OPT Awards 2020

The OPT Awards 2020 will open for entries on Thursday 20 February! Keep an eye on this page for Entry Forms and updates. Contact Katie at k.wylie@oxfordpreservation.org.uk for further information.

In 2019, the competition was strong with a record 56 entries to the OPT Awards, all making their contribution to Oxford and its green setting.

The Awards Panel thank everyone who took part and enjoyed visiting all the entries.

Join the conversation on Facebook or Twitter  #OPTAwards2019.


Large Building Conservation:

  • Balliol College Stone Cleaning, Broad Street
  • Restoration of Keble College Dining Hall 

Small Building Conservation:

  • Conservation of Danby Arch, Oxford Botanic Garden

 New Building: 

  • Beecroft Building, Science Area
  • St John’s College Library and Study Centre
  • Science Oxford Centre & Wood Centre for Innovation, Stansfeld Park
  • Dora Carr Close, Northway 

Small Projects:

  • Blenheim Estate Office
  • Clore Music Studios, New College

Landscape and Public Realm:

  • The Grates Medieval Wall, Cowley
  • Thames Towpath Improvements

Temporary Projects- Winner:

  • Victorian Light Night – Victorian Speed of Life’, TORCH, University of Oxford

Certificates were also awarded to The Plough at 38,  Cornmarket; All Saints Church, Wytham; Stained Glass conservation in Balliol College Chapel; Boxers Statue Restoration, Magdalen College; Access works and Refurbishment of the Music House at St. Catherine’s College; Kimber Wing, New College; 42-43 Park End Street; Roof Terrace ‘Pavement in the Sky’ Westgate.

Thanks to our sponsors Carter Jonas, Critchleys Accountants and Mathews Comfort Insurance Brokers, and to St John’s College for hosting the OPT Awards.

Do you know of, or have been involved in a project that has been completed in the last 3 years, which is located within Oxford and its setting and contributes to the public realm? Then enquire about the OPT Awards 2020 and email Katie at k.wylie@oxfordpreservation.org.uk 


  • For further details of the 2019 winners please click here
  • For further details of the 2018 winners please click here
  • For further details of the 2017 winners please click here 
  • For further details of the 2016 winners please click here
  • For further details of the 2015 winners please click here
  • For further details of the 2014 winners please click here
  • For further details of the 2013 winners please click here


Are you interested in becoming a Corporate member?  Contact Stephen at s.dawson@oxfordpreservation.org.uk

Please contact Katie at k.wylie@oxfordpreservation.org.uk for all Awards related enquiries.