Nominations invited for the Duke of Gloucester Gold Medal

Duke of Gloucester Gold Medal
Nominations are invited for the Duke of Gloucester Gold Medal for outstanding achievement in stonemasonry and the stone industry.

Nominations are invited for the The Duke of Gloucester Gold Medal for outstanding achievement in the craft of stonemasonry and the natural stone industry.

The Medal was introduced in 2010 by the Masons Livery Company and Stone Federation Great Britain. It is awarded periodically to honour and recognise an individual in the craft of stonemasonry or the natural stone industry whose lifetime achievements are of considerable merit and the excellence of their contribution is acknowledged by their peers.

Previous recipients have included industry stalwarts John Bysouth and Peter Harrison.

The Duke of Gloucester Gold Medal Nominations Committee is now seeking nominations for someone who deserves the medal in 2022; someone who has made a notable difference to the craft or the industry, whether as a mason, architect, surveyor, designer, employer, manager or trainer.

Nominations can come from any field, but those nominated should have:

  • achieved national recognition in any aspect of the craft
  • created change within the industry through entrepreneurship, vision or innovation
  • designed, restored or developed outstanding buildings using stone
  • provided opportunities for or supported the training and development of craftsmen
  • been a mentor to those in their field
  • enhanced the reputation of, and demonstrated dedication to, the craft or the natural stone industry
  • earned the respect of their peers

There is a PDF nomination form below. Nominations will be considered by the Nominations Committee, which consists of representatives of The Worshipful Company of Masons, one of the City of London’s oldest Livery Companies, and Stone Federation Great Britain, the trade association for the natural stone construction industry. The Committee is chaired by HRH The Duke of Gloucester, KG, GCVO.

The closing date for nominations is 5pm on Friday, 18 November 2022. Once the form below is completed, return it to: The Clerk of The Worshipful Company of Masons by post to 8 Little Trinity Lane, London, EC4V 2AN, or by email to [email protected].