Best New Car Park
Sponsored by: 3C Payment
This site-specific award recognises outstanding car park design. It is open to local authority and private car park operators, owners, architects, developers and construction companies. Car parks entered may be multi-storey, underground or surface sites.
The aim of the award is to showcase how a car park can be a truly inspiring building that has architectural merit, is well built and which functions smoothly in terms of traffic flow and layout.
Projects submitted should aim to:
deliver an excellent driver and parking experience
create an attractive, safe and aesthetically pleasing environment
accommodate the emergence of new forms of vehicle usage, vehicle types and alternative modes of travel
include energy management systems and green thinking
enhance the locale and destination they serve both in terms of amenity and visually
cater for alternative activites and uses
make provision for the building's life 'post-parking'.
Entries must be made with the participation and/or approval of the car park owner or primary operator.
Depending on the field of entries, separate trophies may be awarded for:
To qualify the project must be operational at the time of entry to the awards.