Creating homes and places where people want to live

Awards and accreditations


We've won the following awards over the last three years: 


Retrofit Academy Awards 2022 - Best Large Retrofit Project of the Year (with Melius Homes) for our Energiesprong project

Apprenticeship Awards 2022 - Apprentice Champion of the Year (Lisa Porter)

NHMF Awards 2022 - Apprentice of the Year (Kyle Hall)



UK Housing Awards 2021 - Employment and Training Award

Top 30 Sustainable Housing Providers 2021 - 
Listed in Top 30

UK Development Awards 2021 - 
best Older peoples' development for Winwood Heights

Built Environment (FBE) Awards 2021 -
Best Older People’s Housing Award (rural and suburban) for
Winwood Heights

Money Advice Awards 2021 -
Innovation & Impact Award 

Green Flag Awards 2021 -

  • Crossfield Court, Bestwood
  • Hazelhurst Gardens, Bulwell
  • Transition Sherwood (Sherwood Community Food Garden), 
  • Victoria Centre Roof Garden, city centre
  • Frinton Road Pocket Park, Broxtowe



Efficiency East Midlands (EEM)  Building Communities Awards 2020 - 
Project of the Year, with contractor Wilmott Dixon, for Winwood Heights

Green Flag Awards 2020 - 
Hazelhurst Gardens and the Victoria Centre Roof Garden

#NottsLiveCommunity Heroes Awards 2020 - 
Community Hero, for Maria Shakespeare

Apprenticeships Top 100 2020 - 
Listed at number 30/100



Ashden Awards 2019 - 

RIBA Award for Exemplar Development 2019 - 
Lenton Green

ASCP Awards 2019 - 
Renewables Project of the Year, for Energiesprong



Efficiency East Midlands (EEM)  Building Communities Awards 2018 - 
Social Housing New Build Award, forLenton Green

SHIFT (Sustainable Homes Index For Tomorrow)  Awards 2018 - 
Sustainable Retrofit Project of the Year (under 50 properties), for Energiesprong

TPAS Awards 2018 -
Excellence in Tenant Engagement

UK Housing Awards 2018 - 
UK Development Programme of the Year, for the former Morley School site 

UK Housing Awards 2018 -
Innovation of the year, for Energiesprong

UK Housing Awards 2018 -
Outstanding Approach to Tenant Involvement 

UK Housing Awards 2018 -
Landlord of the Year







We hold the following accreditations:


Health and Safety 

ISO 45001 standard for occupational health and safety 


Equality and Diversity

Stonewall Top 100 employer
Disability Confident employer
Proud partner of
Race at Work Charter signatory
Living Wage employer


Organisational Development

Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer 2020



Sustainable Homes Index for Tomorrow (SHIFT) accredited (Gold Award)
ISO14001 global environmental standard 


Quality management 

ISO 9001 international standard for a quality management system 


Customer Services

 Holders of the AQS (Advice Quality Standard)



Members of the Rent Income Excellence Network (RIEN)



ASB and domestic abuse

Signatories of the Chartered Institure of Housing Make a Stand pledge
Partners of the Nottingham Consent Coalition
Members of the Domestic 500 


Mechanical and  Electrical

NICEIC Electrical Accreditation
Gas Safe
Corgi Technical Services Gas Management Accreditation



TSA accreditation for alarm monitoring and mobile response services