31 OCT
Westminster Park Plaza
Hotel, London, SE1 7UT



Supported by the Department for Transport and Transport Focus the 2019 National Transport Awards will take place at the Westminster Park Plaza, London on 31st October 2019

The 19th Annual National Transport Awards celebrates the successes that have been achieved on so many national and local transport projects. As always, these projects have shown the judges the tangible results they've achieved, improving the experience for their transport users and ultimately adding to the successful development of the nation’s transport infrastructure. 

DRESS CODE: NOT Blacktie  - lounge suit / evening attire 

Key Dates



AWARDS CEREMONY: 31 October 2019-------


18:15 Drinks Reception
19:00 Keynote: Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP, Secretary of State for Transport
19:20 Dinner
21:00 After Dinner Speaker: Jo Caulfield (Stand-up comedian, host, and comedy writer)
21:20 National Transport Awards Presentation
22:20 Close


The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP

The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP
Secretary of State for Transport

Grant was appointed Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party in 2005, before being made Shadow Housing Minister in June 2007. Following the 2010 election, he served as Minister of State for Housing and Local Government in the Department for Communities and Local Government. Grant was appointed to the Privy Council in June 2010. In September 2012 he was appointed as co-chairman to the Conservative Party. At the same time he held the position of Minister without Portfolio at the Cabinet Office.

Jo Caulfield

Jo Caulfield
Stand-up comedian, host, and comedy writer

Jo Caulfield is a stand-up comedian, host, and comedy writer. She has worked on some of the biggest shows, and with some of the biggest names, in British comedy.

Not only has Jo been the regular warm-up performer for Have I Got News For You for many years, she has appeared as a guest on the show, as well as on Mock The Week and Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Jo has also appeared on Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow.

On Radio 4, Jo has her own acclaimed shows, It's That Jo Caulfield Again and Jo Caulfield Won't Shut Up, as well as regularly appearing on shows including The News Quiz, The Now Show, and The Unbelievable Truth. She has written for Ruby Wax, Joan Rivers, Ant and Dec, and Graham Norton, who said of Jo, 'I never knew I could like a woman so much'.


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Colin Matthews

Chairman, Highways England