The My Place Awards celebrate community-led built environment projects that have transformed their locality. Learn more about the 2022 entries below!
My Place Awards: 2022
Montrose Playhouse Project SCIO
The project has seen the transformation of a derelict council run swimming pool in the Town Centre of Montrose into a community hub for arts and education benefitting north Angus and lower Aberdeenshire. The Playhouse includes an adaptable three screen cinema, education and exhibition spaces, retail space and café bar. This is a community focused ...
Achtercairn regeneration, GairlochCommended
The coastal village of Gairloch is a small village in the north-west Highlands, with a permanent population of around 750, but is the main hub for the region, with shops, services, and high school. The primary school roll had declined, as families were unable to find suitable or affordable homes in the area. Outward migration by ...
Comunn Eachdraidh NisCommended
Comunn Eachdraidh Nis
Na h-Eileanan Siar
Comunn Eachdraidh Nis (CEN) was constituted in 1977 as the first Historical Society in the Western Isles. Now in its 45th year, CEN is viewed as the flagship historical society in the islands. It has become one of the main cogs within the Western Isles Heritage Trail and one of the largest employers in the ...
Since 2018, PagePark have been working closely with Milngavie BID, a community organisation formed of stakeholders and representatives of local businesses, to strategise and deliver a series of incremental projects in Milngavie Town Centre. This relationship began when PagePark was appointed to develop proposals for an artwork in Milngavie town centre, at the start of the ...
Royal Burgh of Linlithgow Civic Insignia Sculptures Project
Linlithgow Burgh Trust on ground owned by West Lothian Council
This project comprises the installation of two bronze sculptures based on Linlithgow’s two traditional civic insignia of the ‘Black Bitch’ and St Michael, as depicted on the town’s ancient burgh seal and coats of arms. The ‘Black Bitch’ sculpture forms the centrepiece of a new seating area. Linlithgow Burgh Trust commissioned the well-known Scottish artist, David ...