AVDC Design Awards 2017 - shortlist

Other Shortlisted Entrants 2017

For 2017, the Awards evening was kindly sponsored by Durkan, a leading construction and development company.

From the nine shortlisted projects, The View in Dadford was selected as the Winner for Outstanding Design and presented with the Design Award plaque. Click here for more information on the winning project.


Highly Commended - The Dove House, Haddenham 

  • Design - Ian Slater Architectural Design
  • Builder / Contractor - Elysium Properties Ltd
  • Client - Mr and Mrs Buckland

The Dove House, Highly Commended - AVDC Design Awards 2017

Sat in a conservation area, The Dove House project involved replacing existing building works to provide an excellent balance between modern and traditional design. 

Highly Commended - White Hart Barn, Haddenham

  • Design - Lynn Palmer Architects Ltd
  • Builder / Contractor - Hawes Construction
  • Client - Jane Davies

White Hart Barn, Highly commended - AVDC Design Awards 2017

The brief for White Hart Barn was to restore, repair and bring the space back into use as a modern, comfortable family living space. The result, contemporary materials sat side-by-side with tradition.

Special Commendation for Solving Anti-Social Behaviour through Design -  Walton Court, Aylesbury

  • Design - ECD Architects
  • Additional design input - Hemmingway Design
  • Builder / Contractor - Keepmoat (formerly Bramall Construction)
  • Client - Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust

Walton Court, Special Commendation for Solving Anti-Social Behaviour through Design - AVDC Design Awards 2017

The local community were extremely engaged throughout the regeneration of Walton Court, transforming the atmosphere and creating a thriving community. 

Commended - 4 Great Western Street, Aylesbury

  • Design - Rechel Collinge / Chris Boyce
  • Builder / Contractor - Heyford Contracting Ltd
  • Client - Leybourne Homes

4 Great Western Street, Commended - AVDC Design Awards 2017

A unique office conversion to create 50 residential units designed to meet modern day social needs.

Commended - Pochard Fishing Lodge, Great Brickhill

  • Design - Julian P King Architect
  • Builder / Contractor - Construction - Chestnut Morgan
  • Client - Pochard Fishing Lake

Pochard Fishing Lodge, Commended - AVDC Design Awards 2017

With a low carbon footprint Pochard Fishing Lodge has been designed to make the most of amazing views over the lake and woodlands.

Commended - Upper Hayne Farm, Shabbington

  • Design - Gaunt Francis Architects
  • Builder / Contractor - Bellford Property Maintenance Ltd
  • Client - Lower Hayne Farm Partnership

Upper Hayne Farm, Commended - AVDC Design Awards 2017

Designed to take full advantage of the site, Upper Hayne Farm helps capture the full glory of the local landscape. 

Commended - Stoney Furlong, Chearsley

  • Design - Rectory Homes
  • Builder / Contractor - Rectory Homes
  • Client - Rectory Homes

Stoney Furlong, Commended - AVDC Design Awards 2017

When designing Stoney Furlong, great care was taken to respect the varied architecture in the locality to create an organic and natural extension to the area. 

Goldswain End, Aylesbury

  • Design - Geraghty Taylor Architects (GTA)
  • Builder / Contractor - Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust and T&B Contractors
  • Client - Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust

Goldswain End, Shortlisted - AVDC Design Awards 2017

Goldswain End is a development of 48 properties all built to the highest standards using innovative technology. 


If you have been working on a project, or know of any schemes worthy of consideration for the 2018 Design Awards, or you need any further details about the scheme please get in touch with DesignAwards@aylesburyvaledc.gov.uk or call 01296 585471.

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