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14 February 2011
Laura Grimond Award for Building Excellence

lauara grimondThe 2011 Laura Grimond Award for 'Building Excellence' has been launched.

The Award is open to any building project in Orkney completed between April 2009 and April 2011, whether new-build, alteration or restoration.

Laura Grimond (left) was one of the founders of Orkney Heritage Society and had a keen interest in Orkney's built heritage. In 1968 she led the campaign to prevent Papdale House from being destroyed to make way for the School Hostel.

For more information on how to enter, please see the Laura Grimond Award page.