Places for People was named Residential Company of the Year at the Estates Gazette Awards. The judges commended Places for People's placemaking approach, which was described as a blueprint for how housing providers could help solve the UK's housing crisis.
Places for People was named Housebuilder of the Year at the 2016 Building Awards. The judges acknowledged the Group's central placemaking approach, which focuses on providing vital local infrastructure and facilities alongside all new housing, in order to create attractive neighbourhoods and communities that ensure the success of both places and people in the long term.
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.
We scooped 5 awards at the Planning and Placemaking awards for some of our developments.
Fortune Place - accommodation for over-60s, scooped the award for Development of the Year (age exclusive) at the 2016 Scottish Home Awards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Places for People Leisure won the Leisure Centre Operator of the Year category for the third year running and Maltby Leisure Centre won Leisure Centre of the Year.
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.
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.
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