The launch event for the York Design Awards 2022 will take place on Thursday 24th February 2022. Please check back in the new year for more details and information.
The Awards cover a wide range of categories including large and small residential development, commercial and public buildings, conservation and restoration projects and open spaces and are open to all projects completed in the last three years.


The 2019 York Design Awards winners can be seen here.


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