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Our Awards Evening 2017 takes place on Monday 26th June 2017.
Please click here to take a look at the full list of 2016 winners from each category
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2017 Awards

The official launch of the 2017 York Design Awards took place on Monday 6th February 2017 at The Hiscox Building, York.

We were delighted to welcome curator, writer and cultural consultant Lewis Biggs as our keynote speaker at the 2017 launch. It was fascinating to hear about his extensive experience including delivering a number of culturally significant developments in the UK and overseas over the past two decades. Lewis previously positions as Director of Liverpool Biennial and Director of Tate Liverpool.

The aim of the York Design Awards is to encourage and promote excellence in design and conservation, striving for the highest standards which will delight present and future generations.

These prestigious Awards are open to all developments within the City of York Council boundary, normally completed within the last three years.

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This year's Sponsors;



Hiscox is an international specialist insurer, underwriting a diverse range of personal and commercial insurance risks, which is currently building its new customer service centre on Hungate in the heart of York. This new base away from its current South East operations will enable Hiscox to fulfil its growth plans and represents a significant investment for the company, creating up to 500 professional jobs for the city.

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