Entries are now being sought for the 2019 Pub Design Awards. The work on entries should have been completed in the period between 1 January 2018 and 30 June 2019.

The awards are held in conjunction with Historic England and recognise the highest standards of architecture in the refurbishment and conservation of existing pubs as well as in the construction of new ones. They are judged by a panel of experts in design and conservation.

The categories include conservation, refurbishment, conversion to pub use, new build and the Joe Goodwin awards.

Pictured above: The conversion of the Royal Pavilion in Ramsgate from a dilapidated pavilion to a bustling seaside pub by Wetherspoons won it an award in 2019.

According to the judges is was a striking example of seaside architecture, this Grade II listed building had been one of the most at-risk Victorian/Edwardian buildings in Kent. It was built in 1903 as a Concert Hall and Assembly Rooms and later became a casino, however, it fell into serious disrepair following its closure in 2008.

To make a nomination go to the Pub Design Awards section on the CAMRA website.

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