Group company Derwent Living was named winner of the Community Focused Service / Product of the Year Award category at the 2020 TPAS Awards.
Derwent Living was praised for its Virtual Places project, which provided a virtual reality experience for older customers to support good mental health and reduce social isolation.
The Brick House at Port Loop in Birmingham, our joint venture with Urban Splash was named winner at the Housing Design Awards 2020.
We were named Top Performing Organisation with 31+ registered QUEST facilities at the 2019 CIMSPA & QUEST NBS Conference Awards.
We were presented with two awards for joint-venture developments with Urban Splash at The Pineapples 2019.
The Port Loop development in Birmingham won the Future Place Category, whilst Smith’s Dock in North Shields was crowned winner of the Place in Progress category.
Our DREEAM project in Padiham, Lancashire, was named Best Green Scheme at the 24Housing Awards.
The innovative energy efficient development comprises of 36 flats and 72 homes.
Group Company Millwood Designer Homes won Best Family Home (£750k to £1.5m) for The Farmington at Polo Fields in Cantebury.
ZeroC's Golden Mede development in Buckinghamshire was also highly commended in the Best out of London Home category.
Group company Millwood Designer Homes won Best Large Development of the Year for Lavender Fields, an outstanding period style hamlet of luxury new homes and Best Family Home (up to £750,000) for it's Windsor Meadow development.
Places for People was presented with the bronze award for the Best Large Housebuilder, recognising our ongoing commitment to housing and placemaking throughout the UK.
Group company ZeroC won the gold award for Best Sustainable Development for Roborough Eco Homes in Plymouth.
Our Marlborough Park development was Highly Commended in the Best Approach to Modular Category at the Inside Housing Development Awards.
Our multi-award winning Roman Fields development in East Dunbartonshire was highly commended in the Best Regeneration Project (outside London) at the Inside Housing Development Awards.
Our Smith's Dock development in partnership with Urban Splash has been crowned Housing Project of Year in the Offsite Awards. The first phase of homes at the former shipyard are factory-built, modular homes.
Our People First Strategy has been shortlisted at the UK Customer Experience Awards for Best Use of Insight and Feedback and Customers at the Heart of Everything - Utilities and Housing Provider.
Our People First Strategy puts customers, colleagues and clients at the heart of everything we do.
Smith's Dock, our joint-venture development with Urban Splash was named Offsite Project of the Year at the Building Awards 2019.
Smith's Dock, North Shields, is an innovative coastal community close to Newcastle City Centre.
Our Joint Venture with Urban Splash, Port Loop, was highly commended in the Regeneration Project of the Year category.
Group company ZeroC were joint winners with A&J Stephen for Tornagrain in the Medium Private Development category.
The development is the Scottish Highlands’ newest town, with a long term vision to create a whole new sustainable community comprising 5000 homes, jobs, as well as amenities and green spaces.
Five of our supported living schemes were given Bronze awards at the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards 2019.
Our Roman Fields development in Twechar won the Excellence in Development for Affordable Housing category at the CIH Scotland Excellence Awards.
The development in picturesque East Dunbartonshire features a selection of energy efficient homes.
Our Croft development in Crawley was highly commended in Best Small Development category.
The development of 24 affordable homes created a sustainable housing option on a previously underutilised piece of land.
Our Harvesters Way development in Wester Hailes scooped a commendation in the Affordable Housing Development of the Year category. Judges recognised the project supports regeneration of the wider Wester Hailes area to provide much needed affordable housing in a highly pressurised Edinburgh market.
Our Twechar development in East Dunbartonshire scooped the top prize in the Award for Regeneration at the Planning Awards in London.
We were also highly commended alongside Urban Splash in the Award for Partnership Working.
Our Developments team in Scotland picked up an award at the CIH Scotland Excellence Awards. Along with Lovell, the team were awarded the 'Excellence in Development for Affordable Housing' award for the transformation of a derelict site in Wester Hailes. The £19m Harvesters Way housing development has brought 183 much needed affordable homes to the City of Edinburgh.
Smith's Dock, our joint-venture development with Urban Splash has been shortlisted for Apartment Development of the Year at the British Homes Awards.
Smith's Dock, North Shields, is an innovative coastal community close to Newcastle City Centre.
Our Hawthorne Avenue development in Hull, a partnerships between ourselves, ilke Homes and Keepmoat Homes was named Offsite Project of the Year at the Construing Excellence Awards 2019.
Our innovative DREEAM development in Padiham, Lancashire was highly commended in the Project of the Year category at the 2019 Energy Management Awards.
Group company ZeroC won the Best House category for its Golden Mede development.
Park Hill, our joint venture with Urban Splash also won Best Renovation of the Year.
Our DREEAM project was crowned the winner of the 'New ideas, approaches and innovation' category at last night's CIH Northern Awards.
The project involved the renovation of more than 100 homes in Padiham, Lancashire, to equip them with a range of energy efficiency measures such as new storage heaters, solar panels, external wall insulation and hot water systems.
We were presented with the Placemaking Award for our joint venture with Urban Splash at Park Hill in Sheffield.
Working with Urban Splash, we’ve helped to transform this incredible structure into a cultural hub for Sheffield, a place in which people can live, work and play.
Our Urban Eden development was highly commended in the Low Rise Residential Development of the Year category at the 2019 Premier Excellence Awards.
Millwood Designer Homes was also Highly Commended in the Social Housing Development of the Year category
Our Goldene Mede development was commended in the residential category at the 2019 MIPIM Future Projects Awards.
We were awarded Housing Project of the Year for our Roussillon Park development in Chichester. The unique development is part of the historic former Roussillion Barracks, consisting of 252 Georgian style homes from beautifully finished coach houses to striking three and four bedroom townhouses.
Harvesters Way in Edinburgh won Affordable Housing Development of the Year. Judges praised the development for being an outstanding community regeneration project and a very worthy winner.
Roussillion Park in Chichester was given a silver award for Best Development at the prestigious Whathouse? Awards.
Urban Eden scooped picked up a commendation in the Private Development category. The development in Edinburgh is designed for a particular style of urban living. It’s about being part of the city and also being separate from it, focusing on community and being good neighbours.
Our Urban Eden development in Edinburgh was crowned the winner of the Large Housing Development of the Year in partnership with EMA Architecture and Design.
Our Colleague Emma Webb won Woman of the Year in the homelessness/care and support category at the Women in Housing Awards 2019 for her work with the Ferry Project.
The Project helps homeless people across Cambridgeshire, giving them the skills they need to live independently.
Cotman Housing Association's Support Services team won the TEAM - Together Everyone Achieved More Award.
The award recognises the team's success in working together to evaluate the care and support they provide to continually strive to deliver excellence and go the extra mile.
Derwent Living won the excellence in tenant engagement award for successfully delivering an effective in-house mediation service for its customers. Derwent Living's mediation team is made up of seven staff and eight resident mediators, who volunteer their own time to help create positive outcomes for neighbours who find themselves at odds with one another.
Our Young Parents Pathway team from Living+ scooped the award for 'Most effective project in improving the lives of women or communities' at the 2017 Women in Housing Awards. The South Tyneside scheme strives to help parents aged 16 to 25 be the best they can for their children.
Places Leisure Easleigh was Highly Commended in Leisure category at the 2019 AJ Architecture Awards.
The state-of-the-art Leisure centre featuring an eight lane swimming pool, 15 court sport hall, four tennis courts and a gym.
Places for People Leisure was highly commended in the Best Public Service Building category. The Built in Quality Awards celebrate the good, great and outstanding in the West Midlands built environment.
Sparkhill Pool and Fitness Centre was highly commended for Best public Service Building at the Built in Quaility Awards 2018.
Places for People Leisure was the winner in the Health and Wellbeing Training Programme category at the 2016 ukactive Training Awards. The awards recognise exceptional performance and commitment in the Physical Activity sector particularly in relation to vocational education, training and development.
Wyre Forest Leisure Centre, operated by Places for People leisure, was highly commended for Best Public Service Building. The largest business to business awards in the building control sector, the LABC regional building excellence awards recognise quality in all types of building projects.
Places for People Leisure scooped a top award at the 2016 ukactive Flame Awards. Fakenham Sports and Fitness Centre won the award for Leisure Centre of the Year (streamline).
Our Millwood Designer Homes colleague, Luke Thomas, was named Construction Professional of the Year at the South East LABC Excellence Awards 2020.
Luke was also Highly Commended in the Site Manager of the Year category.
Derwent Living received the Excellence in Customer Service Awards at the TPAS Awards 2019.
The Places for People Treasury team won the award for Treasury Team of the Year (large housing association) at the Housing Association National Accountancy (HANA) awards.
Our Colleague Carla Hutchinson was named Student of the Year 2020, for Building Services, The Built Environment & Science at Edinburgh College for further education students. Carla, an electrical apprentice with Castle Rock Edinvar also scooped gold for the Academic Excellence Award, electrical installation.
Places for People Group company, Touchstone was named Employer of the Year at the 2019 Bath Property Awards.
We're the proud winner of the 2015 Spark the Change Award.
The award recognises our commitment to employee engagement and our extensive learning and development programmes.
Places for People Leisure was awarded the Brilliance in IC award, as well as the Brilliance in Recruitment and Retention at the 2019 IC and HR Brilliance Awards.
Group company Touchstone were named Employer of the Year. Judges were impressed by the Brilliant Place to Work (BP2W) project - a wide ranging initiative which asked what colleagues wanted from Touchstone as their employer, focusing on Rewards and Benefits, Training, Communication and Environment.
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