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Celebrating all the communities and individuals who have made Westminster a great place to be active this year

ActiveWestminster Awards 2022

The annual ActiveWestminster Awards recognise those who change lives through their outstanding contribution to physical activity, leisure and sport.

Now in its 13th year, the awards are a mainstay of the ActiveWestminster calendar and span from rewarding and celebrating diversity to recognising rising young sports stars.

For 2022’s awards, we received over 300 nominations from residents, the highest ever – thank you to everyone for highlighting the hard work of inspiring people and organisations across Westminster.

The shortlisted finalists were invited to the awards ceremony which took place at Porchester Hall on November 18.

Congratulations to all of 2022’s winners and finalists who are listed below.

2022 winners and finalists

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Winner: Jackie Rosenberg

Inclusive Award

  • Winner: Sport for Confidence


  • Koryo Taekwondo Academy
  • Step Change Studios

Rewarding and Celebrating Diversity Award

  • Winner: Hurdles2Hoops


  • Rahel Lid
  • London Basketball Association

Change4Life Westminster Award

  • Winner: Sandra Da Costa


  • London Basketball Association
  • The Pimlico Foundation

OneYou Westminster Award

  • Winner: Open Age (Mr Russell John)


  • ONEYOUWestminster
  • Age UK

Active Place or Space Award

  • Winner: The Porchester Centre, Spa and Hall


  • Paddington Recreation Ground
  • Jubilee Hall Trust
  • The Queen Mother Leisure Centre

PE and School Sports Award

  • Winner: St Edward’s Catholic Primary School


  • Queens College Preparatory School
  • St Mary’s Bryanston Square Primary School

Young Sports Personality

  • Winner: Edward Whittles


  • Henry Gray
  • Felix Thomis

The Sports Personality of The Year Award

  • Winner: Niloufar Rezaei


  • Hayley Rigby
  • Lisa Bates

The Lord Mayor's Unsung Hero Award, in memory of Mariam Sabir

  • Winner: Aya Kassam


  • John May
  • Remzije Duli

The nominations for the 2023 awards will open in September 2023.

Thank you to everyone who is helping keep Westminster active.