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Placemaking and development

Midlands Business Insider Residential Awards

Our joint-venture with Urban Splash, Port Loop, has been shortlisted for Small Residential Development of the Year, Placemaking Project of the Year and Residential Regeneration Project of the Year at the Midlands Business Insider Residential Awards.

Inside Housing Development Awards

Our joint-venture with Urban Splash, Port Loop has been shortlisted for Best Regeneration Project and Best Partnership at the Inside Housing Development Awards 2021.

We’ve also been nominated for Best Development for The Engine Yard in Edinburgh.

Northern Housing Awards

Smith's Dock, our joint-venture development with Urban Splash has been shortlisted for Best Resident Involvement Initiative.

Sunny Bank, our scheme providing secure housing to people over 50, has been shortlisted for Resident Support Programme of the Year.

Our Sustaining Tenancies At Risk (STAR) service has been shortlisted for Best Initiative for Tackling Homelessness.

DREEAM Padiham (Whitegate Close, Whitegate Gardens and Victoria Court) our energy efficient pilot study has been nominated for Best Carbon Reduction Scheme.

The Group's partnership with Shape Lancashire to deliver befriending services which has been nominated for Partnering Scheme of the Year.

Salford Foyer, Route 29, a service helping young people in or on the edge of care, has been nominated for Supported/Sheltered Housing Scheme of the Year.

RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence

Our Brooklands development in Milton Keynes has been named as a finalist alongside Port Loop, our joint-venture with Urban Splash, in the Excellence in Planning to Deliver Homes (large scheme) category at the RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence 2021. 

Another of our joint-ventures with Urban Splash, Smith's Dock, has been named a finalist in the Planning for Heritage and Culture category.

West Midlands Property Awards

Our joint-venture with Urban Splash, Port Loop, has been Highly Commended in Regeneration Project of the Year category at the West Midlands Property Awards.

Engage Awards

Our Customer Taskforce, which contacted more than 58,000 customers across our six affordable housing businesses during the first national lockdown was awarded Silver in the Best Customer Contact Strategy in a Crisis category at the 2020 Engage Awards.  

Housebuilder Awards

Our joint-venture with Urban Splash, Smith's Dock, was named winner of the Best Regeneration Initiative and highly commended in the Best Design Four Storeys or More categories at the 2020 Housebuilder Awards.

BOC Brilliance Awards

Our Marketing and PR team was awarded Gold and our Internal Communication Team Silver at the 2020 BOC Brilliance Awards. 

WhatHouse? Awards

We've been recognised at the 2020 WhatHouse? Awards.

We were awarded Silver in the Best Large Housebuilder category and our Brooklands development also picked up Bronze in the Best Public Realm category.

Port Loop, our joint-venture with Urban Splash, picked up Silver for Best Regeneration Scheme.

Our Tornagrain development in Scotland won Silver in the Best Exterior and Bronze in the Best House categories. 

The Waterfront Townhouse at 55 Degrees North in Edinburgh was also awarded Bronze in the Best House category.

Property Awards 2020

We've been named joint winner of the Social Impact Award at the Property Awards 2020 for our work making a significant difference in our communities.

Building Awards 2020

Places for People has been shortlisted for the Proud to Help Award at the Building Awards 2020 for our work in providing vital support for communities, customers and businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Evening Standard New Homes Awards

Group Company, Millwood Designer Homes, picked up two awards at the Evening Standard News Homes Awards – Best Small Development for the Cherry Tree Lane in Ewhurst and Best out of London Home for Pond House at Cherry Tree.

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