The winners of the 11th annual National Housing Awards were announced at a ceremony in London on Thursday 7 September.
12 September 2017
The awards celebrate excellence, innovation and creativity in the affordable housing sector, showcasing inspiring examples of housing associations’ work across the country.
The 2017 winners
- Best large development: Wythenshawe Community Housing Group – Life begins at village 135
- Best small development: Dolphin Living – Accelerator Scheme at Lanhill Road, Maida Vale
- Best scheme in planning: Swan Housing, Pollard Thomas Edwards, C.F. Møller – Laindon Town Centre.
- Best design: Peabody – Upton Village
- Best marketing campaign: Peabody – St John’s Way – Live life your way
- Best digital marketing: L&Q – PricedIn
- Best customer care: Help to Buy Midlands – Orbit
- Best supplier to the sector: Red Loft
- Most innovative/specialist solution: Dolphin Living – Westminster homeownership accelerator scheme
- Best partnership: Pinnacle, LB Lambeth, NHHT, Higgins, PRP – Myatts Field North (Oval Quarter)
- Best regeneration project: Peabody – Silchester Limestone Road development
- Overall winner: Peabody
The awards were judged by a panel of housing association residents and industry figures, headed by Steve Walker, who won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2008 Affordable Home Ownership Awards.
David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation, said:
“It’s been another year of excellence for housing associations, which continue to lead the way as forward-thinking and innovative businesses. Right across the country, our members are adding value to local communities, building affordable homes and creating jobs.
“The National Housing Awards are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate this work, and all of this year’s winners should be proud of showcasing their contributions to the sector. I look forward to recognising many more examples of their ambition, commitment and quality in the years to come.”
Visit the National Housing Awards website to find out more and get ready for the 2018 event.