Scottish Civil Engineering

Awards 2020 – 2021

This year's awards ceremony was broadcast as a virtual event. You can rewatch the ceremony below and find out more about our winning projects.

Jointly managed by ICE Scotland and CECA Scotland, the Scottish Civil Engineering Awards are widely recognised as the highest honour for engineering excellence in the built environment. The awards showcase innovation and celebrate the vital contribution civil engineers make to our quality of life.

This year’s winners

Innovation Award
Loch Thom
Community Award
The Bowline
Rural Resilience Award
A9 Berriedale Braes Improvement Project
Building Award
Glasgow Queen Street Station Redevelopment
Small Project Award
Leamington Lift Bridge Refurbishment
Best Infrastructure Project
Glen Mallan Northern Ammunition Jetty
Greatest Contribution to Scotland
Glasgow's Smart Canal

Meet the Nominees

Discover more about the projects nominated for this year’s awards

A9 Berriedale Braes

Major works to improve the safety of a tight hairpin bend on the popular NC500 route.

Auch Viaduct

Refurbishment work to protect one of the most scenic parts of the West Highland Line.

Cardowan SWMP

New surface water management features to create green spaces and reduce flood risk.

Glasgow Airport Investment Area

The development of a new manufacturing innovation district in Renfrewshire.

Queen Street Station

The redevelopment of Glasgow’s Queen Street Station was a key component of the Edinburgh – Glasgow Improvement Programme.

Smart Canal

Europe’s first ‘smart canal’ system in the north of Glasgow uses pioneering new digital technology to manage the impact of climate change.

Glen Mallan Jetty

The Royal Navy jetty on Loch Long was extended to better support the British surface fleet.

Glen Tarras

A vital road link in the Borders was restored following landslip damage on the B6318.

Howden Rock Ramp

The ramp will restore populations of wild salmon and other species in the River Almond.

Katrine Aqueducts

Remedial work on the historic Katrine Aqueducts will protect water supplies for 1.3m people.

Leamington Lift

This iconic hydraulic bridge over the Union Canal in Edinburgh has been fully restored.

Loch Thom

Improvements to the reservoir will safeguard it against the risks expected from climate change.

Queens Quay

The site of a former Clydebank shipyard has been brought back to life as a new civic hub.

Sparling Bridge

A new bridge for walkers, wheelers and cyclists was installed over the Cree in Newton Stewart.

The Bowline

The viaduct at Bowling Harbour has been transformed into a linear park for canal users.