Nominees can enter an award in one or more of the following categories:
Creative reuse and contemporary design in a heritage place
Sponsored by Regional Management Group
Changing or adapting the use of a redundant or disused place to a different purpose; construction of new additions or a contemporary building that has minimal impact on the significance of a heritage place.
Incorporation of sustainability principles in heritage restoration/adaptation
Incorporation of sustainability principles and innovative approaches to sustainable resource use in a heritage building.
Specialist heritage trade skills
Sponsored by Pyrenees Quarries
Recognising trades people who use specialist or traditional methods and craftsmanship to a very high standard.
Recognising achievement in preservation, conservation and research of a heritage place or collection by an individual or group.
Adaptation and conservation of historic commercial spaces
Sponsored by Maldon & District Community Bank
Recognising sympathetic adaptation or restoration of historic shop fronts and retail businesses.
Restoration of a heritage place
Restoration work which restores the original fabric or preserves the integrity of a heritage place.