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Heritage Register Listed Signal Box wins prestigious Greenway Award

Wednesday, 8 July 2020

Activation of the 1936 State Heritage Register listed Signal Box at Newcastle Station group recently won the prestigious Greenway Award in the 2020 NSW Architects Awards.

Award showcases positive Heritage NSW engagement

Activation of the 1936 State Heritage Register listed Signal Box at Newcastle Station group recently won the prestigious Greenway Award in the 2020 NSW Architects Awards Administered by the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA), the award recognised the sensitive transformation of the building and its engineering equipment.

The project, led by Derive Architecture and Design, benefitted from close engagement with Heritage NSW’s Major Projects Team. Supporting the activation were key heritage conservation and interpretation outcomes.

Tim Smith OAM, Director of Heritage Operations at Heritage NSW congratulated the team for brokering a positive working relationship with the proponent to bring an orphaned asset alive as a key placemaking achievement.