We recognise that good design is central to achieving sustainable development by creating quality places and stimulating investment.

Sefton Council recognises that there are many examples of good design within the borough and feel that the time is right to celebrate the best of these. We will therefore be holding an inaugural design awards competition across several categories, each of which are important in their own right.

If you believe you have a scheme (or know of a scheme) that fits into any of the below categories, built in the past 10 years and is worthy of consideration we want to hear from you.

Award Categories

  • Best heritage scheme
  • Best small housing scheme (under 10 houses)
  • Best individual new house
  • Best large housing scheme (10 houses or over)
  • Best conversion scheme (any use)
  • Best commercial scheme
  • Best home extension
  • Best affordable housing scheme
  • Best public building
  • Best public art or public realm scheme
  • Best sustainable/climate change resistant scheme

How to take part

Download and complete the nomination form to submit your scheme for consideration before 31 May 2023.  Once completed, please email the completed nomination and supporting photographs and documents to us at

Sefton Design Awards Nomination Form (pdf 204KB)

If you have any questions you would like to raise before making your submission email


1 April 2023 Scheme launch
31 May 2023 Last date for nominations
1 June – 30 August 2023 Review of nominations
1 September 2023 Shortlisting
20 October 2023 Award Event at The Grand, Lord Street, Southport


Last Updated on Friday, March 24, 2023

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