Keynsham Civic Centre near Bath crowned overall champion

An office and civic centre complex near Bath picked up the overall prize in the annual British Council for Offices awards on Tuesday.

Keynsham Civic Centre and One Stop Shop one both the ‘best of the best’ and ‘best corporate workplace categories.

Other winners on the night included One St Peter’s Square in Manchester, PwC Edinburgh and the WWF-UK Headquarters in Woking.

Each of the winners received accolades in five regional heats earlier in the year.

Full list of 2015 winners

Keynsham Civic Centre & One Stop Shop – Winner of ‘Best of the Best’ and ‘Best Corporate Workplace’

Client: Bath & North East Somerset Council

Architect: AHR

Owner: Bath & North East Somerset Council

M&M: Max Fordham

Occupier: Bath & North East Somerset Council

Structural Engineer: Hydrock

Project Manager: Capita Symonds

Contractor: Willmott Dixon

Quantity Surveyor: AECOM


One St Peter’s Square, Manchester – Winner of ‘Best Commercial Workplace’

Client: GMPVF & Argent Development Partnership

Interior Designer: Glenn Howells Architects

Owner: GMPVF & Argent Development

M&E Engineer: Hoare Lee

Occupier: KPMG

Structural Engineer: Tier Consult

Project Manager: Faithful+Gould

Contractor: Carillion Construction Services

Quantity Surveyor: Faithful+Gould

Investment/Property Co: GMPVF & Argent Development Partnership

Architect: Glenn Howells Architects

Developer: GMPVF & Argent Development

Agent: Argent (Property Development) Services


PwC Edinburgh – Winner of ‘Best Fit Out of Workplace’

Client: PwC Edinburgh

Quantity Surveyor: AECOM

Owner: The City of Edinburgh Council

Interior Designer: BDP

Occupier: PwC Edinburgh

Mechanical Engineer: Rybka

Project Manager: AECOM

Contractor: Overbury


1 & 2 Stephen Street, London – Winner of ‘Best Refurbished/Recycled Workplace’

Client: Derwent London

Architect: Orms

Owner: Derwent London

M&E Engineer: Arup

Occupiers: In part only (Brand Opus and Freud)

Structural Engineer: Arup

Project Manager: Jackson Coles

Contractor: Balfour Beatty

Quantity Surveyor: Quantem Consulting

Developer: Derwent London

Agent: JLL


WWF UK Headquarters, Woking – Winner of ‘Best Innovation’

Client: WWF-UK

Architect: Hopkins Architects

Owner: WWF-UK

Interior Designer: Hopkins Architects

Occupier: WWF-UK

M&E Engineer: Atelier Ten

Project Manager: King Sturge

Structural Engineer: Expedition Engineering

Quantity Surveyor: Gardiner & Theobald

Contractor: Wilmott Dixon

Brief Consultant: Alexi Marmot Associates


The Angel Building, London – Winner of ‘Test of Time’

Client: Derwent London

Interior Designer: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

Owner: Derwent London

M&E Engineer: Norman Disney & Young

Occupier: Cancer Research UK / Expedia / NG Bailey / Sage Pay / Design Council

Structural Engineer: Adams Kara Taylor

Project Manager: Buro Four

Contractor: BAM Construction

Quantity Surveyor: AECOM

Developer: Derwent London

Architect: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

Agents: Pilcher Hershman / CBRE / H2SO / DTZ (now Cushman & Wakefield)


The Albus, Glasgow – Winner of ‘Best project up to 2,000sqm’

Client: Clyde Gateway

Architect: jmarchitects

Owner: Clyde Gateway

M&E Engineer: Wallace Whittle

Project Manager: Gardiner & Theobald

Structural Engineer: Woolgar Hunter

Quantity Surveyor: Gardiner & Theobald

Contractor: Robertson Construction