Design Awards 2017 - and the winners are...

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The London Cat Clinic is the overall winner of the Design Awards 2017.

This year's entries showed a high level of flair and style while keeping high veterinary standards.

THE results of the Design Awards 2017, organised by the British Veterinary Hospitals Association in association with Veterinary Practice, were announced at a luncheon in London on 1st December.

For a look at the winning practices please click here.

The president of the BVHA, Martin Smith, handed out the awards at a ceremony attended by, among others, the presidents of the Royal College, Professor Stephen May, and the BSAVA, John Chitty. Other guests included the founder and first president of the BVHA, John Tandy, Tom Flynn representing SPVS and the guest speaker Professor John Cooper who gave a lively address on issues facing the veterinary profession in various parts of Africa as well as in the UK.

And the winners are...

OVERALL WINNER

THE LONDON CAT CLINIC

82-86 Spa Road, Bermondsey, London SE16 3QT

CATEGORY 1 – NEW BUILD

Winner

CAMELID VETERINARY SERVICES LTD

The Old Barracks, Lady Grove, Goring Heath, Reading RG8 7RU

Runner-up

FITZPATRICK REFERRALS ONCOLOGY AND SOFT TISSUE

70 Priestley Road, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7AJ.

CATEGORY 2 – CONVERSION

Winner

THE LONDON CAT CLINIC

Runner-up

LUMBRY PARK VETERINARY SPECIALISTS

Lumbry Park, Selborne Road, Alton, Hampshire GU34 3HL

CATEGORY 3 –REFURBISHMENT

Winner

HUNGERFORD VETS LTD

The Veterinary Hospital, 4 Bath Road, Hungerford RG17 0HE

Runner-up

THE GEORGE VETERINARY GROUP HOSPITAL

18-20 High Street, Malmesbury SN16 9AU

PRESIDENT’S AWARDS

THE PETS’N’VETS ROUNDHOUSE VETERINARY HOSPITAL

for outstanding front-of-house design, appearance and facilities

LUMBRY PARK VETERINARY SPECIALISTS

for design of an outstanding working environment

The overall winning practice was the winner of the “conversion” category, the London Cat Clinic, with Dr Jeremy Campbell and three of his team there to collect the prizes which included an engraved trophy as well as vouchers from the competition partners and sponsors, Securos Surgical and Gratnells.

The “new build” category was won by Camelid Veterinary Services Ltd of Goring Heath in Berkshire, with its founder Claire Whitehead collecting the award; while the “refurbishment” category went to Hungerford Vets Ltd with practice principal Jonathan Green and the architect Jon Hole stepping forward.

The BVHA president made two special awards for outstanding design features: the first to the Pets’n’Vets Roundhouse Veterinary Hospital in Glasgow for outstanding front-of-house design, appearance and facilities; the second to Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists in Alton, Hants., for design of an outstanding working environment. Practice principal Oliver Jackson collected the former; and Ray Girotti, hospital director, and two senior staff members accepted the latter.

 The BVHA and Veterinary Practice thank the many practices which entered the award for the time and trouble taken and their overall excellent high standards. The next competition will take place in 2019.


Special thanks to our Gold Partner, Securos Surgical  for their generous prizes.
Also thanks to our Bronze Sponsor, Gratnells, for donating prizes to each category winner.

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A tour of the Design Awards 2017 winning practices