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Steel’s flexibility highlighted by SSDA shortlist

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SSDAThe British Constructional Steelwork Association and Tata Steel have announced the shortlist for the 46th Structural Steel Design Awards (SSDA).

The 12 projects shortlisted showcase steel’s flexibility and versatility in a number of different and varying applications.
The shortlist also reflects the wide geographical spread of steel’s appeal for a variety of projects ranging from leisure facilities to high-rise commercial developments, with entries also received for a variety of bridges, and a major tourist attraction.

David Lazenby CBE, Chairman of the SSDA Judging Panel, said: “Even in the difficult times which the industry has been experiencing, the Awards’ submissions have been exciting, innovative and of genuinely high quality.

“The selected shortlist of 12 projects has been visited and subjected to the usual close scrutiny by the judges. I am confident that the industry will appreciate a worthy and impressive raft of winners.”

The winners will be announced at an evening reception in London during July.

The SSDA shortlist 2014 is:
20 Fenchurch Street, London
Red Bridge House, Crowborough
Splashpoint Leisure Centre, Worthing Loughor Viaduct Replacement, South Wales
The Kelpies, Falkirk
Scale Lane Bridge, Hull
Gem Bridge, Dartmoor National Park
Holland Park School, London
ME London Hotel
Visitor Centre, Stonehenge
First Direct Arena, Leeds
Transfer Deck, Reading Railway Station

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