Each award is recognition of the efforts of Groundwork West Midlands and the Land Trust but most importantly the involvement of visitors, community groups and educational groups nearby so the awards are shared with them via notice boards, social media and newsletters;

  • ‘Most Improved Space’ 2013 Land Trust
  • ‘Site of the Year’ 2014 Land Trust
  • Britain in Bloom ‘Discretionary Environmental Award’ 2015 & 2019
  • ‘Community Space of the Year’ 2015 Land Trust
  •  ‘Alf Martin’ Award 2015 ‘outstanding service to natural history’
  • ‘Developing Space for Nature’ 2016 Land Trust
  • ‘Community Space of the Year’ 2017 Land Trust
  • ‘Green Flag’ Award 2017, 2018 & 2019
  • ‘Britain in Bloom’ Gold Award 2017, 2018 & 2019 – parks category
  • ‘Ranger of the Year’ 2018 Land Trust
  • ‘Highly commended Nature Space of 2019’ Land Trust

Countess of Chester Country Park has been recognised with a prestigious Green Flag award.

The site in Upton in Chester joins Silverdale Country Park in Newcastle under Lyme, Elba Park in Sunderland, Beam Parklands in Dagenham and Greenwich Ecology Park in London on the list of Land Trust sites recognised by Green Flag.

Port Sunlight River Park has been shortlisted for a Landscape Institute Award in the category of Adding Value through Landscape. The award recognises projects where landscape design has been the driver of improved cultural, social, economic or learning benefits to a community or business.

Silverdale Country Park won gold in Parks and Open Spaces category at the Heart of England in Bloom Awards.

Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park holds a Green Flag Award.


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