National Awards 2016

All winners from the Regional Awards will compete in their categories at a national level and also bid to win the property sector's respected BCO 'Best of the Best' award. The National Awards Dinner 2016 will be held on Tuesday, 4 October at the Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel in London. This event is now sold out, but follow us on twitter @BCO_UK to find out who the winners are, as we will tweet live from the awards.

Entries for BCO Awards 2017 - We have made it easier to enter!

Entries for 2017 will open on Wednesday 5 October 2016, but you can already download the Entry Guide to familiarise yourself with the new judges questions. The deadline for entries is Friday 25 November 2016 at 5pm.

What has changed?

The BCO have followed the movement and the trends in the market and brought in a few changes to the 2017 Awards to keep the competition relevant and fresh.

Whilst 'The BCO Guide to Specification' will remain a cornerstone of the judging process, its application will be more specific to each project and the judging process will recognise its relevance to that development. This also means that the entry process has become more straightforward and less reliant on technical data.

We have also introduced some size criteria and boundary changes. The Award for Projects up to 2,000 m2 was reduced to 1,500m2 and the South East will no longer be judged alongside the London region, but as part of the South of England. Read our interview with Peter Crowther, who headed the Awards review process.

Our entry guide is available to download and will take you through the new submission process step by step. Please make sure you read the entry guide, to ensure that you give your project the best opportunity to stand out from the crowd.

Projects for the 2017 Awards must have been completed after 1st January 2013 or due to be completed before 1st November 2016. The deadline for entries is Friday 25 November 2016.

Please note: The BCO Awards registration is separate from the BCO website and you will need to go to and set up a new account with separate login details specifically for submitting a BCO Award.

Test of Time Award 2017

All winners of a BCO Award in 2013 will be invited in early 2017 to enter their winning project for a chance to win the coveted BCO Test of Time Award at next year's National Awards Dinner in October. To find out more, send an email to