Lumis Building - 2019 Design & Architecture Award Winner

Call for Nominations

We were planning to introduce a revised awards scheme this year, but the corona virus has made this impossible. Next year the society is 50 years old. This gives us the opportunity to announce Leicester Civic Society’s 50th Anniversary Heritage and Design Awards.

The nominations to date are:

Heritage Award

St Martins Lodge – St Martins Square

Somerville House – Formerly the Old Nursing Lodge, Towers Hospital

Great Central Station – Gt Central Street

Design Award

Mattiolli Woods building – New Walk

Unison building – Friars Mill complex

No 1 Great Central Square – Great Central Street

We welcome new nominations. for new build or restored property completed between January 2018 and December 2020. Just give us the name of the building and its location and we will do the rest. Nominations for an individual who has contributed to heritage and design in Leicester are also welcome.

Please send your nominations to in order to enable us to contact the appropriate people for further information. Judging will take place in early 2021.

Winstanley House - 2019 Design & Architecture Award Winner
Winstanley House – 2019 Restoration Category Winner

Awards Judging Panel

We are looking for members to join the awards judging panel.

It is not a prerequisite for inclusion on the judging panel to have experience or qualifications in conservation, heritage, planning or architecture; but if you have that would be great.

The judging process will take place in 2021.

If you are interested in being on the judging panel, please express your interest by email . Thank you.

2020 Civic Society Heritage & Design Awards – Call for Nominations