The 2022 awards season has got off to a fantastic start, with our developments having been shortlisted already in a host of categories across eight separate awards events.

This sector recognition is testament to our passion for placemaking and our commitment to creating high-quality, affordable homes in attractive, well-designed communities that work for everyone.

Our shortlisted entries are detailed below.

Pineapple Awards 

Our East Wick + Sweetwater development has been shortlisted for Place in Progress at the 2022 Pineapple Awards, which celebrate the very best in placemaking with a focus on projects that make a positive social impact.

All projects will be judged at the Festival of Place on 23 to 27 May and the winners announced on 6 July.

First Time Buyer Readers’ Awards 

The good news continues as three of our communities have been shortlisted at the First Time Buyer Awards:

  • Port Loop (in Birmingham) – Best First Time Buyer Family Home
  • East Wick + Sweetwater (in London) – Best Apartment for First Time Buyer and Best Large Development
  • Park Hill (in Sheffield) – Best Large Development
  • Places for People and Urban Splash – Best Partnership, for Park Hill

The winners will be announced on Friday 2 September.

Homes for Scotland Awards

Our Chapelton development – a brand-new Aberdeenshire town of 8,000 homes – is vying for Large Development of the Year at the HSA Awards, with the winner due to be announced on Friday 20 May.

Planning Awards

With five shortlisted entries in the Planning Awards, this year’s ceremony – which takes place on 9 June in London – promises to be particularly exciting. We’ve been nominated in the following categories:

• Award for Best Housing Scheme (500 homes or more) – Port Loop
• Award for Regeneration – Park Hill
• Award for Design Excellence – Smith’s Dock
• Award for Mixed Use Development – Park Hill
• Award for Best Use of Publicly-Owned Land and/or Property in Placemaking – Park Hill

Property Awards

The stunning new neighbourhood of East Wick + Sweetwater, located at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, has been shortlisted in the Property Awards’ Placemaking Award category. The ceremony takes place on 7 June in London.

RESI Awards

East Wick + Sweetwater has also made the shortlist in two categories at the prestigious RESI Awards: Development of the Year and Social Impact Initiative – Residential. The winners of both awards will be announced on 11 May.

Northern Housing Awards

Our developments at St Anthonys, Wharrier Street in Newcastle and Park Hill in Sheffield have each received two nominations at this year’s Northern Housing Awards, which take place on 17 May in Manchester. These are the shortlisted categories:

• Partnering Scheme of the Year – St Anthony’s & Park Hill
• Best Approach to Modular Housing – St Anthony’s
Best Retrofit Initiative – Park Hill

RTPI Yorkshire Awards

Sheffield’s Park Hill development has earned recognition at the RTPI Yorkshire Awards as well, having been shortlisted for the Excellence in Planning Delivery Regional award. The winner – announced in June – will automatically be entered into the national shortlist for a chance to claim this year’s national award in November.

A massive well done to everyone involved. We’re now eagerly awaiting the winners being announced over the next couple of months.

We wish all the nominees the best of luck!

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At Places for People we create homes to meet your needs.

Whether it's a one-bedroom city apartment on a historic site in central Edinburgh, or a large family home in the peaceful Wiltshire countryside, we have a fantastic range of homes to choose from.

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