West Lancashire Design Awards 2017

The West Lancashire Design Awards take place every two years and aim to acknowledge and promote the importance of good quality planned development and building design.

 Tech Hub

The design awards are judged in five categories:

  • New residential developments, including extensions to existing properties
  • The refurbishment and/or conversion of existing buildings
  • Commercial/community-based developments
  • Schemes and developments that promote the use of sustainable development or have a 'green' theme
  • Landscaping and open space proposals

2017 winners now confirmed

Nominations in this year's awards opened in February 2017 with the shortlisted sites being drawn up in June and July. Judging of these shortlisted schemes took place on 12 September; the results are set out below:

Residential category

Winner: Extension to Needless Inn Barn, Lathom

Commendation: Firbeck Housing Renewal, Skelmersdale

Commendation: 29A Junction Lane, Burscough

Commendation: 1 Thornhill, off Granville Park, Aughton

Commendation: 46 Granville Park West, Aughton 

Commercial category

Winner: Moor Hall Restaurant, Aughton

Commendation: Hurlston Hall Golf Club, Scarisbrick 

Conversion/adaptation category

Winner: Moor Hall Restaurant, Aughton

Commendation: Roberts Library/6th Form Common Room, Scarisbrick Hall School

Sustainable development category

Winner: Tech Hub, Edge Hill University


Winner: Garden at 308A Prescot Road, Aughton

Commendation: Moor Hall Restaurant, Aughton


Further details relating to the winners/commendations (PDF 1.5mb) are also available for download.


For further information on the Design Awards, please contact Heritage and Environment, email ian.bond@westlancs.gov.uk or call 01695 585167.