Waltham Forest Council Awards

Wood St tigerWaltham Forest’s mini-Holland programme has been widely recognised as a leading urban transport and infrastructure project and has won awards from Architecture, Sustainability, Transport and Public Service groups.

We believe the council’s Mini Holland vision offers urban communities across the UK and the globe a blueprint for redesigning our towns and cities to make them healthier, safer and more enjoyable. It provides solutions for a reduction in air pollution & traffic congestion which are crucial given the forecast for a huge population increase for our borough, creates streets which encourage more active travel and thus combat growing levels of obesity & type 2 diabetes, and helps combat climate change by reducing our reliance on using fossil fuels for traveling.

The council can be justifiably be very proud of its track record  in being short listed for a number of awards, and winning so many. Here’s the list as at October 2016.

Award Category Scheme Outcome
CIHT, 2015 Highway Services Streets Award Walthamstow Village SHORTLISTED
Cycle Planning Awards, 2015
Best Innovation (Use of Technology/ Technique) Walthamstow Village WINNER
Cycle Planning Awards, 2015 Cycle Champion of the Year Cllr Clyde Loakes WINNER
Cycle Rail Awards, 2015
London Cycle Parking Cycle Hubs WINNER
Highways Magazine Excellence Awards, 2015 Most Innovative Highway Authority Scheme of the Year Walthamstow Village SHORTLISTED
London Cycling Awards, 2015
Space for Cycling Award Walthamstow Village WINNER
London Transport Awards, 2015 Transport Borough of the Year LB Waltham Forest SHORTLISTED
London Transport Awards, 2016 Excellence in Cycling and Walking LB Waltham Forest SHORTLISTED
APSE, 2016 Best Neighbourhood and Community Initiative Walthamstow Village SHORTLISTED
CIHT, 2016
CIHT/Costain Sustainable Transport Award Walthamstow Village WINNER
Cycle Planning Awards, 2016 Most Cycle Friendly Policies LB Waltham Forest SHORTLISTED
Cycle Planning Awards, 2016
Best Cycling Network Strategy 2020 Vision/Mini-Holland Bid WINNER
Cycle Planning Awards, 2016 Best Cycle Network Infrastructure Project Ruckholt Road SHORTLISTED
New London Architecture Awards, 2016
Transport and Infrastructure Walthamstow Village WINNER
Smarter Travel Awards, 2016 Innovation Award Walthamstow Village SHORTLISTED
Sustainable Cities, 2016
Sustainable Travel and Transport LB Waltham Forest WINNER
Cycle Rail Awards 2016 London Cycle Parking Cycle Hubs WINNER
Cycle Rail Awards 2016
Door-to-door Journeys Cycle Hubs WINNER
Civic Trust Awards 2017 National Finalist Walthamstow Village SHORTLISTED
London Transport Awards 2017 Transport Borough of the Year LB Waltham Forest WINNER
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) 2017 Infrastructure LB Waltham Forest WINNER
Sustainable City Award 2017 Sustainable Transport LB Waltham Forest SHORTLISTED
Planning Awards 2017 Stakeholder Engagement in Planning London Borough of Waltham Forest and Commonplace WINNER