The recent £11.8 million restoration project of Cardigan Castle, in West Wales, has won 3 RICS Wales Awards in the categories of Building Conservation and Tourism & Leisure, as well as taking home Overall Project of the Year.
Baker Mallett were appointed as Project Manager on this extensive restoration project which included developing education facilities and holiday accommodation, as well as restaurant and visitor attraction space. The scheme also included restoration of the castle walls and a multi stakeholder interface with funding secured from the HLF, CAT, WEFO, CADW and ERDF.
The RICS Awards showcase the achievements of the most inspirational regional initiatives and developments in land, property, construction and the environment. Cardigan Castle will now be in the running for a National RICS award at the ceremony in October.
Neil Griffiths, Baker Mallett Chairman said “This is well deserved recognition for a worthy project, extremely well designed and delivered for an invested client and we are very proud to be part of the team. Our heritage projects more often than not bring us unique challenges and situations that require us to work innovatively with both the future and the past in mind. Cardigan Castle represents this perfectly and we wish the team every success for the National Finals in October”
The restoration of Cardigan Castle also recently won a RASW Architecture Award 2016.
Baker Mallett have extensive experience working with the Heritage sector with other clients including English Heritage, Natural History Museum, Historic Royal Palaces and Parliamentary Estates.