At SYSTRA, excellence is at the heart of everything we do. We provide unrivalled technical expertise and work in partnership with our customers to deliver outstanding award winning projects. Below is a selection of awards we have recently won.

Global Light Rail Awards 2020 - Best Environmental & Sustainability Initiative - Highly Commended
SYSTRA’s innovative tramway track watering solution installed on Paris’s T3 line, one of the first tramway lines with grassed tracks, was recognised as an innovation which really considered the Environmental, sustainable and maintenance aspects of the project.
National Rail Awards 2020 - Outstanding Teamwork - Highly Commended
The collaboration between SYSTRA, Network Rail and Colt to deliver the redesign of Leeds City Station Concourse Roof impressed the judges of the National Rail Awards winning Highly Commended in the Outstanding Teamwork Category.
iStructE Yorkshire 2019 – Medium Structures - Highly Commended
The work SYSTRA did on the southern concourse at Leeds City Station won the attention of the judges of Yorkshire’s iStructE awards winning Highly Commended in the medium structures category.
New Civil Engineers Top 100 - 2019
We were nominated in the Impact in Transport award category at the Awards.
BCIA 2019 - Operations & Maintenance Project of the Year
Scunthorpe Central Power Station Roof Replacement
Highly Commended:
Commissioning Authority: Rob Ingham, British Steel
Architect: SYSTRA
Lead Designer: Dave Warrior, SYSTRA
Main Contractor: Ian Pashley, SYSTRA
Other Project Contributors: Grayton, Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services UK, Boulting, Broadley Roofing, Colt International
BCIA 2019 - Partnership Initiative of the Year
Leeds Railway Station Southern Concourse New ETFE Roof - Finalist
RIA RISE Awards 2019 - Future Leader Award
Emily Shaw
The Future Leader Award saw Emily go up against industry peers from across the country, whittled down to 3 shortlisted, before Emily’s leadership skills on the Leeds Station roof project saw her hailed as the winner of this prestigious industry award.
When commenting on Emily’s award win the judges said; “Emily has demonstrated leadership skills by taking her ideas and incorporating it into a business as usual environment.”
Construction News 2019
Scunthorpe Combined Power Station Roof
Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards
Special Recognition Award for Advancing Digital Workflows through Digital twins
SYSTRA & Mott Macdonald Design Joint Venture, working for Balfour Beatty and Vinci, won a Special Recognition Award for Advancing Digital Workflows through Digital twins in the Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards in Singapore, an event organized by Bentley Systems.
Global Light Rail Awards 2019 - Vision of the Year category
- Highly Commended
For our White paper on automated and autonomous public transport in the category of Vision of the Year.
Rosario Barcena, Project Director
We are the City - 2019 Rising Star Awards
Engineering and Science category
The Yorkshire Press Business Awards -2018
Overall Business of the year
Business Innovation of the Year -
in recognition of the firm’s implementation of GIS software.
BIM d’Or 2018
International infrastructure category
BIM d’Argent’ for the Bogotá metro
Rebecca Wilson, Principal Consultant - New Master of Modelling award
Presented at the 2018 Modelling World conference.
Generation for Change (G4C) Yorkshire & Humber Awards 2017 Yorkshire & Humber
Stuart Hirst, who is from Leeds (Sherburn in Elmet) and works for SYSTRA, won the ‘Advanced Technical Apprentice of the Year’ award and was also highly commended in the G4C ‘Best of the Best’ category.
Special Award for Infrastructure Project 2017
Kuwait Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI)
SYSTRA has received an award for its design role on the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Causeway – Main Link, also known as the Subiyah Bridge.
European Mobility Exhibition in Paris 2016
Accessibility/Amenities/Comfort/Design category
Innovation Award for SYSTRA’s Smart station concept
Build Earth Live Hyperloop - 2016
SYSTRA beat 66 other teams in a two-day competition to design a station that could serve a planned Hyperloop service in Dubai.
Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) 2016 European CEO Awards
Sterling Award – Pierre Verzat - SYSTRA
BCIA 2015 – Civil Engineering Project of the Year (£10m to £50m) Award - Winner
Suffolk Energy from Waste facility, Ipswich
UK Rail Industry Awards 2015 - Outstanding Projects – Small (under £3m) - Finalist
In order to carry out a complex platform replacement operation at Castle Bar Park Station, SYSTRA’ 3-Bay platform was used, which minimises the need for possession time and helped avoid major disruption to the operation of the station.
Project of the Year
Leeds Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility, (HESS Timber, designed by SYSTRA)
2014 Green Apple Award
For Crossrail project - Wallasea Island
  • The gold award in the Building and Construction Habitats category for the ecological mitigation works at Wallasea
  • The bronze award in the Building and Construction Regeneration category for reuse of excavated material to create Wallasea Island
European Talent in Mobility prize
Best Young Talent category
Romain Taillandier, Contract Manager, SYSTRA
2012 Global Light Rail Awards
Worldwide light rail project of the year – second prize
Brest and Casablanca tramways
Public Transport Trade Fair 2012
Best Young Talent in Mobility category
Paola Arellano Ardón, Architect, SYSTRA
Structural Awards 2008
Heritage Award for Buildings
For St Pancras International Station – High Speed 1
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