Historic England Angel Awards Winners 2017
On Monday 20 November 2017 Andrew Lloyd Webber announced the winners of the Historic England Angel Awards 2017.
Supported by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, the Historic England Angel Awards celebrate the efforts of individuals and local groups across the country that have devoted their time and energy to bringing irreplaceable historic places back to life.
The ceremony was co-hosted by Andrew Lloyd Webber, whose first love has always been our nation’s heritage, and historian Bettany Hughes at the Palace Theatre in London. Nominees came from across the country to celebrate the achievements of all groups.
The brothers who transformed derelict baths into an indoor BMX park, the woman behind a complex project to restore the Piece Hall in Halifax, young film-makers with learning difficulties in Newcastle, an apprentice mason working at extreme heights in Northumberland and a man who made it is personal mission to repair and paint hundreds of milestones across Norfolk are all celebrated as winners and the Grade I listed The Piece Hall in Halifax was named the first ever Overall Winner!