The Engineering Heritage Awards were established in 1984 to celebrate excellence in mechanical engineering. The unique strengths of the Award enable both the Institution and the mechanical engineering profession to benefit through increasing public awareness of engineering, past and present.
The Award recognises artefacts, locations, collections and landmarks of significant mechanical engineering importance, many of which have been previously recognised under the Engineering Heritage Hallmark Scheme.
The AIA promotes the study, preservation and presentation of Britain's industrial
This Award is given each year to a site or monument, which is visited by delegates during Association conferences. The Award is presented to managers who, in the opinion of the President and his advisers, achieve a high standard in interpreting to the public a monument, site or project of industrial archaeological significance. The site or monument receives a plaque and details of the winning scheme are reported in the Association's publications.
Winner of the Civic Mayor of Tameside award.
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