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Gloucester firm's six environmental nominations

Gloucester firm Sanctus Ltd has been nominated for six projects in the annual awards celebrating excellence in brownfield and contaminated land use.

The firm, based at Olympus Park Business Centre, Quedgeley, is nominated in five different categories for projects across the country.

Sanctus are a leading UK specialist in brownfield regeneration, river restoration and habitat creation, operating nationwide, turning contaminated former industrial sites into safe environments for redevelopment or rewilding.

Shaun Tolfree, managing director of Sanctus Ltd, said: "We are delighted that our work has again been recognised at the Brownfield Briefing Awards and Construction News Awards. A huge thank you goes out to the Sanctus team for delivering such high quality and environmentally important projects."

The categories they appear in are:

  • Best Project Preparatory Work: Ackers Weir, Birmingham
  • Best Industry Innovation : Freeks Farm, Burgess Hill, Kent
  • Best Public Sector/ Not for Profit Led Project : Everard Meadows; Aylestone Meadows (both Leicestershire)
  • Best Infrastructure Project : Richborough Energy Park, Kent
  • Best Biodiversity Enhancement : Sunrise Project, Staffordshire.

Two other firms with a local connection feature on the list BAE Systems (for Dargavel Village, near Glasgow) and Peel L&P (Wirral Waters) both nominated in the Best Urban Regeneration/ Brownfield Scheme category.

This year's virtual event will be the 17th year for these highly regarded Awards, which celebrate excellence across a range of categories in the brownfield and contaminated land sector. They recognise the outstanding achievements made by individuals and organisations, through the use of innovative techniques, awareness of sustainability, engagement of stakeholders and demonstration of best practice.

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