The River Thames Society makes annual awards of a Shield and the Durant Cup, named after our late President.
The Shield is given to an individual or group of individuals, organisation or corporate body, making the most significant contribution to the well- being of the River Thames during the calendar year.
The Durant Cup is given to an individual RTS member who has made a significant contribution to the life and well-being of the Thames.
Nominations may be sent to the RTS Administrator.
RTS Awards 2019
The RTS Shield, in recognition of the individual or group making the most significant contribution to the life and well-being of the river, was awarded to Mark Stanley, founder of Stanley & Thomas Boat-builders, Windsor in recognition of his significant contribution to the life and well-being of the river.
The Durant Cup
The Durant Cup, for an individual member making a similar contribution, went to Sandra Brown, in recognition of her invaluable service to the Society, particularly as Events Organiser for the Middle Thames Branch .
Download a list of previous winners of RTS Awards.