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Medway Design and Regeneration Awards 2017

Design and Regeneration Award logo

The first-ever Medway Design and Regeneration Awards were held on Friday, 16 June to celebrate the past 10 years of new development and regeneration in Medway.

Dozens of companies entered their developments into the awards, and an independent panel of judges selected an overall winner for each of the nine categories.

Medway Design and Regeneration Award Winners


Walderslade Primary School

Walderslade Primary School
Public Buildings – Education
Sponsored by Countryside Properties

Victory Pier

Victory Pier
Residential Super Major
Sponsored by Kent Developers Group

Medway Park

Medway Park
Public Buildings – Community

Great Lines Heritage Park

Great Lines
Civils and Infrastructure 

Command of the Oceans

Command of the Oceans
Restoration Conservation

Restaurant quarter of Hempstead Valley Shopping centre

Restaurant Quarter HVSC
Commercial Industrial and Retail 

Historic Dockyard Chatham

Historic Dockyard
Regeneration Impact
Sponsored by Redrow Homes

Centenary Gardens

Centenary Gardens
Residential Minor


Manna House

Manna House
Residential Minor
Sponsored by Bellway Homes

View a list of the shortlisted finalists for each category

The awards ceremony was held in the prestigious No. 1 Smithery in the Historic Dockyard, Chatham and were part of the Battle of Medway celebrations between 8 and 17 June. 

The shortlisted finalists were joined by TV presenter and architecture critic Tom Dyckhoff, who was guest speaker on the night.

People's Choice Award

Residents had the opportunity to celebrate a decade of design by voting for their winning development in the ‘regeneration impact’ category.

This category showcased developments that have had a positive impact on regeneration in Medway over the past 10 years.Victory Pier - People's Choice Award winner

Victory Pier was announced the winner of the People's Choice Award.

The six shortlisted finalists to choose from were:

  • Carpeaux Close and Eldon Street, Cross Street in Chatham
  • Great Lines Heritage Park
  • Chatham Maritime – Universities at Medway
  • Chatham Maritime – commercial and retail quarter, including the marina
  • Victory Pier in Gillingham
  • The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Highly commended by Judges

The Judges of the awards highly commended the following:

  • Theatre Royal
  • Copper Rivet
  • Command of the Oceans

Chatham Dockyard Logo


The first-ever Medway Design and Regeneration Awards were being sponsored by:

Locate in KentRedrow homesCountryside PropertiesKent Development GroupBellwayhomes