The Grand in Southport

Tickets are now on sale for the first ever Sefton Design Awards, held at The Grand Hotel, Southport on Friday, 20th October 2023.

The black-tie event will start at 7pm and will be hosted by the fantastic Radio City presenter Leanne Campbell, with music from top swing singer Asa Murphy, followed by a disco until the early hours.

Please book your tickets now as numbers are limited.

The cost per ticket is £60 per person or a table of 8 for £480 and can be booked at Sefton Design Awards 2023 Tickets, Fri 20 Oct 2023 at 19:00 | Eventbrite

The awards have been created by Sefton Council to celebrate outstanding architecture, urban planning, and building projects across the borough over the past 10 years.

Winners will be announced in 11 categories. They are:

  •       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

Derek McKenzie, Sefton Council’s Chief Planning Officer, said:

 “The awards are an excellent opportunity for architects, designers, and builders to showcase their work and gain recognition for their achievements.

“As a local authority that champions good design, we have created the Design Awards to provide a platform for celebrating the exceptional work of architects,  designers and visionaries who have contributed to the borough’s immensely varied built environment.

“This inaugural event will recognise the high standards of design in Sefton and inspire others to reach those same high standards.”

If you have any questions regarding the event, please email 

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