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26 Mar 2018

Homes for Scotland Awards 2018

Shortlist for Homes for Scotland Awards 2018

Homes for Scotland Awards shortlist announced

26 March 2018 – The shortlist for Scotland’s premier home building industry awards has been announced as Homes for Scotland prepares to celebrate the sector’s successes at the largest annual gathering of its kind.

With entries showcasing the high quality work that the industry produces and the significant value it adds to Scotland’s social wellbeing and economic success, those companies achieving finalist places are:

Private Development of the Year – large (100+ units)

 Avant Homes
Richmond Gate, Glasgow

 Miller Homes
Ashludie Grange, Monifieth

 Stewart Milne Homes
Regency Place, Aberdeen

 Mactaggart & Mickel Homes
Castle Grove, Newton Mearns

 Miller Homes
Varcity North, Edinburgh

Private Development of the Year – medium (26-99 units)

 CALA Homes (East)
Liberton Grange, Edinburgh

 David Wilson Homes (West)
The Botanics, Glasgow

 Stewart Milne Homes (Central)
Calderwood, East Calder

 Cruden Homes (East)
Hydro Gardens, Peebles

 McCarthy & Stone
Jameson Gate, Edinburgh

Private Development of the Year – small (up to 25 units)

 A&J Stephen (Builders)
Chapelton, Aberdeenshire

 Mactaggart & Mickel Homes
Red Lion, Newton Mearns

 Dundas Estates
Kings Court, Dunbar

 McCarthy & Stone
Eighteen Murrayfield Road, Edinburgh

Affordable Housing Development of the Year

 Albyn Housing Association
Craig Road, Dingwall

 Eildon Housing Association
Roxburgh Street & Union Street, Kelso

 Springfield Properties / Dunedin Canmore Housing Association
Muirhouse, Edinburgh

 CCG (Scotland)
Leith Fort, Edinburgh

 Places for People
Harvesters Way, Edinburgh

Innovation and Best Practice

 CALA Group
Get Into Construction

 Springfield Properties
Choices Interactive

 Miller Homes
Online home purchasing

 Springfield Properties
Villages concept

Supporting Organisation of the Year

 Morrison Construction
 Rettie & Co
 Pixel Image

Reflecting the robust nature of the awards programme, and the stringent judging criteria honed over the last two years, this year’s independent judging panel will again be undertaking site visits to all the shortlisted entries in the Private and Affordable Housing Development categories. In addition, those companies shortlisted for Private Development of the Year will also be considered for the prestigious Homes for Scotland Home Builder of the Year award through a rigorous interview process.

Winners will be revealed at the Homes for Scotland Annual Lunch (sponsored by Burness Paull) at the EICC on Friday 25 May which will be hosted by comedian Jo Caulfield. Now in its 16th year, places at the event are limited, with some 1,100 senior industry representatives and guests already confirmed to attend.

Chair of the independent judging panel Andy Mitchell, former Land Director at CALA Homes, said:
“I am delighted to be involved in judging Homes for Scotland’s Awards, which have a reputation of being the most credible in our industry.

“The whole judging panel is determined to build upon this with a strong shortlist demonstrating the pride, passion and professionalism of those involved in delivering the majority of much needed new homes across the country.”

Background

Homes for Scotland (www.homesforscotland.com) represents the country’s home building industry and holds awards each year in order to improve standards and promote best practice within the home building industry.

The independent judging panel comprises:

Andy Mitchell (Chair) – Former Land Director, CALA Homes
Kareen Davidson – Former Sales & Marketing Director, Bett Homes
Linda Docherty – Immediate Past Chair, CML Scotland
Ewan Fraser – Former Chief Executive, Dunedin Canmore
Ian Gilzean – Scottish Government Chief Architect
Allan Lundmark – Former Director of Planning, Homes for Scotland
Douglas Read – past president, RIAS
David Stewart – Policy Lead, SFHA
Stuart Tait – Manager, Clydeplan
Stefano Smith – Immediate Past Convenor, RTPI Scotland

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Homes for Scotland Awards shortlist announced

23rd of March 2017 – The shortlist for Scotland’s premier home building industry awards has been announced as trade body Homes for Scotland prepares to acknowledge the sector’s achievements at its largest celebration to date.

Recognising what the wide-ranging membership of Homes for Scotland does best – build homes to meet the country’s diverse needs and aspirations – those companies achieving a finalist’s place are:

Private Development of the Year – large (100+ units)

 Barratt Homes
Ness Castle, Inverness

 Springfield Properties
Meadow Lea, Nairn

 Persimmon Homes East Scotland
Melrose Gait, Galashiels

 Stewart Milne Homes Central Scotland
Earl’s Green,Troon

Private Development of the Year – medium (26-99 units)

 Barratt Homes
Burnside @ Riverside Quarter, Aberdeen

 CCG (Scotland)
The Schoolhouse, Edinburgh

 Places for People / EMA Architecture + Design
Urban Eden, Edinburgh
 CALA Homes (East)
Kinleith Mill, Edinburgh

 Cruden Homes West
King’s View, Glasgow

Private Development of the Year – small (up to 25 units)

 Mactaggart & Mickel Homes
Lockhart Woods, Edinburgh
 Whiteburn Projects
Parkview Phase 3, Dundee

Affordable Housing Development of the Year

 Cruden Building & Renewals / Loretto Housing Association (part of the Wheatley Group)
Eriboll Crescent, Glasgow

 Lovell Partnerships / West Lothian Council
Housing for Older People, Broxburn

 Springfield Properties
Springfield Milton of Campsie, East Dunbartonshire

 Link Group
MacVicar Court, Oban

 Places for People
Niddrie Mill Primary School, Edinburgh

Family Home of the Year

 Barratt Homes
The Balmoral

 Miller Homes
The Yeats

 Cruden Homes West
The Oak

 Springfield Properties
The Culbin

Supporting Organisation of the Year

 Geddes Consulting
 Registers of Scotland

Reflecting the robust nature of the awards programme, this year’s independent judging panel will again be undertaking site visits to all the shortlisted entries in the Private and Affordable Housing Development categories. In addition, those companies shortlisted for Private Development of the Year will also be considered for the prestigious Homes for Scotland Home Builder of the Year award through a rigorous interview process. For the first time in the history of the awards, those shortlisted for Supporting Organisation of the Year will also be interviewed by the judges.

Winners will be announced at the Homes for Scotland Annual Lunch (sponsored by Burness Paull) at the EICC on Friday 12 May which will be hosted by comedian and actor Tim Vine. Now in its 15th year, places at the event are limited, with over 1,100 senior industry representatives and their guests already confirmed to attend what is the premier event in the Scottish home building calendar.

Chair of the independent judging panel Kareen Davidson, former Sales & Marketing Director at Bett Homes said:

“2016 saw the most rigorous judging process for the Homes for Scotland Awards so far and my fellow judges and I are determined to use this platform to ensure this year’s awards continue to be the most robust and credible in our industry and thus very much worth winning.

“We have seen the quality of entries increase year-on-year and the shortlisted companies clearly demonstrate the high standard the industry is achieving in terms of its approach to the varying needs of customers, design and the placemaking and sustainability agendas. The judging panel is very much looking forward to viewing the different developments and finding out more about the vital role played by the shortlisted supporting organisations during the interview process.”

Background

Homes for Scotland (www.homesforscotland.com) represents the country’s home building industry and holds awards each year in order to improve standards and promote best practice within the home building industry.

The independent judging panel comprises:

Kareen Davidson (Chair) – Former Sales & Marketing Director, Bett Homes
Margaret Cumming – Former MD, Miller Homes
Linda Docherty – CML Scotland Chair
Ian Gilzean – Scottish Government Chief Architect
Jim Hayton – Former Policy Manager, ALACHO
Malcolm MacLeod – NHBC Scotland Director
Douglas Read – past president RIAS
David Stewart – Policy Lead, SFHA
Stuart Tait – Manager, Clydeplan
Nick Wright – Convenor, RTPI Scotland

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Shortlist announced for Homes for Scotland Awards 2013

Following another record number of entries, the shortlist for trade body Homes for Scotland’s 2013 awards has been announced. Developed to recognise best practice and help to further raise standards across the home building industry, categories focus on the four highly relevant “P’s” of: people, process, product and partnership, encompassing a range of important policy issues impacting the industry’s success.

The following companies and individuals made the judges’ first cut:

PEOPLE

Best Employer

– Miller Homes
– Mactaggart & Mickel Group
– Barratt Developments – ASPIRE Graduate Programme

Young Achiever (under 35)

– Martin Plane (Miller Homes)
– Frazer MacKay (Peverel Scotland)
– Erin McGuire (Barratt Homes Scotland)
– Ashley Cassels (Stewart Milne Homes)
– Maureen Douglas (Forster Roofing)

Outstanding Achievement

-TBA on 17 May

PROCESS

Best Marketing Campaign

– Springfield Properties
– CALA Homes
– Cruden Homes West

Best Green Initiative

– Springfield Properties
– Housing Innovation Showcase (Kingdom Housing Association)
– Miller Homes
– Mactaggart & Mickel Group, CCG & Cruden Homes
– Forster Energy Ltd

PRODUCT

Best Home Design

– Cruden Homes West
– Veitchi Homes
– Gladedale Capital

Best Development – large (30+ units)

– CALA Homes
– Gladedale Capital
– Barratt Homes Scotland
– Cruden Homes West
– Muir Homes

Best Development – small (up to 29 units)

– Headon Developments
– Bancon Homes
– Glasgow Housing Association & City Building
– Springfield Properties
– Miller Homes

PARTNERSHIP

Best Partnership in Planning

– Miller Homes & Perth & Kinross Council
– Places for People & East Dunbartonshire Council

Best Partnership in Affordable Housing Delivery

– Dunedin Canmore Housing, City of Edinburgh Council, Hart Builders (Edinburgh) Ltd & Lovell Partnerships Ltd
– Cruden Homes West, Cruden Buildings & Renewals Ltd, Elderpark Housing Association, Govan Housing Association & Scottish Government
– Rettie & Co, Cruden Homes, Hart Builders, Hillcrest Housing Association, Teague Homes, City of Edinburgh Council
– Cruden Homes East & Places for People
– Housing Innovation Showcase (Kingdom Housing Association)
– West Lothian Council & Lovell Partnerships Ltd

Best Supporting Company

– EMA Architecture + Design Limited
– PPS Scotland
– Gillespie Macandrew
– First Mortgage

Winners will be announced at the Homes for Scotland Annual Lunch at the EICC on Friday 17 May at which Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will be the keynote speaker. Hosted by Kaye Adams, over 725 senior industry representatives and their guests are already confirmed to attend what remains the premier event in the Scottish home building calendar.

The audience will also be placed right at the very heart of proceedings, using a special electronic voting system to decide which company merits the accolade of Home Builder of the Year from the recommendations put forward by the independent judging panel chaired by commentator and ex-Executive Editor of The Scotsman Bill Jamieson.

An Outstanding Achievement award will also be presented on the day. Prior recipients include Mike Walker of Walker Group and Derek Mickel of Mactaggart & Mickel.

Homes for Scotland Chief Executive Philip Hogg said:

“Whilst the housing sector is still striving for a meaningful recovery, it is encouraging to have received such a volume of quality submissions for this year’s awards.

“These entries demonstrate that there remains a wealth of both stand-out companies and individuals who are committed to and capable of effecting change.”

Homes for Scotland

Homes for Scotland (www.homesforscotland.com) represents the country’s home building industry and holds awards each year in order to improve standards and promote best practice within the home building industry.

Homes for Scotland Awards 2013 Jury

The independent judging panel assessing the 87 entries which were submitted comprises:

Bill Jamieson (Chair) – Commentator & Ex-Executive Editor, The Scotsman
Dr Debbie Mays – Director of Projects, The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland
Dr Mohammed Imbabi – Senior Lecturer, University of Aberdeen
Iain Malloch – Chair, Council of Mortgage Lenders Scotland
Malcolm Cannon – Chair, Solicitors Property Centres Scotland & Chair, Asset Skills Scotland
Jim Hayton – Policy Manager, Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers
Fraser Carlin – Chair, Heads of Planning Scotland

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