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Terms and conditions

  1. Entry to the competition is open from Friday 14th August to Friday 2nd October.

  2. To be considered for entry, the deck must comply with the following:
    1. Have been completed between September 2019 and September 2020

    2. Be located in England, Wales or Scotland

    3. Be made using Trex® composite decking or Arbordeck softwood timber decking

    4. Have permission from the project owner (homeowner, or business owner/manager for decks in commercial spaces) to enter. The homeowner must also agree to having their installation photographed and published on and offline.

    5. Fit within the requirements of the specified category

    6. Be submitted using a correctly completed online entry form, found on the Arbordeck website, with at least one clear image supplied as a jpeg

  3. Judges reserve the right to move an entry to a category they feel is more suitable without notice.

  4. Finalists will be notified by the email or telephone number provided, no later than Friday 23rd October.

  5. Entrants may be promoted through Arbordeck’s marketing channels, including (but not limited to) the website, social media channels, and email, from 14th August 2020 onwards. Finalists will be promoted from 23rd October onwards. Entry into the awards signifies acceptance of these terms and conditions.

  6. The winners of the Arbordeck Awards will be announced 17th November 2020.


  1. The judging panel is comprised of representatives from Trex®, Arbor Forest Products and award-winning garden design company, Halcyon Days.

  2. Judges will be looking at the use of Trex® and how it fits into the surrounding environment for each category. They will be particularly looking for creativity, elegance of design, use of colour and stand-out features as well as quality of installation and attention to detail.


  1. Deck of the Year

    All Arbordeck Awards 2020 submissions will be automatically included as entries in the Deck of the Year Award category. We are looking for a deck that features outstanding quality of design and installation, showcases the very best of outdoor living, and celebrates the unique qualities of either Trex® composite or Arbordeck softwood timber decking. This category cannot be entered in isolation.

  2. Best commercial Trex® deck

    We’re looking for installations where Trex® composite decking has added an extra dimension to a commercial project, whether large or small, to create a space that combines functionality, durability and beautiful aesthetics. The deck must have been installed in a commercial space in the UK between May 2019 and September 2020.

  3. Best large Trex® deck

    This category is open to all residential Trex® decks over 30m2 in size. Of course, size isn’t the only thing that matters – we’re looking for a deck that adds an extra dimension to a large outdoor space to create something truly special.

  4. Best small Trex® deck

    This category is for residential Trex® decks under 30m2 in size. In this category, unique features and innovative solutions that make the best use of limited outdoor space will capture the judges’ attention.

  5. Best Trex® design solution

    We’re looking for Trex® decks that have brought out the best in challenging spaces and projects. Have you reshaped a sloping site, reclaimed previously unusable space, or created a practical storage solution in a deck to add functionality? Impress us with your creativity!

  6. Best Arbordeck softwood timber deck

    Celebrating the beauty of softwood decks, this category is open to all Arbordeck softwood timber decks – residential or commercial, large or small. The judges are looking for an impressive design and installation that makes the very best of the available space.


  1. Winners will be announced on 17th November 2020.

    1. The Winner of ‘Best of Trex® Award’ shall receive:
      1. A four-day trip to the U.S. including a visit to the Trex® University including economy flight, overnight accommodation and transfers. The trip will be arranged in 2021.
      2. Their deck professionally photographed
      3. Publicity and brand exposure through Pro Landscaper magazine and Arbordeck’s website, emails, social media and other industry press
      4. Use of the ‘Best of Trex® Award’ title and associated award logo
      5. Certificate of achievement and trophy
    2. The four remaining category winners will each receive:
      1. £250 of Love2shop high street vouchers
      2. Their deck professionally photographed
      3. Publicity and brand exposure through Arbordeck’s website, emails, social media and industry press
      4. Use of ‘Arbordexperts Installer Awards winner’ title and category winner logo
      5. Certificate of acknowledgement

  2. All Finalists & Competition Winners are required to participate in all required publicity

  3. Arbor Forest Products accepts no liability or responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant

  4. Arbor Forest Products reserves the right to discontinue the competition at any time

  5. All provided personal details will be held in strictest confidence and will not be passed to any third party.

  6. Arbor Forest Products may use provided information to keep you up to date with news, offers, product developments and other communications we feel will be of interest to you.

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