New Visitor Destination & Public Open Space at Cronton Colliery

Sponsors: Land Trust and RIBA

Type: Anonymous, two-stage, ideas, international

Language: English

Eligibility: Open to architects and architect-led teams from any discipline

Fee: £50 + VAT


15 February 2012 (14:00hrs) – Submission deadline


Catherine Burd, Burd Haward Architects, RIBA Adviser

Deborah Holmwood, The Land Trust

Matthew Bradbury , The Land Trust

Pete Swift, Landscape Architect, Director Planit-IE

Richard Tracey, Partnership Manager, Liverpool Vision

Prize Money / Honoraria

It is intended that three teams will be selected to proceed through to the second stage

The three shortlisted teams will each receive an honoraria of £1,500, with an additional £500 prize money awarded to the winning scheme.

Design Challenge

To create a masterplan for a new public open space and visitor destination at the former Cronton Colliery site in Merseyside.

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