Our Awards

At Trafford Council, we are passionate about accomplishing great things for the borough and are enormously proud to have been recognised for some of our key achievements over the past few years. 

This recognition is not only down to our staff, but also our fantastic residents who help to make Trafford a great place to live and work.

We hope to continue to build on this success by improving Trafford’s services for the good of the borough – and hopefully scoop up a few more awards in the process!    

Here are some of the awards we’ve received:

Awards received 2019

Keep Britain Tidy Awards 2019
‘Litter initative of the year’ – the Environmental Improvement Team.

IESE Awards 2019
Gold Award ‘Transformation in Health and Social Care’ for the 'Let's talk' initiative.

Volunteer Team of the Year Awards 2019
Volunteer Team of the Year award at the Greater Manchester Archives and Local Studies Partnership (GMALSP) - Trafford Local Studies Library Volunteers

Awards 2018
 Awards received 2018

APSE awards 2018
‘Best Efficiency and Transformation Initiative’ – joint award with Wigan Council for the Smart Catering Service.

Great British High Street 2018
Champion Award Winner - England for the town centre Altrincham

Northern Soul Awards 2018
Venue of the Year award for the Waterside Arts Centre in Sale

 Awards received 2017  

IESE Awards 2017 Gold Award
'Working Together’ for the Trafford Partnership ‘One Trafford’ work 

GeoPlace Exemplar Awards
North West Gold performance award for Street Data

Silver Award (renewed)
Defence ‘Employer Recognition Scheme’

Trafford CCG Healthy Workplace Recognition Scheme
Awarded with a certificate for the work we do for our employee’s
health and wellbeing

Lord Ferrers Awards
Employer Supported Policing Award


  Awards Received 2016  

IESE Awards 2016   

Gold Award ‘Police Project of the Year’ for the GMP & Safer Trafford Partnership’s Mental Health Practitioner Project.

IESE Awards 2016   
Bronze Award ‘Transformation in Waste & Environment’. 

National Go Awards 2016
Procurement Leadership of the Year Award’ for StaR Procurement Service.

Health Foundation England Awards 2016
‘Learning Together Project’ award for the i-Care project.

NHS Health Education NW 2016
i-care project

ASPE Performance Networks
Most improved for building and cleaning services


  Awards Received 2015  

PPMA Awards 2015
Creating Positive Employee Relations

Trafford College   
Business Training Award 2015

Trafford College   
Apprentice Awards 2015 – ‘Intermediate Apprentice for Customer Service’ (Aleka    Wellington), ‘Advanced Apprentice of the Year for Business Administration’ (Saima Hyder) and ‘Intermediate Apprentice for Business Administration’ (Jenna Hindmarch)

Martina Monaghan who is on Trafford’s Internship Programme has won Trafford College’s Personal Achiever of the Year Award

Lance Francis awarded with a Jubilee Award for Service – this is for outstanding public sector  service.

Sale’s Springfield Primary’s school extension project, managed by the Major Projects Team, won an award in the ‘School Procurement’ category of the Education Business magazine awards. 

Cllr Mrs Laura Evans won an award at the Locality 2015, Public Sector Hero awards in the category ‘Supporting Members to Keep it Local category


Green Flag Awards 2015
4 parks successful

National Volunteering Award sponsored by the Archives and Records Association (UK & Ireland) for GM1914 which is a collaborative effort across AGMA to improve public access and engagement with archives.


HeartSafe Awards 2015
Louise Burgess nominated under category ‘Life Saver of the Year (on Duty).



  Awards Received 2014  

Civic Trust Awards 2014
Commendation Award received for Trafford Town Hall

GeoPlace Exemplar Awards 2014
Gold Award for Street Data

Green Apple Environment Award for the Built Environment and Architectural Heritage 2014
Category ‘ Local Authorities Heritage Projects’

RIBA North West Regional Award 2014
'Sustainable Building' and  ‘Emerging Architect of the Year’ for Trafford Town Hall

Trafford College Apprentice Awards 2014
‘Apprentice of the Year’ (Abuzar Chunara) and ‘Advanced Apprentice of the Year’ (Holly Ryan)

Skills for Business Awards 2014
‘Apprentice of the Year’ (Katie Guy)

Green Flag Awards 2014
6 parks successful

Greater Manchester has become the first UK city to be awarded as a Resilient City Region by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). The Warm Homes, Healthy People and Town Hall Renovation Projects were included as cases studies from the 10 local authorities.

Silver Award in the Defence ‘Employer Recognition Scheme’

Commendation in the North of England Excellence Awards 2014 – Main Award

iNetwork Innovation Awards 2014 - Local E-Government Standards Body Award’ (LeGSB) for the Greater Manchester Synchronisation Project (collaboration with 4 other AGMA LAs).


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