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Awards and Commendations


Green Flag Award 2010
The Green Flag Award scheme is the national standard for parks and green spaces across England and Wales, and recognises the value of green spaces in communities and rewards excellent standards of park management.

Yorkshire in Bloom Yorkshire Rose Awards Gold Rose Award 2010
In the Yorkshire in Bloom 2010 competition, the Sheffield Botanical Gardens was awarded the Gold Rose Award in Category 8E - Country Houses, Estates and Parks and Gardens.

Green Flag Award 2009
The Green Flag is the national benchmark for quality parks and green spaces.

Yorkshire in Bloom Gold Medal 2008
Category winner for Universities, Colleges, Botanical Gardens and Further Education Eastablishments.

Green Flag Award 2008
The Green Flag is the national benchmark for quality parks and green spaces.

Green Flag Award 2007
The Green Flag is the national benchmark for quality parks and green spaces.

Yorkshire in Bloom Gold Medal 2006
The Sheffield Botanical Gardens was awarded the Yorkshire in Bloom Gold Award in the Yorkshire Tourist Board Tourism Award - Country Houses, Estates and Gardens category for 2006

Entente Florale Gold Medal 2005
The City of Sheffield won a Gold Medal in the Large City Category of this Europe wide competition, similar to Britain in Bloom. The Botanical Gardens Restoration played a significant part.

RHS Yorkshire in BloomGold Medal 2005

Institute of HorticultureNora Stucken Award 2004
Sole winner

Landscape Institute (Regional)Runner up 2004

Royal Institute of Chartered SurveyorsShortlisted, Building Conservation Section 2004

Historic Gardens FoundationAnnual Prize for a project in England and Wales 2004
Sole winner

RMC Environment FundBeacon Status 2004
The RMC Environment Fund's aims were enhancement and protection of the built environment

Civic Trust AwardsCommendation 2004
Given to outstanding examples of architecture, restorations, town planning, landscapes and public art

Restoration Partnership: Sheffield Town Trust |  Sheffield City Council |  University of Sheffield  
Friends of the Botanical Gardens |  Sheffield Botanical Gardens Trust  

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