Housebuilder Awards 2014


Crest leads the way at The Housebuilder Awards 2014

Crest Nicholson was crowned large Housebuilder of the Year at the 2014 Housebuilder Awards at a packed ceremony in London last night (November 6). Crest also scooped the Sustainable Housebuilder of the Year title and Best regeneration scheme for Park Central in Birmingham.

Hill won medium sized Housebuilder of the Year, and also picked up the award for Best design (four storeys or more) for Ceres in Cambridge.

Best small Housebuilder of the Year was awarded to Anwyl which had earlier picked up the Best community initiative award.

Nearly 500 people squeezed into the The Tower Hotel near Tower Bridge to hear comedy actor Stephen Mangan announce this year’s winners of the Awards.

Taylor Wimpey’s Cambourne Show Village won the award for Best low or zero carbon initiative, while Telford Homes won Best customer satisfaction initiative.

Redrow secured the Best marketing category for its Come Home to Redrow initiative and Retirement Villages Group took the Best retirement scheme gong for Charters Village in East Grinstead.

Best design (three storeys or fewer) went to Barratt Homes Eastern Counties for Trumpington Meadows in Cambridge.

In the Best product category Vent-Axia’s Lo-Carbon Response led the way while Pantera Carpentry (SE) won Subcontractor of the year for the second year in a row.


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Housebuilder Awards 2014

Best low or zero carbon initiative

  • Taylor Wimpey – Cambourne (Winner)
  • Barratt Developments – Hanham Hall, Bristol
  • Caplin Homes– The zero carbon solution
  • City Legacy – The Athletes’ Village (Commended)
  • Miller Homes – The Gold Leaf collection at Dukesmead, Bingham

Best customer satisfaction initiative

  • Telford Homes – Customer experience (Winner)
  • Hill – Customer journey
  • Stewart Milne Homes – The 5 star challenge
  • Taylor Wimpey – Sales academy (Commended)

Best regeneration project

  • Crest Nicholson Regeneration – Park Central (Winner)
  • Berkeley East Thames – Royal Arsenal Riverside
  • Berkeley North East London – Woodberry Down
  • City Legacy – The Athletes’ Village
  • Crest Nicholson Regeneration – Bath Riverside
  • Inland Homes – Drayton Garden Village (Commended)
  • Shanly Homes – Boulters Meadow, Maidenhead (Commended)

Best community initiative

  • Anwyl Construction Company – Kingsmill Road and Rivulet Road, Wrexham (Winner)
  • Miller Homes – Summer of sport
  • Morston Assets – Yours South Lynn (Commended)
  • Morston Assets and Dundas Estates – Calderwood Village, Coatbridge (Commended)
  • Taylor Wimpey – Community engagement approach

Best marketing initiative

  • Redrow Homes – Come home to Redrow (Winner)
  • Taylor Wimpey – Walk to school month
  • Taylor Wimpey National – Pets make a home
  • Telford Homes – The East London property show

Best retirement scheme

  • Retirement Villages Group – Charters Village, East Grinstead (Winner)
  • Countryside – Cliveden Village (Commended)
  • McCarthy & Stone Retirement Lifestyles –Cartwright Court, Great Malvern
  • McCarthy & Stone Retirement Lifestyles – Lady Susan Court & Emma Court, Basingstoke (Commended)

Best design for three storeys or fewer

  • Barratt Homes Eastern Counties – Trumpington Meadows (Winner)
  • Barratt Developments – Hanham Hall, Bristol
  • Barratt Developments – Clarence Park Crescent, Bentley Priory
  • Davidsons Homes – Millbrook (Commended)
  • Hill – The Avenue, Saffron Walden (Commended)
  • Redcliffe Homes – Sherborne House Gardens
  • William Lacey Group – Rydens Way, Woking

Best design for four storeys or more

  • Hill – Ceres, Cambridge (Winner)
  • Crest Nicholson Regeneration – Central Plaza, Park Central
  • Redrow London – Kingston Riverside (Commended)
  • RMA Architects – Marconi, Chelmsford
  • St Edward – 375 Kensington High Street
  • Swan New Homes – Angel Way, Romford

Sustainable housebuilder of the year

  • Crest Nicholson (Winner)
  • Linden Homes
  • Miller Homes
  • Taylor Wimpey

Subcontractor of the year

  • Pantera Carpentry (SE) (Winner)
  • JLES Group (Commended)
  • M-EC Consulting Development Engineers
  • Plastic Surgeon (Commended)

Product of the year

  • Vent-Axia – Lo-carbon response (Winner)
  • British Gypsum – Site manager course
  • Carlow Precast Concrete Engineering – Stormcast attenuation tank
  • Cellecta – Screedboard
  • Indesit Company – Hotpoint luce fully integrated dishwasher
  • JLES Group – Adoption management system
  • Nuaire – Ductmaster thermal
  • Safety Platforms – STA system (Commended)
  • The Keystone Group – Hi-therm sustainability lintel

Small Housebuilder of the Year

  • Anwyl Construction Company (Winner)
  • Davidsons Homes
  • Inland Homes
  • Shanly Homes

Medium Housebuilder of the Year

  • Hill (Winner)
  • Telford Homes

Large Housebuilder of the Year

  • Crest Nicholson (Winner)
  • Barratt Developments
  • Redrow Homes
  • Taylor Wimpey




David Birkbeck - Chief executive, Design for Homes
David Bryant 
Gareth Capner - Business advisor 
Mike Farley - Retired CEO Persimmon
Paul Healey 
Neil Jefferson - Chief executive - Zero Carbon Hub
Richard Jones - Head of residential - EC Harris
Iain Painting - Partner - Barton Willmore
Ben Roskrow - Publishing director - Housebuilder Media Ltd
John Tebbit - Managing director - Robust Details Ltd
Nick Walley - National Sales Manager - Travis Perkins