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THE AWARD-WINNING PIECE HALL

Posted On: 3 May 2018

Since re-opening on 1 August 2017, The Piece Hall has been nominated for and received awards for many different aspects of the project. As we approach our first anniversary, here is a round up of our achievements so far:

  • The Piece Hall has been shortlisted for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Awards 2018 for Architectural Excellence. The winner will be announced on 24 May.
  • We have been shortlisted in the categories of Building Conservation and Regeneration for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards 2018. The winner will be announced on 11 May.
  • Claire Slattery, Arts & Heritage Manager for Calderdale Council, was the joint winner of the Best Rescue of a Heritage Building at the Historic England Heritage Angels Awards for her work on The Piece Hall. The Piece Hall was also named the first ever Overall UK Winner!
  • The Piece Hall shone bright, winning Community and Public Realm Project of the Year in the internationally prestigious Lighting Design Awards 2018
  • In November last year the British Guild of Travel Writers highly commended The Piece Hall in their Best UK and Ireland Tourism Project 2017.
  • On Thursday 10 May, Halifax Civic Trust honoured The Piece Hall transformation project with a Heritage Green Plaque, after being impressed with the building's transformation into a modern venue with improved access, new heritage spaces and stunning courtyard. 
  • The Piece Hall was included in the top ten Industry, Trade & Commerce places that help tell A History of England in 100 Places.
  • Regeneration and Yorkshire Project of the Year awards at the regional RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Awards 2018. 
  • The Piece Hall transformation and Central Library and Archives project won the architectural excellence at the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) Yorkshire 2018 Awards. 
  • The Piece Hall Transformation has been shortlisted for Best Heritage Project in the National Lottery Awards

With more awards to be announced soon, we’re delighted that The Piece Hall and the transformation project are receiving international recognition.

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The Piece Hall heritage regeneration project is also supported by Garfield Weston Foundation and The Wolfson Foundation.
The Piece Hall is independently managed by The Piece Hall Trust, a registered charity, number 1156948. Registered in England and Wales, number 08906735.
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