Renovation of the Building - part 1 Restoration of the buildings was guided by the architect, Liam Doherty. The brickwork contractor was Historic Conservation. New bricks and terracotta pilasters and mouldings that need replacing, specially made to match the original, were produced by Ibstock Brick Limited, Leicester. The brick type used was "Leicester Tapped Red Smooth"
"The Brick Award" Papplewick Pumping Station has been crowned "Best Refurbishment Project" at this year's prestigious Brick Development Association (BDA) Awards. The Victorian building has been restored to its former glory by architects Cullen Carter Hill and was named as the winner at a gala evening at the Grosvenor Square Hotel in London, November 2006.