2005 Housebuilding Innovation Awards

The industry’s own awards presented at the Savoy in London, Wednesday 7 September 2005. Thank you to everyone that took part in the Housebuilder and the HBF inaugural Housebuilding Innovation Awards 2005, the awards evening proved a great success.

 Congratulations to all awards winners announced below, who are showing a real committment to driving forward quality in new home delivery. These are the industrys own awards - created to showcase the huge strides being made by housebuilders to embrace change, improve standards and deliver high quality homes for the market. Because they focus on the key issues now facing the industry, they are different from the plethora of other awards - they are endorsed by the government and are set to become a major event in the housebuilding industry calendar.


1. The environmental award, incorporating greenleaf 

Allison Homes Eastern - Elsea Park, Lincolnshire

Barratt Homes, Southampton Division - Park View, The Polygon, Southampton

Crosby Homes Special Projects (NW) - greenquarter, Manchester - WINNER

2. Best innovation in the use of materials and products

Barratt Developments - Terrapin  “Advance Housing”  - WINNER

Earthdome – thermal mass housing

Lovell Partnerships - Beswick, East Manchester

3. Best customer satisfaction initiative

Berkeley Homes Oxford & Chiltern

David Wilson Homes

Haslam Homes

Miller Homes - WINNER

4. Best example of a partnership between a housebuilder and a commercial developer 

Barratt Leeds/ Rushbond – Brewery Wharf, Leeds

Barratt West London/Thornfield – Axiom, Feltham, Middlesex - WINNER

5. Best training/staff initiative

Haslam Homes

Persimmon Homes  - WINNER

St George

6. Best partnership with a supplier

Haslam Homes/Wolseley – Supply Chain - WINNER

Jones Homes/Tensar/Tully De’Ath – St Leonard’s, Sussex

Urban Splash/Yorkon – Moho, Manchester

7. Best housebuilder/public sector partnership

Barratt West London - Visage, Swiss Cottage, London

Berkeley Homes - Royal Arsenal, London

Countryside Properties - Chatham Maritime, Kent - WINNER

Yuill Homes – Queensbury, North Tyneside

8. Best example of community consultation

Berkeley Homes – Royal Arsenal, London

George Wimpey East Midlands - Mawsley Village, Northamptonshire - WINNER

Gleeson Regeneration – Welsh Streets, Liverpool

Haslam Homes – Grimethorpe, nr Barnsley

9. Most innovative use or application of technology

David Wilson Homes - Safety System - WINNER

Miller Homes - Web and text 

10. Best design initiative/partnership with an architect

Crosby Homes/Leach Rhodes Walker – greenquarter, Manchester

David Wilson Homes/ Design for Homes (PCKO) – The Escape Project - WINNER

Stamford Homes/ LKR Design Group– Michaelgate, Lincoln

Stewart Milne/Malcolm Fraser architects – Maryfield, Bo’ness, East Scotland