With many town centre regeneration projects changing the face of the local landscape, the creation of successful pedestrian environments has never been so important. This category includes town centre schemes and pedestrian priority solutions.
From new or refurbished roads, this category recognises the good work being done by the highways industry across the country.
This category recognises those local authorities that are investing in new green sapces, or refurbishing parks, open spaces or public gardens.
Successful lighting schemes should enhance the local environment, as well as demonstrating energy eficiency considerations. Including street lighting, any outdoor lighting scheme and the uplighting of public buildings.
Whether it is a new children's play area or the refurbishment of an existing facility, this category will reward schemes that have created safe but stimulating play.