Design Awards - the 2017 Competition


Every two years the BVHA in conjunction with Veterinary Practice Magazine has been organizing the Practice Design Awards. These have proved to be very popular and successful over the years with many excellent and innovative entries.

Any practice that has completed a building project between June 1, 2015 and June 1, 2017 is eligible to enter the competition.

The categories for the Design Award 2017 Competition are as follows:

A.   New Build premises

B.   Conversion of buildings previously used for other purposes

C.  Refurbishment of existing practice premises

In addition there will be the BVHA President’s Award for an outstanding innovation in the design of a specific area or feature of the practice in any of the above categories.

The winners will be announced in December.

To enter the competition you will need to submit the following information completed on the entry form for the Design Awards 2017 which is available below.

1.    Your practice details.

2.    The number of staff employed and their roles in the practice.

3.   The areas of veterinary practice in which you are involved, i.e. equine, small animal, referral.

4.  A report about your project emphasising its outstanding design and innovative features.

5.   No more than 15 photographs showing the practice both before and after the project.

6.     A full size floor plan of the premises, preferably the architect's drawings.

7.     An indication of the various costs incurred.

Terms and conditions of entry:

  • Entries may be submitted by post to Design Awards 2017 at 15 Chaseside Gardens, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8JP.
  • Photos and plans sent by post will be returned on request once the judging is complete.
  • The closing date for the receipt of entries is June 15, 2017.

Please click on the link below for a copy of the application form for the                                        Design Awards 2017. Design Awards 2017 entry form
Please complete this form and return it together with your supporting documents. Design Awards 2017 entry form as a Word Doc
Please complete this form and submit with your supporting documents. Design awards 2017 information
General information about the competition. 2015 Design Awards-the winners
A slide show presentation of the winning practices in the 2015 BVHA Design Awards 2013 Design awards-the winners
A slide show of the winning practices in the 2013 BVHA Design Awards