Categories & Criteria


Award Categories Applicable to Registered Contractor/Group Members of BALI.

Please note: For all schemes the total costs of construction values include VAT

Domestic Garden Constructiona domestic scheme which may include any/all aspects of landscaping i.e. hard and/or soft etc., with a total construction cost including materials to fit within the following:

1A - Under £30K
1B - Between £30K - £60K
1C - Between £60K - £100K
1D - Between £100K - £250K
1E - Over £250K 

Soft Landscaping Construction (non-domestic)a scheme which is overwhelmingly soft landscape construction (may include small hard elements) with a total construction cost including materials to fit within the following:

1F - Under £30K
1G - Between £300K - £1.5 million
1H - Over £1.5 million 

Hard Landscaping Construction (non-domestic) - a scheme which is overwhelmingly hard landscape construction e.g. paved surfaces, in both cost and extent (may include small soft elements) with a total construction cost including materials to fit within the following:

1I - Under £300K
1J - Between £300K - £1.5 million
1K - Over £1.5 million 

Community and Schools Development - a scheme built for a school or community area which may contain both hard and/or soft landscape.

1L - Community and Schools Development

Restoration and Regeneration Scheme - a scheme which transforms derelict or neglected land into a valuable landscape, including a neglected historic, designed or natural site. This includes historic park restoration and land rehabilitation for nature conservation.

1M - Restoration and Regeneration Scheme

Grounds Maintenance - NEWLY REVISED

1N - Free public access (A park or supermarket car park, technology parks, golf courses, etc)
1P - Limited public access (Business parks, Military base, service provider facilities, etc)
1Q - Private value under £50K (domestic or private contracts value under £50K)
1R - Private value over £50K (domestic or private contracts value over £50K) 

BALI Registered Contractors and Registered Designers joint submission - recognition of working relationship between BALI Registered Designers and Contractors. This joint submission must have been designed by a BALI Registered Designer and built by BALI Registered Contractor. The design will be assessed followed by a site visit to assess construction.

1S - BALI Registered Contractors and Registered Designers joint submission - NEW

Sports Grounds & Leisure Facilities - specialist area of replacing or creating complex drainage/irrigation, turf design, seeding for the installation of Sports Grounds or Leisure Facilities.

1T - Sports Grounds & Leisure Facilities

Interior Landscape – installation only - a contractor who shows innovation and clever use of planting within an interior environment.

1U - Interior Landscape - installation only

Interior Landscape – maintenance only - only regular contracts of interior areas - large or small.

1W - Interior Landscape - maintenance only

Best Innovation / Technology used in a Landscape Scheme - recognises the advancement in the use of technical solutions in landscape schemes and the ability of BALI contractors to meet the demands of installing complex features and innovation design elements. E.g. lighting, drainage, irrigation, water features, natural swimming pools, green walls, etc.

1X - Best Innovation / Technology used in a Landscape Scheme

Green Roof Installations and Roof Gardens - specialist niche market which includes the more traditional Roof Gardens and the emerging market of Green Roof installations.

1Y - Green Roof Installations and Roof Gardens

 

Award Categories Applicable to Overseas Members of BALI

International Award - for a contract undertaken outside the UK. The International Award can be either a domestic or commercial contract, interior or exterior. Overseas maintenance schemes will be judged within the Maintenance Category. This is a paperwork submission only. No judging visits undertaken.

1Z - International Award

 

Award Categories Applicable to Registered Designer Members of BALI

Design Excellence Awards - Recognising the Registered Designers who satisfy the design brief of the client. This can include designs undertaken Internationally. The total construction cost should be within the following:

2A - Overall scheme under £50K
2B - Overall scheme over £50K

 Please note, this is a paperwork submission only. No judging visits undertaken

BALI Registered Contractors and Registered Designers joint submission - recognition of working relationship between BALI Registered Designers and Contractors. This joint submission must have been designed by a BALI Registered Designer and built by BALI Registered Contractor. The design will be assessed followed by a site visit to assess construction.

1S - BALI Registered Contractors and Registered Designers joint submission - NEW

 

Award Categories Applicable to Registered Affiliate Members of BALI

Affiliate Exceptional Service - exceptional service demonstrated by a BALI Affiliate member in terms of; technical support, exceeding customer expectation, proactive involvement in BALI regional and national events, customer support and guidance, effieincy of service, product range and development, good complaint resolution procedures, flexibility in supporting budget constraints, flexibility with delivery issues. This is a paperwork submission only. No judging visits undertaken.

3A - Affiliate Exceptional Service


Award Categories Applicable to all Affiliate, Registered Designer and Contractor Members of BALI.

Employer of the Year - Recognition to the contribution being made to the landscape industry by BALI members that achieve excellence through staff development and exemplary business practices. This is a paperwork submission only. No judging visits undertaken.

4A - Employer of the Year


Special Awards

Special Awards are discretionary and are selected by the adjudication panel from amongst the category Award Winners and can vary from year to year.

 

How to Enter

Please refer to Entry Guidelines which can be downloaded here.

Step 1

You must register your entry using the on-line entry registration site. Once you have registered your entry, you will receive a notification email and entry number. Please print and attach this confirmation to the front of your submission pack that you post to BALI.

Step 2

All entries for all categories require a paperwork submission. This should be an A4 bound portfolio containing the above entry confirmation and details of your entered scheme as detailed in the Entry Guidelines. Your submission portfolio must be received by Angela Donovan, BALI, Landscape House, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, CV8 2LG, before the relevant category deadline date.