Sussex Countryside Awards 2017
Organised by CPRE Sussex – the Sussex branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England – the award ceremony was held in the magnificent Petworth House on Wednesday, October 11th .
The Big Parks Project was a Full Award winner in the Making Places Design Award category.
The ‘Making Places Design Award’ recognises design excellence in sustainable construction projects. The judges said they were impressed to see a project primarily funded by development contributions providing fantastic facilities and a sustainable hub for the community.
Cllr Andy Smith, Leader of Lewes District Council, said: “The Big Park is a well-loved and popular place for many people in the community and to receive this kind of recognition in the Campaign to Protect Rural England awards is fantastic.”
Lady Egremont presented the award of a Plaque and a Certificate to Christopher Bibb (Lewes District Council) and Mike Kaner (kaner olette Architects)