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Our Awards

Friday 1 April 2016 marked 20 years since Stockton on Tees Borough Council came into existence.

Many things have changed and numerous achievements have been made. Take a look back at the highlights from the last 2 decades: Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council - The story of our life.



Our residents are at the heart of everything we do and this had been recognised by achieving a number of achievements and awards.

Here's a few of which we're particularly proud:

Customer Service Excellence 2019
Considerate Constructors Gold Site Award 2019 – Silver Street / Bishop Street Public Realm
National Energy Efficiency Awards, North East Council of the Year / Highly Commended 2019
Considerate Constructors National Most Considerate Site Runner-up – Silver Street / Bishop Street
National Highways and Transport Survey 2018 – Overall Number 3 rated Service Nationally
Investor in People Re-Accreditation 2018
LuxAwards 2018 – Newport Bridge – Outdoor Lighting Scheme of the Year – Commended
Civil Engineering Contractors Association Awards 2018 – Going The Extra Mile, Highly Commended
APSE Best Housing, Regeneration or New Build Initiative Finalist 2017
National Highways and Transport Survey 2017 – Overall Number 1 rated Service Nationally
North East Better Health at Work Awards Assessment 2017 - Continuing Excellence
Council of the Year by Local Government Chronicle / shortlisted 2017
Council of the Year by APSE / shortlisted 2017
Council of the Year by Municipal Journal Achievement / shortlisted 2017
Best Health & Wellbeing Initiative 2017 by APSE
Lustrum Beck - Partnership Working category at the Project Excellence Awards 2017
Lustrum Beck - Sustainability category at the Constructing Excellence Awards 2017
Lustrum Beck - Highly commended in the ICE Robert Stephenson awards 2017.
Customer Service Excellence 2016
Great British High Street 2016 - Rising Star Award
Best health and well-being initiative 2016 by APSE
National Urban Design Awards 2016 - Stockton High Street Regeneration
Best Community and Neighborhood Initiative - APSE 2015 for the Positively Stockton-on-Tees campaign
Constructing Excellence National Awards 2015 – Client of the Year
Constructing Excellence North East Awards 2015 – Client of the Year
Institute of Civil Engineers Robert Stephenson Awards 2015 – Thornaby Footbridge
ICE North East Robert Stephenson Awards for Thornaby Footbridge Replacement in 2015
Customer Service Excellence Award 2013
UK Housing Awards - Strategic Local Authority of the Year 2013
Best Ever School Results - 2012
Investor in People Re-Accreditation 2012
National Training Award 2012
Most enterprising place in NE-Enterprising Britain 2011
Best Ever Adults Inspection- 2010
Council of the Year 2010 by APSE / shortlisted 2014 and 2015
Entente Florale ‘Gold’ 2010
Winter Resilience – not one bin missed
'Best City' winner at Northumbria in Bloom ten years' running