Award for SH Structures at World Canals Conference 2016

This years’ World Canals Conference was held in Inverness on 21st September and at a gala dinner the inaugural World Canals Awards were presented. We are delighted to announce that our submission for the Kelpies project secured the Pioneer Award. This acknowledges projects that are paving the way in growing tourism or creating sustainable income streams linked to the world’s canals.  Since their opening to the public in April 2014 the Kelpies have proved to be an enormous success with visitor numbers far exceeding those initially predicted. The project clearly demonstrates that well considered and executed public art can make a positive and significant impact on the built environment. We would like to thank Scottish Canals who hosted the conference for a great event with everyone enjoying some real Scottish Highland hospitality.