New London Architecture

Alison Nimmo, New Londoner of the Year 2020

Monday 02 November 2020

Dame Alison Nimmo

Former Chief Executive Officer
The Crown Estate

To kick off this year’s New London Awards celebrations, we are delighted to announce our 2020 New Londoner of the Year is Dame Alison Nimmo DBE.

The New Londoner of the Year award is presented to an individual that we recognise for their huge and ongoing contribution to the built environment industry. Alison is a longstanding NED at Berkeley Group Plc. Former CEO of the Crown Estate, for 8 years and she is perhaps best known for her leadership role in the delivery of London 2012. She started her career at Westminster City Council and has help non-exec roles with CBI, imperial College and the UK Green Building Council.

This year we are doing things a bit differently, with a month-long digital celebration of the best new and proposed architecture, planning and development from across the capital. Starting Tuesday November 3rd, winners will be announced daily, with video tours and interviews with winning project teams.

There is still time to cast your People’s Choice vote! Support your favourite project by voting here by November 6th.


Tues / 3rd – MEANWHILE
Wed / 4th – PLACEMAKING sponsored by ROCA
Thurs / 5th – WELCOMING
Fri / 6th – EXPERIENCING CULTURE sponsored by BOP consulting
Mon / 9th – HOUSING sponsored by Miele
Tues / 10th – DWELLING
Wed / 11th – ENVIRONMENTAL PRIZE sponsored by Hoare Lea
Thurs / 12th – PLANNING sponsored by VU.City
Fri / 13th – MOVING

Mon / 16th – WORKING
Tues / 17th – CONSERVING sponsored by Urban Space Management
Wed / 18th – CARING
Thurs / 19th – LEARNING
Fri / 20th – MIXING

Mon / 23rd – WELLBEING PRIZE sponsored by Airflow
Tues / 24th – COMMUNITY PRIZE sponsored by ft’work
Wed / 25th – MAYOR'S PRIZE supported by the Mayor of London
Thurs / 26th – HIDDEN HERO
Fri / 27th – PEOPLE’S CHOICE


Dame Alison Nimmo

Former Chief Executive Officer
The Crown Estate

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