Shortlist revealed for private sector housing awards

SOME of Scotland’s best-known house builder names feature on the shortlist for awards this year celebrating private sector housing.

Representative body, Homes for Scotland, has issued its awards shortlist (here), ahead of winners being announced at a gala dinner in Edinburgh on May 26.

Homes for Scotland describes itself as representing “c200 companies, which together provide the vast majority of all new homes built across the country, and holds awards each year in order to improve standards and promote best practice within the home building industry”.

The judging panel is eight-strong:

David Knight (chair) – former managing director, Avant Homes 
Johnny Cadell, principal architect and designer, Architecture + Design Scotland
Sepi Hajisoltani, 2023 chair, Scottish Young Planners’ Network
Emma Marriott, director, Emma Marriott Consulting and board member of Built Environment – Smarter Transformation (formerly known as Construction Scotland Innovation Centre)
Andy Mason, head of Strategic Partnerships & Housing, Lloyds Banking Group 
Scott Peterkin, partner, Burness Paull
Sarah Stanger, former sales and marketing director, CALA Homes (East)
Carrie Thomson, head of Development Planning & Housing, Scottish Government

The shortlist reads:

Development of the year – large (100+ units)

Barratt East Scotland: Cammo Meadows, Edinburgh 

CALA Homes (East): Cammo Meadows, Edinburgh 

CALA Homes (West): Prince’s Quay, Glasgow 

Cruden Homes and Places for People: Longniddry Village, East Lothian 

Link Group and McTaggart Construction: Bunston Grove, Inverclyde 

Robertson Homes: Newton Manor, Dunbar

Wheatley Group and West Dunbartonshire Council: Queens Quay, Clydebank

Development of the year – medium (26-99 units)

AS Homes (Scotland): Allison Street, Glasgow

CALA Homes (East): Newington Residences, Edinburgh

Campion Homes: Ellengowan, Dundee

CCG (Scotland): Cromdale Square, Glasgow

CCG (Scotland): North Gate, Glasgow

Miller Homes – Scotland West: Millerbank, West Dunbartonshire

Scotia Homes: Highwood, Inverness

Stewart Milne Group: Ballumbie Rise, Dundee

Development of the year – small (up to 25 units)

Headon Developments: 22 Lade Braes, St Andrews

Rural Renaissance: Orchard Park, Gattonside 

Associate member of the year

To be announced on May 26

People | place | planet

Forster Group

Scotia Homes

Stewart Milne Homes 

Home builder of the year – large

To be announced on May 26

Home builder of the year – SME

To be announced on May 26

Home builder of the year – affordable housing provider

To be announced on May 26

Pictured: From last year’s event, Picture credit: Homes for Scotland / Chris Cole Photography

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